Music fans, get ready for another bad boy from Boston to hit the set of FOX’s American Idol, as it was announced today that Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, along with fellow judges Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson, will be joined by UFC President Dana White on the hit series’ judging panel sometime in the 2013 season.
For White, a role on the show is more than just a ratings stunt. American Idol was the inspiration behind the original Ultimate Fighter series. The show's development team reportedly enjoyed the competitive nature of the program and quickly realized it would be better with punching, kicking, wrestling and submissions.
Officials from both organizations confirmed that the guest appearance by White will be set by April 1st of 2013.
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