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The world’s premier mixed martial arts competition returns for season 28 of The Ultimate Fighter. An open casting call will be held on Tuesday, May 22 in Las Vegas.

Heavyweight men, weighing in under 265 pounds, and featherweight women, weighing in at the 145-pound limit, between the ages of 21–34 with at least three professional fights and a winning record are invited to attend the open casting call. TUF 28 will begin filming in July 2018 and premiere on FS1 later in the year.

Those wishing to attend the tryouts must complete an online application at and bring the completed form to the tryouts. Fighters will be required to grapple and hit pads and must bring the appropriate gear. Applicants will be notified at the end of the day if they have been selected to move on in the casting process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until Saturday, May 26. All questions can be directed to Gary DeFranco at

WHO: Male heavyweight and female featherweight fighters
WHAT: TUF 28 Tryouts
WHEN: Tuesday, May 22 at 8 a.m. PT
WHERE: Palace Station Hotel, 2411 W. Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102

The Ultimate Fighter 27: Undefeated is currently airing on FOX Sports 1. The season ends on July 6 with a live finale.

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