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

Brok Weaver vs. Devin Smyth

Round One: The round begins with Smyth kicking Weaver in the midsection, Smyth scores a takedown on Weaver and Weaver gets back up. Smyth nails Weaver with a few strikes before scoring another takedown, Smyth gains side control on Weaver while landing elbow strikes. Smyth attacks Weaver with some ground and pound, Weaver gets up and Smyth jumps on his back. Weaver shakes Smyth off of him before landing a right, Smyth and Weaver clinch while exchanging knee strikes. The fighters separate and Smyth gets Weaver back against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Weaver attacks Smyth with a high kick, Smyth again gets Weaver against the cage wall. Weaver goes for a guillotine choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Smyth

Round Two: The round begins with Weaver accidentally nailing Smyth low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Weaver attacking Smyth with some leg kicks. Smyth attacks Weaver with a spinning elbow strike before getting him against the cage wall, Weaver spins Smyth and gets him against the cage wall. Weaver pops Smyth with a few strikes during a brief separation, Weaver separates from Smyth and he lands a multiple punch combination. Weaver again gets Smyth up against the cage wall, Smyth scores a takedown on Weaver and Weaver gets right back up. Weaver attacks Smyth with a huge combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Weaver (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Weaver attacking Smyth with some leg kicks, Smyth grabs Weaver and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch, Smyth nails Weaver with an elbow strike during a brief separation. Smyth scores a takedown on Weaver and he gets him in the seated position, Weaver scrambles to his feet and he gets Smyth against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Weaver nails Smyth with a punching combination, Smyth nails Weaver with a spinning elbow strike before getting him against the cage wall. Weaver continues attacking Smyth with combinations, Smyth scores a takedown on Weaver and he lands a combo as Weaver gets up. Weaver spins Smyth into the cage wall while landing a few strikes, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Weaver (Final Score: 29-28 for Weaver)

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

Herdem Alacabek vs. William Knight

Round One: The round begins with Alacabek nailing Knight with a kick to the midsection, Knight clinches with Alacabek and Alacabek lands a plethora of strikes. Alacabek cracks Knight with multiple knee strikes to the midsection, Knight goes for his own knee strike against Alacabek. Alacabek backs Knight into the cage wall while landing a combination, Alacabek scores a takedown on Knight and he gets the half guard. Knight eats some ground and pound before scrambling, Alacabek gets back control on Knight. Alacabek attacks Knight with some more ground and pound, Knight scrambles to his feet and he scores a takedown on Alacabek. Knight escapes an arm bar attempt to nail Alacabek with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Alacabek

Round Two: The round begins with Knight attacking Alacabek with some leg kicks, Alacabek gets Knight against the cage wall after landing a combo. Alacabek attacks the midsection of Knight with a bunch of strikes, the fighters exchange a bunch of strikes while in the clinch. Alacabek scores a takedown on Knight and he gets side control, Alacabek gains back control while nailing Knight with some strikes. Knight scrambles to his feet as Alacabek swings away at him, Knight scores a takedown on Alacabek and he gets the full mount. Knight attacks Alacabek with ground and pound, Alacabek gets Knight in the half guard while eating more strikes. Knight regains full mount and he rolls for a submission as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Knight (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Knight attacking Alacabek with some leg kicks, Alacabek responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Knight rocks Alacabek with a knee strike to the face, Alacabek grabs Knight and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Alacabek swings away at Knight, Knight scores a takedown on Alacabek and he gets back control. Alacabek gets up while eating strikes from Knight, Knight starts peppering Alacabek with a series of jabs. Knight scores another takedown on Alacabek and he gets back control, Alacabek scrambles to his feet and he gets Knight against the cage wall. Alacabek goes for a takedown and Knight gets top control while landing a ton of strikes, Knight gets side control while nailing Alacabek with more strikes. Knight gets the full guard while landing more strikes, Knight attacks Alacabek with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

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

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