Meet the TUF 12 class

The UFC and Spike TV has announced the cast for the twelfth season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” The two teams will be coached by UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and number-one contender Josh Koscheck.

The 28 fighters will all compete in the first round of the tournament. The 14 winners will become the official cast for the season. The winners of the next round and two wild card fighters will advance.

This season’s group of fighters is highlighted by some veterans. Mike Budnik and Jonathan Brookins both have WEC experience, while Nam Phan has fought for Strikeforce, Sengoku and K-1.

J.J. Ambrose (12-2)
Paul Barrow (2-0)
Jason Brenton (6-0)
Jonathan Brookins (11-2)
Mike Budnik (8-4)
Alex Caceres (4–2)
Sako Chivitchian (5-0)
Joseph Duffy (7-0)
Pablo Garza (7-0)
Toby Grear (7-4-1)
Dan Head (6-2)
Michael Johnson (8-4)
Amir Khillah (6-4)
Jeff Lentz (6-1)
Sevak Magakian (8-3)
Steve Magdaleno (5-1)
Andy Main (4-1)
Cody McKenzie (10-0)
T.J. O’Brien (13-3)
Spencer Paige (5-2)
Nam Phan (15-7)
Mike Richman (8-0)
Dane Sayers (7-1)
Ariel Sexton (6-3)
Marc Stevens (12-5)
Kyle Watson (13-6-1)
Ran Weathers (13-5)
Aaron Wilkinson (6-3)

The Ultimate Fighter season 12 premieres on Spike TV Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

For more information regarding TUF 12 and a complete listing of each fighter’s age, where they are from, and the school they train with, check out Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck” cast is announced official press release.

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