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Brok Weaver opens up on long road to UFC and his chatty fighting style after DWCS 24

LAS VEGAS – The undoubted star of the show at Dana White’s Contender Series 24 was welterweight Brok Weaver.
Weaver finally got his shot inside the UFC Apex and took it …read more

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Tony Gravely says wife's advice helped him to UFC contract win at DWCS 24

LAS VEGAS – When fighters step into the cage ready to compete, they often has the words of their coaches still ringing in their ears.
But for new UFC bantamweight signee …read more

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William Knight OK with developmental deal at DWCS 24, vows to do more work to reach UFC

LAS VEGAS – William Knight got a deal Tuesday night – just not the deal he was looking for.
Knight (5-0) finished Herdem Alacabek (5-1) at Dana White’s Contender Series …read more

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Sarah Alpar ready for life at flyweight after DWCS 24: 'Chicken, broccoli and rice – that's my life!'

LAS VEGAS – Bantamweight Sarah Alpar upset the odds with her victory over Shanna Young at Dana White’s Contender Series 24, though judging by her chat to the media backstage …read more

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DWCS 24 Highlights: William Knight Pounds Out Herdem Alacabek

William Knight got the job done against Herdem Alacabek in the final frame. Knight and Alacabek did battle inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both men traded leather …read more

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DWCS 24 Highlights: Sarah Alpar Chokes Shanna Young

Sarah Alpar was an underdog going into her bout on the 24th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, but she earned the victory. Alpar and Shanna Young went …read more

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DWCS 24 Highlights: Tony Gravely Stops Ray Rodriguez

Tony Gravely fought a game Ray Rodriguez and was able to pick up the finish. Gravely went one-on-one with Ray Rodriguez inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The …read more

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DWCS 24 Highlights: Julius Anglickas Taps Karl Reed

Julius Anglickas got the 24th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series started with a submission win. Anglickas shared the Octagon with Karl Reed inside the UFC Apex in …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 24 live results

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie is onsite to provide live results.
DWCS 24 takes place at the UFC Apex facility. The five-fight card, …read more

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Live video stream: Dana White's Contender Series 24 pre-show from UFC Apex

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live preview of the third season’s eighth show.
DWCS 24 takes place at …read more

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DWCS 24 Live Results Tonight (Aug. 13)

It’s Tuesday, which means another edition of Dana White’s Contender Series has arrived. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas plays host to the 24th edition of DWCS. Headlining the card …read more

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DWCS 23 winner Andre Muniz knew there would be no third chance at UFC contract

LAS VEGAS – Brazilian middleweight Andre Muniz returned for a second bite of the apple at Dana White’s Contender Series, and his reward was a UFC contract.
Muniz (18-4) had to …read more

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DWCS 23 winner Omar Morales praises Herb Dean for stoppage that led to UFC contract

LAS VEGAS – Venezuelan lightweight Omar Morales extended his perfect pro record with a thrilling second-round TKO finish in the featured bout of Dana White’s Contender Series 23 in Las …read more

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DWCS 23 winner Herbert Burns eager to create 'own path' from brother Gilbert in UFC

LAS VEGAS – Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Herbert Burns secured his UFC contract with a slick first-round submission win at Dana White’s Contender Series 23. He then said he plans on …read more

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DWCS 23 Highlights: Omar Morales Starches Harvey Park

Omar Morales closed out the 23rd edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in style. Morales vs. Park served as the main event to tonight’s (Aug. 6) Contender Series. …read more

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Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer, Herbert Burns, Andre Muniz Land UFC Contracts on DWCS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship call went out to Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer, Herbert Burns and Andre Muniz on Dana White’s Contender Series. …read more

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DWCS 23 Highlights: Andre Muniz Submits Taylor Johnson

Andre Muniz emerged victorious against Taylor Johnson on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Muniz made quick work of Johnson earlier tonight (Aug. 6). He secured a submission in the …read more

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DWCS 23 Highlights: Herbert Burns Taps Darrick Minner

The brother of UFC fighter Gilbert Burns, Herbert may have earned himself a contract with the most recognized MMA promotion. Burns shared the Octagon with Darrick Minner on Dana White’s …read more

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DWCS 23 Live Results Tonight (Aug. 6)

The time has arrived for another set of fights on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas plays host to the 23rd edition of DWCS. …read more

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Live video stream: Dana White's Contender Series 23 pre-show from UFC Apex

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live preview of the third season’s seventh show.
DWCS 23 takes place at …read more

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Herbert Burns wants to be UFC's next big star, starting with impressive finish at DWCS 23

Another Burns is looking to join the UFC roster.
Younger brother of UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns, Herbert Burns will get an opportunity to join his sibling on the roster when he …read more

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Fresh off of DWCS victory, Jamahal Hill steps in to fight Da Un Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 15

In late July, Jamahal Hill earned himself a UFC contract after an impressive performance on Dana White’s Contender Series. Now less than two weeks later, Hill already has his promotional …read more

