Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Returns June 18, Card Revealed

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWTNCS) is back in full swing on June 18 and the card is now official. DWTNCS has been the home for many rising mixed martial artists vying for an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. Many ha…

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWTNCS) is back in full swing on June 18 and the card is now official. DWTNCS has been the home for many rising mixed martial artists vying for an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. Many have praised the series and believe it’s a more effective way for the UFC […]

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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Season 3, Ep. 1 Card Set

The full card for the season premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series has been announced. During the broadcast of the UFC 237 pay-per-view event in Curitiba, Brazil, the Las Vegas promotion announced the bouts that will be taking place on the first episode of the new season, which kicks off on June 18 […]

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The full card for the season premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series has been announced.

During the broadcast of the UFC 237 pay-per-view event in Curitiba, Brazil, the Las Vegas promotion announced the bouts that will be taking place on the first episode of the new season, which kicks off on June 18 in Las Vegas and will stream exclusively on ESPN+.

Punahele Soriano vs. Jamie Pickett in a middleweight bout will serve as the main event. Soriano holds a record of 5-0 coming into this bout with his latest fight seeing him submit Jhonoven Pati at LFA 52 in October.

On the flip side, Pickett picked up a technical knockout victory over Elijah Gbollie, Jr. back in February. He holds a professional record to 9-3.

Here is the full card for the season three premiere of the series that the UFC President puts on:

Punahele Soriano (5-0) vs. Jamie Pickett (9-3)

Brok Weaver (13-4) vs. Leon Shahbazyan (7-1)

Kali Robbins (6-2) vs. Hannah Goldy (4-0)

Bill Algeo (12-3) vs. Brendan Loughnane (16-3)

Yorgan De Castro (4-0) vs. Alton Meeks (3-0)

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Greg Hardy Set For Next Pro Fight Before Year’s End

Former NFL player Greg Hardy may be on a fast track for the UFC roster, but he will have at least one more fight before making his official Octagon debut. Hardy, 3-0, will compete in a heavyweight bout against a yet-to-be-determined opponent under the Island Fights banner on Dec. 21 in Pensacola, Fla. ESPN first […]

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Former NFL player Greg Hardy may be on a fast track for the UFC roster, but he will have at least one more fight before making his official Octagon debut.

Hardy, 3-0, will compete in a heavyweight bout against a yet-to-be-determined opponent under the Island Fights banner on Dec. 21 in Pensacola, Fla. ESPN first broke the story.

The venue is also yet to be determined. However, official announcements are expected to come in the near future.

The former All-Pro has been downright impressive during his short time in the cage. Hardy competed on ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Contender Series’ over the summer and scored a brutal 57-second KO. He followed that performance up a few weeks later with a 17-second knock out on the same show.

Hardy just recently fought at Xtreme Fight Night 352 in September. There, he won via 53-second knockout over Rasheem Jones.

Although very impressed by Hardy’s performances, UFC President Dana White feels the former footballer isn’t UFC caliber yet. Perhaps a fourth straight win in dominant fashion could earn Hardy his UFC contract.

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DWTNCS 16 Live Results Tonight (Aug. 7) at 8 p.m. ET

Night 16 (see night 15 results here) of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series is here. In the main event, Greg Hardy will clash with Tebaris Gordon. Also featured on the card will be a bout between Joe Lowry and Devonte Smith. Kennedy Nzechukwu v…

Night 16 (see night 15 results here) of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series is here. In the main event, Greg Hardy will clash with Tebaris Gordon. Also featured on the card will be a bout between Joe Lowry and Devonte Smith. Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Dennis Bryant, Jacob Kilburn vs. Bobby Moffett, and J.R. Coughran vs. […]

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Greg Hardy’s Octagon Return Is Official

Former NFL All-Pro Greg Hardy’s Octagon return is official.

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Like him or not, Greg Hardy makes his return to the octagon on the season finale of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series next Tuesday (Aug. 6, 2018).

Hardy made his much anticipated professional MMA debut on the first episode of the Contender Series earlier this year when he knocked out Austen Lane in just 57 seconds. The former NFL All-Pro impressed in his performance thus earning him a UFC developmental deal.

The UFC came under a bit of scrutiny from fans and fighters alike when the Hardy signing became official. Some fighters are going so far as to publically ridicule Hardy for his past discretions. It’s fair to point out, however, some of Hardy’s charges were dropped, but he was in fact convicted of assault on his then-girlfriend in 2014.

It appears the former NFL All-Pro has turned a corner in his life now and a large part of that he credits to finding MMA. The next part of his journey will be in the same place he made his professional debut- the UFC gym. As Hardy will headline the last episode of the season this coming Tuesday (Aug. 7, 2018) night.

Here is the complete rundown of fights for week eight:

  •  Alex Gilpin (11-1) vs. JR Coughran (6-0)
  •  Bobby Moffett (12-3) vs. Jacob Kilburn (6-1)
  •  Joseph Lowry (8-0) vs. Devonte Smith (7-1)
  •  Kennedy Nzechukwu (5-0) vs. Dennis Bryant (5-1)
  • Greg Hardy (1-0) vs. Tebaris Gordon (3-0)

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DWTNCS Episode 6 Results: Nick Newell Disappoints

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Season 2 Episode 6 Results: Nick Newell Disappoints.

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Another Tuesday evening in the summer and that could only mean one thing.

The Contender Series keeps on rolling along tonight ( Tues., July 24, 2018) with the sixth episode of the season.

Here are the results:

Chase Hooper (5-0) vs. Canaan Kawaihae (3-0)

  •  Chase Hooper def. Canaan Kawaihae via unanimous decision (29-26, 29-26, 28-26)

Jeff Hughes (9-1) vs. Josh Appelt (15-6)

  •  Jeff Hughes def. Josh Appelt via TKO (punches) at 4:26 of round one.

Sodiq Yusuff (6-1) vs. Mike Davis (5-0)

  • Sodiq Yusuff def. Mike Davis via unanimous decision (30-27×3)

Jim Crute (7-0) vs. Chris Birchler (7-3)

  •  Jim Crute def. Chris Birchler via TKO (referee stoppage) at 4:23 of round one.

Nick Newell (14-1) vs. Alex Munoz (4-0)

  •  Alex Munoz def. Nick Newell via unanimous decision (30-27×3)

UFC Contracts Awarded:

  •  Jeff Hughes  – Heavyweight
  • Sodiq Yusuff – Featherweight
  •  Jim Crute – Light Heavyweight

Developmental Deal:

  • Chase Hooper – Featherweight

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