HIT SHOW DANA WHITE’S CONTENDER SERIES RETURNS FOR IT'S FOURTH SEASON, AIRING LIVE ON TUESDAYS


HIT SHOW DANA WHITE’S CONTENDER SERIES RETURNS FOR ITS FOURTH SEASON, AIRING LIVE TUESDAYS FROM UFC APEX IN LAS VEGAS

ALL EPISODES WILL AIR EXCLUSIVELY ON ESPN+


The hit show Dana White’s Contender Series officially returns for its fourth season featuring a lineup of new and returning athletes looking for their chance to impress Dana White and make their UFC dreams come true by competing to earn a spot on the UFC roster.

Season four is scheduled for 10 Tuesday night episodes, with the first taking place on Tuesday, August 4 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT, with all five bouts streaming exclusively on ESPN+.


ESPN+ is available through the ESPN.com, ESPNPlus.com or the ESPN App on all major mobile and connected TV devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire, Apple, Android, Chromecast, PS4, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, XBox One and more. Fans can sign up for $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year, with no contract required.

Over its past three seasons, Dana White’s Contender Series has introduced some of UFC’s top prospects from around the world, including launching the UFC careers for such athletes as Sean O’Malley, Edmen Shahbazyan, Dan Ige, Maycee Barber, Sodiq Yusuff and more. To this day, eight Dana White’s Contender Series alums have competed in UFC main or co-main events and 16 signees are currently in the top 15 of their respective divisions, making it one of the most successful talent-discovery shows in UFC history.



Bouts included in the first episode of season 4:


Light heavyweight


  • Ty Flores vs. Dustin Jacoby


Lightweight


  • Uros Medic vs. Mikey Gonzalez


Flyweight


  • Luis Rodriguez vs. Jerome Rivera


Lightweight


  • Jordan Leavitt vs. Luke Flores


Visit the UFC.com for information and additional content to support your UFC coverage.



Press Contact for UFC:

Dave Lockett

dlockett@ufc.com


Press Contact for ESPN / ESPN+

Grace Coryell

grace.s.coryell@espn.com



Ardi Dwornik

ardi.r.dwornik@espn.com



Paul Melvin

Paul.Melvin@disney.com
















08.01.2020


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