The Ultimate Fighter is slated to return this year with Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega serving as coaches.
Check out a preview trailer for the reality series, some previous moments and fight primers featuring Augusto Sakai and Jairzinho Rozenstruik, who collide this weekend, in the videos below.
The Ultimate Fighter
The highly anticipated The Return of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Volkanovski vs. Team Ortega will see featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and No. 2 contender Brian Ortega coach men’s bantamweights and middleweights competing to make the UFC roster. Following the series, which debuts Tuesday, June 1, the two coaches will prepare to square off for the featherweight title at a date that will be determined in the near future.
TUF Moments: Cody vs. TJ
The Ultimate Fighter 25 saw coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw participate in a game of tetherball, while on balance beams in a swimming pool, with cash on the line for themselves and their team.
Augusto Saki vs. Chase Sherman
After earning a UFC contract on Dana White’s Contender Series, Augusto Sakai impressed in his official Octagon debut against Chase Sherman in 2018. Sakai will next face Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event of UFC Vegas 28 on Saturday, June 5.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Junior dos Santos
Jairzinho Rozenstruik scored a big win over the former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at UFC 252 last year. Rozenstruik will meet Augusto Sakai in the main event of UFC Vegas 28 on Saturday, June 5 in a battle of top 10 heavyweights.