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DWCS 44 winner Jonny Parsons not surprised with UFC deal after split: 'This is where I belong'

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Despite earning a hard-fought win on Dana White's Contender Series 44, Jonny Parsons expected to walk away with a UFC contract.
In the featured bout Tuesday night, Parsons (8-2) defeated Solomon Renfro by split decision in a fight in which he overcame an early barrage to get his hand raised. It's been a long journey for the 30-year-old, who knew his performance was enough to impress Dana White.
“Honestly, I'm not surprised,” Parsons said during the DWCS 44 post-fight news conference. “This is where I belong.”
He continued, “I thought I put on an exciting fight, the kind of...
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Armen Petrosyan already thinking about Israel Adesanya after earning UFC deal on DWCS 44

Armen Petrosyan already thinking about Israel Adesanya after earning UFC deal on DWCS 44

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Armen Petrosyan is not short of confidence after landing a highlight-reel finish at Dana White's Contender Series 44.
Petrosyan (6-1) was able to fend off Kaloyan Kolev's heavy grappling approach and knock him out with a brutal head kick that rendered him unconscious at the end of Round 1. The finish had Dana White on his feet and earned the Armenian a UFC contract Tuesday.
A kickboxing and muay Thai world champion, Petrosyan is already thinking of the big picture and has UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on his mind.
“Armen is ready to fight against everybody,”...
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Dana White's Contender Series 44: Grading the winners

Dana White's Contender Series 44: Grading the winners

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Week 8 of Dana White's Contender Series (2021) took place on Tuesday in Las Vegas, and we're grading the winners from the four-fight card, which streamed on ESPN+ from the UFC Apex.
With a simple but digestible format that has had the MMA fanbase responding, this series has shown to have legs in multiple ways while serving as a crockpot for contenders whom the UFC matchmakers can use for future events. So, with that trend in mind, I will once again be taking a look at the winning fighters regardless of whether or not they won a UFC contract, grading their performances in regards to their...
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