Less than one week ago it was announced that the UFC will be hosting tryouts for the upcoming 22nd season of The Ultimate Fighter. The tryouts were originally scheduled to take place on March 27 at the Palace Station Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. While the venue itself didn’t change, the date did. The tryouts will now take place one month later; the new date is April 27.
The new season will feature professional lightweights and welterweights fighters with winning records. Many fighters throughout our region stated they would be making the journey out west to follow their dreams when the announcement was made. The list of local fighters include (in no particular order):
These are just the fighters that have confirmed that are going. Now that the date has been pushed backed one month, how many more fighters will make the trip now that they have time to make the necessary arrangements.
Palace Station Hotel
2411 West Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada 89102
*Tryouts will be held in the Grand Ballroom
Monday, April 27, 2015
*Registration begins at 8AM PT / 11AM EST
Courtesy of UFC.com:
1. All applicants must male, between 21 and 34 years of age.
2. All applicants MUST have a winning record with a minimum of 3 Professional MMA fights. All records will be verified on sherdog.com and mixedmartialarts.com. If we cannot verify your record on either of these sites you will NOT be considered.
3. All applicants must have the legal ability to live and work in the United States
4. All applicants must complete and sign the application and bring the completed and signed forms to the tryouts. All applicants must attend the tryouts on Monday, April 27th 2015 in Las Vegas, NV.