UFC Signs 11 Female Strawweights, will Headline TUF 20

It was just announced that the UFC has signed 11 Strawweights from Invicta to begin their women’s Strawweight division. It was also announced that these 11 women will compete on season 20 of “The Ultimate Fighter” with the winner of the season ultimately becoming the UFC Strawweight champion.

The 11 fighters include: current Invicta Strawweight champion Carla Esparza, Claudia Gadelha, Alex Chambers, Felice Herrig, Bec Hyatt, Emily Kagan, Julianna Lima, Rose Namajunas, Tecia Torres, Paige Van Zandt, Joanne Calderwood. The remaining roster spots for the show will be filled with open tryouts according to UFC President Dana White.