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Steve Mowry vs Javy Ayala Summer of 2021? Fightingdna Matchmaking

Steve Mowry rising Bellator Heavyweight prospect, One of Fightingdna Bellator prospects to watch in 2021 because he’s a very talented boxer, Overall fighter. Reminds me of Stipe Miocic.

Mowry continues to win in early finish style in the first round against Shaun Asher on the Bellator 257 Main Card. Getting better with every win as he trains Florida Gym powerhouse Sanford MMA. Training partners are Rumble Johnson, Aung La Nsang, Stefan Struve and coached by genius Henri Hooft.

“You don’t ever really feel more prepared for a fight than you would when you just got done sparing with Anthony Johnson, so that would be my big one. But being in a room with Kamaru [Usman] and Robbie [Lawler], two of the best welterweights to ever do it, it definitely gives you perspective, it gives you kind of like a direction, it kind of sets the standard on what you should be focusing on, what you shouldn’t be focusing on.”

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/04/15/bellator-257-steve-mowry-intense/

Mowry now 9-0 at 28 years old, #7th ranked Bellator Heavyweight needs tougher competition, Top Ten Heavyweights.

“There’s two guys in the Heavyweight division I won’t fight and one guy that you’d have to make.” Linton Vasell and Matt Mitrione”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JY7i7EjLtI

Since no Vasell or Mitrione… Javy Ayala is a fight to schedule this Summer. Ayala Bellator Heavyweight veteran fought everyone from Valentin Moldavsky, Win over Frank Mir, Sergei Kharitonov win. He’s a tough fighter, #10 Bellator Heavyweight.

“I’m having a kid in July so I’d like to you know either get a quick turnaround or I’d like to have you know.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JY7i7EjLtI

Either way Javy Ayala or not Steve Mowry deserves a top ten Heavyweight or Bellator signs a Heavyweight prospect to fight him. KEEP an EYE on STEVE MOWRY for 2021!!

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European Clash Mads Burnell vs Daniel Weichel Summer of 2021 ?

Mads Burnell former UFC fighter, Former Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion is 2-0 with Bellator after a impressive win against a respected Bellator featherweight Saul Rogers on the Bellator 257 prelims.

Burnell respectfully asked for Daniel Weichel in his post fight interview with John McCarthy. All for a fight between Burnell vs Weichel… European Clash it would be.

Daniel Weichel 40-12 record wins over Emmanuel Sanchez, Saul Rogers which is a great fight to watch, Desmond Green, Former Bellator Champion Pat Curran.

Defeating Weichel replaces his ranking as the #5th Bellator Featherweight, One or two more fights away from a Bellator Featherweight Title shot.

Mads Burnell is reborn ever since being released in 2018. Winning Cage Warriors Featherweight Title, 2-0 with Bellator and very close to a title shot.

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Jay Jay Wilson Ask for Borics Shall Receive

Jay Jay Wilson IMPRESSIVE dominant performance against a respected, SBG Ireland Pedro Carvalho. This kid continues to get better from his striking that definitely hurt Carvalho. Genuinely blown away.

At 23 years old and called out Adam Borics in his post fight interview.

“This win solidified my place in the division, I believe I should be in line for the title.” Jay Jay Wilson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdRY_0T8BG0

“He just fought the champ, Went out there and you know I put on a dominant performance you know I came out took him down, Controlled on top.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdRY_0T8BG0

Jay Jay Wilson #7th ranked Bellator Featherweight defeated Carvalho #4th ranked.

I’d like to take on the number one contender, and in my book that’s probably Adam Borics, so I’ll definitely be able to line up a fight with him.

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/sport/2021/04/mixed-martial-arts-kiwi-jay-jay-wilson-calls-for-bellator-title-eliminator-after-stunning-tko-win-over-pedro-carvalho.html

Adam Borics #3rd Featherweight coming off a win against former PFL Featherweight Jeremy Kennedy.

Borics vs Jay Jay Wilson would be one hell of a matchup if Bellator decides to schedule that this summer. Two rising Bellator stars facing each other in a title eliminator.

Bold call out to make for the 23 year old but he’s hungry and confident, Best year so far in 2021. Passes by Adam Borics next up is the winner of Patricio Friere vs AJ McKee.

“I deserve to be in the top three,” Wilson continued. “I deserve to get an opportunity at gold.”

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/04/13/bellator-257-jay-jay-wilson-believes-win-carvalho-
deserves-shot-gold/

“[Borics] is a very tough fighter. We just got done with Pedro Carvalho, so I’ll be going back to my camp, and we’ll come up with a plan to put on a dominant performance against him — so I can definitely solidify my title position.”

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/04/16/bellator-257-jay-jay-wilson-number-one-contenders-fight-adam-borics/

Jay Jay Wilson part of the next generation of New Zealand fighters, Only 23 years old but will see how talented he is in 2021!!

Jay Jay Wilson is bound to be a Bellator superstar.

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Bellator 257 Stacked Card on Showtime

Bellator 257 is a STACKED card on Showtime Network. Headlined with Vadim Nemkov Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion one of the best Light Heavyweights in the world vs former UFC Light Heavyweight Phil Davis. First round of the Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix.

Beginning to end there’s great fights, Highly recommend watching Bellator 257!! Many fights and fighters to watch.

Nemkov vs Davis

Vadim Nemkov since signing with Bellator in 2017 been on a tear defeating current UFC Heavyweight, Former PFL Heavyweight Champion Philipe Lins, Former Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Liam McGeary, Former UFC Fighter Phil Davis, Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Rafael Carvalho and Ryan Bader.

Nemkov is Fedor Emelianenko protégé, Nemkov is one of the best Light Heavyweights in the world. Nemkov can beat Dominick Reyes, Aleksandr Rakic, Anthony Smith but he’s making a career with Bellator.

All-Around Special Talent at 28 years old, One of the best fighters in the world.

Phil Davis Former Penn State Four Time All-American Wrestler, Former UFC Light Heavyweight defeated Glover Teixeira, Lyoto Machida, Emmanuel Newton and many other talented fighters.

Davis has a loss against Nemkov but ignoring the loss, Time for revenge.

“I don’t care; I don’t care,” Davis told MMA Junkie. “For me to look back and think, ‘Oh, they should’ve gave that to me,’ that’s a waste of my time and my energy. I’ll never get better doing that. I’m all about getting better and winning fights, so why even calculate that into my existence? I’m good. Judges have a tough job. They said I didn’t win; I didn’t win.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/04/phil-davis-not-thinking-of-vadim-nemkov-loss-ahead-of-bellator-257-rematch

Daivs 36 years old, Making one more run for the Bellator Light Heavyweight title.

Julius Anglickas

Julius Anglickas former LFA Light Heavyweight Champion, 29 years old with a 9-1 record. 2-0 record with Bellator, Defeating Jordan Young and Alex Polizzi. Two high level Bellator Light Heavyweights. Anglickas not competing in the Bellator Light Heavyweight grand prix but is the #5th Bellator Light Heavyweight.

Watch out for Anglickas in 2021.

Steve Mowry

Steve Mowry Bellator Heavyweight Prospect, 8-0 record at 28 years old. Sanford MMA prospect trains with Michael Chandler, Gilbert Burns, Aung La Nsang, Vicente Luque, Jason Jackson, Anthony Johnson, Stefan Struve. Coached by Henri Hooft.

Mowry is one of my favorite Bellator prospects, He’s a very talented fighter. Talented technical boxer for a guy his size at six foot eight. Pieced apart Shawn Teed in his latest Bellator 249 fight.

Watch out for Steve Mowry in 2021.

Nemkov vs Karl Albrektsson

Viktor Nemkov 30-7 record, Older brother of Vadim Nemkov at 34 years old. Former M1 Light Heavyweight Champion, Former PFL fighter finally signs with Bellator in his Bellator debut against Karl Albrektsson.

Karl Albrektsson 27 years old 10-3 record former Rizin Light Heavyweight. Early win over Vadim Nemkov.

Saul Rogers vs Mads Burnell

Saul Rogers vs Mads Burnell is the FIGHT of the NIGHT Bellator 257. TWO of the best Bellator Featherweights facing each other in the second fight of Bellator 257. Which is crazy, Shows how stacked this card is!!

Saul Rogers 2-1 Bellator record 14-3 record at 31 years old. Ultimate Fighter 22 fighter, Defeated Billy Quarantillo, Ryan Hall, Marcin Wrzosek in his Ultimate Fighter exhibitions but because of visa issues wouldn’t fight in the Ultimate Fighter final. Easily would’ve been a Ulimate Fighter final winner and compete in the UFC right now but things in happen. Now fighting for Bellator.

Rogers lost to Daniel Weichel in a decision but was a GREAT fight. Weichel 39-11 record while Rogers had 15 pro fights. Rogers did well with striking that was a back & forth fight. Now Rogers can make a name of himself facing former UFC fighter Mads Burnell.

Mads Burnell 14-3 record 27 years old, 1-2 record with UFC but signed with Cage Warriors. Winning the Cage Warriors Featherweight title than signed with Bellator. Burnell on a five fight winning streak looking to make it six against Saul Rogers.

Mads Burnell taking advantage of the opportunity to fight for the 2nd best MMA promotion in the world. Defeating a VERY talented Saul Rogers helps in 2021, Looking for a Bellator Featherweight title.

Jay Jay Wilson

A lot of hype around the “Maori Kid” Jay Jay Wilson, Outstanding Jiu-Jitsu player. Black Belt World Champion at Alliance Jiu Jitsu under Johnny Faria at San Diego. 7-0 record at 23 years old defeated Ty-Wan Claxton, Sergio Debari and now facing Pedro Carvalho SBG Ireland prospect.

“[Carvalho] is definitely a big step up for me,” Wilson said. “He’s the biggest name I’ve fought, and I feel like I have more weapons to beat him.”

https://fansided.com/2021/04/13/street-fighting-prize-fighting-meet-bellators-jay-jay-wilson/

Toughest for the “Maori Kid”, However Jay Jay Wilson all around talent with developing striking skills. Will only get better from here with training!!

“I’m super excited about this fight,” Wilson told Cageside Press ahead of the fight. “[Carvalho]’s ranked the number four fighter, he’s no slouch. Fight camp has gone amazing, I’m feeling the greatest I’ve ever felt,” Wilson continued. “I’m ready to keep my undefeated streak going.”

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/04/13/bellator-257-jay-jay-wilson-believes-win-carvalho-deserves-shot-gold/

Jay Jay gets passed Pedro Carvalho would be a great start to 2021. Gradual hype for the future Bellator star.

Bellator 257

Overall Bellator 257 is a STACKED CARD top to bottom, One of the best Bellator cards in a while. Nemkov vs Davis, Corey Anderson second Bellator fight, Paul Daley vs Sabah Homasi, Steve Mowry, Viktor Nemkov.

Saul Rogers vs Mads Burnell Bellator Fight of the Night written all over it. TWO HIGH LEVEL fighters in a technical Featherweight Clash

PLEASE watch Belltor 257 helping out the fighters and Bellator becoming a close second to UFC.

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Bellator Latest Signings Medonca & Mamedov

Bellator continues to add depth to there roster signing world class fighters consistently last few years. Newest signings are two killers from different countries that can become top five fighters in their division in the future. Bellator signed Maycon Mendoca and Islam Mamedov.

Maycon Mendoca

Maycon Mendoca Current LFA Welterweight Champion after defeating Batsumberel Dagvadorj in a Welterweight Clash that earned him the LFA Welterweight Title. He’s a very good all around fighter at 28 years old, 11-4 record. Five fight winning streak after a three fight losing streak.

Wanted Bellator to sign Mendoca because he’d a be a GREAT addition to the Bellator Welterweight Division. Future matchups against Jason Jackson, Jaleel Willis, Logan Storley.

Maycon Mendonca trains at KINGS MMA with Marvin Vettori, Kelvin Gastelum, Rafael Dos Anjos, Neiman Gracie.

Looking forward to Maycon Mendonca Bellator debut and who he matches up against.

“This guy’s a beast, man. I want to see this guy on a bigger show,” Neiman Gracie said.

https://www.dailynews.com/2021/04/13/bellator-signs-lfa-champion-maycon-mendonca/

Islam Mamedov

Islam Mamedov Russian Lightweight savage, Dagestan born and raised fought for Professional Fighters League with Eight PFL/WSOF wins. Defeating current PFL Lightweight Champion Natan Schulte, Former UFC fighter Thiago Tavares, Ylies Djiroun top French MMA prospect.

19-1 record, 31 years old entering Bellator in the prime of his career.

Mamedov is a combat sambo world champion, Ground & pound expert and looking to take his talents to Bellator. Competing with the best Lightweights from Patricky Pitbull, Goiti Yamaguchi. Training with Dagestan friends from Khabib, Islam, Umar, Usman and so many other great fighters.

Khabib replacing his father Abdulmunap as HEAD COACH, Trainer of Eagles MMA. Helping many Dagestan fighters achieve there MMA dreams. Looking to make Islam Mamedov a Bellator Lightweight title challenger.

Genuinely curious to see how Islam Mamedov matches up against Bellator Lightweight competition in July.

“I hope we’ll have fans again in the building in July,” Nurmagomedov stated. “I look forward to meeting the Bellator fans there and supporting Usman and Islam.”

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One of the Best Lightweight Fights of the Year ONE on TNT 2

One of the most underrated Lightweight fights of 2021 and best fights of the year is headlining One on TNT 2. Christian Lee current One Championship Lightweight Championship vs Timofey Nastyukhin.

Christian Lee vs Timofey Nastyukhin

Christian Lee, King of One Championship. Superstar of One Championship, Reigning over the Lightweight division defeated Former Deep Featherweight Champion, Kazuki Tokudome former Pancrase Lightweight Champion, Former Dream Lightweight Champion, One Championship Lightweight Champion.

Obviously a successful MMA career, Defeating top notch fighters. Former Champions but guess what he’s a kid 22 years old defeating fighters ten years older than him but Christian Lee part of the next generation of MMA fighters.

WORLD CLASS Lightweight facing Timofey Nastyukhin defeated Eddie Alvarez former UFC/Bellator Lightweight Champion in a unexpected loss but there was a lot of hype and discussion about Timofey being a talented Lightweight who trains at Tiger Muay Thai with Valentina Shevchenko, Petr Yan, Arman Tsarukyan and many other killers.

Timofey is a former FILA Pankration world champion, Defeated Eduard Folayang former URCC Welterweight Champion and Gold Medalist in Wushu.

Yeah so on paper this fight will be bananas!! Probably toughest challenge to date for Christian Lee as he ran through everyone since his four fight winning streak.

“Timofey and I, we are similar in a sense that we both go for the finish,” Lee said. “However, I feel that my skills are much greater in every area, so what I’m going to do is mix it up, play through the full range of mixed martial arts, and I feel that my game will match up with his, and I’ll be able to exploit a weakness.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/04/one-on-tnt-ii-christian-lee-confident-easy-finish

“I think the fight is going to start very quickly,” Lee said. “There’s going to be a lot of action early on, and I’m going to end the fight in the first round with a finish.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/04/one-on-tnt-ii-christian-lee-confident-easy-finish

Christian Lee sees through Nastyukhin, Early finish. Beating him and continuing his One Championship Lightweight Title reign. Which is so crazy because he’s only 22 years old.

However I don’t think this fight will be a early finish for Christian Lee, Be a five round fight by decision. Worth their time watching a five round fight, TWO of the best Lightweights in the world.

“For me, I feel that I’m the No. 1 lightweight in the world,” Lee said. “I’m confident in my abilities. If all these top fighters weren’t signed to other organizations and we did a grand prix for all the top lightweights in the world, I feel like I would be sitting on top of that. I absolutely believe I would come out on top against any lightweight.”

https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/4/14/22378721/one-champion-christian-lee-i-do-believe-that-i-am-the-best-lightweight-fighter-in-the-world

Feel like if Christian Lee dominates, Masterpiece performance against Timofey Nastyukhin callout Eddie Alvarez. Defeats him he really should consider signing with Bellator or UFC. Proving #1 Lightweight in the world.

Timofey Nastyukhin defeats Christian Lee, Expect an automatic rematch which would be GREAT business for One Championship. Millions of views on TNT, Building the promotion of One Championship in North America.

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Adam Borics vs the Winner of Pitbull vs Mckee Summer of 2021

Adam Borics the rising Bellator Featherweight on a three fight winning streak after defeating former UFC and PFL fighter Jeremy Kennedy at Bellator 256. Fighting in a very tactical three round fight where the trial of error is limited.

Best win of his MMA career so far. Dealing with a tough loss against Darrion Caldwell but continuing to mature and grow as a fighter with Sanford MMA, Down at Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

“I’ve been going to Florida since 2017,” Borics told the media. “Every time I went, I was staying just one month. This time I stayed two and a half months. I want to be the best in the world. I have so much motivation, I dream big. At Sanford MMA we are a family.”

“I have the best coaches in the world at Sanford MMA, so I’m ready for everybody,” he excalimed Friday.

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/04/11/bellator-256-adam-borics-believes-featherweight-title-shot-next/

Training at Sanford MMA with Michael Chandler, Gilbert Burns, Formerly Kamaru Usman, Jason Jackson, Vicente Luque, Rumble Johnson, Martin Nguyen, Aung La Nsang and many more killers. Iron sharpens Iron, Makes everyone better including Adam Borics.

Now Borics is ready for a title, Awaiting the winner of Patricio Pitbull vs AJ McKee.

” I feel like I’m ready for a title shot I have eight or night fights with Bellator so yeah I would like to fight for the title next.”

“You know if it takes a while get back in there and Emmanuel Sanchez or someone else, Let’s see when’s the final.” Adam Borics

Hungry to fight three times a year, Looking to stay active instead of fighting once a year.

“I would like to fight one more or two times so I’m gonna fight just maximum three times a year because you know fighting in in 145 four times it’s a not easy cut you know.”

Cut is worth it fighting for the Bellator Featherweight title, Earning little more extra money because of a title fight. More sponsorship money.

Life changing fight if Adam Borics can defeat Patricio Pitbull or AJ McKee. Two of the best Featherweights in the world.

Summer of 2021 is when the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix should happen then the winner faces Adam Borics during fall.

Makes sense for Borics to get one more fight in before a title shot, Facing Emmanuel Sanchez, Daniel Weichel to name a few fighters.

My ultimate goal is to become a world champion. After that, I’m definitely going to help the next generation.”

https://fansided.com/2021/04/08/bellator-256-adam-borics-looks-to-become-champ-inspire-next-generation-of-hungarian-mma/
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Next Fight for Ludovit Klein against Ultimate Fighter 27 Winner Mike Triziano

Slovakia’s MMA superstar Ludovit Klein, Former Oktagon, Cage Warriors and ACB ( Now known as ACA) fighter. Before UFC was one of the best European Featherweight prospects, Now is 1-0 with UFC after knocking out City Kickboxing own Shane Young in the first round. Displaying a masterclass boxing performance that IMPRESSED me A LOT.

“That was the biggest dream in my life. I’m very happy,”

Now can Klein display another boxing performance against Ultimate Fighter Season 27 winner Mike Triziano on May 8th prelims of Dillashaw vs Sandhagen.

Ludovit Klein, UFC Featherweight prospect looking to breakout in 2021. Rising to the top 15 of the UFC Featherweight division and facing a Ultimate Fighter Winner definitely help him pursue his goals in 2021.

Klein born and raised in Slovakia but flew to Florida to train at one of the best MMA gyms in the world, Sanford MMA. Training with champions from Robbie Lawler, Great fighters like Gilbert Burns, Michael Chandler, Adam Borics. Learning new skills from one of the best coaches in the MMA game, Henri Hooft.

Training at Sanford MMA, WILL only make the “humble Conor McGregor” better. Leading to dominant performances like will see on May 8th against Mike Triziano.

“It was one of the best training camp in my life for sure.” Ludovit Klein

https://www.instagram.com/p/CNKxab4JBnG/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Since it was one of his best training camps expect a early finish from the first ever Slovakian UFC fighter. Ludovit Klein is flying under the radar right now but a highlight reel knockout with his smooth boxing skills can lead to it trending on social media. Millions of viewers watching the highlight over and over again.

Earning another 50k, Performance of the night bonus as his family, friends, Supporters back in Slovakia will be watching to cheer on there hero.

“I’m very proud to represent my country.” Ludovit Klein

Continue to represent Slovakia well on May 8th against Mike Triziano. Genuinely looking forward to this fight for Ludovit Klein, Watch out for him in 2021!!

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Arnold Allen vs The Loser of Korean Zombie or Dan Ige

Arnold Allen displayed another techincally skilled dominant performance against a world class talented Featherweight Sodiq Yusuff. Continues to get better and better with every fight, Arnold Allen won by unanimous decision. Congratulations to the “Almighty” Arnold Allen defeating the #11th UFC Featherweight.

Continuing his 8 fight UFC winning streak, Longest active winning streak in the UFC Featherweight Division.

