twitter google

TUF: Mexico In The Works For January

The Ultimate Fighter is headed for Mexico, as the country joins the U.S., Brazil, England and Australia for the reality series.

UFC president Dana White told members of the media that plans are in place for TUF: Mexico to begin in January. No other news for the series was made public by White.

That’s what we’re doing. We’re going down there, we’re casting and we’re working on an Ultimate Fighter: Mexico. We’ll get this thing squared away. Get The Ultimate Fighter running down there.

White was asked about bringing the UFC to Mexico during a pre-fight press conference and stated that he was surprised the promotion took off in Brazil because he thought Mexico would have that kind of reaction.

Cain Velasquez and Erik Perez, who both compete tonight at UFC 155, each have Mexican ties.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2

Event Date: September 5, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 142: Dynamite 1

Event Date: September 19, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis

Event Date: September 25, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson

Event Date: September 26, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson

Event Date: October 3, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2

Event Date: October 16, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV