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Spike TV's 'The Ultimate Fighter 14' Cast Announced, Promo Video Released

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The 32-member cast of 'The Ultimate Fighter Season 14' has been announced. According to promotion officials, the debut episode on September 21 will be two hours and will feature every fight to get into the house.

Michael Bisping
Michael Bisping

The UFC officially announced the 32-member cast of ‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 14' Monday morning via press release. Promotion middleweights Jason Miller and Michael Bisping will serve as the season's coaches.

This will be ‘The Ultimate Fighter's last season on Spike before moving to FX and undergoing significant changes. For the first time in the series' history, 16 featherweights and 16 bantamweight are expected to compete for 16 total spots in the house, providing a welcome flood of talent to the UFC's newest divisions.

Notable among the announced contestants are Greg Jackson-trained bantamweight John Dodson, American Top Team prospect Micah Miller, and Kentucky brothers Bruce and Josh Ferguson.

The season will kick off Wednesday, September 21th at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Spike TV. The two-hour premiere will broadcast all 16 preliminary fights in their entirety. A trailer for the opening episode as well as the full list of the announced fighters can be found below.

 

BANTAMWEIGHTS
John Albert
Fighting out of: Puyallup, Wash. / Victory Athletics
Record: 6-1-0
Age: 24

Johnny Bedford
Fighting out of: Watuga, Texas/ F3 Alliance
Record: 17-9-1
Age: 28

Carson Beebe
Fighting out of: Western Springs, Ill. / Gilbert Grappling
Record: 6-1-0
Age: 22

Roland Delorme
Fighting out of: Winnipeg, Manitoba / Winnipeg Academy of MMA
Record: 6-1-0
Age: 27

T.J. Dillashaw
Fighting out of: Sacramento, Calif. / Team Alpha Male
Record: 4-0-0
Age: 25

John Dodson
Fighting out of: Albuquerque, N.M. / Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts
Record: 11-5-0
Age: 26

Casey Dyer
Fighting out of: New Castle, Ind. / No Affiliation
Record: 6-1-0
Age: 21

Bruce Ferguson
Fighting out of: Louisville, Ky. / All-American MMA
Record: 6-2-0
Age: 29

Josh Ferguson
Fighting out of: Louisville, Ky. / All-American MMA
Record: 7-3-0
Age: 22

Louis Gaudinot
Fighting out of: Yonkers, N.Y. / Team Tiger Schulmann
Record: 5-1-0
Age: 26

Matt Jaggers
Fighting out of: Connersville, Ind. / Team Wolfpack
Record: 20-7-0
Age: 25

Tateki Matsuda
Fighting out of: Boston, Mass. / Team Sityodtong
Record: 6-2-0
Age: 25

Paul McVeigh
Fighting out of: Glasgow, Scotland / Dinky Ninjas
Record: 18-6-0
Age: 29

Brandon Merkt
Fighting out of: New Richmond, Wisc. / The Academy
Record: 11-0-0
Age: 27

Dustin Pague
Fighting out of: Centreville, Va. / MASE MMA
Record: 9-4-0
Age: 23

Orville Smith
Fighting out of: Indianapolis, Ind. / Integrated Fighting
Record: 11-3-0
Age: 30

FEATHERWEIGHTS
Stephen Bass
Fighting out of: Savannah, Ga. / Lloyd Irvin MMA
Record: 10-0-0
Age: 28

Dennis Bermudez
Fighting out of: Massapequa, N.Y./ Long Island MMA
Record: 7-2-0
Age: 24

Diego Brandao
Fighting out of: Albuquerque, N.M. / Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts
Record: 13-7-0
Age: 23

Marcus Brimage
Fighting out of: Coconut Creek, Fla. / American Top Team
Record: 3-1-0
Age: 31

Bryan Caraway
Fighting out of: Sacramento, Calif. / Team Alpha Male
Record: 15-5-0
Age: 26

Josh Clopton
Fighting out of: San Francisco, Calif. / Skrap Pack
Record: 4-0-1
Age: 29

Hamid Corassani
Fighting out of: Gothenburg, Sweden / Team Kaobon
Record: 9-3-0
Age: 28

Karsten Lenjoint
Fighting out of: Nottingham, United Kingdom / Wolfslair Academy
Record: 7-1-0
Age: 30

Eric Marriott
Fighting out of: Independence, Mo. / Grindhouse MMA
Record: 20-5-0
Age: 25

Micah Miller
Fighting out of: Coconut Creek, Fla. / American Top Team
Record: 17-4-0
Age: 24

Dustin Neace
Fighting out of: Granite City, Ill. / Hit Squad
Record: 22-17-1
Age: 24

Jesse Newell
Fighting out of: Ventura, Calif. / Knuckleheadz Boxing
Record: 6-1-0
Age: 24

Brian Pearman
Fighting out of: Springfield, Mo. / Springfield Fight Club
Record: 7-1-0
Age: 26

Jimmie Rivera
Fighting out of: Elmwood Park, N.J. / Team Tiger Schulmann
Record: 8-1-0
Age: 21

Steven Siler
Fighting out of: Ogden, Utah / Riven Academy
Record: 18-9-0
Age: 24

Bryson Wailehua-Hansen
Fighting out of: Honolulu, Hawaii / MMA Development
Record: 5-1-0
Age: 24