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UFC Officially Announces Plans For Female Flyweight Division

UFC Officially Announces Plans For Female Flyweight Division

After jumping the gun last week, UFC officials made an announcement concerning The Ultimate Fighter and the creation of a female flyweight division recently.

The upcoming 26th season of the show will indeed featured female 125-pound fighters competing for the UFC title.

Last week, a press release was sent out stating the same. However, UFC president Dana White retracted it shortly after.

The series begins filming in July and will air on FOX Sports 1 later this year. Current UFC fighters who can make weight are eligible to attend the tryout in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 23.

UFC Tonight discussed the decision Wednesday evening: