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'The Ultimate Fighter: China' tryouts announced for July and August

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A long-discussed Chinese version of "The Ultimate Fighter" is now a step closer to reality following the UFC's announcement of show tryouts that begin next month.

Officials are searching for featherweight, lightweight and welterweight hopefuls to try out for the show, which will air on the Chinese-language Liaoning TV. North American broadcast plans weren't announced.

Officials today posted the announcement on the UFC-China website...

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Post #1   6/29/13 11:10:09AM   

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Gotta love this. Global expansion in full effect! Nothing like opening up the sport to a demographic of something like 1-2 Billion people

Post #2   6/29/13 1:01:57PM   

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Chinese heavyweights would be awesome.

Post #3   6/29/13 1:25:42PM   

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Posted by pmoney

Gotta love this. Global expansion in full effect! Nothing like opening up the sport to a demographic of something like 1-2 Billion people




Rumoured coaches are Ed Herman because he eats a lot of chinese food & Sexyama because he lives near china sort of! YES CANT WAITTTT

Post #4   6/29/13 1:36:32PM   

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They can find 32 bad ass Chinese fighters for sure.

Akiyama and cung le my vote
Or Okami vs le

Post #5   6/29/13 7:10:27PM