UFC announces cast for The Ultimate Fighter 21: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter has been filming in South Florida and the UFC has announced the complete cast, grand prize, and premiere date of the show.TUF 21

The Ultimate Fighter 21 will be the first season between rival training teams as American Top Team will meet the Blackzilians and the show will feature 16 welterweights. The grand prize will be $500,000 and the winning team will be awarded the first-ever The Ultimate Fighter Team Trophy.

This season of The Ultimate Fighter 21: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians premieres with a two-hour episode Wednesday, April 22, at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 and will continue with 11 more one-hour shows Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET.

The complete cast for this season is below.

American Top Team
Marcelo Alfaya (16-7, 1NC) Porto Alegre, Brazil
Steve Carl (21-4), Belle Plain, Iowa
Nathan Coy (14-5), Vallejo, Calif.
Michael Graves (4-0), Toledo, Ohio
Hayder Hassan (6-1), Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Sabah Homasi (8-4), New Brunswick, N.J.
Uros Jurisic (5-0), Ljubljana, Slovenia
Steve Montgomery (8-2), Florence, S.C.

Valdir Araujo (14-5), Gama, Federal District, Brazil
Carrington Banks (3-0), Peoria, Ill.
Luiz Buscape (16-5), Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil
Jason Jackson (4-2), Kingston, Jamaica
Vicente Luque (7-4-1), Westwood, N.J.
Andrews Nakahara (4-2-2), Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Felipe Portela (8-2), Brasilia, Brazil
Kamarudeen Usman (5-1) Auchi, Nigeria