30. Bryan Battle
Bryan Battle competed in and won Ultimate Fighter 29: Team Volkanovski vs. Team Ortega, fighting for Team Volk. Battle was 5-1 coming into the house, beating Kemran Lachinov and Andre Petroski before finishing Gilbert Urbina in the middleweight finale. Battle is 2-1 since then, beating original TUF finalist Tresean Gore but most recently suffering his first UFC loss to Rinat Fakhretdinov at UFC Vegas 66. Battle is scheduled to face Gabe Green in May.
29. Andrew Sanchez
Andrew Sanchez competed in and won Ultimate Fighter 23: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia, fighting for Team Claudia. Sanchez was 7-2 with all finishes heading into the TUF house, and beat Khalil Rountree in the light heavyweight final. Sanchez would go 5-5 in his UFC career, mainly alternating wins and losses against the likes of Trevor Smith, Anthony Smith, Markus Perez, Marvin Vettori, and Bruno Silva. After Sanchez's contract expired, the UFC let him walk. Sanchez has since signed with Khabib Nurmagomedov's organization, Eagle Fighting Championship.