On Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, several noteworthy names have gotten the chance to display their skills over the course of the show’s first two seasons from Joby Sanchez to The Ultimate Fighter season 22 alum Julian Erosa.
In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet two DWTNCS alums whose aggressive arsenals and harrowing backstories have led to a career resurgence.
Jaime Alvarez – A professional since June 2013 and representing American Top Team, Jamie Alvarez holds a 7-1 record in eight career bouts as a professional comprised of three knockouts, two submissions and two decisions. Alvarez appeared on week six of season one of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2017 and was also featured on The Ultimate Fighter season 24 Tournament of Champions as a member of team Henry.
In his MMA debut at Fight Time 15, he submitted Mike Wilson in the first round via rear naked choke. Alvarez defeated Jason Leon via unanimous decision at Fight Time 16. Then at Fight Time 18 Guts and Glory, he defeated Mike Hamman via TKO in round one. Alvarez also defeated Jeremiah Davenport at AFC 22. At AFC 24, he defeated Shane Tyner via TKO in the first round.
In 2016 he was chosen to be a part of the TUF 24 cast and was selected by team Henry as the tenth seed. Following his stint on TUF 24, Alvarez defeated Edwin Sarria via TKO in round one to earn his third knockout win as a professional. At DWTNCS 6 he defeated Martin Day via unanimous decision. At 7-1 this hurricane packs a deadly punch!
Jamie Colleen – A professional since February 2013 and representing Renzo Gracie Philly, Jamie Colleen owns a 4-2 record in six career bouts as a professional comprised of three knockouts and one submission.
Colleen appeared on week five of season two of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2018. She also fought on week six of season one of the show in 2017. In her MMA debut at CFFC 19, Colleen defeated Sumie Sakai via TKO in round three. She defeated her next two opponents in Calie Cutler and Danielle Taylor.
At DWTNCS 6, Colleen tapped out Tiffany Masters in the third round via armbar to earn her first submission victory as a professional. With all four of her pro wins ending in a finish, you are in for a firefight when facing this Philly dragon!