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MMA Crossfire – How to apply for The Ultimate Fighter 20: Pettis vs Melendez tryouts

Calling all female strawweights. The UFC is holding Ultimate Fighter 20 tryouts and they need you now.

The coaches for the series will be former Strikeforce lightweight champion and #2 UFC ranked Gilbert Melendez and current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.

The 20th season of the Ultimate Fighter will feature an all-female cast for the first time in TUF history for its newest division.

The winner will be earn a six-figure contract with the UFC and be crowned inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion.

Tryouts will be held on Monday April 28th in Las Vegas at 8am PT/5am ET.

Welcome back to The Crossfire.

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Anthony Pettis

NOTE: Women in the 115-pound division are invited to attend the official tryouts in Las Vegas, Nev. on Monday, April 28. Candidates must be female, between the ages of 21 and 34 years of age, have the legal ability to live and work in the United States, and have professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight experience – holding a winning record (with verifiable records). Applications, which should be completed and brought to the tryouts, can be found online at Tryout details are provided below.

Gilbert Melendez


Palace Station Hotel, 2411 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

Tryouts will be held in the Grand Ballroom
Monday, April 28
Registration begins @ 8:00 a.m.PTFighters will be required to grapple & hit pads. Please bring appropriate gear.*Applicants will be notified at the end of thetryouts if they have been selected to participate in the casting finals process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until May 1.Questions? Email TUF here.

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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