Dana White Confirms TUF 26 Will Crown Women’s Flyweight Champion

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grappler0000
5/10/17 12:28:45AM
After a recent false start, UFC president Dana White on Tuesday confirmed that the next season of The Ultimate Fighter will, in fact, launch the women’s 125-pound weight class and crown its first champion.

The UFC issued a press release stating as much last week, announcing open tryouts for women in the 125-pound weight class, including fighters currently on the UFC’s roster. Just as quickly, however, the promotion stated that the press release was released prematurely.

White on Tuesday confirmed to ESPNW that the promotion was moving forward with the idea.

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finnish_line
5/10/17 11:04:55AM

The 145 division is doing so well, time to double down. Gotta ride that momentum!
Budgellism
5/10/17 5:09:32PM
Lmao. There goes over half of their Bantamweight division. What are they doing? I mean honestly. Is adding another women's division really at the top of the list of priorities right now?