Tomorrow’s Premiere of Ultimate Fighter Season 30: How to Watch TUF 30
The Ultimate Fighter is set to premiere its 30th season on Tuesday, May 3rd. Here’s how to watch TUF 30.
𝔗𝔥𝔢 ℜ𝔬𝔞𝔡 𝔱𝔬 𝔱𝔥𝔢 ℜ𝔢𝔪𝔞𝔱𝔠𝔥 begins in ONE WEEK on @ESPNPlus 💢 #TUF30 pic.twitter.com/iTqsEo8fXD
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The season will feature UFC bantamweight champion Julianna Pena and former UFC bantamweight and featherweight champion Amanda Nunes.
The two first met at UFC 269 which saw Pena defeat Nunes via a second-round submission to win the bantamweight strap.
Following the bout, they were placed as the coaches for the new season of TUF in the build-up for their anticipated rematch.
The show will premier tomorrow evening exclusively on ESPN+ ($6.99 monthly). It will have a total of 12 episodes, dropping every Tuesday after the first showing, and will consist of 16 participants looking to gain a UFC contract. Of the 16 athletes, 8 compete in the men’s heavyweight division while the other 8 are women’s flyweights.
Men heavyweight contenders:
Nyle Bartling (6-0)
Chandler Cole (8-3)
Jordan Heiderman (5-0)
Bobby Maximus (5-4)
Zac Pauga (5-0)
Eduardo Perez (4-1)
Mitchell Sipe (5-2)
Mohammad Usman (7-2)
Women flyweight contenders:
Chantel Coates (2-1)
Claire Guthrie (3-1)
Juliana Miller (2-1)
Kaytlin Neil (5-4)
Kathryn Paprocki (3-2)
Melissa Parker (2-1)
Helen Peralta (4-2)
Brogan Walker (7-2)
In the show’s history, it has produced world champions such as Matt Serra, Robert Whittaker, Rose Namajunas, and Kamaru Usman. Other notable contestants include Nate Diaz, Tony Ferguson, and Diego Sanchez.
Will you be tuning into TUF 30 and who do you think will be the next Ultimate Fighter?
As a recent graduate from Lewis-Clark State College with a B.S. in History, Bjorn first fell in love with mixed martial arts when he watched UFC 196. As a contributor for MyMMANews, Bjorn matches his love for MMA, history, and writing.