[Event] Contender Series 2023 - Week 7 - Gaziev vs. Velasco - Sep 19
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Author:  Dent [ Tue Sep 12, 2023 12:38 pm ]
Post subject:  [Event] Contender Series 2023 - Week 7 - Gaziev vs. Velasco - Sep 19

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Dana White's Contender Series 2023: Season 7 Week 7 - Gaziev vs. Velasco is a mixed martial arts event to take place September 19, 2023 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Fight Card

Main Card (ESPN+)

Heavyweight Shamil Ghaziev vs. Greg Velasco
Lightweight JaCobi Jones vs. Daniel James Allen
Strawweight Stephanie Bruna vs Talita Alencar
Welterweight Kaynan Kruschewsky vs. Dylan Mantello
Flyweight Jhonata Silva vs. Igor da Silva


Season 7 of Dana White's Contender Series will run every Tuesday from August 8 to October 10, 2023.

Shamil Gaziev and Greg Velasco will collide with a potential UFC contract on the line at the promotion’s Contender Series on Sept. 19,

Velasco (6-0) recently defended the Cage Fury FC heavyweight title with a second-round TKO over Ronald Coleman. The former NCAA wrestler at Rider University claimed the vacant belt with a decision over Kevin Sears in October 2022.

Gaziev (10-0) knocked out former UFC fighter and KSW title contender Darko Stosic in his most recent appearance under the Brave CF banner this past February, earning the ninth stoppage of his MMA career.

Dana White’s Contender Series has launched the careers of many athletes including “Suga” Sean O’Malley, Ryan Spann, Maycee “The Future” Barber, Johnny Walker and Marina Rodriguez. Within the past two years, Alex Perez has challenged for UFC men’s flyweight title, Taila Santos took a shot at the women’s flyweight belt. In addition, there are new top up-and-coming stars in the UFC, such as three-time NCAA Division I wrestling national champion, Bo Nickal who is undefeated and has finished every opponent in the first round. In all, 200 fighters have earned UFC contracts on the show, and over a dozen are now in the promotion’s rankings.



Author:  Dent [ Tue Sep 19, 2023 5:29 am ]
Post subject:  Re: [Event] Contender Series 2023 - Week 7 - Gaziev vs. Velasco - Sep 19


Fight card confirmed.

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