DW's Tuesday Night Contender Series 2018 Week 4: LIVE on Fight Pass 8PM ET/5PM PT PBP Discussion

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  1. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator Senior Moderator Administrator

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    If you do not have Fight Pass and only want to watch the Contender Series, a summer Season Pass is currently being sold by the UFC for a discounted $8.99 here, it gives you ~6 weeks of FP.

    For those of you new to the series, every Tuesday from June 12th until August 7th, with July 3rd off, top prospects and former UFC fighters will compete on a five-fight card with the opportunity to win a UFC contract. Some events, only one winner gets a contract, and others, multiple fighters are awarded that elusive contract.

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    Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series 2018, Week 4!

    LW: Joey Gomez (7-0) vs Kevin Aguilar (14-1)
    MW: Bevon Lewis (5-0) vs Alton Cunningham (5-0)
    FW: Toby Misech (10-5) vs Ricky Palacios (9-1)
    FLW: Jordan Espinosa (12-5) vs Rilley Dutro (13-3)
    LW: Max Mustaki (6-2) vs Jalin Turner (6-3)



    Weigh-in Results Coming Soon: Every fighter appears to have made weight

    Odds as of 3:00 PM ET
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    Previous Contract Winners:

    2017 Season - Breakdown and Summary Here
    Week 1: FW Kurt Holobaugh (R1 KO) and BW Boston Salmon (Unanimous Decision)
    Week 2: BW Sean O'Malley (R1 KO)
    Week 3: LHW Karl Roberson (R1 KO) and MW Geoffrey Neal (R1 TKO)
    Week 4: MW Julian Marquez (R2 KO) and FW Brandon Davis (Unanimous Decision)
    Week 5: LHW Mike Rodriguez (R1 KO) and FLW Alex Perez (R1 Tech Sub - Anaconda Choke)
    Week 6: MW Charles Byrd (R2 Sub - Rear Naked Choke) and FW Grant Dawson (R2 Sub - Rear Naked Choke)
    Week 7: BW Benito Lopez (Split Decision) and FLW Joby Sanchez (R2 TKO)
    Week 8: LW Matt Frevola (R2 Sub - Arm-Triangle Choke), WBW Lauren Mueller (Unanimous Decision), HW Allen Crowder (R3 TKO) - as well as MW Bevon Lewis (R2 TKO) signed to Developmental League

    2018 Season
    Week 1: LHW Alonzo Menifield (R1 TKO) - as well as HW Greg Hardy (R1 TKO) signed to Developmental League
    Week 2: FW Matt Sayles (R1 TKO), MW Anthony Hernandez (R1 KO), LHW Ryan Spann (R1 Sub - Guillotine Choke), and WW Dwight Grant (R2 KO)
    Week 3: WFLW Antonina Shevcheko (R2 TKO), LW Te Edwards (R1 KO), and HW Josh Parisian (R1 Spinning Back Fist KO) to TUF Season 28

    Contracts issued to fighters will start at $10k to show and $10k to win, for around 3-4 fights. Other winners may be called to the UFC for short notice replacements or brought back for future CS events.

    Commentary: Dan Hellie, Michael Bisping
    The commentary will alternate this season between Play-by-Play announcers Brendan Fitzgerald and Dan Hellie, and Color Commentators Michael Bisping and Paul Felder

    There will be NO Snoopcast this season.

    Fights will start in approximately 4 hours from this posting.
     
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  2. Failwani

    Failwani Brown Belt

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    Has anyone ever missed weight for a Contender Series fight?
     
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    War TNCS. War Laura Sanko.
     
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  4. Yari

    Yari ななせまる

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    Oh I forgot this happens today. Fun. <GinJuice>
     
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    Kryptt Dead Belt Platinum Member

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    They should have Brock guest-interview for an episode...
     
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  6. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator Senior Moderator Administrator

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    Never.
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    That's more suspicious than it is impressive.
     
  8. podsox

    podsox Silver Belt

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    Or go the American idol route. Have 3 judges give their scores. Brock- “He’s a piece of shit”
     
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  9. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator Senior Moderator Administrator

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    I dunno, the way I figure, if they miss weight for this, they're never getting signed in a million years. They're going to be as on the money as they possibly can.
     
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    Good fights tonight. I got a lot of respect for Aguilar. Glad he's getting his chance at joining the UFC. Sucks he couldn't just get the call instead of fighting a relatively unknown commodity. If you got bets, good luck on your plays and let's have some fun tonight with this one eh gents? Love these Tuesday cards.
     
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    It's almost better to get the shot on the Contender series imo.

    Gives you exposure to the MMA fans and a chance to make a name for yourself.
     
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  12. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator Senior Moderator Administrator

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    Cool, Matt Sayles is already fighting in the UFC. He was signed on Week 10, and he'll be fighting Sheymon Moraes on the 227 FP Prelims.
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Was watching the Sumo basho in the can and... oh thank god it hasn't started yet
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Sort of feels like this batch of dudes has worse record than the previous events.

    Conspiracy to get Bevon into the UFC? Get that Jon Jones friend in there?
     
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    Danespina Gold Belt

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    I think it's just way too important to make weight on the show. You'll likely never be given another shot if you miss.
     
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    WaylonMercy5150 Red Belt

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    Go Colton Smith
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Mustaki beat a guy called Socrates in his last bout. And the guy named Socrates isn't even Brazilian. :eek:

    What kind of last name is Mustaki anyways?
     
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    Jests Christ 6’3 lightweight who doesn’t look that scrawny
     

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