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TUF 18: Rumored List of WMMA Fighters

Valerie Letourneau

This September The Ultimate Fighter 18 will feature women’s fighters for the first time. MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer released a list of the rumored female cast for TUF 18 which features a stacked lineup mixed with veterans and talented up-and-coming fighters.

There were a few notable names among the rumored fighters such as talented veterans Tara LaRosa, Shayna Baszler, and Roxanne Modafferi. Invicta FC veterans Jessamyn Duke (pictured) and Raquel Pennington were also among the fighters. Revelina Berto, sister of boxer Andre and daughter of former UFC fighter Dieuseul, will also be on the cast alongside the one woman to defeat her, Peggy Morgan.

The amount of fighters seem to indicate there will be elimination round prior to the tournament, but no format details have been announced.

The teams will be coached by UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and number one contender Cat ZinganoThe Ultimate Fighter 18 will debut September 4 on the fledgling network’s Wednesday lineup at 10PM.

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Complete List of Rumored WMMA Fighters for The Ultimate Fighter 18:

  • Revelina Berto (3-1)
  • Peggy Morgan (2-0)
  • Colleen Schneider (4-4)
  • Jessamyn Duke (2-1)
  • Bethany Marshall (4-1)
  • Valerie Letourneau (4-3)
  • Ashlee Evans-Smith (1-0)
  • Gina Mazany (3-0)
  • Julianna Pena (4-2)
  • Katie Merrill (1-1)
  • Marcia Allen (3-1)
  • Tara LaRosa (21-3)
  • Roxanne Modafferi (15-10)
  • Tonya Evinger (11-6)
  • Lia Mata’afa (0-0)
  • Raquel Pennington (3-3)
  • Shayna Baszler (15-8)


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