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Dana White’s Contender Series trends worldwide for the first time

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Dana WhiteThe Contender series began in 2017 as a feeder promotion for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Each event features unsigned fighters who compete for a chance at a contract with the UFC.

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At the conclusion of the night of fights, the UFC president awards UFC contracts to the fighters who impressed him the most. On Tuesday, after the second week of the DWCS, all five winners of the battle card got the opportunity to take part in the big show.

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The promotion has grown into something more than just a farming system for the UFC. He has his fans and creates fan favorites. On Tuesday, the series hit global trends for the first time.

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“We are doing this for the first time, we have been doing this for the sixth season. For the first time we are trending around the world. Number 2 in the USA. Number 1 in the UK Number 6 in Canada. The list of trends around the world goes on and on,” White said during the DWCS Week 2 post-fight press conference.

“That’s what this show is about. It’s that when I came up with this concept, that’s what it was meant to be,” White said. “These kids are the best unsigned talent in the world that we bring here and you have one chance to show the world who you are.”

The series is in its sixth season. It airs Tuesday on ESPN+ and will air every week until September 27th.

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Source: sports.yahoo.com

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