Contender Series Weigh-in Results: All Competitors Hit Contracted Marks
By: Tristen Critchfield Nov 9, 2020
Week 9 of Dana White’s Contender Series is now official, as all 10
fighters slated for action made weight without issue on Monday.
The event did undergo one late change when Landon
Quinones Stewart was forced to exit the event due to a positive
COVID-19 test. As a result, Natan Levy
will step in to face Shaheen
Santana in a 160-pound catchweight affair. Levy tipped the
scales at 159 pounds, while Santana checked in at 158.
The Contender Series takes place on Tuesday at the UFC Apex in Las
Vegas and streams on UFC Fight Pass at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. ET. The
card is headlined by a middleweight clash between Mariusz
Ksiazkiewicz (184.5) and Mario
Filipe de Sousa (185.5).
The Winnipeg-based Ksiazkiewicz is unbeaten in eight professional
appearances thus far. He last competed in November 2019, when he
scored a first-round submission of Guilherme
Miranda. All but one of his victories have come inside the
Sousa has lost just once in 12 career bouts. The 24-year-old
Brazilian went 3-0 in 2019 and has finished seven of his wins by KO
or TKO and four via submission.