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Dana White’s ‘Tuesday Night Contender Series’ Episode 1 Fight Card



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

(Episode One)

Featherweight Main Event
Kurt Holobaugh (17-4) vs. Matt Bessette (22-7)

Heavyweight Bout
Greg Rebello (22-7) vs. Azunna Anyanwu (13-4)

Bantamweight Bout
Boston Salmon (5-0) vs. Ricky Turcios (8-0)

Light Heavyweight Bout
Justin Jones (9-2) vs. Charles Bryd (7-4)

Flyweight Bout
Joby Sanchez (9-2) vs. Manny Vazquez (11-2)

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