One of the UFC‘s key avenues for new signings has a target for it’s return. John Morgan of MMA Junkie tweeted out last night that the promotion is currently targeting a June return for Dana White’s Contender Series.
The Contender Series wrapped up a ten week run last November. The UFC more than twenty new fighters to the roster on this latest round of The Contender Series. According to Morgan, the promotion has already started booking fights for the next season.
Whenever it debuts, this will be the fifth season of DWCS. So far, the show has done an incredible job of bringing new talent to the UFC. Some of the notable veterans are “Suga” Sean O’Malley, Dan Ige, Geoff Neal, Edmen Shahbazyan, Maycee Barber, Ian Heinisch, and more.
The reason the show is so exciting is the fact that fighters usually go all out to earn themselves a UFC contract. You will usually see several finishes in one night of fights and Dana White was very generous with contracts this last season.
Another batch of UFC fighters
As mentioned, season four was another hit for the UFC. The promotion brought in several fighters with a lot of talent and several fighters have already made their impact felt within the promotion.
Some of the standouts from last season include Phil Hawes, Jordan Leavitt, Dustin Jacoby, Jimmy Flick, Cory McKenna, and Natan Levy. The only one who has not made their UFC debut is Natan Levy.
However, we are including him here because the promotion is very high on him. Levy is from Israel and could be a key fighter for the promotion’s development in that region of the world.
The rest all have a combined record of 7-0 inside the octagon. The Contender Series is a proven avenue for the UFC to sign new talent and I can’t wait for June to roll around. Should be another fun round of fights and another batch of great talent that will be inserted into the UFC.