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Contender Series 2021: Week 3

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04.19.2021 | 12:14 AM ET

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Contender Series 2021
  • Tuesday 09.14.2021 at 08:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: ESPN+
  • Promotion: Dana White's Contender Series
  • Ownership:
  • Venue: UFC APEX
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Dan Hellie, Laura Sanko, Michael Bisping
  • Ring Announcer: Justin Bernard
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Laura Sanko
  • MMA Bouts: 6
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Bout   Info
Jailton Almeida   defeats   Nasrudin Nasrudinov   via Submission, Rear Naked Choke   1:49 Round 2 of 3, 6:49 Total Bout Page
Mo Miller   defeats   Brandon Lewis   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Albert Duraev   defeats   Caio Bittencourt   via Submission, Neck Crank   3:29 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Łukasz Brzeski   defeats   Dylan Potter   via Submission, Rear Naked Choke   3:51 Round 3 of 3, 13:51 Total Bout Page
Jack Della Maddalena   defeats   Ange Loosa   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Jasmine Jasudavicius   defeats   Julia Polastri   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page

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TARTARA
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04.19.2021 | 1:27 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 200 Points   |   Tied for 518th

Jasudavicius vs. Polastri
Jasmine Jasudavicius, TKO,

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random knowledge
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06.09.2021 | 6:39 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 5 Winners, 2 Perfect, 225 Points   |   Tied for 390th

I saw rumors of Nasrudinov vs Jailton Junior and Ange Loose vs Jack Della Madallena on this card. Can anyone confirm?
JasonW1992
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07.13.2021 | 7:10 AM ET

Predictions: 3 of 4 Winners, 0 Perfect, 150 Points   |   Tied for 746th

According to cageside press, Jack Della vs Ange loosa will happen. 
Jailton Junior vs Nasrudin Nasrudinov is heavily rumoured. However just wait until officially announced.
DWCS has some great fights this year by the looks of things.
It's a great fight Junior Vs Nasrudinov.  But only the winner will most likely be picked. Its a shame, as both would be great additions to the UFC.

* Edited at 07.13.2021, 7:25 AM ET *

2021.07.17 10:39 PM ET

bout announced

Jailton Almeida vs. Nasrudin Nasrudinov at 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
2021.08.19 4:51 PM ET

bout announced

Jack Della Maddalena vs. Ange Loosa at 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
2021.08.21 7:13 PM ET

bout announced

Mo Miller vs. Brandon Lewis at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2021.08.22 12:10 AM ET

bout announced

Albert Duraev vs. Caio Bittencourt at 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
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08.24.2021 | 8:08 AM ET

Predictions: 5 of 6 Winners, 2 Perfect, 315 Points   |   Tied for 53rd

Why is Albert duraev also fighting on the next card also

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random knowledge
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08.26.2021 | 11:42 AM ET

Predictions: 3 of 5 Winners, 2 Perfect, 225 Points   |   Tied for 390th

I'm guessing it's a mistake given that it's the exact same matchup. Mildly annoying that these aren't updated regularly. But the Hadley fight can get cancelled depite that being more recent but the Duraev fight cant get taken off even though we know onow it's happening a week sooner.

* Edited at 08.26.2021, 11:45 AM ET *

Kaladze
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09.07.2021 | 4:49 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 2 of 6 Winners, 1 Perfect, 140 Points   |   Tied for 808th

Almeida vs. Nasrudinov
Nasrudin Nasrudinov, SUB, R3
t.me/underdog_mma

Miller vs. Lewis
Brandon Lewis, TKO, R3
t.me/underdog_mma

Duraev vs. Bittencourt
Albert Duraev, SUB, R1
t.me/underdog_mma

Jasudavicius vs. Polastri
Julia Polastri, TKO, R1
t.me/underdog_mma

Kaladze
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09.08.2021 | 5:14 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 2 of 6 Winners, 1 Perfect, 140 Points   |   Tied for 808th

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Jack Della Maddalena, TKO, R2
t.me/underdog_mma

2021.09.08 10:49 AM ET

bout announced

Łukasz Brzeski vs. Dylan Potter at 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
SAShort
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09.08.2021 | 11:40 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 215 Points   |   Tied for 396th

Miller vs. Lewis
Brandon Lewis, DEC
Does anyone know why Mo Miller is such a big favorite on here? I mean they both have impressive records, Miller's is against a little better competition too. Is it the size that Lewis will be giving up?

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09.08.2021 | 12:00 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 200 Points   |   Tied for 518th

Brzeski vs. Potter
Łukasz Brzeski, TKO, R1
I'd be a little more confident is Brzeski had been active a little more recently, but he appears to be a different class of fighter than Potter.

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LukeRockholdsChin
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09.08.2021 | 11:04 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 200 Points   |   Tied for 518th

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Jack Della Maddalena, TKO, R1
Jack will use his size and reach to pick Ange apart

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09.09.2021 | 3:10 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 2 Perfect, 275 Points   |   Tied for 174th

Almeida vs. Nasrudinov
Nasrudin Nasrudinov, TKO, R2
Almeida looked very green in the hands department on film, telegraphed and ran in with head up for takedowns, do really like his kicks. Nasrudinov is all around good enough to keep it on the feet and punish him with inside boxing.

