Report: Kevin Syler Faces Kenny Cross At Dana White’s Contender Series Episode 27


A lightweight division attraction has been added to Dana White’s Contender Series Episode 27 as Kevin Syler faces Kenny Cross.

The Scrap first reported the bout, who’s spot on the card isn’t known at this time.

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Syler (10-0-0) is undefeated thus far in his professional MMA career and that streak has already lasted over six years. Syler competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Episode 4, defeating Lance Lawrence by unanimous decision. Syler has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and seven of them came by way of submission.

Cross (7-3-0) has spent the majority of his professional MMA career competing in Knockout Promotions, winning five of seven there. Cross is competing for the first time in just over a year, as his last bout took place at WXC 80 in July of 2019. Cross has competed ten times as a professional MMA fighter and none of those bouts went the distance.

Dana White’s Contender Series Episode 27 takes place on Tuesday, August 4 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.  

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