The 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter debuted on FOX Sports 1 Wednesday night, with coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate each selecting their teams.
Rousey, the UFC female bantamweight champion, and Tate are making history as the first women coaches on the show. They are also leading female fighters – along with male ones – for the first time.
Each coach selected four male and four female fighters. Tate was given the No. 1 overall pick after Rousey decided to take the first fight selection. “Rowdy” went with her top pick, Shayna Baszler, vs. Tate’s top choice, Julianna Pena.
Below are the team rosters: