DWCS Week 4: Esteban Ribovics shocks with first-round KO of Thomas Paull

Blood was on the menu and the UFC delivered.

The UFC played host to week 4 of the Dana White Contender Series on Tuesday before packing up the Octagon and heading to UFC 278 in Salt Lake City. The episode featured a milestone in that the first ever deaf fighter was brought on to fight on the card., and in the main event no less.

The main event started off with a lot of action, led by Esteban Ribovics. But Thomas Paull wasn’t going down easy and fired back forcing a scramble that led to a groin strike to stall the action. Once the fight resumed Ribovics picked up where he left off and dropped Paull to finish the fight.

DWCS week 4 official live results

  • Esteban Ribovics defeated Thomas Paull via KO, Round 1 – 1:30
  • Claudio Ribeiro defeated Ivan Valenzuela via KO, Round 1 – 0:25
  • Jose Johnson defeated Jack Cartwright via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Hailey Cowan defeated Claudia Leite via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
  • Nazim Sadykhov defeated Ahmad Hassanzada via KO, Round 3 – 1:59

Contracts were awarded to: All five fighters earned a contract