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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) ‘Latin America 3’ cast revealed for Team Liddell vs Team Griffin

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today (Tues., May 31, 2016) revealed the full roster for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): “Latin America 3,” coached by former light heavyweight champions Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin.

The 16 lightweights, hailing from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, and Venezuela, are as follows:

John Bedoya (5-0-0), 25, Bogota, Colombia
Martin Bravo (11-0-0), 22, Rosarito, Mexico
Yasser Castillo (5-1-0), 32, Nagarote, Nicaragua
Santiago Cárdenas (4-2-0), 30, Castro, Chile
Ilianovich Chalo (11-0-0), 34, Maracay, Venezuela
José David Flores (5-1-1), 30, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Javier Ganin (10-5-0),30, Mar del Plata, Argentina
Alejandro Martínez (11-1-0), 25, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Claudio Puelles (7-1-0), 20, Lima, Peru
Fabian Quintanar (13-2-0), 29, Tijuana, Mexico
Leonardo Rodríguez (11-2-1), 31, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Marcelo Rojo (13-4-0), 28, Cordoba, Argentina
Pablo Sabori (5-0), 24, San Luis Río Colorado, México
Juan Villaseca (5-0-0), 24, Talagante Chile
Miguel Villegas (3-1-0), 21, Tijuana, Mexico
Walter Zamora (9-2-0), 26, San Jose, Costa Rica

“We have come a long way from the first season of The Ultimate Fighter,” Liddell said. “I feel honored to be a part of the Latin American series. We have great fighters competing in the region and I’m excited to get a chance to train them and teach them a few things I learned during my career. Expect a great finale in Mexico City November 5.”

And the coaches:

Iván Ibérico, Lima, Peru
Raúl Salas, Mexico City, Mexico
Mike Valle, Chicago, Illinois

Raúl Arvizu, Tijuana, Mexico
Eduardo Duarte, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Francisco Grasso, Guadalajara, Mexico

“I’m very excited to be participating in The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3,” added Griffin. “I know how much of a competitor Chuck is so I will be bringing my A game. UFC is still very new in Latin America and for that reason I am thrilled to be a part of this opportunity in helping grow the sport in the region.”

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