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TUF Brazil To Hold Lightweight And Welterweight Fighter Try Outs

Written on October 01, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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TUF Brazil Season 2 is set to hold its tryouts this October 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

’s is set to hold its open lightweight and welterweight tryouts for fighters who would like to be a part of the show’s second season.

The tryouts will take place this OCtober 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, just a day after the promotion’s upcoming “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” event.

The competition-style reality show’s first season, featured celebrated UFC Brazilian fighters, Vitor Belfort and , as coaches.

Check out ’s official press release below:

All TUF™ Brasil candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 35 and have a minimum of three professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fights – holding a winning record (with verifiable records on mixedmartialarts.com and sherdog.com). Former UFC fighters are not eligible. Any and all costs associated with attending the tryouts are the sole responsibility of the candidate.

Applications may be completed online at http://br.ufc.com/tuf-application-brasil prior to the tryouts or printed and brought to the event. Event details are provided below:

Where:
Hotel Windsor, Av. Lucio Costa, 2630 – Barra da Tijuca

When:
Sunday, October 14, 2012*
Registration begins at 7:00 AM BRT

Fighters will be required to grapple and hit pads and must bring appropriate gear – MMA gloves, hand wraps, mouth guard, athletic supporter (cup) and shin guards.

*Applicants will be notified at the end of the tryouts if they have been selected to continue on in the casting process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Rio de Janeiro until October 17 to undergo medical and toxicology tests. Accommodations for the extended stay will be paid for by the UFC.

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