The Ultimate Fighter 15: Full Cast and Details

Show: The Ultimate Fighter 15

Debut: Friday, March 9th, 2012

Televised: FX

Coaches: Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber

Cast: Lightweights (155-pounders)

Host: Jon Anik



-This will start as a 32-man MMA tournament.

-The elimination round determines 16 official cast members.

-Coach Cruz and Coach Faber will draft 2 teams of 8 fighters.

-There will be no wild-card or second-chance fights.

-This will be the first "live" season of the UFC’s longtime reality show.

-The show will debut on Friday, March 9th at 9 p.m. ET/PT with a 2-hour episode on FX. Subsequent episodes air Fridays on FX at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

-The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale is set to take place on Friday, June 1st, 2012 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

-The two coaches (Cruz and Faber) are expected to fight each other a third time for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 148 on Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.



-Akbarh Arreloa (Chula Vista, California)

-Al Iaquinta (Wantagh, New York)

-Ali Maclean (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

-Andy Ogle (Tynemouth, England)

-Austin Lyons (Cordova, Tennessee)

-Brendan Weafer (New York, New York)

-Chris Tickle (Bloomington, Illinois)

-Cody Pfister (Amarillo, Texas)

-Cristiano Marcello (Curitiba, Brazil)

-Chase Hackett (Littleton, Colorado)

-Chris Saunders (Long Beach, California)

-Dakota Cochrane (Omaha, Nebraska)

-Daron Cruickshank (Wayne, Michigan)

-Drew Dober (Omaha, Nebraska)

-Erin Beach (San Diego, California)

-James Krause (Blue Springs, Missouri)

-James Vick (Fort Worth, Texas)

-Jared Carlsten (Los Angeles, California)

-Jeff Smith (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania)

-Jeremy Larsen (Phoenix, Arizona)

-Joe Proctor (Pembroke, Massachusetts)

-John Cofer (Hull, Georgia)

-Johnavan Vistante (Pearl City, Hawaii)

-Jon Tuck (Hagåtña, Guam)

-Jordan Rinaldi (Matthews, North Carolina)

-Justin Lawrence (Villa Ridge, Missouri)

-Mark Glover (Liverpool, England)

-Michael Chiesa (Spokane Valley, Washington)

-Myles Jury (San Diego, California)

-Mike Rio (Miami, Florida)

-Sam Sicilia (Spokane Valley, Washington)

-Vinc Pichel (Sherman Oaks, California)

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