Allen knocked down Yusuff with punches few times but didn’t get the knockout but a tactics fight it was. Hope no injuries for the British Gentleman assassin because I’d love to see him fight this Summer of 2021.

“Definitely want to go upwards and I think with this performance definitely should be upwards, I’ve had a few guys I was booked to fight that were ranked five or ten, So I mean why not push pass that and chase for something. ” Arnold Allen post fight interview

Arnold Allen vs the Loser of Korean Zombie vs Dan Ige

Arnold Allen continues to chase the Featherweight title in 2021, Defeated Sodiq Yusuff now can face the loser of Dan Ige vs Korean Zombie which will be a straight up brawl.

Korean Zombie #5th UFC Featherweight, Fan Favorite, Fight of the night King vs Arnold Allen the rising British Featherweight who needs a win against a name. Facing Korean Zombie in the UFC Pay-Per View Main Card, UFC ESPN Plus Headliner would be the perfect opportunity for Arnold Allen.

Defeating a WEC fighter memorable fight against Leonard Garica, UFC Featherweight Title challenger against Jose Aldo.

Dan Ige Xtreme Couture product, Heavy handed pitbull and alumni of the Daba Hot streak before the loss against Calvin Kattar. Defeated Edson Barboza, Mirsad Bektic, Kevin Aguilar, Danny Henry. Dan Ige vs Arnold Allen would be a great fight but Allen has the win. He’s the better all-around fighter.

Arnold Allen 2021 campaign

Facing two talented fighters like Korean Zombie or Dan Ige would be a great opportunity to move up the UFC rankings. UFC promoting Arnold Allen, More public relations to build the name of Arnold Allen. Not the biggest trash talker in the world but let the technical skilled winning doing the talking.

Getting the respect he deserves in 2021. Few more fights away from challenging for the UFC Featherweight title.

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Ignacio Bahamondes UFC Debut at ABC 2

Ignacio Bahamondes Chile’s Top Ten prospects, Dana White Contender alumni making his UFC debut at 23 years old facing the UFC veteran John Makdessi.

Makdessi is a tough UFC Welterweight, Fighting since 2011 for UFC. Fought everyone from Donald Cerrone, Lando Vannata, Daron Cruickshank. Now faces the hungry Chilean Welterweight, Looking to defeat a UFC vet in a impress manner to jumpstart his UFC career.

“John is a very experienced fighter, (but) I also have my experience,” Bahamondes said. “He has more experience in the UFC, and that’s the biggest organization, so I think that’s the factor that’s most in his favor. But to be honest, my team and I couldn’t have asked for a better fight.

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/04/dwcs-standout-ignacio-bahamondes-relishes-high-expectations-for-ufc-debut

“This is a fight that’s going to push us to the limit and is going to position us very well in the division. So what better way to debut against John Makdessi, who’s a fighter people know. I’m ready to test myself and show what I got.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/04/dwcs-standout-ignacio-bahamondes-relishes-high-expectations-for-ufc-debut

Ignacio fought everywhere on the regional scene from Combate Americas, Legacy Fighting Alliance and Lux Fight League. Defeating Chris Brown not the Music superstar… Jon Jones teammate at JacksonWink at LFA 90 put Ignacio on notice.

Leading to fighting on the Dana White Contender Series defeating first round knockout artist Edson Gomez with a highlight kneel knockout in the second round.

Dana White loves offensive strikers and Ignacio Bahamondes is definitely a talented striker from Contender Series fight to watching him fight for LFA, Combate Americas.

Learning the tradition from his family members before him to be a world class striker!! Bahomondes family are a bunch of killers. Read this crazyness.

“His father, Manuel, began training in the striking arts at age 16. He is a former South American WKN kickboxing champion. He’s also a black belt in kempo karate and he’s run a karate academy in Santiago – Team Bahamondes – for almost 35 years.”

“Ignacio’s paternal grandfather was a professional boxer in Chile. And on his mother’s side, Ignacio’s great-grandfather, Raul Carabantes, was an accomplished Chilean boxer in the 1930s and ’40s. “El Estilista Valdiviano” retired with 82 professional bouts and was a South American champion. He also competed in Madison Square Garden in 1941, where he lost to Holman Williams. The Ring Magazine labeled Carabantes as the best Latin American boxer of his time.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/12/ufcs-ignacio-bahamondes-determined-to-further-family-combat-sports-legacy?utm_source=ground.news&utm_medium=referral

Bahamondes family has successful kickboxer, Boxer and now we can see a successful MMA fighter making a career in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Looking forward to watching his UFC debut and his 2021 season. Watching a technical striking display, Looking to make his Father and Grandfather proud.

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New Fan of Nainoa Dung after Bellator 256 Win

Bellator 256 prelims been entertaining to watch, Becoming a new fan of Nainoa Dung after a dominant boxing performance with sweet hooks to the body that even impressed John McCarthy and Mauro Ranallo. Boxing is his best skill and it really showed against a tough dude Mikey Williams who kept going after all those hard shots.

Naiona Dung stand out Bellator prospect on the Bellator 256 prelims, Lead to resigning with Bellator after that boxing performance. No more losing streak now!! Start a winning streak and a stand out 2021 season for the 22 year old kid.

“I’m still learning I’m still growing you know I’m 22 years old this was my sixth pro fight you know I’m a young veteran but just a student of the game ahead of my class.” Naiona Dung Post Fight Press Conference Bellator 256

Best performance yet for the Sanford MMA product under the tutelage of MMA Coach Henri Hooft, Training with a handful of killers from Michael Chandler, Gilbert Burns, Omar Morales, Vicente Luque, Adam Borics, Michael Johnson, Jason Jackson.

Learning from the killers of Sanford MMA helped him deal with losses, Understanding how to be a professional but still only 22 years old fighting for the second best MMA promotion in the world.

“In my past fights I felt like I was not only fighting my opponent but fighting myself you know just being young on this big stage like not too many people say but it’s scary you know like I’ll admit it and like but once I step in that cage everything goes away and I’m just doing what I love which is fighting.” Nainoa Dung Bellator 256.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW4hPo-Bxrk

Hawaii is a talented country of warriors from BJ Penn, Max Holloway, Illima-Lei Macfarlane, Brad Tavares, Ray Cooper, Dan Ige, Yancy Medeiros and now Naiona Dung. Following the footsteps of the talented Hawaiian strikers.

Genuinely looking forward to Nainoa Dung’s 2021 season, Man I
was impressed with his win tonight. No brainer for Bellator to resign him and match him up against quality Bellator opponents.

Bright future for Nainoa Dung, Future Bellator Lightweight contender as Bellator continues to promote and build up the prospect.

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Spotlight on Arnold Allen UFC on ABC 2

UFC on ABC 2 Marvin Vettori vs Kevin Holland Main Event but the Co Main Event is what I’m truly excited about Arnold Allen vs Sodiq Yusuff, Two high level Featherweight rising stars fighting each other in a anticipated matchup. Every hardcore MMA fan is watching this fight.

