• Air date: 19 Apr '16 14 episodes
      For the first time ever light heavyweight men and strawweight women will compete on The Ultimate Fighter. But first they must face off in 16 elimination fights to get into the house. The coaches, UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and #1 contender Claudia Gadelha, watch the fights alongside UFC President Dana White. The two coaches pick their teams from the winners, and the first preliminary matchup is announced.
  • List of Episodes (14)
    • 1. Ladies and Gents

      20 Apr '16
    • 2. Friends and Foes

      27 Apr '16
      The fighters move into the house, and the start of training brings animosity between the coaches. Then, in the first preliminary fight, a dangerous striker takes on a familiar opponent.
    • 3. Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia

      04 May '16
    • 4. TBA

      11 May '16
    • 5. Battle of the Brits

      18 May '16
      Season 20 winner Carla Esparza pays a visit and helps Team Joanna with training; and Abdel Medjedoub gets a call from home that puts his future in the competition in jeopardy. Then, two strawweights battle for a spot in the semifinals.
    • 6. The Situation

      25 May '16
      Dana chooses to intervene when Abdel's personal problems threaten his future in the competition. Meanwhile, a losing fighter eyes a second chance. Then, in the fifth preliminary fight, a determined young competitor faces a skilled veteran.
    • 7. No Easy Fight

      01 Jun '16
    • 8. It's a Mental Thing

      08 Jun '16
    • 9. Beast Inside of You

      15 Jun '16
      Cory gets the test results from his neck injury, and the coaches start training for their upcoming title fight. Then, two more strawweights clash for the last semifinals spot.
    • 10. Friends Hurting Friends

      22 Jun '16
    • 11. Bump in the Road

      29 Jun '16
    • 12. Fight of the Season

      06 Jul '16
    • 13. The Ultimate Fighter Finale Prelims: Joanna vs. Claudia

      08 Jul '16
      Gray Maynard vs. Fernando Bruno   John Moraga vs. Matheus Nicolau   Cezar Ferreira vs. Anthony Smith    Josh Stansbury vs. Cory Hendricks
    • 14. The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Joanna vs. Claudia

      08 Jul '16
      The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia Finale (also known as The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale) was a mixed martial arts event held on July 8, 2016 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1] This event was a part of UFC International Fight Week. Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia Gadelha   Andrew Sanchez vs. Khalil Rountree   Amanda Cooper vs. Tatiana Suarez Ross Pearson vs. Will Brooks   Joaquim Silva vs. Andrew Holbrook