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The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 cast revealed

The TUF 23 Season 23 cast is set and fight fans are certain to see some familiar names in the lineups.

The show officially starts April 20th at 10PM ET on FOX Sports 1, two weeks from today.

This season, female strawweights and male light-heavyweights will content for the title of The Ultimate Fighter.

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The coaches are strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and #1 contender Claudia Gadelha. They clash July 8th at the TUF 23 Finale at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

32 fighters (16 strawweights, 16 light-heavyweights) will compete for entry into the TUF house, whether the winner will be awarded a guaranteed UFC contract.

On the female side, there are a lot of Invicta FC alumni. JJ Aldrich, Ashley Cummins, Jodie Esquibel, Jamie Moyle, Amy Montenegro are some of them.

The “TUF 23” cast includes:


Kristi Lopez, 2-0, 33, Quartz Hill, Calif.

Amy Montenegro, 7-2, 32, Forks, Wash.

Kate Jackson, 7-2-1, 29, Lostwithiel, England

Jodie Esquibel, 5-1, 29, Albuquerque, N.M.

Helen Harper, 4-1, 28, Farnborough, England

Alyssa Krahn, 3-1, 28, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Ashley Cummins, 3-3, 28, St. Louis

Ashley Yoder, 4-1, 28, Indianapolis

Jamie Moyle, 3-1, 27, Las Vegas

Lanchana Green, 2-1, 26, Darlington, England

Tatiana Suarez, 3-0, 25, Fontana, Calif.

Amanda Cooper, 1-1, 24, Bath, Mich.

J.J. Aldrich, 2-1, 23, Aurora, Colo.

Chelsea Bailey, 2-0, 23, Chewelah, Wash.

Mellony Geugjes, 0-1, 23, Amsterdam

Irene Rivera, 6-2, 22, Barcelona


Joshua Stansbury, 7-2, 31, East Liverpool, Ohio

Marcel Fortuna, 8-1, 30, Tubarao, Brazil

Abdel Medjedoub, 3-0, 30, Mila, Algeria

Norman Paraisy, 15-4-2, 1 NC, 30, Paris

Eric Spicely, 8-0, 29, Stoughton, Mass.

Jamelle Jones, 6-2, 28, Atlantic City, N.J.

Trevor Carlson, 10-2, 27, Spring Creek, Nev.

Muhammed DeReese, 5-0, 27, Titusville, Fla.

Myron Dennis, 12-4, 27, Oklahoma City

John Paul Elias, 3-0, 27, Fresno, Calif.

Phil Hawes, 3-0, 27, Little Ferry, N.J.

Cory Hendricks, 3-0, 27, Lynden, Wash.

Andrew Sanchez, 7-2, 27, Shiloh, Ill.

Kenneth Bergh, 3-0, 26, Oslo

Khalil Rountree, 4-0, 26, Las Vegas

Elias Urbina, 3-0, 22, Weslaco, Texas


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

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