Arnold Allen

Since I started watching UFC obsessively last three years had my eyes on Arnold Allen since he defeated Makwan Amirkhani. Arnold Allen is a special all around talent from England who switches camps from BKK Fighters in England than with Tristar Gym in Montreal. Yes coached by the Phil Jackson of MMA… Firas Zahabi.

Technical All-Around fighter who continues to get better with every performance. One of the rising stars for the UFC roster in general and one of the most underrated fighters on the roster at the same.

“I like being the dark horse in the division,” Allen said. “It’s nice.”

https://www.ufc.com/news/arnold-allen-isnt-any-rush

Risen his way to the top ten of the UFC Featherweight Division defeating Gilbert Melendez, Mads Burnell, Nik Lentz under the tutelage of Firas Zahabi.

Now in the prime of his career at 27 years old looking to make a push for the UFC Featherweight Title in 2021 just needs to get passed the #11 Sodiq Yusuff who last fought and won against Andre Fili at UFC 246.

“I was a bit surprised. Obviously, I was supposed to fight Stephens, and I was expecting another veteran like that, you know – something like that or Stephens [himself],” Allen said during the UFC Vegas 23 Media day this week. “Nothing was happening, and then we got offered Sodiq, and I was like, ‘you know what?’ Yeah, that’s a perfect match-up.’”

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/04/09/ufc-vegas-23-arnold-allen-wants-prove-deserves-top-10/

British gentleman assassin who can be a supporting character in Peaky Blinders or a Guy Ritchie British gangster movie can definitely beat Sodiq Yusuff the #11th Featherweight but you can’t look pass the Nigerian born but Maryland raised as he trains at Team Lloyd Irvin and has wins over Andre Fili, Sheymon Moraes and Gabriel Benitez.

Don’t expect a dominant one side whoooping from Arnold Allen as both fighters are here to FIGHT, Bring there best skills on ABC channel. Expect a 29-28 win for Arnold Allen, Easily the biggest win of his MMA career that can propel him forward in the rankings.

“This is huge,” Allen told MMA Junkie at Wednesday’s UFC on ABC 2 media session at the UFC Apex. “I think this is bigger than the fights with the big names, you know? Like, this is me against another big prospect isn’t it? It’s like proving time.”

Spotlight on for Arnold Allen, Co Main Event on ABC Network. Millions of viewers watching this fight, Especially Dana White, Sean Shelby sitting in front row. Impress the boss and take advantage of the oppurtunity.

“I’m glad they put us on the Co-Main Event because I feel we deserve it.”

Well deserving of a Co-Main Event slot but defeating Sodiq Yusuff can earn the British gentleman a Main Card Pay-Per View slot!!

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ACA 121 Prospects to Watch

Absolute Championship Akhmat leading MMA promotion having another event ACA 121, Stacking CARD with world class fighters that will sign with UFC, Bellator, PFL or One Championship in the next few years.

Magomedrasul Gasanov

Nikola Dipchikov 20-7 record at 36 years old vs Magomedrasul Gasanov 15-2 record at 27 years old for the ACA Interim Middleweight Title.

Gasanov upcoming Russian Middleweight prospect defeated Respected Russian Middleweight Artem Frolov, Former M1-Challenge Middleweight Champion. Life changing moment for the 27 year old to win the ACA Middleweight Title.

Amirkhan Adaev

Amirkhan Adaev one of my favorite Russian prospects for 2021, World CLASS fighter has the fight of his life at ACA 121 facing Hacran Dias. Hacran Dias former UFC fighter, Making his second appearance with ACA.

Adaev taekwondo fighting style, Not the biggest puncher more of a technical accurate striker with talented grappling that executes the wins. Six fight winning enter the fight with Hacran Dias. Defeating talented fighter from the 33-12 Vener Galiev, Former PFL fighter Brian Foster and Efrain Escuedero former UFC fighter.

Win against Dias will only boost Adaev’s name as UFC or Bellator will be calling his manager to sign him. Leading to ACA Lightweight Title Shot in 2021. Adaev will have a promising future I guarantee it!!

Alikhan Suleymanov vs Kurban Taygibov

Alikhan Suleymanov 12-3 Russian Featherweight trains out Russian Powerhouse Gym Berkut FC. Talented Featherweight prospect with nasty striking impressed by the way he carved up Ermek Tlauov with leg kicks and punches. Tough grappler as well but all Russians are basically. One of the best 100 Featherweights in the world.

Alikhan’s opponent is Eagles MMA prospect… YES where Khabib, Zabit and Islam, Nurmagomedov’s train for fun. Lost his last fight because of arm injury but this dude is a talented SAMBO fighter, Standout win against Former ACA Featherweight Champion Felipe Froes. Reminds me of Eddie Alvarez and Frankie Edgar he just has that DAWG in him that will see against Alkihan.

Definitely a Featherweight fight to watch.

Ilya Khodkevich

Belarus Lightweight Prospect at 24 years old 6-0 record, Combat Sambo Belarus National Team fighter. Combat Sambo Champion is a underrated Eastern Europe prospect but fighting for ACA, Defeating tough Russian savages and climbing up the rankings will help him get there.

Watched his fight at Fight Nights Global, Solid All-Around fighter from the Muay Thai clinch game, Hitting knees well, Defending takedowns. Going in and out of sprawls that were fun to watch. Looks like a seasoned fighter just needs more experience. He’s a killer and one of the Belarus prospects to watch.

Handful prospects to watch at ACA 121, Watching Future Champions looking to prosper for Absolute Championship Akhmat.

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Maxim Shvets Ukraine #1 Welterweight Prospect EFC 35

Maxim Shvets Ukraine #1 Welterweight Prospect 18-3 record at 27 years old is making his Eagle Fighting Championship debut fighting all over Russia. Besides being a successful MMA fighter, Kickboxing champion and Combat Sambo World Champion. All-Around successful fighter who can make it to the big shows like UFC, Bellator and One Championship.

Shvets dominated former UFC fighter Leandro Silva, American Top Team product in a impressive showing from grappling to selective striking. Earning the respect from MMA journalist to defeat a former UFC fighter in a dominant way. Staying composed throughout the five rounds as Shvets knew he can spread his name around the MMA world if he can defeat a Former UFC fighter. Up for the challenge OF COURSE.

Before fighting Silva defeated Brazilian Welterweight prospect Flavio Pina 16-3 record at the time, Choked him out in the second round.

Shvets now on a 7 fight winning streak looking to extend his winning streak to 8 wins as he defeats Zaur Isaev 10-2 who defeated Alexander Butenko 49-13 record in the first round, Back in 2019.

Looking to win another title, MMA title before signing with UFC. Khabib owning the promotion, Ali Abdelaziz as his manager he can help many fighters sign with UFC. Maxim Shvets one of those fighters who can compete in the UFC. Defeating tough Welterweight veterans.

Watch out for Maxim Shvets 2021 season as he earns a title shot for Eagle Fighting Championship, Future EFC Welterweight Champion.

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Usman Nurmagomedov Next Fight for Bellator?

Usman Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s 22 year old cousin created a striking masterpiece at Bellator 255. Blown away by his performance as he’s only a 22 year old kid but Bellator Lightweight Champion potential written all over him as time goes on. Impressed by the way he fought as everyone at American Kickboxing Academy has HIGH hopes for the young man.

