Two fighters win UFC contracts


Dana White’s Contender Series Season 5 Results Week 10: Two Fighters Got UFC Contracts

Dana White’s Contender Series concluded its fifth season at UFC Apex on Tuesday with a five-fight card that saw two fighters secure UFC contracts.

In the main event of the fight card, lightweight Maheshate defeated Achilles Extremadura by unanimous decision after facing adversity early in the fight. With the victory, the 21-year-old Chinese fighter got a chance in the UFC.

Only one other contract was handed over on Tuesday. Welterweight Yohan Lainesse scored a first round knockout against Justin Burlinson and punched his ticket to the UFC.

UFC President Dana White announced the contract winners after the event. Watch the video below.

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(Video courtesy of UFC)

Dana White Contender Season 5 Results, Week 10:

  • Maheshate def. Achille Extremadura by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Yohan Lainesse beat. Justin Burlinson by KO (punches) at 1:37, R1
  • Erisson Ferreira de Silva beat. Qiu Lun by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Jonas Bilharinho beats. Canaan Kawaihae by TKO (freewheeling kick) at 4:00, R2
  • Juan Puerta beat. Shang Zhifa by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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