Roy Nelson has been firing off several messages via Twitter discussing who he might bring on as a coach for The Ultimate Fighter.
Nelson, who will compete opposite Shane Carwin on the show beginning later this year, posted a complete list of athletes and others on his own website that were allowed and not-allowed by the UFC.
COACHES: Here are my Assistant/Guest Coaches the non-ufc coaches will be helping but not on the set because they are black, criminals, white, Olympian, Great TV … (disclaimer I have know idea, just opinion) NON-UFC ALLOWED Muhammed Lawal Kurt Angle Victor Conte UFC ALLOWED Royce Gracie James Johnson Jeff Mayweather George St. Pierre Nick Diaz Nate Diaz Rashad Evans Forrest Griffin Chael Sonnen Jake Shields Gilbert Melendez Martin Kampmann Amir Sadollah Mike Pyle Gray Maynard Ron Frazier Anthony Brown, I am a student first, teacher second. Let give theses kids an opportunity of a life time. A UFC SUPER CAMP
Carwin recently announced his staff, which includes Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Marquardt.
Welterweights will comprise the season of TUF, which begins shooting next month and airs in September on FX. The two heavyweight coaches are expected to face each other later in the year.
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