“The Ultimate Fighter Nations” cast revealed

Mar 16, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Patrick Cote celebrates after defeating Bobby Voelker (not pictured) in their preliminary round bout at UFC 158 at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The UFC the cast for the latest installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” titled “The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Team Canada vs. Team Australia.”

As with any season of “TUF” many of the fighters are up-and-coming prospects. Team Canada will be coached by former UFC Middleweight title contender and “TUF 4“ finalist Patrick Cote. Team Australia will be coached by former XFC Middleweight champion Kyle Noke. The two coaches will fight in a welterweight contest in 2014.

The season was filmed in Quebec, Canada and will premiere Jan. 15, 2014, on Fox Sports 1 in the United States.

It was some time ago that UFC President Dana White said he had wanted to create a season“TUF” with fighters from several counties. With the installment of “TUF: Nations” and the upcoming season of TUF: China” and “TUF: Brazil 3“ it would not all that surprising to see “TUF: World Cup” in the future.

Welterweights for Team Canada
Oliveir Aubin-Mercier 4-0
Matthew Desroches 4-0
Kajan Johnson 19-10
Chad Laprise 7-0

Middleweights for Team Canada
Luke Harris, 10-2
Nordine Taleb, 8-2
Elias Theodurou, 8-0
Sheldon Westcott, 8-1

Welterweights for Team Australia
Chris Indich, 6-1
Jake Matthews, 6-0
Brendan O’Reilly, 5-0
Richard Walsh, 7-1

Middleweights for Team Australia
Vik Grujic, 6-2
Daniel Kelly, 6-0
Tyler Manawaroa, 10-0
Zein Saliba, 4-0

 

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Topics: Kyle Noke, Patrick Cote, The Ultimate Fighter, The Ultimate Fighter Nations, UFC

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