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Open Casting Call for Season 5 of 'The Ultimate Fighter'
The new season will begin taping in January.

[via press release from Spike TV]

Open Casting Call For Season 5 of 'The Ultimate Fighter'


The UFC and Spike TV will hold an open casting call at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fl. for Season 5 of the wildly popular series, The Ultimate Fighter.

This season the series will be casting mixed martial artists in the Lightweight (155) division.


Friday, December 1 at 9:00am

Media encouraged to arrive at 8:30am


The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314 Ballroom D


How to sign up: log onto ufc.com or spiketv.com for details


UFC President Dana White will oversee the tryouts with executive producer

Craig Piligian and Spike TV's Brian Diamond.

Din Thomas and Charles McCarthy from The Ultimate Fighter 4: The Comeback

will be in attendance as well


Season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter, one of television's most popular series with men begins taping in Las Vegas in January. Over the first 4 seasons, the show has delivered about 2 million viewers each week, often beating the NBA, NHL, MLB, and NCAA football and basketball head-to-head on Thursday nights with Men 18-34.

http://www.spiketv.com http://www.ufc.com/

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