During Thursday’s UFC 175 media day, the complete cast for “The Ultimate Fighter 20” was revealed.
For the first time in the reality show’s extended run, the contestants will comprise of strictly females. In addition, the winner of the tournament will be crowned the UFC’s first strawweight champion.
Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will serve as opposing coaches. Pettis will then defend his crown against “El Nino” at the UFC’s end of the year extravaganza.
There are several talented fighters vying for the TUF 20 crown, but fans are probably most familiar with Felice Herrig (pictured) due to her countless risque pictures on Instagram.
TUF 20 premieres on FOX Sports 1 on September 10 at 10PM ET. The victor will earn a six-figure UFC contract and be the first ever to don a 115 pound UFC belt.
Here is the show’s complete cast:
Joanne Calderwood (8-0), 27, Glasgow, Scotland
Alex Chambers (4-1), 35, Sydney, Australia
Heather Jo Clark (6-4), 34, Los Angeles, Calif.
Aisling Daly (14-3), 26, Dublin, Ireland
Lisa Ellis (15-8), 31, Olympia, Wash.
Carla Esparza (9-2), 26, Redondo Beach, Calif.
Felice Herrig (9-5), 29, Crystal Lake, Ill.
Angela Hill (1-0), 29, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Emily Peters Kagan (3-1), 32, Bangor, Maine
Justine Kish (4-0), 26, Cramerton, N.C.
Angela Magana (11-6), 30, Farmington, N.M.
Randa Markos (4-1), 28, Windsor, Canada
Rose Namajunas (2-1), 22, Milwaukee, Wis.
Jessica Penne (11-2), 31, Huntington Beach, Calif.
Bec Rawlings (5-3), 25, Launceston, Tasmania
Tecia Torres (4-0), 24, Fall River, Mass.