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

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  1. JayPettryMMA Danger Zone Aficionado Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    LINK to the broadcast on Fight Pass

    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 $1.99 here, it gives you a week 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 8!
    Commentary: Brendan Fitzgerald, Paul Felder

    HW: Greg Hardy (1-0) vs Tebaris Gordon (3-0)
    LW: Joseph Lowry (8-0) vs Devonte Smith (7-1)
    LHW: Kennedy Nzechukwu (5-0) vs Dennis Bryant (5-1)
    FW: Bobby Moffett (12-3) vs Jacob Kilburn (6-1)
    FW: Alex Gilpin (11-1) vs J.R. Coughran (6-0)

    Weigh-in Results: ALL fighters made weight
    Greg Hardy (265.5) vs. Tebaris Gordon (264.5)
    Joe Lowry (155) vs. Devonte Smith (155.5)
    Dennis Bryant (205.5) vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu (205)
    Jacob Kilburn (145) vs. Bobby Moffett (145.5)
    J.R. Coughran (145) vs. Alex Gilpin (146)


    Odds as of 1:15 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 - Midseason Review Here From the Main Page

    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
    Week 4: MW Bevon Lewis (R1 TKO) and FLW Jordan Espinosa (R3 TKO)
    Week 5: WSW Maycee Barber (R3 TKO), BW Domingo Pilarte (R2 Tech Sub - Rear Naked Choke), and MW Edmen Shahbazyan (R1 TKO)
    Week 6: LHW Jim Crute (R1 TKO), FW Sadiq Yussuf (Unanimous Decision), HW Jeff Hughes (R1 TKO) - as well as FW Chase Hooper (Unanimous Decision) signed to Developmental League
    Week 7: LW Roosevelt Roberts (R2 Sub - Rear Naked Choke), MW Ian Heinisch (R1 KO), FW Jordan Griffin (R1 Sub - Rear Naked Choke), and HW Juan Adams (R1 TKO)

    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.

    There is NO Snoopcast this season.

    Fights will start in approximately 6 and a half hours from this posting.

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  2. JayPettryMMA Danger Zone Aficionado Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    Also, sad to say, this is the final event of DWTNCS this year.
     
  3. Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

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    Expect to see all of the fighters win or lose within the next year.

    That's how it goes.
     
  4. null Gold Belt

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    There will be the Brazilian version of the series that they are filming this week tape delayed to September, but it won't be live, and no betting odds available either, not to mention it is probably in Portuguese with English sub-titles on Fight Pass eventually, so not as much fun.
     
  5. JayPettryMMA Danger Zone Aficionado Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    I didn't know the bolded part that it was tape delayed. How can they broadcast official fights well after they happen (days/weeks/months), unless they're only tape delayed by a few hours and the results are posted and we just have to avoid spoilers.
     
  6. SuperNerd Off Season Mode.

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    I really enjoy not knowing anything about these fighters.

    Nunchuckfu vs Beard is the fight I'm excited for, based on the image in OP
     
  7. Kung Fu Kowboy The Fight Doctor Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    The odds on Hardy... #Hespect to the A-Level Athlete.
     
  8. susancingari White Belt

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    I interviewed Hardy while he was training for this fight. He's a phenomenal athlete.
     
  9. SuperNerd Off Season Mode.

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    Welcome to Sherdog.
     
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    Psyched as usual for the Tuesday night fracas!

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    In!
     
  12. podsox Gold Belt

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    Anybody know anything about the dude Hardy’s fighting?
     
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    Shame its the last night already, loved this last summer, loved it this year. They should do it again at another point in the year
     
  14. SuperNerd Off Season Mode.

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  15. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Considering how liberally they've been handing out contracts these later episodes, Hardy would undoubtedly have gained one if he hadn't fought before they drastically lowered their standards.
     
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    Alright, here we go, last one. Plugged in, pants off. I'm ready for this one!
     
  17. SuperNerd Off Season Mode.

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    Greg probably could have said no to this second fight, and ended up with a good contract, ufc or not.
     
  18. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Got to get dat woman-beating money.
     
  19. SuperNerd Off Season Mode.

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    The real news on that announcement is that Luis Henrique is still in the UFC
     

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