The primary a part of season 4 of Dana White’s Contender Collection involves an finish Tuesday when the UFC returns to Abu Dhabi later this month.
Up to now this season, 23 UFC contracts have been awarded inside six weeks. There will definitely be extra Tuesday, with a number of intriguing names kicking into the cage.
Episode 7 of Season four is Tuesday from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. 5 fights in 4 weight courses begin at Eight p.m. ET on ESPN +. Listed below are three fighters to be careful for:
World class boxer Danyelle Wolf
The UFC girls’s featherweight division may use some contemporary faces. And Wolf is unquestionably certified. She is a former three-time Nationwide USA Boxing Champion and former Nationwide Golden Gloves Boxing Champion. With no excessive profile fights for Wolf in boxing – and the Olympics with no weight class – Wolf has targeted on MMA. The 6-foot fighter will make her professional MMA debut in opposition to Taneisha Tennant on Tuesday. Wolf is a good athlete. She was a three-sports star at Millersville College, competing in subject hockey, basketball, and athletics. Wolf, 37, acquired off to a late begin in MMA, however she’s exhibiting promise. And he or she has an opportunity to make a reputation for herself within the flat girls’s 145 pound division.
Preventing Diabetic Jordan Williams
Williams hasn’t fought since shedding an in depth choice to Ramazan Kuramagomedov within the Contender Collection final yr. The California-based man was recognized with kind 1 diabetes on the age of 19, Williams informed ESPN in 2019. Docs informed him to not compete in martial arts. The illness makes him drained extra shortly than others and bleeds extra simply. However Williams continued his combined martial arts profession and achieved success. Earlier than shedding to Kuramagomedov, Williams was unbeaten in 4 fights. On Tuesday he’ll face Gregory Rodrigues within the middleweight division with one other probability at a UFC contract.
Former school soccer participant Michael Lombardo
Previous to MMA, Lombardo was an insider linebacker, taking part in soccer for Arkansas State College and Wagner Faculty. Now he is making an attempt to get better from the lonely lack of his profession to Kyle Daukaus in June 2019 within the Contender Collection. The welterweight fighter, who trains from the American prime group, has been unbeaten in three consecutive video games because the defeat at Daukaus. Lombardo’s opponent will probably be Korey Kuppe. The final word objective for Lombardy isn’t just to get into the UFC, however to turn out to be a UFC champion sooner or later. This highway may begin Tuesday night.
The battle plan for Tuesday
Medium weight: Gregory Rodrigues (7-2) versus Jordan Williams (8-3)
Males’s featherweight: Muhammad Naimov (5-0) in opposition to Collin Anglin (7-1)
Welterweight: Korey Kuppe (8-3) in opposition to Michael Lombardo (10-2)
Girls’s featherweight: Danyelle Wolf (0-0) in opposition to Taneisha Tennant (3-0)
Males’s featherweight: Kyle Driscoll (11-3) versus Dinis Paiva (13-7)