UFC announced on Tuesday that the open casting call for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, originally scheduled for April 25 in Las Vegas, has been canceled. UFC apologizes for any inconveniences this cancelation has caused.
The initial call for the tryout went out for flyweights, with the winner of the show being granted a UFC flyweight title shot.
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There was no reason given for the cancellation, although current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was not very pleased with the idea of the winner of the reality show getting a shot at his belt. There was no information provided as to whether or not flyweights would still be the focus of the Season 24 or if a title shot would still be awarded.
More information about the next season of the show will be made available in the weeks to come.
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