Roosevelt Roberts (center) (Dave Mandel/Combat Press)

Contender Series Season 2, Week 7 Results: Roberts, Heinisch, Griffin and Adams Earn UFC Contracts

On Tuesday, July 31, UFC President Dana White hosted the seventh 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, undefeated lightweight Roosevelt Roberts took on fellow Bellator MMA veteran Garrett Gross.

Also on the card, LFA interim middleweight titleholder Ian Heinisch battled Justin Sumter.


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

Roosevelt Roberts def. Garrett Gross by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:13
Don’Tale Mayes def. Mitchell Sipe by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 4:49
Ian Heinisch def. Justin Sumter by knockout (elbows). Round 1, 3:37
Jordan Griffin def. Maurice Mitchell by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:57
Juan Adams def. Shawn Teed by TKO (punches). Round 1, 4:17