The fifth week of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series took place tonight from the UFC Gym in Las Vegas.
Each week top-ranked fighters around the country compete against one another in hopes for a UFC contract. Each week five fights are highlighted on the show in front of UFC President Dana White and matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard. There is set requirement as to how many fighters will be awarded the contract, if any at all.
Tonight Michael Rodriguez and Alex Perez would be awarded contracts.
Complete Tuesday Night Contender Series Week 5 results below:
Michael Rodriguez defeated Jamelle Jones via knockout – Round 1, 2:15
Julio Arce defeated Peter Petties by TKO – Round 2, 2:39
Alex Perez defeated Kevin Gray by submission (anaconda choke) – Round 1, 2:54
Ricky Simon defeated Donavon Frelow via split decision
Shelton Graves defeated Everett Sims via TKO (ground and pound). Round 3, 2:20