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Jordan Williams wastes no time after DWCS 33, books UFC debut for Oct. 3

It took Jordan Williams three opportunities on Dana White’s Contender Series to earn a UFC contract, and he’s wasting no time making his promotional debut.
Williams, who secured his deal this …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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T.J. Laramie: Similarities between DWCS, Darrick Minner made quick turnaround easy decision

After earning a UFC deal, it took less than a week for T.J. Laramie to get his first UFC fight booked.
Fresh off his stoppage win over Daniel Swain at Dana …read more

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DWCS 33 contract winner Danyelle Wolf glad she went three rounds in MMA debut: 'I've learned so much'

LAS VEGAS – Danyelle Wolf competed in her very first MMA fight on one of the biggest stages, claimed the win and walked away with a UFC contract.
Wolf (1-0) earned …read more

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Posted on September 16, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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After winning DWCS 33 thriller, Collin Anglin is looking to become a household name

LAS VEGAS – Collin Anglin hopes his win on Dana White’s Contender Series will act as a springboard for a successful career.
Anglin (8-1) outlasted Muhammad Naimov in a back-and-forth war …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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DWCS 32's Tafon Nchukwi says high praise from Dana White 'just boosts my confidence even more'

LAS VEGAS – Tafon Nchukwi may only be four fights into his MMA career, but he already has the UFC president raving about him.
Nchukwi (4-0) earned a UFC contract Tuesday …read more

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After quick submission win on DWCS 32, Aliaskhab Khizriev says he's ready to take on the UFC's best

LAS VEGAS – Aliaskhab Khizriev made quick work of Henrique Shiguemoto to punch his ticket to the UFC.
It took former Fight Night Global welterweight champion Khizriev (13-0), just 50 seconds …read more

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Dana White dishes on UFC 'Fight Island' dates, 'The Ultimate Fighter' return, upcoming DWCS hiatus

LAS VEGAS – The UFC’s official plan for the final quarter of 2020 is coming together.
At the Dana White’s Contender Series 32 post-fight news conference Tuesday, MMA Junkie asked UFC …read more

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Chokes, Devastating KOs Prompt UFC to Award Four Contracts on Week 6 of DWCS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship awards four contracts during Week 6 of DWCS on Tuesday in Las Vegas. …read more

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Posted on September 9, 2020, 2:46 am By
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DWCS 32 video: Tafon Nchukwi leaves Al Matavao stiff on the canvas after scary head kick knockout

Like vicious knockouts? Then you’ll love Tafon Nchukwi’s thunderous head kick knockout at DWCS 32.
In Tuesday’s main event, Nchukwi (4-0) stiffened his main event opponent Al Matavao midway through the …read more

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Video: UFC hopeful Phil Hawes crumples DWCS 32 opponent, scores 78-second TKO

The second time was the charm for Phil Hawes.
After a failed attempt on Dana White’s Contender Series, Season 1, Hawes (8-2) made his second appearance on the series Tuesday.
Over three …read more

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Posted on September 9, 2020, 1:16 am By
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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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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020 Week 5 Play-by-Play & Results

Sherdog’s live DWCS 2020 Week 5 coverage kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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Video: Anthony Romero reacts to DWCS contract snub, Dana White’s comments: ‘I deserve to be in the UFC’

Canadian lightweight prospect Anthony Romero proved he was ready for the UFC when he picked up a unanimous decision victory over a gritty Mike Breeden at DWCS Season 4: Week …read more

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After earning UFC contract at DWCS 30, Jeffrey Molina ready to embrace slow climb to top

LAS VEGAS – Jeffrey Molina has big goals in the UFC, but he’s willing to slowly climb up the ladder.
Molina (8-2) earned a UFC contract Tuesday at Dana White’s Contender …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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DWCS 30 winner Rafael Alves fun outside cage, all business inside, ready to get UFC run going ASAP

LAS VEGAS – Rafael Alves is looking for a quick turnaround.
Fresh off his UFC contract-winning performance over Alejandro Flores on Tuesday at Dana White’s Contender Series 30, Alves (19-9) wants …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Collin Huckbody's impressive DWCS 30 performance is what he always envisioned

LAS VEGAS – Collin Huckbody had no doubt he’d impress UFC president Dana White on Tuesday night.
Huckbody (8-2) made quick work of Kyren Bowen at Dana White’s Contender Series 30, …read more

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Jamie Pickett explains why UFC contract-earning third appearance on DWCS was different

LAS VEGAS – The third time was the charm for Jamie Pickett, who finally punched his UFC ticket Tuesday night.
Pickett (11-4) stopped Jhonoven Pati in Round 2 of their Dana …read more

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DWCS 30 fighter has cringeworthy pre-fight moment (but follows up with a win)

When it comes to Rafael Alves big moment Tuesday at Dana White’s Contender Series 30, there’s some good and bad news.
Let’s start with the bad news – which is this …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2020, 2:46 am By
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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020 Week 4 Play-by-Play & Results

Sherdog’s live DWCS 2020 Week 4 coverage kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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Will ‘high-dollar’ UFC fighters lose roster spots to DWCS signings?