Miller vs. Lewis
Mo Miller, DEC
Best matchup of the card? Mo Miller looked like a killer in the standup with a LETHAL SPRAWL, Brandon Lewis is a powerhouse and just a well built athlete for his size. Think this one is going to be a treat, def see it going the distance unless Miller proves the size is too much and denies all of Lewis's takedowns. But don't think so as Lewis usually looks a weight class above most his opponents.

Duraev vs. Bittencourt
Albert Duraev, SUB, R1
Pretty straight forward, Duraev unless he gets caught quick.

Brzeski vs. Potter
Łukasz Brzeski, TKO, R2
Brzeski is a CRAZY MAN in that octogon, Potter is a tough guy with GRIT. I just see Brzeski walking Potter down until the KO.

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Jack Della Maddalena, TKO, R1
Def grade the Australian/ New Zealand regional schene so much felt i only needed to watched film on Loosa. He is a wild man with little technique did not impress me and leaves his chin out, tho he has crazy power and strength loving to swarm his opponents.

Jasudavicius vs. Polastri
Julia Polastri, DEC
Polastri's losses impress me the more I look at them. Losing to Elise Reed after what i saw.... nada

* Edited at 09.09.2021, 3:34 AM ET *

J00bear99
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09.10.2021 | 11:28 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 1 Perfect, 225 Points   |   Tied for 322nd

Almeida vs. Nasrudinov
Nasrudin Nasrudinov, TKO, R2
little confident

Miller vs. Lewis
Mo Miller, SUB, R2
pretty confident

Duraev vs. Bittencourt
Albert Duraev, DEC
confident

Brzeski vs. Potter
Łukasz Brzeski, DEC
confident

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Jack Della Maddalena, DEC
pretty confident

Mazim
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09.12.2021 | 2:23 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 5 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 265 Points   |   Tied for 189th

Miller vs. Lewis
Mo Miller
Hard to pick a winner. Just going to back Miller because of his strong style. 4 wins out of 5 by KO so trusting him to continue the momentum.

Duraev vs. Bittencourt
Caio Bittencourt, TKO, R3
Going with Bittencourt here. Bittencourt is riding an 8 fight win streak with all his wins coming by finish. Duraev has been knocked out 3 times before.

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Jack Della Maddalena, TKO, R2
Close fight. 6/7 fights by finish for Loosa. Maddalena with the better momentum though. All wins by finish, last 5 fights he won by KO.

Jasudavicius vs. Polastri
Jasmine Jasudavicius, TKO, R3
Jasmine got 3/5 wins by finish. Only lost one fight and has had a fight this year so she might've improved.

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Casual008
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09.12.2021 | 6:07 PM ET

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 1 Perfect, 225 Points   |   Tied for 322nd

Always disappointed his nickname isn't Mo "Problems" Miller. He's a training partner for Stipe and Stipe is really high on Mo's ceiling and capabilities. Mo has a crazy explosive wrestling style, very fan friendly, and I think he gets it done easily in the first or second. 

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Cassadina
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09.13.2021 | 12:50 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 2 of 6 Winners, 1 Perfect, 150 Points   |   Tied for 803rd

Duraev vs. Bittencourt
Caio Bittencourt, TKO, R2
They have both been out for almost 3 years huh... cant pick a guy named Albert who has been stopped all three losses even tho he will probably win.

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09.13.2021 | 10:10 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 1 of 1 Winners, 0 Perfect, 50 Points   |   Tied for 872nd

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Jack Della Maddalena, TKO, R1
Jack Via another brutal Ko. I train with him, he's a beast

Tap867
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09.13.2021 | 2:22 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 4 of 6 Winners, 1 Perfect, 225 Points   |   Tied for 322nd

Almeida vs. Nasrudinov
Nasrudin Nasrudinov, DEC
Yeah.... Feel better backing the russian...

Miller vs. Lewis
Mo Miller, TKO, R1
Gimme some Mo.

Duraev vs. Bittencourt
Albert Duraev, DEC
Eh.... I'll take the russian...

Brzeski vs. Potter
Łukasz Brzeski, TKO, R2
Yeah.... Brzeski....

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Ange Loosa, DEC
I can take Loosa as the underdog. Oh yeah. Careful fading Sanford MMA.

Jasudavicius vs. Polastri
Jasmine Jasudavicius, DEC
Gimme Jasmine.

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wildfire01
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09.13.2021 | 3:31 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 0 of 1 Winners, 0 Perfect, 0 Points   |   Tied for 897th

Almeida vs. Nasrudinov
Nasrudin Nasrudinov, DEC
Just being bias to be honest. A bearded Russian who is undefeated? I'll take it

SolarCowboy
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09.13.2021 | 10:17 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 3 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 165 Points   |   Tied for 696th

Miller vs. Lewis
Mo Miller, TKO, R1
U1.5

Maddalena vs. Loosa
Jack Della Maddalena, TKO, R2
over 1.5

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SolarCowboy
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09.14.2021 | 4:37 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 3 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 165 Points   |   Tied for 696th

Brzeski vs. Potter
Łukasz Brzeski, TKO, R3
Mo Miller + Lukasz Brzeski Parlay 3 Units

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