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Tracy Cortez eyes Mexico City for UFC debut after winning contract at DWCS 22

LAS VEGAS – Tracy Cortez secured a UFC contract with a hard-earned decision victory at Dana White’s Contender Series 22 on Tuesday night.
She then immediately was overcome with emotion when …read more

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DWCS product tests positive for nandrolone after signing with UFC

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Contender Series middleweight Antonio Trocoli failed an USADA exam for banned substance nandrolone shortly after signing with the UFC. After recently signing with the …read more

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DWCS 22 winner Aleksa Camur grateful to Stipe Miocic for UFC contract call

LAS VEGAS – Aleksa Camur got a little help from his friend as he earned a UFC contract at Dana White’s Contender Series 22 on Tuesday night. But, in truth, …read more

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That insane DWCS 22 flying-knee KO? That's just Aalon Cruz 'always trying to go for the kill'

LAS VEGAS – Aalon Cruz earned his way into the UFC in the most spectacular way imaginable as he connected with a picture-perfect flying knee to finish fellow prospect Steven …read more

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Aleksa Camur, Aalon Cruz Flying Knee Knockouts Steal Show on Episode 6 of DWCS

Four more prospective mixed martial artists — Aleksa Camur, Aalon Cruz, Tracy Cortez and Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira — punched their tickets to the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Season 3, Episode …read more

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DWCS 22 Highlights: Aleksa Camur Stops Fabio Cherant

One flying knee on the DWCS 22 card wasn’t enough as Aleksa Camur delivered one to close out the show. The light heavyweight bout between Camur and Cherant ended in …read more

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DWCS 22 Highlights: Aalon Cruz Sleeps Steven Nguyen With Flying Knee

Aalon Cruz made a statement on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series with his spectacular finish over Steven Nguyen. The featherweight bout between Cruz and Nguyen almost went the distance. …read more

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DWCS 22 Highlights: Rodrigo Nascimento Submits Michal Martinek

Another week, another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series and this time it was Rodrigo Nascimento who got the party started. The heavyweight bout between Nascimento and Martinek …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 22 live results

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie is on site to provide live results.
DWCS 22 takes place at the UFC Apex facility. The five-fight …read more

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DWCS 22 Live Results Tonight (July 30)

Tonight (July 30) will see another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWCS). The 22nd edition of DWCS goes down inside the new UFC Apex facility in Las …read more

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Live video stream: Dana White's Contender Series 22 pre-show from UFC Apex

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live preview of the third season’s sixth show.
DWCS 22 takes place at …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 22 weigh-ins results, live video stream

LAS VEGAS – On Monday, Dana White’s Contender Series 22 fighters hit the scale, and MMA Junkie is on the scene with a live video stream at noon ET.
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After slow start, DWCS 21 winner Billy Quarantillo refused to let his second shot at UFC slip away

LAS VEGAS – Billy Quarantillo has made good on his second attempt at a UFC contract.
He found himself battling adversity early at Dana White’s Contender Series 21. It was a …read more

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Sean Woodson, Billy Quarantillo, Jamahal Hill Reel in UFC Contracts on DWCS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has three new additions, as Sean Woodson, Billy Quarantillo and Jamahal Hill were awarded contracts on Season 3, Episode 5 of Dana White’s Contender Series on …read more

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Dana White: Questionable call by judges cost Jordan Williams a UFC contract at DWCS 21

LAS VEGAS – Dana White continues to vent his frustration towards fighters’ strategies while competing on his namesake fight series.
At Tuesday’s Dana White’s Contender Series 21, Jordan Williams lost an …read more

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DWCS 21 Highlights: Kuramagomedov Edges Williams In Fun Scrap

Ramazan Kuramagomedov and Jordan Williams fought to the finish in a fun three-round battle. Kuramagomedov and Williams did battle in the main event of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series …read more

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DWCS 21 Highlights: Sean Woodson Sleeps Terrance McKinney With Flying Knee

Things didn’t start off well for Sean Woodson, but he got the result he wanted in scintillating fashion. Woodson took on McKinney in the co-main event of Dana White’s Tuesday …read more

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DWCS 21 Highlights: Jamahal Hill Thrashes Alexander Poppeck

In the second bout on the DWCS 21 card, Jamahal Hill made a statement against Alexander Poppeck. Hill vs. Poppeck was contested in the light heavyweight division. Hill’s attack to …read more

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DWCS 21 Highlights: Billy Quarantillo Stops Kamuela Kirk

Another week, another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series and this time it was Billy Quarantillo who got the party started. The featherweight bout between Quarantillo and Kirk …read more

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DWCS 21 Live Results Tonight (July 23)

Tonight (July 23) will see another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWCS). The 21st edition of DWCS goes down inside the new UFC Apex facility in Las …read more

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Free agent Brendan Loughnane is headed to PFL

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Brendan Loughnane has quickly found a home.
Loughnane is headed to the PFL after a controversial DWCS fight last month, according to the organization. ESPN broke the news …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Live video stream: Dana White's Contender Series 21 pre-show from UFC Apex

