Tonight (July 30th) is Week 6 of season three of Dana White’s Contender Series, which highlights up-and-coming talent as well as some former UFC fighters looking for a second crack at the big time. Winners aren’t guaranteed a UFC contract, but it certainly helps to both win and impress at the same time.
Bloody Elbow is your place for live discussion of this five-fight event at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event is a light heavyweight bout between Aleksa Camur and Fabio Cherant.
As is the case throughout the summer, Dana White’s Contender Series streams live on ESPN+. For those outside of the USA, you can still watch it on UFC Fight Pass, starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. The full fight card is as follows:
Aleksa Camur def. Fabio Cherant by TKO (flying knee and punches) at :48 of Round 2 - Light Heavyweights
Aalon Cruz def. Steven Nguyen by KO (flying knee and punches) at 4:36 of Round 3 - Featherweights
Tracy Cortez def. Mariya Agapova by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27) - Women’s Flyweights
Daniel Rodriguez def. Rico Farrington by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) - Welterweights
Rodrigo Nascimento def. Michal Martinek by submission (arm triangle choke) at 3:16 of round 1 - Heavyweights
Contracts awarded: Aalon Cruz, Aleksa Camur, Rodrigo Nascimento, Tracy Cortez