Last year we had a very eventful Season 4 of Dana White’s Contender Series and we had a whole bunch of contracts given out. We had a total last season of 40 winners out of the 47 receive contracts. We have a four-fight event to start the season that begins at 8:00 PM ET Tuesday night, full event breakdown is below.
AJ Fletcher (8-0) -21st ranked welterweight US SouthWest (-145 slight favorite) vs. Leonardo Damiani (10-2-1) -10th ranked welterweight Europe Western (+125 slight underdog)
2nd bout men’s flyweight (125) Victor Altamirano (9-1) -1st ranked flyweight Texas (-150 slight favorite) vs. Carlos Candelario (8-0)-7th ranked bantamweight New England (130 slight underdog)
Co-main event men’s featherweight (145) Diego Lopez (19-3)-3rd ranked featherweight Mexico (-170 slight favorite) vs. Joanderson Brito (11-2-1) -164th ranked featherweight World Wide (+140 slight underdog)
Main event light heavyweight (205) Azamat Murzakanov(9-0) -30th ranked heavyweight Russia (-260 Moderate favorite) vs. Matheus Scheffel (14-6) -19th ranked light heavyweight Brazil (+215 moderate underdog)
My picks: Fletcher by UD
Altamirano by UD
Lopes via second-round Sub.
Murzakanov via 1st round KO/TKO.