By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief
The UFC has sent out a casting call for the 17th season of The Ultimate Fighter, which will air on FX early in 2013. The UFC is searching for middleweights and light heavyweights, which haven't been featured on the program since season 11 and season eight, respectively. Interested fighters can apply at http://www.ufc.com/tuf17.
Tryouts will be held Sept. 17 in the ballroom at Palace Station Hotel, located at 2411 West Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas, Nevada 89102. Applicants will need to be prepared to stay in Las Vegas through Sept. 22 if they move on in the casting process.