- TUF 5 OPEN CASTING FOR LIGHTWEIGHTS

November 30, 2006
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Press Release
The UFC and Spike TV will hold an open casting call at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fl. for Season 5 of the wildly popular series, The Ultimate Fighter. This season the series will be casting mixed martial artists in the Lightweight (155) division.

WHAT:
The UFC and Spike TV will hold an open casting call at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fl. for Season 5 of the wildly popular series, The Ultimate Fighter. This season the series will be casting mixed martial artists in the Lightweight (155) division.

WHEN:
Friday, December 1 at 9:00am

WHERE:
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314
Ballroom D

HOW:
How to sign up: log onto ufc.com or spiketv.com for details

WHO:
UFC President Dana White will oversee the tryouts with executive producer Craig Piligian and Spike TV’s Brian Diamond.

Din Thomas and Charles McCarthy from The Ultimate Fighter 4: The Comeback will be in attendance as well

WHY:
Season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter, one of television’s most popular series with men begins taping in Las Vegas in January. Over the first 4 seasons, the show has delivered about 2 million viewers each week, often beating the NBA, NHL, MLB, and NCAA football and basketball head-to-head on Thursday nights with Men 18-34.

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