LAS VEGAS – “The Ultimate Fighter” is finally back for its 29th season.

For the first time since 2018, the reality series is set to stream new episodes with teams coached by UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and upcoming title challenger Brian Ortega.

MMA Junkie recently sat down with all 16 cast members. Watch the video above to get to know bantamweight Brady Hiestand (5-1), who discusses fighting a grown man inside the cage when he was 16, living at a fire station, and dealing with early-life adversity.

“The Ultimate Fighter 29” premieres June 1 on ESPN+.