Dana White’s Contender Series Weigh-in Results: All 10 Fighters Hit Marks for Week 8

By Tristen Critchfield Aug 12, 2019
All 10 athletes scheduled to compete on Season 3, Episode 8 of Dana White’s Contender Series made weight on Monday.

The card is headlined by a light heavyweight clash pitting Herdem Alacabek against William Knight. Alacabek tipped the scales at 205 pounds, while Knight checked in at 204 pounds. The Contender Series takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Tuesday and airs on ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Sweden’s Alacabek is unbeaten in five professional outings, including three appearances under the Legacy Fighting Alliance banner. He last competed at LFA 45, where he submitted Dejon Daniels with a rear-naked choke 4:46 into the opening stanza. He has finished all five of his victories inside the distance.

Based out of Connecticut, Knight is coming off a first-round TKO of Kevin Haley at CES MMA 54 on Jan. 19. The 31-year-old known as “Nightmare” is 4-0 thus far during his professional tenure.

Dana White’s Contender Series Weigh-in Results:

Herdem Alacabek (205) vs. William Knight (204)
Devin Smyth (171) vs. Brok Weaver (170)
Sarah Alpar (135.5) vs. Shanna Young (134.5)
Tony Gravely (136) vs. Ray Rodriguez (135)
Julius Anglickas (206) vs. Karl Reed (205.5)


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