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The Ultimate Fighter 17: Full Cast and Details

    Wed, 2013-01-09 19:05 — Bevois

    Show: The Ultimate Fighter 17
    Debut: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
    Televised: FX
    Coaches: Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen
    Cast: Middleweights (185-pounders)
    Host: Jon Anik

     

    Format:

    -This will start as a 28-man MMA tournament.

    -After 14 fighters advance from the elimination round, a Wildcard spot will be open in the first round for the eighth match.

    -The elimination round and Wildcard match determines 16 official cast members.

    -Coach Jones and Coach Sonnen will draft 2 teams of 8 fighters.

    -The show will debut on Tuesday, January 22nd at 8 p.m. ET/PT with a 2-hour episode on FX. Subsequent episodes air Tuesdays on FX at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

    -The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale is set to take place in May 2013 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    -The two coaches (Jones and Sonnen) are expected to fight each other in the main event of UFC 159 - Jones vs. Sonnen for Jones' UFC light-heavyweight title on Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

     

    Fighters:

    -Dylan Andrews (Wellington, New Zealand)

    -Kito Andrews (Sacramento, California)

    -Luke Barnatt (Cambridge, England, United Kingdom)

    -Leo Bercier (Great Falls, Montana)

    -Ryan Bigler (Yona, Guam)

    -Kevin Casey (Hawthorne, Califorinia)

    -Adam Cella (Fenton, Missouri)

    -Zach Cummings (Kansas City, Missouri)

    -Andy Enz (Anchorage, Alaska)

    -Nik Fekete (Las Vegas, Nevada)

    -Kelvin Gastelum (Yuma, Arizona)

    -Uriah Hall (New York City, New York)

    -Collin Hart (Santa Rosa, California)

    -Clint Hester (Atlanta, Georgia)

    -Jake Heun (Salt Lake City, Utah)

    -Mike Jasper (Camarillo, California)

    -Nicholas Kohring (Valley Springs, California)

    -Robert "Bubba" McDaniel (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

    -Fraser Opie (Johannesburg, South Africa)

    -Mike Persons (Manteca, California)

    -Jimmy Quinlan (Metheun, Massachusetts)

    -Scott Rosa (Sparks, Nevada)

    -Joshua Samman (Tallahassee, Florida)

    -Gilbert Smith Jr. (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

    -Eldon Sproat (Molokai, Hawaii)

    -Tor Troeng (Umea, Sweden)

    -Eric Wahlin (Taylorsville, Utah)

    -Timothy Williams (Millville, New Jersey)

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