UFC’s reality show, The Ultimate Fighter returns tonight with season 23 pitting UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzeyczyk and challenger Claudia Gadelha against each other.
Catch all the action on Fox Sports 4, Thursday night from 7:30 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.
Two weight divisions will be on show this season with eight fighters in the men’s light-heavyweight division and eight in the women’s strawweight division all battling to be crowned the champion.
Fireworks are expected from the coaches who have a heated rivalry and have met previously. That fight was won by Jedrzejczyk via a close split points decision with the Polish fighter going on to capture the UFC strawweight belt.
First episode is expected to feature 16 athletes in each division battling to be one of the eight that enters the house.