Dana White’s Contender Series Weigh-in Results: All Fighters Hit Contracted Marks

By: Tristen Critchfield
Sep 7, 2020
It’s full speed ahead for Week 6 of Dana White’s Contender Series, as all 10 fighters slated to compete made weight without issue on Monday.

Dana White’s Contender Series takes place on Tuesday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+ beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The evening’s featured bout is a light heavyweight contest pitting Tafon Nchukwi (204 pounds) against Al Matavao (200).

Nchukwi, 25, is 3-0 in his burgeoning MMA tenure. The Team Lloyd Irvin product scored a notable win in his last outing, as he stopped recent UFC signee William Knight in the opening round at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 80 this past November.

Matavao, meanwhile, enters the matchup on a four-bout winning streak. The American Samoa native has compiled an 8-2 career mark while fighting primarily under the Alaska Fighting Championship banner.

Dana White’s Contender Series Weigh-in Results

Tafon Nchukwi (204) vs. Al Matavao (200)
Cameron Church (155.5) vs. Sherrard Blackledge (154.5)
Phil Hawes (185.5) vs. Khadzhimurat Bestaev (184)
Leomana Martinez (135.5) vs. Drako Rodriguez (135.5)
Aliaskhab Khizriev (185.5) vs. Henrique Shiguemoto (185.5)
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