On Tuesday, Aug. 8, UFC President Dana White hosted the fifth 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 fifth event featured a light heavyweight bout between Michael Rodriguez and Jamelle Jones.

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

Michael Rodriguez def. Jamelle Jones by knockout (left jump knee). Round 1, 2:15
Julio Arce def. Peter Petties by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 2:39
Alex Perez def. Kevin Gray by submission (anaconda choke). Round 1, 2:54
Ricky Simon def. Donavon Frelow by split decision
Shelton Graves def. Everett Sims by TKO (ground and pound). Round 3, 2:20

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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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