Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje to coach Season 26 of TUF
Season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter will feature No.3 lightweight Eddie Alvarez (28-5-0, 1NC) and No.6 Justin Gaethje (18-0-0) as coaches and 16 female flyweights vying to become the company’s first flyweight champion.
The new season starts Aug. 30 at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports One.
Alvarez, 33, is a former lightweight champion, while the 28-year-old Gaethje, a former WSOF lightweight champ, made his name in the octagon with an impressive win over Michael Johnson at the TUF 25 Finale July 7.
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) July 8, 2017
The official cast is expected to be announced in the following weeks.