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Tuesday, Apr 05, 2016

TUF 24 Winner Will Earn Flyweight Title Shot

Demetrious Johnson

By FCF Staff

The 24th Season of “The Ultimate Fighter” will determine a future challenger for the UFC’s flyweight title.

According to multiple reports, the UFC and FOX Sports have announced that TUF 24 will feature 16 flyweight fighters, and that the show’s winner will fight for the 125 belt.

No information regarding the competitors was disclosed. According to a report from MMA Junkie.com, TUF 24 will not be coached by current UFC fighters. Rather, the show will feature specialized coaches and guest coaches.

The show will air on August 31st and tryouts begin in Las Vegas on April 25th.  The finale will take place sometime in December,

Reigning champion Demetrious Johnson is scheduled to fight Henry Cejudo on April 23rd at UFC 197.

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