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Adrian Yanez predicts first-round KO in UFC debut

Heading into his bout against Brady Huang at Contender Series 2020 this past August, bantamweight Adrian Yanez wasn’t feeling overwhelmed by the opportunity being presented himself, but rather the opposite.

With …read more

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Dustin Jacoby Eyes KO Win Over Justin Ledet To End His UFC Career

Dustin Jacoby knows Justin Ledet will be competing for his UFC job on Halloween night. Jacoby is coming off a very impressive win on the Contender Series and will make …read more

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Ode Osbourne, Jerome Rivera set to face off at UFC's Jan. 30 event

Two former Contender Series prospects will go head to head in the octagon on Jan. 30, 2021 as they chase their maiden UFC win at the second time of asking.
After …read more

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Ode Osbourne vs. Jerome Rivera targeted for UFC event on Jan. 30

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A battle of Contender Series alums has been added to the UFC’s early 2021 schedule.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA …read more

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LFA 93 highlights: Aaron Jeffrey claims TKO win in Kansas

LFA 93 produced a night of competitive action from the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas, as Contender Series veteran Aaron Jeffrey continued his resurgence following his defeat at the …read more

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Sean Woodson vs. Jonathan Pearce targeted for UFC event on Nov. 28

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

A battle of past Contender Series contract winners is slated for the octagon in November.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to …read more

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William Knight called for Aleksa Camur fight, interested in Tafon Nchukwi rematch down the line

Before William Knight even fought on the Contender Series he told the UFC he wanted his debut to be against Aleksa Camur. The two were supposed to fight on the …read more

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UFC Vegas 11’s Mayra Bueno Silva inspires girlfriend’s pursuit of own Contender Series deal

Mayra Bueno Silva and Gloria de Paula train together at Chute Boxe Diego Lima in Brazil. | Photo via Mayra Bueno Silva

Mayra Bueno Silva entered the UFC through …read more

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Dana White signs three more Contender Series fighters to UFC deals, including 1-0 fighter

UFC president Dana White signed three more fighters to UFC contracts following the conclusion of Tuesday night’s Contender Series 33. White has been busy handing out contracts during the fourth …read more

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Three earn UFC deals, including Jordan Williams on his third Contender Series try

Jordan Williams’ perseverance paid off, while Danyelle Wolf won her MMA debut and Collin Anglin rallied to score an impressive upset. …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 33 Results

Dana White’s Contender Series 33 takes place tonight (Sep. 15) from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card features five bouts, including three from the featherweight division. The …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020, Week 7 live results and discussion

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Discuss the Season 4, Week 7 episode of Dana White’s Contender Series starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on September 15th. Tonight …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020 Week 7 Play-by-Play & Results

Sherdog’s live DWCS 2020 Week 7 coverage kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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Dinis Paiva’s next chapter begins at Dana White’s Contender Series

For featherweight Dinis Paiva, the lockdown imposed by the novel coronavirus didn’t derail his year as much as it has for other fighters.

In both his personal life and fighting career, …read more

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Collin Anglin: ‘I see myself winning by knockout’ at Dana White’s Contender Series

For his first fight of 2020, featherweight Collin Anglin faced an extremely game opponent in Will Frost at WXC 86 in January, but was able to overcome the onslaught to …read more

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Preview: Dana White’s Contender Series - Week 7

This could be a week where some serious breakout talent makes a mark. After having the season pushed back significantly in terms of scheduling, Contender Series will be taking a …read more

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Three-time national boxing champ makes her pro MMA debut on Contender Series

Former boxing star Danyelle Wolf makes her pro MMA debut on Tuesday as she looks to give a spark to the UFC women’s featherweight division. …read more

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Jordan Williams won’t skip being in the moment in Dana White’s Contender Series main event

As if things haven’t been difficult enough for MMA fighters and the world as a whole due to the novel coronavirus, for middleweight Jordan Williams, things have been further complicated …read more

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Contender Series winner Cheyanne Buys messaged Dana White for two years: ‘I’m a be a star for you’

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Cheyanne Buys got her chance to audition for a UFC contract directly in front of Dana White last month, but she’d been trying …read more

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Video | Dana White reacts to Tafon Nchukwi’s insane head kick KO on Contender Series

UFC president Dana White had a memorable reaction to Tafon Nchukwi and his insane head kick KO in the main event of the Contender Series. A top light heavyweight prospect, …read more

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Four finishers earn UFC contracts on Contender Series

Four Contender Series fighters who earned stoppage wins on Tuesday were awarded UFC contracts by Dana White. …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020, Week 6 live results and discussion

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Discuss the Season 4, Week 6 episode of Dana White’s Contender Series starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on September 8th. Tonight …read more

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Korey Kuppe plans to be spectacular at Dana White’s Contender Series

Looking back on his win this past February over JP Saint Louis at LFA 82, welterweight Korey Kuppe was overall pleased with his performance, though he wasn’t able to showcase …read more

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Preview: Contender Series 2020 - Week 6

This should be a very healthy week for potential new contracts, and one you shouldn’t miss. Contender Series has had a wilder year than usual.
After being postponed due to COVID-19 …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020 Week 6 Play-by-Play & Results

Sherdog’s live DWCS 2020 Week 6 coverage kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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Contender Series gives Ultimate Fighter alum another shot, plus another Dagestani prospect

Ultimate Fighter Season 23 contestant Phil Hawes and undefeated prospect Aliaskhab Khizriev highlight the final Contender Series event of the summer. …read more

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William Knight vs. Aleksa Camur added to UFC 253

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A light heavyweight matchup between Contender Series contract winners is set for the UFC’s next pay-per-view event.
After earning a full-on roster spot with …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 results: Hunter Azure bounces back with unanimous decision over Cole Smith

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Hunter Azure is back on track.
Less than four months after suffering his first career loss, the former Contender Series veteran returned to the win …read more

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