The 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter kicked off Wednesday night on the fledgling Fox Sports 1 network. And as you likely know, this one is a bit different, with blood rivals Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate coaching opposite each other, and with teams of both men and women.
I watch a lot of minor-league MMA. As such, you can trust me when I say that this season is loaded with talent. Here's a quick look at the male fighters who made the house.
And if you want a closer look at the distinguished women on the teams, take a look at the women's rundown from my colleague Steven Rondina.