“This guy he’s well rounded everywhere, Expect Father’s Plan to be executed to perfection with this kid he’s got it all.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7POuTpaFIc

“With (the) signing of Usman Nurmagomedov, we are making it clear that Bellator is home to the best fighters on the planet and an organization where the sport’s future stars are coming to compete. I am thrilled to have Usman join the promotion and he will be placed in an immediate position to showcase his skills and contend at 155 pounds.” Scott Coker Bellator Promoter and President

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/02/mma-news-usman-nurmagomedov-khabib-mike-hamel-bellator-255-debut

The guy to really look out for right now that nobody knows about is Usman Nurmagomedov — Khabib’s younger brother [cousin]. He’s 10-0, all finishes. He’s an absolute killer. He’s a Muay Thai specialist and he’s Khabib’s brother, you understand? If you have the same blood as Khabib, you have good wrestling. I’m telling you, he is actually a better version than Khabib. He is better than Khabib. I’m telling you, people should watch for him. He’s an absolute killer.He’s got it all. He’s got the striking, he’s got the grappling, he’s got the jiu-jitsu, he’s got the look, he’s got the swagger.” Ali Abdelaziz

https://www.sportskeeda.com/mma/news-undefeated-dagestan-born-mma-fighter-usman-nurmagomedov-can-better-khabib-says-ali-abdelaziz

Genuinely looking forward to Usman Nurmagomedov next fight and 2021 campaign, Fought a tough savage in Mike Hamel love to see him fight top 15-top 25 Lightweight, Top Lightweight prospects similar way Bellator did with Aaron Pico.

Sidney Outlaw

Sidney Outlaw underrated Bellator Lightweight 2-1 Bellator record 15-4 record 28 years old. Defeated Roger Huerta, Adam Piccolotti, Cesar Balmaceda in a catchweight fight at CFFC 74. Trains at American Top Team with Jorge Masvidal, Dustin Poirier, Yoel Romero, Edson Barboza. Basically a bunch of killers to ruin your day but make your day better.

Outlaw vs Usman Nurmagomedov would be a SICK SICK fight to watch. Outlaw very talented fighter the fight against Michael Chandler never should’ve happened but it happened.

Myles Jury

Myles Jury former UFC Veteran, 19-5 record. Two more fights on Bellator deal. Defeated Brandon Girtz and Georgi Karakhanyan in his Bellator career. Jury vs Nurmagomedov would be a fun fight to watch. Facing a UFC fighter, Experienced fighter.

Troy Lamson

Signing Troy Lamson add some depth to the Bellator Lightweight division easily. 13-4 record, Defeated Robert Hale a former PFL fighter. Trains at Sanford MMA with Robbie Lawler, Gilbert Burns, Jason Jackson, Michael Chandler. Lamson vs Usman be a fun fight to watch, Facing one of the best Lightweight prospects in the United States.

Adam Piccolotti

Bellator veteran, 12-4 record. Fought everyone from Benson Henderson, Sidney Outlaw, Goiti Yamaguchi. Nice fight to build your name off. Defeating a tough dude who gives a challenge to Usman.

Usman Nurmagomedov 2021 Campaign

Usman Nurmagomedov 2021 campaign definitely looking forward to it, If Usman isn’t injured June or July latest I’d love to see him fight a quality talented opponent who can challenge Usman because once again this kid is talented. Coaches from Javier Mendez, Khabib and Umar Nurmagomedov on the side. All faith in the world with him being the next GREAT Nurmagomedov.

AKA head coach Javier Mendez was immediately blown away when he first saw him in action and believes he’s the most ‘gifted fighter’ he’s ever had.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/14171923/khabib-usman-nurmagomedov-bellator/
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Magomed Magomedov Top Five Opponent Next

Magomed Magomedov dominant performance at Bellator 255, Rear naked choke in the second round. Showing his talents against replacement Cee-Jay Hamilton as he was no match for the Russian killer.

Fight wasn’t even close as Magomedov suplexed Hamilton end of the first round. Constant pressure from grappling to ground & pound. Magomedov continues to impress me.

Magomedov ranked #5 in the new Bellator Bantamweight rankings but no way in hell he should be!! This dude is a stud and a half. Defeating Petr Yan once and having one of the best Bantamweight fights ever at ACB 57. Watched ACB 57, Twenty times so far because of the high level striking, sprawls, grappling exchanges. Every MMA fan needs to watch this fight.

“I should be even higher”

Fought two tough opponents in his Bellator career from Mattheus Mattos and Cee-Jay Hamilton. Time for a top five opponent.

“I would like to fight someone from the top five I want to fight forward, Want to tell Archuleta I’m coming for him.” Magomed Magomedov

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLtboV1uGac

Training with killers with Zabit Magomedsharipov, Marlon Moraes, Cody Garbrandt, Frankie Edgar, Eddie Alvarez and coached by one of the best MMA coaches Mark Henry. Respected A LOT by the MMA world and MMA fighters because of he’s a striking coach genius.

“I take a lot from him and he gave me a lot of advice. He showed me a lot of my mistakes on the ground. I would like to be on the ground like Khabib and on my feet like Zabit.”

“I’m grateful that they accepted me in their camp and allowed me to train with them. It was a great camp – you saw a lot of things on the ground tonight that I learned in this camp.

https://www.rt.com/sport/520040-magomed-magomedov-bellator-fight/

Magomedov Next Opponents?

Top Ten Bellator Bantamweights all facing each other at Bellator 258m Juan Archuleta is defending his Bellator Bantamweight Title for the first time against Sergio Pettis in a highly touted MMA fight to watch at Bellator 258. Magomedov can jump over the top five Bantamweights and challenge for a title next. I’d love to see Archuleta vs Magomedov, Constant pressure from both fighters. Two savages who train with some of the best fighters in the world as Archuleta trains with TJ Dillashaw, Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega.

Magomedov can face former UFC flyweight Sergio Pettis, Defeating a world class fighter. Former UFC fighter to build his legacy. Place his name on the map.

Third Slot Main Card fight is James Gallagher vs Patchy Mix which is a fight I’m very curious about to see how talented Gallagher is because Mix is no joke, Eyes on him for a while since his time as King of the Cage Bantamweight Champion.

Raufeon Stots vs Josh Hill Prelims of Bellator 258, Top Ten Bantamweights facing each other. Both highly skilled, World Class fighters. Every MMA fan needs to watch this fight. Josh Hill and Raufeon Stots are both underrated fighters. Stots Division 2 All-American wrestler at University of Nebraska- Kearney. Stots can be a challenge to Magomedov because of his wrestling background.

Stots before signing with Bellator was one of the best Bantamweight prospects. Josh Hill, Former Ultimate Fighter contestant, Former PFL fighter who defeated Bekbulat Magomedov. Two wins under Bellator defeating former UFC fighter Erik Perez & tough fighter Vinicius Zani.

Overall Magomedov deserves a top five opponent next, No disrespect to former opponents but he’s so good. All-Around special Dagestan talent. Future Bellator Bantamweight Champion and will see him win the title in 2021.

