Spike TV has unveiled the group of 32 fighters who appear on the upcoming season debut of "The Ultimate Fighter 14."
The reality show, which is the final season to air on Spike TV before a move to FX, is the first to feature bantamweight (135-pound) and featherweight (145-pound) fighters.
Many notable names are part of the show, including Carson Beebe, John Dodson, Matt Jaggers, Paul McVeigh, Stephen Bass, Bryan Caraway, Eric Marriott, Micah Miller and others.
"TUF 14," which features Michael Bisping and Jason "Mayhem" Miller as coaches, debuts Sept. 21 on Spike TV.
As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com
) recently reported, the group of 32 will be cut down to an official cast of 16 following an elimination round of fights. All 16 elimination-round bouts air as part of the two-hour season debut. The tournament format then continues with eight bantamweights and eight featherweights. The show champions are crowned during a live-finale event on Dec. 3.
The oldest cast members are 31 and the youngest 21. The fighters from countries such as the U.S., Canada, U.K., Scotland and Sweden. Notable camps include the likes of American Top Team, Team Alpha Male, Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts, the H.I.T. Squad, Wolfslair Academy, Skrap Pack, Lloyd Irvin MMA and others.