Junior Dos Santos’ manager Ed Soares has announced that Luiz Dorea and Billy Scheibe will serve as assistant coaches on the 13th season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” The show, which pits Dos Santos’ team against one coached by Brock Lesnar, will air this March.
Soares confirmed these coaches while making an appearance on MMAWeekly Radio.
Dorea is a long-time boxing coach. Some of his students are Rodrigo Nogueira, Anderson Silva and Demain Maia.
For Muay Thai, Dos Santos has tabbed trainer Billy Scheibe. He has served as the primary Muay Thai trainer for UFC veteran Brandon Vera for some time. Soares said that Dos Santos’ Black House teammates such as Silva and Nogueira may also participate in the show.
Dos Santos burst on the scene in his UFC debut. He scored the “Knockout of the Night” and finished Fabricio Werdum is less than two minutes. Since then, he has gone undefeated in the Octagon with victories over Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, Gabriel Gonzaga and Roy Nelson.