The Ultimate Fighter Season 27 Cast Announced

Lightweights and featherweights will make up the cast of participants for the 27th season of The Ultimate Fighter, the theme of which is “Undefeated.”

Everybody who will be competing on this season has no losses in their career. They will be coached by UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier, the first time in the show’s history two champions in two different weight classes will serve as coaches.

Miocic and Cormier will meet for the UFC Heavyweight Title in July at UFC 226, one day after the show’s season finale.

The participants on the show will be the following:

Lightweights:

  • Thailand Clark – 7-0 | 28 | Fort Worth, Texas
  • Joe Giannetti – 6-0 | 22 | Norwell, Mass.
  • John Gunther – 6-0 | 32 | Cleveland, Ohio
  • José Martinez Jr.– 4-0 | 27 | Lorain, Ohio
  • Luis Peña – 4-0 | 24 | Hillsboro, Miss. by way of Naples, Italy
  • Richie Smullen – 3-0-1 | 26 | Arklow, Ireland
  • Mike Trizano – 6-0 | 25 | Ramsey, N.J.
  • Allan Zuniga – 13-0 | 25 | San Miguel, Costa Rica

Featherweights:

  • Jay Cucciniello – 8-0 | 31 | Malaga, Spain by way of Dublin, Ireland
  • Tyler Diamond – 9-0 | 26 | Oroville, Calif.
  • Brad Katona – 6-0 | 25 | Dublin, Ireland by way of Winnipeg, Canada
  • Bryce Mitchell – 9-0 | 23 | Cabot, Ark.
  • Suman Mokhtarian – 8-0 | 25 | Sydney, Australia
  • Dulani Perry – 4-0 | 31 | Houston, Texas
  • Kyler Phillips – 5-0 | 22 | Surprise, Ariz.
  • Ricky Steele – 5-0 | 29 | Boise, Ida.

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