TUF: Brazil 3 cast announced

Everton Rocha competes in the heavyweight division - Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

The Ultimate Fighter returns to Brazil on March 9, and the complete cast was revealed on Wednesday by TV Globo.

Longtime rivals Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen will coach the third season of the reality show in Brazil, and are scheduled to battle on May 31 in an yet to be announced city in Brazil. The card will also feature the finale in both middleweight and heavyweight divisions.

The reality show airs exclusively on Fight Pass in the United States, and the full cast of competitors at TUF: Brazil 3, including former Bellator heavyweight tournament semifinalist Thiago Santos and one-time Strikeforce veteran Marcos Rogerio Lima, is the following:

Middleweights:

  • Cristiano Ribeiro Lopes Pontes (4-1)
  • Douglas Moura Silca (3-1)
  • Giuliano Brescianini Arante (5-1)
  • Guilherme Vasconcelos (3-1)
  • Ismael de Jesus (9-4-1)
  • Joilton Santos (9-2-1)
  • Jose Roberto Rocha (5-0)
  • Marcio Alexandre Junior (12-0)
  • Markus Perez Echeimberg (3-0)
  • Paulo Henrique Costa (3-0)
  • Pedro Paulino (3-0)
  • Ricardo Abreu (4-0)
  • Wagner Silva Gomes (3-0)
  • Warlley Alves Andrade (6-0)
  • Wendell Oliveira Marques (23-7)
  • Willian Steindorf (3-0)

Heavyweights:

  • Alexandre Machado (6-1)
  • Antonio Carlos Junior (3-0)
  • Antonio Paulo Branjao (3-0)
  • Bruno Silva (9-4)
  • Edgard Castaldelli Filho (12-4)
  • Everton Rocha (3-1)
  • Felipe Diego Dantas de Oliveira (6-0)
  • Fernando Camoles (4-1)
  • Goncalo Salgado (7-2)
  • Guilherme Viana (4-1)
  • Job Kleber Melo (3-1)
  • Jollyson Francisco Sosaleta (2-0-2)
  • Marcos Rogerio Lima (11-2-1)
  • Richardson Moreira (7-1)
  • Thiago Santos (11-3-1)
  • Vitor Miranda (9-3)

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