Felice Herrig was in a bikini competition and the real winners were the fans.
The women’s strawweight star looks to be in perfect shape, ready to film The Ultimate Fighter 20 in the summer. Herrig, who posted a bunch of pictures of the competition on Instagram, is absolutely ripped.
The former Invicta fighter is one of 10 females signed by the UFC from Invicta to be a part of the TUF 20 tournament to determine the first UFC women’s strawweight champion. It’ll be the first Ultimate Fighter to feature only women and it’ll air beginning on Sept. 10 on FOX Sports 1.
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Herrig, a Muay Thai specialist, is a darkhorse candidate to win the whole thing. She was on a four fight winning streak before falling to future TUF castmate Tecia Torres in December.
More than that, Herrig, 29, is extremely marketable — she’s beautiful, charismatic and smart. If she has an impressive performance on the show, she could end up being one of the most popular women’s fighters in the UFC.