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live preview of the third season’s fifth show.
DWCS 21 takes place at …read more

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DWCS 20 Highlights: Antonio Arroyo Chokes Stephen Regman

Antonio Arroyo is now 2-0 on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Arroyo took on Stephen Regman in the main event of DWCS 20. Arroyo went the distance in his …read more

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DWCS 20 Highlights: Ode Osbourne Earns Verbal Tap Over Armando Villarreal

Ode Osbourne didn’t need a lot of time to put Armando Villarreal away. In a bantamweight tilt, Osbourne collided with Villarreal at DWCS 20. While Osbourne had success on the …read more

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DWCS 20 Highlights: Brendan Allen Submits Aaron Jeffery

Brendan Allen vs. Aaron Jeffery opened up the 20th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (see results here). This was a middleweight contest and it ended in the …read more

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DWCS 20 Highlights: Don’Tale Mayes Stops Ricardo Prasel

The 20th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (see results here) rolls along with Don’Tale Mayes’ TKO victory over Ricardo Prasel. The heavyweight bout between Mayes and Prasel …read more

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DWCS 20 Live Results Tonight (July 16)

Tonight (July 16) will see another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWCS). The 20th edition of DWCS goes down inside the new UFC Apex facility in Las …read more

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Live video stream: Dana White's Contender Series 20 pre-show from UFC Apex (7:15 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live preview of the third season’s fourth show.
DWCS 20 takes place at …read more

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Biggest betting favorite on DWCS 20, LFA champ Brendan Allen pays no attention to odds

Brendan Allen is the largest favorite on Tuesday’s installment of Dana White’s Contender Series. While that means something to bettors trying to make money, the LFA middleweight champion doesn’t see …read more

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Biggest betting favorite on DWCS 20, LFA champ Brendan Allen pays no attention to odds

Brendan Allen is the largest favorite on Tuesday’s installment of Dana White’s Contender Series. While that means something to bettors trying to make money, the LFA middleweight champion doesn’t see …read more

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DWCS 20: Lance Lawrence one fight away from his UFC dream

Editor’s note: This story originally was published in The Courier-Journal, part of the USA TODAY Network.
It was over 90 degrees outside in Shelbyville, Ky., and just as hot inside the …read more

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Hunter Azure not happy with performance despite earning UFC deal at DWCS 19

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LAS VEGAS – Hunter Azure should be on Cloud Nine after securing a contract with the UFC, but listening to his post-fight …read more

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No longer just 'a jiu-jitsu guy,' DWCS winner Joe Solecki targets UFC 244 and Madison Square Garden

LAS VEGAS – Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Joe Solecki was one of five fighters that earned a UFC contract Tuesday night at Dana White’s Contender Series 19, where he submitted …read more

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DWCS 19 Highlights: Joe Solecki Chokes Out Jesse James Wallace

The 19th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (see results here) closed out with Joe Solecki’s submission victory over Jesse James Wallace. The lightweight main event between Solecki …read more

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DWCS 19 Highlights: Antonio Trocoli Submits Kenneth Bergh

In the co-main event of the 19th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (see results here), Antonio Trocoli made his case for a UFC contract against Kenneth Bergh. …read more

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DWCS 19 Highlights: Maki Pitolo Crumbles Justin Sumter

Maki Pitolo made a statement on the 19th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (see results here) against Justin Sumter. Pitolo and Sumter did battle earlier tonight (July …read more

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DWCS 19 Highlights: Pearce Stops Rosales

The first fight on the 19th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (see results here) did not go the distance. Jonathan Pearce vs. Jacob Rosales got the card …read more

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DWCS 19 Live Results Tonight (July 9)

Tonight (July 9) will see another edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWCS). The 19th edition of DWCS goes down inside the new UFC Apex facility in Las …read more

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Live video stream: Dana White's Contender Series 19 pre-show from UFC Apex (7:15 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live preview of the third season’s second show.
DWCS 19 takes place at …read more

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Get to know Brazilian light heavyweight Antonio Trocoli ahead of DWCS 19

Tuesday night, Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series season three rolls on with episode three.
The fourth bout of the evening features a light heavyweight matchup between Antonio Trocoli (11-3) and …read more

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Broken bones and a broken heart: DWCS 19’s Jonathan Pearce already faced his toughest battle

A brutal ambush by a gym bully nearly killed Jonathan Pierce. After a brutal recovery, his fiancée leaving him crushed his spirit. But Pierce fought on. And now he’s on …read more

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Miguel Baeza disappointed despite getting UFC contract at DWCS 18

All five fights at Dana White’s Contender Series 18 on Tuesday went to a decision, but two fighters came out with a contract. One of them was Miguel Baeza, who …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Live video stream: Dana White's Contender Series 18 pre-show from UFC Apex (7:15 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns tonight, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live preview of the third season’s second show.
DWCS 18 takes place at the …read more

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