Last week we had the second straight perfect week for contracts as all five winners from week 2 punched their tickets. This brought the total to eleven on the season, ten winners and one loser. Showing no signs of slowing down the new talent entering the UFC, we have a six-bout event Tuesday night at the UFC APEX. The full event preview and breakdown for Dana White’s Contender Series are below.
Opening bout- women’s flyweight (125)
Jasmine Jasudavicius (5-1) -2nd ranked women United States northwest (-110 even) vs. Julia Polastri (8-2) -1st ranked women Brazil (-110 even).
Second bout- welterweight (170)
Jack Della Maddalena (9-2) -3rd ranked welterweight Australia and New Zealand (-140 slight favorite) vs. Ange Loosa (7-1) -unranked welterweight worldwide (+135 slight underdog).
Third bout heavyweight (265)
Lukasz Brzeski (8-1-1) -5th ranked heavyweight Poland (-250 moderate favorite) vs. Dylan Potter (10-5) -3rd ranked heavyweight United States west (+230 moderate underdog).
Featured bout middleweight (185)
Albert Duraev (13-3) -102nd middleweight worldwide (-300 heavy favorite) vs. Caio Bittencourt (14-6) -unranked light heavyweight worldwide (+250 moderate underdog).
Co-main event men’s bantamweight (135)
Mo Miller (5-0) -3rd ranked bantamweight Ohio (-380 heavy favorite) vs. Brandon Lewis (5-0) -41st ranked bantamweight United States southeast (+330 heavy underdog).
Main event light heavyweight (205)
Jailton Almeida (13-2) -1st ranked light heavyweight Brazil (+170 slight underdog) vs. Nasrudin Nasrudinov (9-0) -51st ranked light heavyweight worldwide (-225 moderate favorite).
My picks for Dana White’s Contender Series :
Jasmine Jasudavicius via UD
Jack Della Maddalena via second round KO/TKO
Lukasz Brzeski via first round KO/TKO
Albert Duraev via second round KO/TKO
Mo Miller via 3rd round KO/TKO
Jailton Almeida via second round submission