Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series Season 3 Episode 1 took place Tuesday, June 18, 2019.The card was headlined by a middleweight fight between Jamie Pickett and Punahele Soriano.
Closing odds are courtesy of Several Bookmakers. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.
Favorites that Won
Punahele Soriano landed big shots on the feet, but had to settle for a decision victory over Jamie Pickett. Soriano closed -345. Pickett closed +276. With the win, Soriano earned himself a UFC contract
Hannah Goldy easily out landed Kali Robbins on the feet to win a sound, technical driven decision. Goldy closed -189 while Robbins closed +148
Brendan Loughnane mixed takedowns with volume striking on the feet to outwork Bill Algeo to win a clear decision in a featherweight bout. Loughnane closed -303 with the return on Algeo +250
Underdogs that Won
In the opening fight of season three, Yorgan De Castro landed a vicious lower leg kick that sent Alton Meeks to the canvas. Meeks was unable to stand back up forcing the referee to step in and stop the bout in the first round. De Castro was victorious as a huge +650 underdog while Meeks closed -1000. De Castro impressed UFC management and earned himself a UFC contract.