Two more fighters from Dana White’s Contender Series won themselves UFC contracts last evening after Mike Rodriguez (9-2) and Alex Perez (18-4) did enough to impress the UFC President
Last night was the fifth edition of DWTNCS which is taking place at The Ultimate Fighter gym in Las Vegas.
Rodriguez rounded the evening off in superb fashion when he finished Jamelle Jones (7-5) with a tremendous flying knee.
— UFC (@ufc) August 9, 2017
Earlier in the evening, flyweight fighter Alex Perez defeated Kevin Gray (9-4) with a beautiful anaconda choke to also earn himself a UFC contract.
— Dana White (@danawhite) August 9, 2017
The full fight card results are as follows:
- Light Heavyweights: Mike Rodriguez def. Jamelle Jones by KO (flying knee and punches) at 2:15 of round 1
- Featherweights: Julio Arce def. Peter Petties by TKO (punches) at 2:39 of round 2
- Flyweights: Alex Perez def. Kevin Gray by submission (anaconda choke) at 2:54 of round 1
- Bantamweights: Ricky Simon def. Donavon Frelow by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Heavyweights: Shelton Graves def. Everett Sims by TKO (strikes) at 2:20 of round 3