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UFC Lays Foundation For Chinese TUF

The UFC-China website has announced tryouts for a Chinese version of The Ultimate Fighter, starting next month. The promotion is looking for featherweights, lightweights and welterweights.

Tryouts are at Beijing’s Metropark Lido Hotel on July 21, Marina Bay Sands Singapore on July 25 and The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel on August 3. Fighters must be at least 18 years old, have professional experience, pass a drug test and either live in or be able to work in China.

The coaches haven’t been announced. No TV details were stated in regards to the Asian market or if the show would air in the United States.