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DWCS Recap: Season 7, Week 5

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DWCS Week 5 Recap

MMA Hook brings you the thrilling results from the fifth week of the action-packed seventh season of Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS), live from the electrifying UFC APEX in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. On this Tuesday night showdown, fighters stepped into the octagon with one goal in mind – earning their shot at the big leagues.

Main Event Madness:

In the headlining bout, the unbeaten Brazilian sensation, Bruno Lopes, squared off against the formidable Brendson Ribeira in a light heavyweight showdown that had fans on the edge of their seats.

The tension was palpable, and the Octagon shook as these warriors clashed. In the end, it was Brendson Ribeira who emerged victorious, delivering a stunning knockout via punches at 3 minutes and 47 seconds into the very first round. A jaw-dropping finish that left everyone in awe.

Main Card Showdowns:

The main card featured more electrifying clashes:

  1. Serhiy Sidey showcased his striking prowess as he secured a TKO victory over Ramon Tavares at just 2 minutes and 26 seconds into the first round.

  2. Dylan Budka and Chad Hanekom engaged in a back-and-forth battle that went the distance. After a hard-fought contest, Budka emerged victorious via unanimous decision, with the judges’ scores of 29-28 across the board.

  3. Jean Silva and Kevin Vallejos left it all in the octagon, delivering a thrilling match that also went the distance. Ultimately, Silva triumphed with unanimous decision victories from the judges, all scoring it 29-28 in his favor.

  4. In a masterclass of submissions, Dione Barbosa executed a flawless armbar on Rainn Guerrero at 4 minutes and 35 seconds into the first round, cementing a remarkable victory.

This week’s DWCS action was nothing short of spectacular, with explosive finishes, heart-pounding battles, and fighters leaving it all in the cage. The UFC APEX once again lived up to its reputation as the proving ground for future MMA stars.

Stay tuned for more electrifying DWCS action in the weeks to come as fighters from around the world chase their dreams and aim to catch the attention of the MMA world’s biggest stage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about DWCS Week 5 Recap

What is DWCS?

Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS) is a televised mixed martial arts (MMA) competition that serves as a platform for up-and-coming fighters to showcase their skills in front of UFC president Dana White. It’s an opportunity for fighters to earn a UFC contract.

Where does DWCS take place?

DWCS is held at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, known for its state-of-the-art facilities and intimate setting, providing a unique environment for fighters to perform.

Who fought in the main event of DWCS Season 7, Week 5?

The main event featured Bruno Lopes and Brendson Ribeira in a light heavyweight contest. Brendson Ribeira emerged victorious with a stunning KO in the first round.

What were the notable results from the main card?

  • Serhiy Sidey secured a TKO victory against Ramon Tavares in the first round.
  • Dylan Budka won a unanimous decision over Chad Hanekom.
  • Jean Silva also earned a unanimous decision victory against Kevin Vallejos.
  • Dione Barbosa showcased submission skills with an armbar win over Rainn Guerrero in the first round.

When is the next DWCS event?

Details about the next DWCS event can typically be found on the official UFC website or on various MMA news outlets. Keep an eye out for updates on upcoming bouts and fighters aiming to make their mark in the MMA world.

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FightCrazy123 September 6, 2023 - 6:49 am

luv dwcs. Who won main event? TKO 1st round. Must watch!

UFCAddict September 6, 2023 - 8:43 pm

Awwsum recap! Keep em’ comin, cant w8 4 nxt week!

MMAFan92 September 6, 2023 - 11:18 pm

dwcs sounds gr8, lv vegas rocks 4 fightin! dione’s armbar ws insane!


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