Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Last Tuesday marked the return of the popular weekly fight show ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series’.

The series, which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass features five bouts between local stand outs fighting live in front of UFC President Dana White and UFC matchmakers to try and earn a contract with the world’s top MMA promotion.

Tuesday, June 19th was the second episode of the season and aired live on Fight Pass at 8:00 PM EST.

After the dust was settled, four fighters had impressed UFC President Dana White enough to earn a UFC contract, a first for the series: Ryan Spann, Matt Sayles, Anthony Hernandez, and Dwight Grant

Main Card (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 8:00 PM EST)

-Matt Sayles defeated Yazan Hajeh by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 1:57)

-Anthony Hernandez defeated Jordan Wright by KO (Punches, Round 1, 0:40)

-Austin Springer defeated Giga Chikadze by Submission (RNC, Round 3, 4:10)

-Ryan Spann defeated Emiliano Sordi by Submission (Guillotine Choke, Round 1, 0:26)

-Dwight Grant defeated Tyler Hill by KO (Punches, Round 2, 2:08)

Watch Highlights: