Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series 20 took place Tuesday, July 16, 2019.The card was headlined by a middleweight fight between Antonio Arroyo and Steven Regman.
Closing odds are courtesy of Several Bookmakers. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.
Favorites that Won
Don’tale Mayes landed a huge left hand that sent Ricardo Prasel crumbling to the mat with just seconds left in the opening round. Mayes closed -141 with Prasel closing +121. The thunderous knockout was the catalyst for Mayes to receive a UFC contract.
Despite entering the bout over the weight limit, Kevin Syler was unable to finish Lance Lawrence. Syler did dominate the fight earning a decision victory. Syler closed -263 while Lawrence closed +215
Brendan Allen landed a knee in the clinch to drop Aaron Jeffery in the opening round. He followed up with a great performance on the ground latching in a rear naked choke to finish off Jeffery. Allen closed -650 with the return on Jeffery +475. With the victory, Allen received a contract from the UFC.
Underdogs that Won
Antonio Arroyo looked very good against American Stephen Regman. Arroyo landed a shin heavy leg kick to the head in round two that stumbled Regman. Arroyo ended up in top position and put in a dominant grappling performance which allowed him to finish via submission. Arroyo closed +107 with the return on Regman -130. Arroyo’s complete performance was rewarded with a UFC contract.
Ode Osbourne was impressive on the feet, but also impressed on the mat as he found an armbar submission off his back to submit Armando Villarreal in the opening round. Osbourne closed +133. Villarreal closed -164. It came to the surprise of no one that Osbourne was given a UFC contract.