Dana White’s Contender Series 32 takes place at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, on Tuesday, September 8. MMA fans can watch the event on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass.
The fight card comprises five bouts, with the athletes battling it out inside the Octagon, aspiring to earn a promotional contract. The headline-bout features Tafon Nchukwi (3-0) and Al Matavao (8-2) squaring off at light heavyweight.
Get Dana White’s Contender Series 32 results below.
Dana White’s Contender Series 32 results
Tafon Nchukwi def. Al Matavao by KO (head kick, R2 at 2:01)
Sherrard Blackledge def. Cameron Church by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Phil Hawes def. Khadzhimurat Bestaev by TKO (strikes, R1 at 1:18)
Drako Rodriguez def. Mana Martinez by submission (triangle choke, R1 at 2:22)
Aliaskhab Khizriev def. Henrique Shiguemoto by submission (rear-naked choke, R1 at 0:50)
UFC contract winners
Four out of five fives fought their way through the UFC. Tafon Nchukwi, Aliaskhab Khizriev, Drako Rodriguez and Phil Hawes join the promotion. Sherrard Blackledge, despite coming victorious, has to wait till November to have another shot at earning the contract.