Mixed martial arts on a Tuesday night? Get used to it. Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series kicks off later tonight live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass with a five fight card feature ten fighters who are looking to fight their way into the UFC. That’s right, none of these fights will be contested under the UFC banner.
The first season will consist of 8 episodes. The commentary team will feature newcomers Dan Hellie (NFL Network) and Brandon Fitzgerald (ESPNU). Oh ya, you can also listen to recent Hall of Fame inductee Urijah Faber and Snoop Dogg on an alternate audio track if you so desire.
Here’s a look at tonight’s 5-fight card:
Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series
Featherweight Main Event
Kurt Holobaugh (17-4) vs. Matt Bessette (22-7)
Greg Rebello (22-7) vs. Azunna Anyanwu (13-4)
Boston Salmon (5-0) vs. Ricky Turcios (8-0)
Light Heavyweight Bout
Justin Jones (9-2) vs. Charles Bryd (7-4)
Joby Sanchez (9-2) vs. Manny Vazquez (11-2)