“The Ultimate Fighter” 17 open tryouts set for September 17th in Las Vegas

The UFC has announced the casting call for the next United States edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” are set for September 17th in Las Vegas.

The upcoming casting call will be for the 17th season of the reality show and the tryouts are for fighters in the middleweight and light heavyweight divisions.

Candidates must be at least 21 years old, have a minimum of three professional MMA fights and hold a winning record. Any fighter that is interested in the casting call can find the application for the reality show online and will need to bring the application to the tryouts in Las Vegas.

“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 is expected to debut in the early part of 2013 and the coaches for the season have not been announced at this time. The 16th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” debut on September 14th on FX with the coaches being Shane Carwin and TUF alum Roy Nelson.