Dana White s Tuesday Night Contender Series - Week 5 results and live discussionGet the Full StoryDiscuss week 5 of Dana White s Tuesday Night Contender Series right here on Bloody Elbow. Tonight Tuesday, August 9th is week 5 of Dana White s Tuesday Night Contender Series, which will highlight up-and-coming talent, as well as some former UFC fighters looking for a second crack at the big time. Winners aren t guaranteed a UFC contract, so impressive performances matter a lot. Bloody Elbow is your place to discuss this five-fight event at The Ultimate Fighter gym in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The main event this evening are light heavyweights Jamelle Jones and Mike Rodriguez, who nickname is Bones. There s not a single ex-UFC fighter on the card, although former WSOF title challenger Donavon Frelow is competing.
As is the case for the whole of this eight-week run, Dana White s Contender Series streams live on UFC Fight Pass, starting at 8 PM ET 5 PM PT. If you want SnoopCast commentary, click here. For a complete preview of tonight s show, check out Dayne Fox s preview.
Here s tonight s lineup:
Mike Rodriguez 8-2 vs. Jamelle Jones 7-4 - Light Heavyweights
Peter Petties 5-2 vs. Julio Arce 13-2 - Featherweights
Alex Perez 17-4 vs. Kevin Gray 9-3 - Flyweights
Ricky Simon 9-1 vs. Donavon Frelow 6-2 - Bantamweights
Everett Sims 4-0 vs. Shelton Graves 6-3 - Heavyweights