Coaches Kelvin Gastelum and Efrain Escudero will lead teams of welterweight and lightweights on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America. The UFC recently announced the cast of fighters for the season.

TUF: Latin America will stream live on UFC Fight Pass beginning the week of August 26, while also airing in Mexico on Televisa PM Channel 5. Other free-to-air networks in Latin America will show the series.

Fighters from Argentina, Chile, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Spain were selected for the show.

Both Gastelum and Escudero are former Ultimate Fighter winners. Below are the welterweights and lightweights selected for the series:


Héctor Aldana (5-0), 26, San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico

Wilmer Fernández (7-1), 33, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Alvaro Herrera (8-3), 29, Guadalajara, Mexico

Enrique Marín (8-2), 28, Sevilla, Spain

Kevin Medinilla (5-0), 23, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Erick Montaño (9-5), 29, DF, Mexico

Marco Olano (6-1), 21, Lima, Peru

Vernon Ramos (3-0), 22, La Fontana, Panama


César Arzamendia (6-1), 23, Alto Parana, Paraguay

Enrique Barzola (10-2), 25, Lima, Peru

Horacio Gutiérrez (3-1), 24, Guadalajara, Mexico

Oliver Meza (3-0), 28, Panama City, Panama

Jonathan Ortega (7-2-1), 31, Temuco, Chile

Marco Polo Reyes (19-7), 30, Mexicali, Mexico

Daniel Salas (15-5), DF, Mexico

Christihian Soto (5-4), 31, Managua, Nicaragua