Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series Event 3 took place on Tuesday, July 25. The card was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between LFA veteran Ryan Spann and former kickboxer Karl Roberson. Closing odds are courtesy of 5Dimes Sportsbook.
Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights…
Favorites that Won
Geoffrey Neal was taken to the mat by Chase Waldon early in the first fight, but he was able to get back to his feet. In the standing exchanges, Neal had Waldon in all sorts of trouble, dropping him in the first round and forcing the referee to step in. Neal closed as a -130 favorite while Waldon was a +110 underdog. With the victory, Neal was awarded a UFC contract.
Alonzo Menifield was in a relatively close contest with former UFC fighter Daniel Jolly through round one. But Jolly was unable to continue after the opening round, and Menifield was awarded the win by TKO. Menifield closed as the biggest favorite on the card at -380 with Jolly a large +315 underdog.
Underdogs that Won
In just 15 seconds, Roberson landed a series of vicious elbows against the cage that sent opponent Spann to the canvas. With the victory, Roberson stayed perfect at 5-0 and more importantly was awarded a UFC contract. Roberson closed as a +140 underdog with Spann a -160 favorite in defeat.
Jason Jackson had ankle issues in this bout, dislocating it in the second round, and he was unable to continue against Kyle Stewart. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran Stewart closed as a +190 dog while Jackson was a -230 fave.
Dan Ige had his opponent Luis Gomez in trouble early on in this bout, but it wasn’t until the third round when he had his back that he was able to secure the finish. Ige closed as a +125 underdog with Gomez a small -135 favorite.