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It sounds as if a roster purge is coming to the UFC and it’s worth watching who gets cut If Dana …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Despite another DWCS finish, Josh Parisian wasn't sure he'd get UFC contract

LAS VEGAS – The third time was the charm for Josh Parisian, who’s had a long road to the UFC.
Parisian (13-3), who fought on Season 28 of “The Ultimate Fighter,”, …read more

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Brothers Orion and Louis Cosce on UFC contract-winning performances on DWCS 29

LAS VEGAS – It was a successful night at the office for the undefeated Cosce brothers.
Both Orion Cosce (7-0) and Louis Cosce (7-0) earned contracts on Dana White’s Contender Series …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Dana White open to Jon Jones fighting for UFC heavyweight title, but not before Francis Ngannou

LAS VEGAS – “It’s official,” according to UFC president Dana White: Jon Jones has vacated the UFC light heavyweight title.
At the DWCS 29 post-fight press conference Tuesday, White confirmed the …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2020, 4:46 am By
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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 29 Live Results

Another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series goes down tonight (Aug. 18). The UFC Apex in Las Vegas plays host to the 29h edition of DWCS. Headlining the …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020 Week 3 Play-by-Play & Results

Sherdog’s live DWCS 2020 Week 3 coverage kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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DWCS 28 contract winner TJ Laramie willing to fight top-level UFC guys but also go slow

LAS VEGAS – TJ Laramie is only 22, but he has plenty of experience behind him.
Laramie (12-3) secured a contract Tuesday at Dana White’s Contender Series 28 with a stoppage …read more

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DWCS 28 contract winner Impa Kasanganay all good with Aug. 22 turnaround for UFC debut

LAS VEGAS – Fresh off earning a UFC contract, Impa Kasanganay is not wasting any time.
Kasanganay (7-0), who’d appeared once before on “Dana White’s Contender Series,” was able to punch …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Dana White: Maki Pitolo to welcome DWCS contract winner Impa Kasanganay at UFC event on Aug. 22

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Impa Kasanganay will make his octagon debut 11 days after earning a UFC contract on the Contender Series.
UFC president Dana White revealed at the end …read more

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DWCS 28 video: Joe Pyfer suffers gruesome arm injury, grosses out Dana White in the process

Just when the Dana White’s Contender Series 28 featured bout was heating up, it came to a screeching halt.
After some back-and-forth action, Dustin Stoltzfus and Joe Pyfer entered a brief …read more

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DWCS 28 video: Adrian Yanez scores 39-second standing TKO in Jorge Masvidal-esque fashion

Bantamweight Adrian Yanez set out to make his father proud Tuesday night – and he did just that.
In just 39 seconds, Yanez (11-3) scored a vicious, standing-TKO over opponent Brady …read more

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Video: Adrian Yanez earns 5th fastest stoppage in DWCS history with 39-second TKO

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Bantamweight Adrian Yanez wowed UFC brass with the fifth-fastest stoppage win in DWCS history.
Yanez needed just 39 seconds to put away Brady …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 28 Live Results

Another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series goes down tonight (Aug. 11). The UFC Apex in Las Vegas plays host to the 28th edition of DWCS. Headlining the …read more

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DWCS 2020 - Week 2 preview

A pair of middleweight bouts bookend what should be a fun set of fights for this week’s installment of the UFC’s recruitment vehicle. Week 2 of Contender Series looks set …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020 Week 2 Play-by-Play & Results

Sherdog’s live DWCS 2020 Week 2 coverage kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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TJ Laramie's Top 5 Fights

Look back at TJ Laramie’s Top 5 fights before he steps into the Octagon at DWCS on Tuesday
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Posted on August 11, 2020, 10:16 am By
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DWCS 27 winner Jordan Leavitt unafraid to grapple anyone: 'You have to be really good to tap me'

LAS VEGAS – One of the newest members of the UFC roster, Jordan Leavitt has a message for any potential opponent who is thinking about testing his ground skills.
Shortly after …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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After successful lightweight debut at DWCS 27, Uros Medic still trying to figure out how his body works

LAS VEGAS – Uros Medic made quick work of his opponent once again but knows he’s yet to be truly tested.
Undefeated Medic (6-0) made good in his lightweight debut when …read more

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With second chance intact, DWCS 27 contract winner Dustin Jacoby eyes his first UFC win

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Over eight years after his last UFC fight, Dustin Jacoby earned a second chance to compete in the octagon.
Jacoby picked up a unanimous …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Video: UFC-hopeful Jordan Leavitt puts on a one-man dance party after submitting DWCS opponent

Jordan Leavitt picked up a major victory at the Dana White’s Contender Series, Season 4 premiere Tuesday – and danced up a storm afterward.
A short-notice replacement, Leavitt (7-0) took on …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2020, 1:16 am By
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JP Buys out of DWCS 31 bout vs. Nate Smith due to pandemic-induced work permit delays

JP Buys won’t be getting a second shot on Dana White’s Contender Series – at least not on a planned date of Sept. 1.
Due to unforeseen delays in obtaining an …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 27 Live Results

The return of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series goes down tonight (Aug. 4). The UFC Apex in Las Vegas plays host to the 27th edition of DWCS. Headlining the …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series 2020 Week 1 Play-by-Play & Results

Sherdog’s live DWCS 2020 Week 1 coverage kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET. …read more

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Video: Jordan Leavitt hopes to leave DWCS 27 with contract, less embarrassment about being pro fighter

Jordan Leavitt hopes to become the newest member of the UFC’s lightweight division on Tuesday night.
Leavitt will take on Jose Flores at Dana White’s Contender Series 27 at the UFC …read more

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Never broken: How Jerome Rivera defeated adversity's best attempts to derail his DWCS opportunity

At times, Jerome Rivera has bent – but he’s never broken.
Rivera (9-2 MMA) has encountered high highs and low lows. But it’s led him to where he is today – …read more

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Posted on August 3, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Video: DWCS season 4 week 1 weigh-in staredowns

LAS VEGAS — After the DWCS season 4 week 1 weigh-ins, all of Tuesday’s competitors squared off Monday. …read more

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Posted on August 3, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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