Another group of fighters will look to earn a UFC contract tonight from the brand new Apex Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dana White’s Contender Series 22 will host five fights on ESPN+ beginning at 8 pm ET.
Look at this flying knee knockout by Aalon Cruz in the third and final round of his fight against Steven Nguyen. UFC President Dana White was so impressed that he signaled that he was signing Cruz immediately after the fight ended.
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) July 31, 2019
Dana White’s Contender Series 22 results below:
Aleksa Camur defeated Fabio Cherant via TKO (flying knee, punches) – Round 2, 0:48
Aalon Cruz defeated Steven Nguyen via knockout (flying knee) – Round 3, 4:36
Tracy Cortez defeated Mariya Agapova via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Daniel Rodriguez defeated Rico Farrington via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Rodrigo Nascimento defeated Michal Martinek via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:16
Four contracts were awarded on the night. Aleksa Camur, Aalon Cruz, Tracy Cortez, and Rodrigo Nascimento are all headed to the UFC.