Four fighters were put under contract with the UFC following their performances at Dana White’s Contender Series on Tuesday night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
For the first time in the three-season history of Dana White’s Contender Series, every winning fighter earned a UFC contract. Maki Pitolo, Joe Solecki, Antonio Trocoli, Hunter Azure and Jonathan Pearce impressed the UFC brass and were awarded contracts by the UFC president.
UFC president Dana White spoke with media following the second episode of the third season of his show “Dana White’s Contender Series”. He explained why he signed the two fighters he did after their performances and discussed the heat he’s taking for not signing Brendan Loughnane last week.
The UFC Apex will officially open as Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series kicks off on June 19. Here’s a look at what the promotion’s newest facility in Las Vegas has to offer.