Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Episode 8 Results: 4 Fighters Pick Up UFC Deals

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Dana White Awards The Contract(s) To: Tony Gravely, Sarah Alpar, Brok Weaver & William Knight (Developmental)

William Knight def. Herdem Alacabek by TKO via strikes (4:34, R3)

Brok Weaver def. Devin Smyth by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Sarah Alpar def. Shanna Young by submission via rear naked choke (2:55, R2)

Tony Gravely def. Ray Rodriguez by TKO via strikes (2:16, R3)

Julius Anglickas def. Karl Reed by submission via rear naked choke (3:25, R3)


Karl Reed vs. Julius Anglickas

Round One: The round begins with Reed immediately looking for a high kick, Reed starts attacking Anglickas with some leg kicks. Reed grabs Anglickas and gets him against the cage wall, Anglickas spins Reed into the cage wall while landing a few strikes. Anglickas scores a takedown on Reed and Reed gets right back up, the fighters separate and Reed kicks Anglickas in the midsection. Reed scores a takedown on Anglickas and he gets him in the seated position, Anglickas scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Anglickas attacks Reed with a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Anglickas

Round Two: The round begins with Anglickas attacking Reed with some leg kicks, Reed uses the jab to keep Anglickas at bay. Anglickas grabs a swinging Reed and he gets him against the cage wall, Anglickas scores a takedown on Reed and Reed gets right up. Anglickas accidentally nails Reed low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Reed attacking Anglickas with a high kick. Anglickas scores another takedown on Reed and Reed gets right back up, Anglickas gets Reed up against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Reed getting Anglickas against the cage wall. Reed scores a takedown on Anglickas and he gets side control, Reed advances to the half guard against Anglickas. Anglickas wall walks to his feet and Reed briefly catches him in a standing guillotine choke, the fighters separate and Anglickas nails Reed with a knee strike followed by an elbow strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Anglickas (Overall Score: 20-18 for Anglickas)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Anglickas backs up Reed while swinging away at him. Anglickas rocks Reed with multiple knee strikes before getting him against the cage wall, Anglickas scores a takedown on Reed and he gets back control. Reed gets up while eating strikes from Anglickas, Anglickas scores another takedown on Reed and he lands a few strikes. Anglickas locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Julius Anglickas def. Karl Reed by submission via rear naked choke (3:25, R3)

Tony Gravely vs. Ray Rodriguez

Round One: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Gravely with a high kick, Gravely attacks Rodriguez with some kicks of his own. Rodriguez and Gravely exchange some punching combinations, Gravely stuns a swinging Rodriguez with a counter left. Gravely gets Rodriguez up against the cage wall, Rodriguez nails Gravely with an elbow strike upon separating. Gravely charges forward and the fighters swing away at each other, Gravely scores a takedown on Rodriguez after eating a three punch combination. Gravely attacks Rodriguez with some ground and pound, Rodriguez gets Gravely in his full guard while attempting a guillotine choke. Gravely gains the half guard while nailing Rodriguez with ground and pound, Rodriguez scrambles to his feet and Gravely gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Gravely nails Rodriguez with a left, Gravely scores another takedown on Rodriguez and he gets the half guard, Rodriguez sweeps Gravely as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gravely

Round Two: The round begins with Gravely attacking Rodriguez with a head kick, Gravely grabs Rodriguez and gets him against the cage wall. Rodriguez scores a takedown on Gravely and he gets back control, Gravely scrambles to his feet and he gets Rodriguez against the cage wall. Gravely scores a takedown on Rodriguez and he gets the half guard, Gravely attacks Rodriguez with some ground and pound. Rodriguez tries scrambling as Gravely attacks him with more strikes, Gravely transitions to back control against Rodriguez. Gravely looks for a rear naked choke and Rodriguez escapes, Gravely moves to the half guard on Rodriguez as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gravely (Overall Score: 20-18 for Gravely)

Round Three: The round begins with Gravely immediately dropping Rodriguez with a left, Gravely gets top position on Rodriguez and he looks for a guillotine choke. Rodriguez scrambles and he gets back control on Gravely, Gravely shakes Rodriguez off of him before regaining top control. Gravely attacks Rodriguez with some ground and pound, Gravely gains back control while attacking Rodriguez with a plethora of unanswered strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Tony Gravely def. Ray Rodriguez by TKO via strikes (2:16, R3)

Shanna Young vs. Sarah Alpar

Round One: The round begins with the fighters immediately swinging away at each other, Young and Alpar have a wildl striking exchange near the cage wall. Alpar scores a takedown on Young and she gets back control, Young sweeps Alpar and she gets top control on the ground. Young attacks Alpar with some ground and pound, Alpar gets back up and she separates from Young after eating a few strikes. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, Young separates from Alpar after landing a trio of knee strikes. Alpar goes for a takedown and Young catches her in a d’arce choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Young

Round Two: The round begins with Alpar attacking Young with some leg kicks, Young and Alpar attack each other with combinations. Young eats a few right hooks before landing a combo of her own, Alpar scores a takedown on Young and she gets the half guard. Alpar transitions to back control against Young, Alpar attacks Young with some ground and pound. Alpar locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Sarah Alpar def. Shanna Young by submission via rear naked choke (2:55, R2)

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