Yohan Lainesse (CFFC)

Contender Series Results: Lainesse and Maheshate Earn Contracts

Dana White’s Contender Series is back for its fifth season.

The show, which continues on its home on ESPN+, aims to give top prospects a chance to impress the UFC brass in an attempt to earn a contract with the company. The show’s final episode of the new season took place on Nov. 2 and streamed live at 8 p.m. ET.

Check below for full results.


Maheshate def. Achilles Estremadura by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
Yohan Lainesse def. Justin Burlinson by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:37
Erisson Ferreira da Silva def. Lun Qiu by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
Jonas Bilharinho def. Canaan Kawaihae by TKO (spinning wheel kick). Round 3, 4:00
Juan Puerta def. Shang Zhifa by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)