Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Episode 6 Results: Flying Knee Strikes Lead To A Pair Of Finishes

Steven Nguyen vs. Aalon Cruz

Round One: The round begins with Nguyen briefly dropping Cruz with a right, Cruz continues attacking Nguyen with combinations. Cruz goes for a head kick before landing a body kick on Nguyen, Nguyen starts attacking Cruz with some leg kicks. Nguyen cracks Cruz with a kick to the midsection, Cruz lands leg kicks of his own against Nguyen. Cruz attacks Nguyen with a bunch of high kick attempts, Nguyen then cracks Cruz with an overhand right. Nguyen comes forward and he kicks Cruz in the midsection, Nguyen again pops Cruz with a right. Cruz continues attacking Nguyen with a variety of kicks, Nguyen nails a kicking Cruz with a three punch combination. Nguyen goes for a wheel kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nguyen

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters immediately swinging away at each other, Cruz attacks Nguyen with a plethora of kicks. Nguyen nails a swinging Cruz with a counter right, Cruz attacks Nguyen with a head kick and it gets blocked. Nguyen starts attacking Cruz with some leg kicks, Nguyen charges forward while swinging away at a kicking Cruz. Cruz nails Nguyen with a knee strike to the face, Cruz backs up Nguyen while swinging away at him. Nguyen then cracks a swinging Cruz with a counter right hook, Cruz grabs Nguyen and gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Nguyen coming forward and swinging away at Cruz, Cruz immediately goes back to kicking away at Nguyen. Cruz uses his kicks to keep Nguyen at a distance, Cruz goes for high kicks on an advancing Nguyen. Cruz starts using jabs to keep Nguyen at a distance, Cruz nails Nguyen with a wheel kick to the head. Cruz continues to attack Nguyen with a variety of kicks, Nguyen keeps on looking for the counter strike on Cruz. Cruz destroys an incoming Nguyen with a flying knee strike and Nguyen goes out cold.

Official Result: Aalon Cruz def. Steven Nguyen by KO via flying knee strike (4:36, R3)

Aleksa Camur vs. Fabio Cherant

Round One: The round begins with Camur going for a high kick against Cherant, Camur starts attacking Cherant with some leg kicks. Camur backs up Cherant before landing a right, Cherant and Camur exchange some head kick attempts. Camur then nails Cherant with a kick to the midsection, Cherant pops an incoming Camur with a left. Camur goes for a flying knee strike before getting against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Camur starts attacking Cherant with some leg kicks, Cherant continues attacking Camur with counter lefts. Camur goes for a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Camur

Round Two: The round begins with Cherant rocking Camur with a left hook, Camur recovers and he drops Cherant with a flying knee strike. Cherant gets up and Camur drops him again, Camur pounces on a downed Cherant with a ton of unanswered strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Aleksa Camur def. Fabio Cherant by TKO via strikes (0:48, R2)

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