On Tuesday, July 25, UFC President Dana White hosted the third 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 third event featured a light heavyweight clash between Ryan Spann and Karl Roberson. Spann, a veteran of LFA and Legacy FC, was coming off a 20-second submission win over Roman Pizzolato in May. New Jersey’s Roberson entered the fight having gone undefeated through his first four professional outings. Three of his wins have come before the final bell.

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

Karl Roberson def. Ryan Spann by TKO (elbows). Round 1, 0:15
Kyle Stewart def. Jason Jackson by TKO (leg injury). Round 2, 0:21
Geoff Neal def. Chase Waldon by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 1:56
Alonzo Menifield def. Daniel Jolly by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 1
Dan Ige def. Luis Gomez by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 3:23

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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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