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Bellator 255 Prospects to Watch

Bellator 255 Tonight Headliner is Patricio Pitbull vs Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight Grand Prix Semi-Final Fight. Bellator 255 is STACKED no lie top to bottom. Extremely excited for this card and Bellator’s upcoming cards.

Prospects to watch on this card that are potential Title Contenders, Top five fighters in there division for Bellator. Core fighters for Bellator in the future.

Tyrell Fortune

One of the young bloods for the Bellator Heavyweight Division, Fortune facing Jack May as Matt Matrione withdrew from the fight. Perfect fight for Fortune to fight a UFC Vet like Mitroine. However he can dominate Jack May the top Heavyweight prospect from the Northeast. May and Fortune fought each other back at Bellator 245 but no contest because of accidental low blow.

Leading to trash talking lately by Fortune and May on Instagram.

“If someone starts disrespecting you, you feel motivated to put them in their place,” Fortune said. “That’s really all it is. I’m not a disrespectful person. I’m not going to message somebody and talk sh*t to them just because I want to fight them, especially if I was already in the cage with them. I think it’s just a dumb ploy on his part.”

“I was like, ‘Put Jack May up in here because this p*ssy wants to keep talking. He wants to fight me, obviously,’” Fortune said. “He already had his opportunity and he quit, so let’s give him another one.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/04/mma-news-bellator-255-tyrell-fortune-vs-jack-may-blood-expletives-rematch-rivarly-animosity-low-blow

Fortune can now put a stamp on May’s name with a dominant performance with grappling as he was an All-American wrestler at Grand Canyon University. Mixing that with training at Sanford MMA with a bunch of killers from Gilbert Burns, Michael Chandler, Vicente Luque, Rumble Johnson and many more killers can lead to a significant year for Fortune.

Bellator has a lot of hype on the 30 year old Heavyweight. Defeat May to start off 2021 the right way leading to fighting tougher Heavyweight opponents. Rematch with Timothy Johnson doesn’t hurt or a fight against Matt Mitrione.

Usman Nurmagomedov

Usman Nurmagomedov, Lineage of the Nurmagomedov family. Khabib’s cousin, Similar body style but a different fighting style. Usman focuses on kickboxing. Trains at American Kickboxing Academy with Khabib, Islam Makhachev, Luke Rockhold, Ed Ruth and many upcoming prospects.

Javier Mendez compares Usman Nurmagomedov to Luke Rockhold, Claiming Usman is going to be a Bellator superstar!!

Bellator debut is on the Main Card, Facing Mike Hamel. Hamel split decision loss against Adam Borics. Hamel is a tough dude but will see a dominant impressive performance. Showing he’s one of the next great Nurmagomedov’s.

“I have my debut, I have my opponent and after that we will see,” Nurmagomedov said. “Of course I would like to be a champion and I would like to be a champion in every organization I fight in.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/03/bellator-255-khabib-nurmagomedov-cousin-usman-debut-lightweight-prospect

“He’s 10-0, all finishes. He’s an absolute killer. He’s a Muay Thai specialist and he’s Khabib’s brother, you understand? If you have the same blood as Khabib, you have good wrestling. I’m telling you, he is actually a better version than Khabib. He is better than Khabib. I’m telling you, people should watch for him. He’s an absolute killer. He’s got it all. He’s got the striking, he’s got the grappling, he’s got the jiu-jitsu, he’s got the look, he’s got the swagger.” Ali Abdelaziz Khabib’s Manager

https://www.sportskeeda.com/mma/news-khabib-nurmagomedov-claims-cousins-usman-abubakar-next-line-possibly-hinting-upcoming-ufc-fights

Magomed Magomedov

Magomed Magomedov ONLY fighter to defeat Petr Yan, Former ACB Bantamweight Champion. All-Around Talent easily one of the best Bantamweights in the world. 17-1 record, Dominated Mattheus Mattos in his Bellator debut. Second fight against Cee Jay Hamilton, Top Ten Bantamweight prospect with a 15-7 record. Talented fighter but Hamilton has his hands full against a world class Russian savage.

Ranked #5 Bellator Bantamweight but should be ranked #2 or #3 Bantamweight but with a few more wins we can see his ranking increase.

“I didn’t show my full skill set in that fight but this time I’m very prepared I don’t have any injuries I feel very great and I’m looking for a finish and I will guarantee you this fight will be very entertaining for the fans. “

Definitely looking forward to Magomedov’s second appearance, Going to be a great one!!

Chris Gonzalez

Team Alpha Male product 5-0 impressed me a lot fighting Vladimir Tokov in a great prelim fight that went back & forth. Now Chris Gonzalez facing Roger Huerta once was the next big thing, Cover of Sports Illustrated but gradually went down hill. However still fighting 24-12 record faced off Eddie Alvarez, Benson Henderson, Gray Maynard.

See if Gonzalez has what it takes to defeat the MMA veteran Roger Huerta.

“At the end of the day it’s all about getting your hand raised. I’m always going to happy with myself for getting the job done, whether it’s a highlight finish or a tough fight.”

https://www.mmaweekly.com/chris-gonzalez-shares-his-bellator-255-game-plan

“I’m always working on things that I need to improve on and keep the white belt mentality, but the game plan is always the same: go in there and create pressure, hit him more than he hits me, end up on top, ground and pound him and get him out of there or do that for 15 minutes straight.”

https://www.mmaweekly.com/chris-gonzalez-shares-his-bellator-255-game-plan

2016 Greco-Roman World Team Member, Junior College All-American wrestler. Advantage with wrestling and the wrestler mindset, Watch out for Chris Gonzalez in 2021.

Bellator 255 Beginning to End is a stacked card, Exciting card to watch because of the talented fighters and prospects. Future champions. Pitbull vs Sanchez!!

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Bellator 255 Neiman Gracie vs Jason Jackson Fight of the Night

Bellator is back!! Bellator 255 is a stacked card from main event to prelims. Co Main Event Neiman Gracie vs Jason Jackson. Fight of the night written all over it. TWO of the best Bellator Welterweights facing each other.

Genuinely excited for this FIGHT, Two future Bellator Welterweight title challengers.

Neiman Gracie

“If it is done right, then I am glad Bellator is doing this,” Gracie told us. “It’ll be great to see who is fighting for a title, who should fight who next. To be a top five in the Bellator welterweight division is amazing, it is the toughest division in Bellator.Neiman Gracie

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/03/31/bellator255-neiman-gracie-ready-for-title-contender-fight-with-jason-jackson/

Neiman Gracie part of the next generation of Gracie’s. Impressive wins upsetting Ed Ruth and defeating Jon Fitch. Lost to Rory MacDonald but showed a lot of promise. Neiman is now #3rd ranked Welterweight while Jason Jackson is #6 Bellator Welterweight.

Neiman obviously a great grappler but training at one of the best MMA gyms Kings MMA. Coached by Rafael Cordeiro one the best MMA coaches. Trained Anderson Silva, Wanderlei Silva, Shogun Rua, Rafael Dos Anjos, Rafael Dos Anjos. Neiman training with Marvin Vettori, Kelvin Gastelum, Rafael Dos Anjos during training weeks.

