On Tuesday, July 18, UFC President Dana White hosted the second installment of his new promotion dubbed Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The promotion holds weekly events from The Ultimate Fighter Gym in Las Vegas.

The promotion’s second event featured a light heavyweight clash between UFC veteran Daniel Spohn and WSOF alum Angel DeAnda. Spohn entered the contest having won three straight and seven of his last eight since falling short in his lone UFC appearance against Patrick Walsh. California’s DeAnda rode the momentum of six straight wins into the bout.

The five-fight event streamed live on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Daniel Spohn def. Angel DeAnda by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 1
Sean O’Malley def. Alfred Khashakyan by knockout (right straight). Round 1, 4:14
Thanh Le def. Lazar Stojadinovic by knockout (right head kick and punches). Round 2, 1:35
Sidney Outlaw def. Michael Cora by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Casey Kenney def. C.J. Hamilton by unanimous decision (30-27×3)

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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