Dana White’s Contender Series Episode 27 Results: Leavitt, Medic & Jacoby Earn UFC Contracts

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Dana White Awards The Contract(s) To: Jordan Leavitt, Uros Medic & Dustin Jacoby

Dustin Jacoby def. Ty Flores by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)

Uros Medic def. Mikey Gonzalez by TKO via strikes (2:12, R1)

Jerome Rivera def. Luis Rodriguez by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Jordan Leavitt def. Luke Flores by submission via arm triangle choke (4:15, R1)


Luke Flores vs. Jordan Leavitt

Round One: The round begins with Flores attacking Leavitt with some leg kicks, Leavitt scores a takedown on Flores and he gets the open guard. Leavitt picks Flores up and he slams him on the mat below, Flores looks for some submissions while on his back. Leavitt transitions to side control as Flores tries to scramble, Flores wall walks to his feet and Leavitt slams him back to the mat. Leavitt attacks Flores with some ground and pound, Leavitt looks to get back control on Flores while landing more strikes. Leavitt catches Flores in an arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Jordan Leavitt def. Luke Flores by submission via arm triangle choke (4:15, R1)

Luis Rodriguez vs. Jerome Rivera

Round One: The round begins with Rivera attacking Rodriguez with some leg kicks, Rodriguez attacks a kicking Rivera with a two punch combination. Rodriguez falls on a kick attempt and Rivera gets back control on the ground, Rivera attacks Rodriguez with some ground and pound. Rodriguez scrambles and he finds a way to get top control on Rivera, Rivera scrambles to his feet and he gets Rodriguez against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Rivera looks for a takedown while eating a right, Rodriguez goes for a spinning elbow strike as he separates from Rivera. Rivera stays on the outside while picking Rodriguez apart with strikes, Rodriguez scores a takedown on Rivera and he gets the open guard. Rodriguez lands some ground and pound on Rivera as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Round Two: The round begins with Rivera attacking Rodriguez with a variety of kicks, Rodriguez nails a kicking Rivera with a counter right hook. The fighters separate and Rivera lands more kicks on Rodriguez, Rodriguez lands another counter right on a swinging Rivera. Rivera looks for a takedown after eating a body kick from Rodriguez, Rivera gets Rodriguez up against the cage wall. Rodriguez scores a takedown on Rivera and he gets side control, Rodriguez transitions to back control on Rivera. Rodriguez catches Rivera in an inverted triangle choke and Rivera escapes after a long struggle to get the fight standing again, Rodriguez knocks a kicking Rivera to the mat as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rivera ttacking Rodriguez with a front kick to the face, Rivera also attacks Rodriguez with some leg kicks. Rodriguez responds by landing some kicks of his own against Rivera, Rodriguez then cracks Rivera with a left to the midsection. Rodriguez grabs Rivera and he gets him up against the cage wall, Rodriguez gets Rivera to the ground and he eats a few elbow strikes. Rodriguez gets back control on a scrambling Rivera, Rivera scrambles to his feet and he attacks Rodriguez with a knee strike. Rivera goes for a head kick and Rodriguez blocks it, Rivera looks for a takedown and Rodriguez defends before getting top control. Rivera gets up and Rodriguez jumps on his back, Rivera shakes Rodriguez off of his back and Rodriguez gets him against the cage wall. Rodriguez drags Rivera to the ground and he lands a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jerome Rivera def. Luis Rodriguez by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Uros Medic vs. Mikey Gonzalez

Round One: The round begins with Medic attacking Gonzalez with some leg kicks, Medic also nails Gonzalez with a kick to the midsection. Gonzalez nails Medic with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Medic responds by cracking Gonzalez with a left hook. Medic drops Gonzalez with a kick to the midsection and he pounces on Gonzalez with follow up strikes, Gonzalez scrambles to his feet and Medic drops him a few moments later with another combination. Medic nails a downed Gonzalez with a bunch of unanswered strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Uros Medic def. Mikey Gonzalez by TKO via strikes (2:12, R1)

Ty Flores vs. Dustin Jacoby

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Flores grabs a kicking Jacoby and briefly gets him against the cage wall. Jacoby then nails Flores with a kick to the midsection, Jacoby looks for the flying knee strike against Flores. Flores also nails Jacoby with his own kick to the midsection, Jacoby hunts for the head kick against Flores. Flores eats a few strikes after attacking Jacoby with some leg kicks, Jacoby gets Flores against the cage wall while landing a bunch of rights. Jacoby looks for a d’arce choke and he releases it before landing a few strikes, Jacoby nails Flores with a body kick followed by a multiple strike combination. Jacoby nails a swinging Flores with a spinning back fist, Jacoby continues backing Flores into the cage wall while landing multiple strike combos. Jacoby attempts a few high kicks on Flores as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Jacoby

Round Two: The round begins with Flores hitting Jacoby with a few leg kicks, Flores charges at Jacoby before getting him against the cage wall. Jacoby gets free and he cracks Flores with a massive combination, Jacoby cracks Flores with a three pack of knee strikes to the head. Flores gets Jacoby against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and clinch while exchanging strikes. Jacoby gets free and he cracks Flores with another combination, Jacoby drops Flores after landing a six punch combination and he lands some follows up strikes. Flores scrambles to his feet and Jacoby nails him with a knee strike, the fighters clinch and exchange a few strikes. Flores nails Jacoby with a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Jacoby (Overall Score: 20-16 for Jacoby)

Round Three: The round begins with Jacoby popping Flores with a few jabs, Flores charges at Jacoby while swinging away at him. Jacoby backs Flores into the cage wall while landing a few strikes, Jacoby scores a takedown on Flores and he gets back control. Flores scrambles to his feet as Jacoby swings away at him, Flores clinches with Jacoby while landing some strikes. Flores scores a takedown on Jacoby and Jacoby gets back up, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. Jacoby swings at Flores as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jacoby (Final Score: 30-25 for Jacoby)

Official Result: Dustin Jacoby def. Ty Flores by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)

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