The cast for the upcoming season of the UFC Ultimate Fighter has been announced and all 16 competitors on the show are undefeated in their pro careers, which is the theme for the season. The most experienced fighter of the group is Allan Zuniga, who has already competed in a total of thirteen fights.
UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier will serve as coaches for the season, which is set to kick off on Wednesday, April 18 on Fox Sports 1. The coaches are set to meet in a super fight this July at UFC 226, while no date has been set yet for the finale of the reality show.
Here is the full cast for the UFC Ultimate Fighter 27:
Thailand Clark (7-0), 28, Fort Worth, Texas
Joe Giannetti (6-0), 22, Norwell, Mass.
John Gunther (6-0), 32, Cleveland, Ohio
Jose Martinez Jr. (4-0), 27, Lorain, Ohio
Luis Pena (4-0), 24, Hillsboro, Miss. by way of Naples, Italy
Richie Smullen (3-0-1), 26, Arklow, Ireland
Mike Trizano (6-0), 25, Ramsey, N.J.
Allan Zuniga (13-0), 25, San Miguel, Costa Rica
Jay Cucciniello (8-0), 31, Malaga, Spain by way of Dublin, Ireland
Tyler Diamond (9-0), 26, Oroville, Calif.
Brad Katona (6-0), 25, Dublin, Ireland by way of Winnipeg, Canada
Bryce Mitchell (9-0), 23, Cabot, Ark.
Suman Mokhtarian (8-0), 25, Sydney, Australia
Dulani Perry (4-0), 31, Houston, Texas
Kyler Phillips (5-0), 22, Surprise, Ariz.
Ricky Steele (5-0), 29, Boise, Ida.