The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 cast has been revealed ahead of the April 16 debut date on FOX Sports 1 with a two-hour special following the TUF Nations Finale with all the action kicking off at 10p ET.
The cast of 31 middleweights and light heavyweights will be coached by former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and fellow title holder BJ Penn ahead of their July 6 showdown to settle the long standing rivalry between the two competitors inside the Octagon. The fight will mark Penn’s first at featherweight while attempting to avenge two previous defeats to Edgar in past fights.
The new cast of 32 fights will compete on the show for a chance to earn the six-figure contract ahead of the finale airing on July 6 just 24 hours after the end of UFC 175 in Las Vegas.
Here is the full list of fighters competing on The Ultimate Fighter 19:
Corey Anderson (3-0), 24, Lincoln, Ill.
Kelly Anundson (6-1), 29, Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Anton Berzin (3-1), 24, Philadelphia, Pa.
Josh Clark (7-2), 29, Richmond, Ky.
Chris Fields (8-4), 30, Dublin, Ireland
Matthew Gabel (8-3), 28, Le Mars, Iowa
Lyman Good (15-3), 28, New York, N.Y.
Eddie Gordon (6-1), 29, Uniondale, N.Y.
Jacob Heun (6-3), 26, Coconut Creek, Fla.
Mike King (5-0), 30, Naples, Fla.
Tyler King (7-1), 33, North Attleboro, Mass.
Dhiego Lima (8-1), 33, Sugar Hill, Ga.
Adrian Miles (14-5), 30, Biloxi, Miss.
Tyler Minton (5-1), 26, Johnson City, Tenn.
Todd Monaghan (8-2), 31, Clinton, Iowa
Cody Mumma (5-1), 30, Henderson, Colo.
Cathal Pendred (13-2), 26, Dublin, Ireland
John Poppie (3-1), 24, Ettrick, Wis.
Doug Sparks (7-2), 31, Bloomington, Ind.
Daniel Spohn (8-3), 29, Columbus, Ohio
Joshua Stansbury (4-2), 29, East Liverpool, Ohio
Ian Stephens (4-0), 25, Ringgold, Ga.
Adam Stroup (5-1), 27, Denver, Colo.
Nordine Taleb (8-2), 32, Montreal, Canada
Hector Urbina (16-8), 26, Coconut Creek, Fla.
Matt Van Buren (6-2), 27, Chula Vista, Calif.
Bojan Velickovic (8-2), 33, Delray Beach, Fla.
Daniel Vizcaya (7-2), 28, Aurora, Ill.
Patrick Walsh (4-1), 25, Stoughton, Mass.
Tim Williams (8-1), 27, Millville, N.J.
There is still one more fighter to be announced for the cast and he will be revealed during the TUF 19 debut.
The Ultimate Fighter 19 debuts on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday night, April 16 at 10p ET with new episodes airing every week leading up to the season finale on July 6.