Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contenders Series: Episode 4 Results - TUF Alumni/WSOF Veteran Phil Hawes Headlines This Card

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Dana White Awards The Contracts To: Brandon Davis & Julian Marquez

Julian Marquez def. Phil Hawes by KO via head kick (2:20, R2)

Kyler Phillips def. James Gray by TKO via strikes (0:46, R1)

Carlos Candelario def. Ronaldo Candido by unanimous decision

Brandon Davis def. Austin Arnett by unanimous decision

John Castaneda def. Cheyden Leialoha by unanimous decision


Round By Round Recap

John Castaneda vs. Cheyden Leialoha

Round One: The round begins with Castaneda attacking Leialoha with leg kicks, Leialoha then attacks Castaneda with a pair of head kicks. Leialoha scores a takedown on Castaneda and he gets the open guard, Leialoha transitions to the half guard against Castaneda for a short time. Leialoha starts attacking Castaneda with some ground and pound, Castaneda scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing. Leialoha goes back to attacking Castaneda with high kicks, Leialoha nails Castaneda with a kick to the midsection. Leialoha starts attacking Castaneda with some leg kicks of his own, Leialoha then cracks Castaneda with a knee strike to the face as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Leialoha

Round Two: The round begins with Leialoha nailing Castaneda with a kick to the midsection, Castaneda starts attacking Leialoha with leg kicks. Leialoha eats a knee strike and he starts hunting for takedowns, Castaneda then cracks Leialoha with a right uppercut. Castaneda comes forward and he attacks Leialoha with punching combinations, Castaneda scores a takedown on Leialoha and he gets the full guard. Castaneda starts attacking Leialoha with some ground and pound, Leialoha scrambles to his feet and Castaneda holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Castaneda swings away at Leialoha as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Castaneda attacking Leialoha with a high kick, Leialoha nails Castaneda with a kick to the midsection. Leialoha accidentally pokes Castaneda in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Castaneda attacking Leialoha with another high kick. Castaneda grabs Leialoha and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Leialoha scores a takedown on Castaneda. Leialoha starts attacking Castaneda with some ground and pound, Castaneda scrambles to his feet before nailing Leialoha with a body shot. Leialoha grabs Castaneda and he holds him against the cage wall, Leialoha scores another takedown on Castaneda and he gets back control. Castaneda spins at the right time and he gets back to his feet, Castaneda scores a takedown on Leialoha and he gets the half guard. Castaneda starts attacking Leialoha with some ground and pound, Castaneda transitions to back control on Leialoha. Leialoha scrambles to his feet as the round ends.

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

Official Result: John Castaneda def. Cheyden Leialoha by unanimous decision

Austin Arnett vs. Brandon Davis

Round One: The round begins with Davis attacking Arnett with some leg kicks, Arnett then cracks Davis with a kick to the midsection. Davis nails Arnett with a knee strike followed by a high kick, Davis attacks Arnett with a spinning back fist followed by a striking combination. Davis comes forward and he swings away at Arnett, Davis also catches Arnett with a right to the midsection. Arnett recovers and he cracks Davis with a right, Arnett avoids a swinging Davis before landing another right. Davis uses a leg kick to drop Arnett and Arnett scrambles right back to his feet, Davis then attacks Arnett with a flying knee strike. Arnett also cracks a swinging Davis with a few lefts, Davis and Arnett also exchange a few rights to the face. Davis mauls Arnett with a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Round Two: The round begins with Davis attacking Arnett with some leg kicks, Arnett tries attacking Davis with a high kick. Arnett starts attacking Davis with some punching combinations, Davis comes forward and he kicks away at Arnett. The fighters briefly clinch and exchange knee strikes, Arnett nails a swinging Davis with a counter right. Arnett catches a ducking Davis in a jump guillotine choke and Davis escapes to get top position on the ground, Davis attacks Arnett with a lot of ground and pound. Arnett scrambles to his feet and he holds Davis against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Davis crushes Arnett with a multiple strike combination. Arnett accidentally kicks Davis low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Davis attacking Arnett with more leg kicks. Davis comes forward while attacking Arnett with combinations, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Davis rocking Arnett with a multiple strike combination, Arnett comes back with a combo of his own. Davis cracks a swinging Arnett with a spinning elbow strike, Davis nails a moving Arnett with a series of jabs. Davis attacks Arnett with another spinning elbow strike, Davis comes forward and he just swings away at Arnett. Arnett continues looking for the combination against Davis, Davis catches a backing Arnett with a right. The fighters clinch and they exchange knee strikes, Arnett then cracks Davis with an uppercut to the chin. Davis continues nailing Arnett with combinations, Arnett lands a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davis (Final Score: 30-27 for Davis)

Official Result: Brandon Davis def. Austin Arnett by unanimous decision

Carlos Candelario vs. Ronaldo Candido

Round One: The round begins with the fighters having a wild striking exchange, Candido scores a takedown on Candelario and he gets back control. Candido starts attacking Candelario with some ground and pound, Candelario spins at the right time to get on top of Candido. Candelario quickly starts attacking Candido with ground and pound, Candido gets to his feet and the fighters separate. Candido goes for a takedown as Candelario nails him with a left, Candelario gets top position as Candido goes for the takedown. Candelario attacks Candido with a ton of ground and pound, Candelario gets up and he allows candido to stand up as well. Candelario rocks a swinging Candido with a punching combination, Candido scores a takedown on Candelario as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Candelario

Round Two: The round begins with Candido attacking Candelario with some leg kicks, Candido then nails Candelario with a left uppercut. Candelario responds by cracking a swinging Candido with a counter left hook, Candido goes for the takedown and Candelario cracks him with elbow strikes. Candido scores a takedown on Candelario and he gets him in the seated position, Candelario gets back up and Candido drags him back to the ground. Candido transitions to back control against Candelario, Candelario spins at the right time and he gains top position against Candido. Candelario starts attacking Candido with some ground and pound, Candido goes for a calf slicer as Candelario attacks him with more strikes. Candido rolls for a heel hook as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Candelario attacking Candido with some leg kicks, Candelario then cracks Candido with a left. Candido goes for the takedown and Candelario stuffs it, Candido attacks Candelario with a head kick. Candido grabs Candelario and he holds him against the cage wall, Candido scores a takedown on Candelario and he gets the open guard. Candido transitions to the full mount against Candelario, Candido starts attacking Candelario with some ground and pound. Candido catches Candelario in the arm triangle choke and Candelario escapes after a long struggle, Candido nails Candelario with strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Carlos Candelario def. Ronaldo Candido by unanimous decision

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