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“The Ultimate Fighter 8” Cast Announced

The Ultimate Fighter 8 Cast

The complete, 32-fighter cast of lightweights and light heavyweights for the upcoming season of the UFC’s “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter 8: Team Nogueria vs. Team Mir”, was today announced by Spike TV.

The upcoming season of “The Ultimate Fighter” features both a sixteen fighter, 155-pound tournament and a sixteen fighter, 205-pound tournament.

Two new “Ultimate Fighter” champions will be crowned when the eighth season concludes with a live finale on December 13th at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas. The event will air live on Spike TV and will also feature other fighters from the current and past seasons of the reality series and UFC veterans.

“The Ultimate Fighter 8” debuts on September 17th on Spike TV immediately following UFC Fight Night 15.

The complete “The Ultimate Fighter 8” cast is after the jump…

LIGHTWEIGHTS (155-POUNDS)

Jose Aguilar

  • Age: 25
  • MMA Record: 17-3-0
  • Trains With: Grapplers Edge
  • Location: Las Cruces, NM

Fernando Bernstein

  • Age: 25
  • MMA Record: 2-0-0
  • Location: San Clemente, CA

Junie Allen Browning

  • Age: 22
  • MMA Record: 2-0-0
  • Trains With: Four Seasons Martial Arts
  • Location: Lexington, KY

Rolando Delgado

  • Age: 26
  • MMA Record: 7-3-1
  • Trains With: Westside Fight Team
  • Location: North Little Rock, AR

Joseph Duarte

  • Age: 24
  • MMA Record: 3-0
  • Trains With: Unleashed Training Facility / Alliance MMA
  • Location: San Diego, CA

Efrain Escudero

  • Age: 22
  • MMA Record: 10-0-0
  • Trains With: Southwest Martial Arts
  • Location: Tempe, AZ

Brandon Garner

  • Age: 26
  • MMA Record: 4-1-0
  • Trains With: Team ROC
  • Location: Raleigh, NC

David Kaplan

  • Age: 28
  • MMA Record: 3-1-0
  • Trains With: Lloyd Irvin Team
  • Location: Camp Springs, MD

Eric Magee

  • Age: 23
  • MMA Record: 3-1-0
  • Trains With: South Shore Sport
  • Location: Rockland, MA

Brian McLaughlin

  • Age: 23
  • MMA Record: 5-0-0
  • Trains With: Team Gracie Tampa
  • Location: Tampa, FL

Wesley Murch

  • Age: 25
  • MMA Record: 4-2-0
  • Trains With: Trojan Gym
  • Location: Bristol, UK

Shane Nelson

  • Age: 24
  • MMA Record: 11-3-0
  • Trains With: BJ Penn’s MMA
  • Location: Hilo, HI

Phillipe Nover

  • Age: 24
  • MMA Record: 5-0-1
  • Trains With: Team Renzo Gracie
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY

Ido Pariente

  • Age: 30
  • MMA Record: 13-4-0
  • Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

John Polakowski

  • Age: 26
  • MMA Record: 3-1-0
  • Trains With: The Pit
  • Location: San Luis Obispo, CA

George Roop

  • Age: 26
  • MMA Record: 7-3-0
  • Trains With: Ultima MMA
  • Location: Tucson, AZ

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS (205-POUNDS)

Ryan Bader

  • Age: 24
  • MMA Record: 7-0-0
  • Trains With: Arizona Combat Sports
  • Location: Chandler, AZ

Antwain Britt

  • Age: 29
  • MMA Record: 4-0-0
  • Trains With: Bombsquad MMA
  • Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Jules Bruchez

  • Age: 30
  • MMA Record: 3-2-0
  • Trains With: Ronan Dojo
  • Location: Lafayette, LA

Charles Diaz

  • Age: 25
  • MMA Record: 3-0-0
  • Trains With: SD Fight Club
  • Location: San Diego, CA

Lance Evans

  • Age: 30
  • MMA Record: 4-2-0
  • Trains With: TKO MMA
  • Location: Niagara Falls, NY

Karen Grigoryan

  • Age: 26
  • MMA Record: 5-0-0
  • Trains With: RusFighters Sport Club
  • Location: Russia

Jason Guida

  • Age: 30
  • MMA Record: 26-13-0
  • Trains With: Hellhouse Gym
  • Location: Chicago, IL

Ryan Jimmo

  • Age: 26
  • MMA Record: 6-1-0
  • Trains With: Titans MMA
  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Kyle Kingsbury

  • Age: 26
  • MMA Record: 7-1-1
  • Trains With: American Kickboxing Academy
  • Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Tom Lawlor

  • Age: 24
  • Trains With: American Top Team
  • Location: Oviedo, FL

Ryan Lopez

  • Age: 25
  • MMA Record: 5-3-0
  • Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Vinicius Magalhaes

  • Age: 23
  • MMA Record: 2-2-0
  • Trains With: Team Quest
  • Location: Temecula, CA

Eliot Marshall

  • Age: 27
  • MMA Record: 5-1-0
  • Trains With: Eastern Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Location: Boulder, CO

Sean O’Connell

  • Age: 24
  • MMA Record: 1-0-0
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Shane Primm

  • Age: 23
  • MMA Record: 1-0-0
  • Trains With: Team Gracie Tampa
  • Location: Tampa, FL

Krzysztof Soszynski

  • Age: 30
  • MMA Record: 16-8-1
  • Trains With: Team Quest
  • Location: Temecula, CA

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