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TUF Redemption

TUF 25 Redemption Cast Revealed

The 14 cast members for “The Ultimate Fighter 25” have been revealed

UFC officials today revealed the welterweight list of competitors vying for a UFC contract on “TUF 25: Redemption,” which sees former cast members return to the long-running reality show for a second shot at glory.

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former champ T.J. Dillashaw serve as head coaches on the newest edition of the series, which debuts April 19

The full “TUF 25: Redemption” cast includes:

Seth Baczynski

Seth Baczynski

Seth Baczynski

Age: 35
Nickname: “The Polish Pistola”
Career record: (20-14 MMA, 5-6 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 11: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz” (2010)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Quarterfinalist

Mehdi Baghdad

Age: 31
Nickname: “The Sultan”
Career record: (11-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” (2015)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Round of 16

Justin Edwards

Justin Edwards

Justin Edwards

Age: 34
Nickname: “Fast Eddy”
Career record: (9-5 MMA, 2-5 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 13: Team Lesnar vs. Team Dos Santos” (2011)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Round of 16

Tom Gallicchio

Age: 30
Nickname: “Da Tank”
Career record: (19-9 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” (2015)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Round of 16

Eddie Gordon

Eddie Gordon

Eddie Gordon

Age: 33
Nickname: “Truck”
Career record: (8-4 MMA, 1-3 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 19: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn” (2014)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Season winner

Hayder Hassan

Age: 34
Nickname: “Hulk”
Career record: (6-3 UFC, 0-2 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 21: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians (2015)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Finalist

James Krause

James Krause

James Krause

Age: 30
Nickname: “The James Krause”
Career record: (23-7 MMA, 4-3 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 15: Live” (2012)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Eliminated in preliminary round

Julian Lane

Age: 29
Nickname: “Nitrane”
Career record: (11-6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson” (2012)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Round of 16

Dhiego Lima

Dhiego Lima

Dhiego Lima

Age: 36
Nickname: N/A
Career record: (12-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 19: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn” (2014)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Finalist

Ramsey Nijem

Age: 28
Nickname: N/A
Career record: (9-6 MMA, 5-5 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 13: Team Lesnar vs. Team Dos Santos” (2011)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Finalist

Gilbert Smith

Gilbert Smith

Gilbert Smith

Age: 35
Nickname: “Chocolate Thunder”
Career record: (12-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 17: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen” (2013)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Eliminated in preliminary round

Joe Stevenson

Age: 34
Nickname: “Daddy”
Career record: (33-16 UFC, 8-8 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 2” (2005)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Season winner

Jesse Taylor

Jesse Taylor

Jesse Taylor

Age: 34
Nickname: “JT Money”
Career record: (30-15 MMA, 0-1 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 7: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest” (2008)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Finalist

Hector Urbina

Age: 29
Nickname: “El Toro”
Career record: (17-10-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC)
Previous ‘TUF’ appearance: “The Ultimate Fighter 19: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn” (2014)
Previous ‘TUF’ finish: Quarterfinalist

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