Reality will issue flocking Australian and Canadian premiere in China
The Ultimate Fighting Championship promote new reality shows outside the United States. Besides Brazil, who already had two editions, and another meeting Australian and British fighters, the UFC announced version x Canada Australia and the first The Ultimate Fighter in China.
The version of TUF with Canadian and Australian coaches have already defined. Patrick Côté will represent Canada and Kyle Noke Australia. The international edition of the reality show will have fighters in the categories medium and welterweight. Sectionals will be in Toronto and Sydney, still no date set. The program should appear in early 2014.
Another edition of TUF will be announced by the organization in China with the selective scheduled for July and August next. Coaches have not yet been defined, as well as the weight categories. Athletes will be observed divisions featherweight, lightweight and welterweight. The Asian country has only two representatives in Ultimate - Tiequan Zhang (one win and three defeats) and newly hired Jumabieke Tuerxun.
The first TUF in China has not scheduled to be shown on TV. Sectionals are scheduled for Beijing, Singapore and Macau - which has also been confirmed as the venue for the final of the reality show. The program is part of the expansion project at UFC Asian territory, after the first visit to China last year, in Macau, which had the main fight Cung Le knocking out Rich Franklin.
In the United States, The Ultimate Fighter 18 walks for the season, which will begin airing on TV in September with the coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. The reality show has spread in other countries, such as Brazil, which had the first version last year - ending in Mineirinho - and whose outcome was second last month in Fortaleza. In addition, TUF: Smashes, bringing Australians and British, in 2012, was another international edition of the program.