Matt Sayles (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

Contender Series Season 2, Week 2 Results: Sayles, Hernandez, Spann and Grant All Earn UFC Contracts

On Tuesday, June 19, UFC President Dana White hosts the second installment of season two of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The promotion holds weekly events from The Ultimate Fighter Gym in Las Vegas, with White awarding UFC contracts to the night’s most impressive performances.

In the night’s main event, World Series of Fighting veteran Matt Sayles meets unbeaten prospect Yazan Hajeh.

In the evening’s main card action, LFA middleweight champion Anthony Hernandez fights undefeated JacksonWink fighter Jordan Wright, GLORY kickboxing’s Giga Chikadze takes on The Ultimate Fighter 22 alumni Austin Springer, and LFA light heavyweight titleholder and former Contender Series participant Ryan Spann battles Bellator veteran Emiliano Sordi.


The event airs live at 8 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

Matt Sayles def. Yazan Hajeh by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:57
Anthony Hernandez def. Jordan Wright by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0:40
Austin Springer def. Giga Chikadze by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 4:10
Ryan Spann def. Emiliano Sordi by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:26
Dwight Grant def. Tyler Hill by knockout (punches). Round 2, 2:08