Gradually becoming one of the best Welterweights on the planet. Gradually improving his striking and overall game.

“I think what happens there is something that Master Rafael Cordeiro says, that champions just walk around with champions,” Gracie said. “We surround ourselves with people who have the same mentality and the same mindset and the same goal and everybody is pushing everyone forward. I think it makes a difference.”

https://www.ocregister.com/2021/03/31/bellator-255-neiman-gracie-out-to-prove-hes-more-than-a-name/amp/

“Jason’s a good opponent. He’s very good, he’s a good striker and he has a good takedown defense,” Gracie said. “I feel that he’s pretty good everywhere, but if I’m able to get the fight where I want and get the positions I w ant on the floor, I believe that nobody in the world is safe. And I can beat any one of them.”

https://www.ocregister.com/2021/03/31/bellator-255-neiman-gracie-out-to-prove-hes-more-than-a-name/amp/

Neiman can defeat a Penn-State All American wrestler, One of the best College Wrestlers he can stop Jackson’s takedowns.

Confident in his abilities if Jackson is on the floor, Jackson definitely will be in trouble there. Neiman looking forward to showing Bellator fans he’s READY for a title shot.

Jason Jackson

Jason Jackson former LFA Welterweight Champion and Titan FC Welterweight Champion. Pursuing to win the Bellator Welterweight Title. Becoming one of the best Welterweights on the planet. Training with some of the best Welterweights on the planet at Sanford MMA. Formerly with Kamaru Usman now trains at Trevor Witmann’s Gym. Trains currently with Gilbert Burns, Vicente Luque, Logan Storley and Michael Chandler.

No boring training partners as “Iron sharpens Iron”. All the hard sparring days leading to the success in his Bellator career. Split Decision lost to Ed Ruth than defeating Kiichi Kunimoto, Jordan Mein, Benson Henderson and look to defeat Neiman Gracie.

“It was an amazing feeling, knowing that I’ve seen this guy in every promotion there is and maintained top fighter [status],” Jackson told FanSided MMA. “So it’s a good feeling to know that [I have] a name like Benson Henderson under belt.”

https://fansided.com/2021/03/31/bellator-255-jason-jackson-feels-he-can-defend-well-against-neiman-gracies-grappling/

Expected Jason Jackson to be top 3 Welterweight easily, Replacing Neiman or Michael “Venom” Page. Time to prove the journalist wrong he’s a top three Welterweight.

I’m kind of confused myself by the rankings,” he continued, not understanding how he dropped to the #6 spot in the newly unveiled official rankings after the promotion originally had him ranked in the top five. “I’ve just got to fight. I’ve got a big opportunity to fight the number three guy, which I consider number one. And once I beat him, then there’s no more question.”

https://cagesidepress.com/2021/04/01/bellator-255-jason-jackson/

Jackson disadvantaged with the Jiu-Jitsu but training hard at Sanford MMA to make sure grappling won’t be an issue.

“No secret to that [Gracie’s strategy]. I have to be stingy, make him wrestle when I want to wrestle,” Jackson said. “Definitely been working with Rory MacDonald a lot get some good insight and working with the legend — Robbie Lawler — and working with the best striking coach, best wrestling coach. Sanford MMA’s got everything you need.

https://fansided.com/2021/03/31/bellator-255-jason-jackson-feels-he-can-defend-well-against-neiman-gracies-grappling/

Winning a fight, Co-Main Event Fight at Bellator 255 in front of a new audience at Showtime. Time to steal the show, Calling out Douglas Lima, Yaroslav Amosov. However NEEDS a Impressive Performance to win and get the respect he deserves.

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CFFC 94 Solomon Renfro Prospect to Watch

Solomon Renfro rising Welterweight prospect out of the Northeast, Trains at Tiger Schulman with Jimmie Rivera, Lyman Good and Mike Triziano. Making a career at Cage Fury Fighting Championship for now. Pursuing the CFFC Welterweight Title but journey to the Welterweight title continues against Nick Alley.

Solomon Renfro big dreams ahead of him, On his Instagram profile Future UFC and WBC Champion. Aspiring to be one of the greatest combat sport athletes.

Solomon Renfro former training partner with Patchy Mix, Former King of the Cage Bantamweight Champion and now one of the best Bantamweight fighters.

“I can perform and fight anywhere – on the feet, on the ground, in the corners, (and) in the clinch. My jiu-jitsu is great. My wrestling is great. My sambo is great. My boxing, kickboxing, muay thai – I’m confident in all those areas. And my fight I.Q. is awesome, also. I train like a dog every single day. I mean, like, all (expletive) day. … It’s like an all day thing. But I know that’s how you’ve got to train to be one of the greatest of all time.”

“I really want to go to the UFC. Honestly, no other fights on the regional scene interest me. I can’t even put a name out there that I’m interested in. I’m ready for the UFC. I’m competing at a very high level every day. I’ve been competing at a very high level since the day I started doing MMA. I feel like with one more win, it has to come. I don’t see how I couldn’t. I see guys on the UFC roster with 4-0 records or 4-3. I saw another guy get in there with a record that’s 5-2 recently. I don’t see why I’m not ready.

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/lists/ufc-bellator-5-fighters-on-verge-of-signing-december-wins

Solomon Renfro confident in his abilities, Training with killers everyday. Truly believes he can become one of the best Welterweights of all time but winning a CFFC Welterweight Title WILL lead to signing with the UFC. Fighting with the best of the best Welterweights.

CFFC 94 prospect to watch and a 2021 Prospect to Watch as his name value will rise through the prospect rankings I guarantee it. Definitely a talented fighter.

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Brave CF 50 Prospect to Watch: Anton Turkalj

Brave CF 50 is a stacked card from the Super Welterweight title fight to the Flyweight Co-Main Event. Brave Combat Federation continues to put on great events.

Several prospects to watch but paying close attention to Swedish Light Heavyweight prospect Anton Turkalj.

Anton Turkalj

Anton Turkalj is the next GENERATION of Swedish MMA prospects. Only 24 years old with a 6-0 record. Two straight wins under the Brave CF Promotion with a first round finish and a rear naked choke. Defeating an 8-0 Ibo Aslan with a rear naked choke.

Turkalj is the #1 Nordic Light Heavyweight prospect according to Tapology.Com and close to becoming a Brave CF Light Heavyweight Title Contender with a few more fights.

Successful Amateur Career with a 11-2 record under the IMMAF European Championships.

Grappling with Alexander Gustafsson the GOD of Swedish MMA in a exhibition match that went the distance.

Now looking to match his Amateur career with his Brave CF career, Fighting Konstantin Soldatov. 5-1 record from Kazakhstan.

Win over Soldatov leads to matchups against Mohammed Said Maalem 11-3 record and Todd Stoute 11-6 record.

Defeating Stoute leads to a title shot, Awaiting the winner of Mohammed Said Maalem vs Mohammad Fakhreddine Brave CF Light Heavyweight Title Fight.

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Brave CF 50 Super Welterweight Title Fight is a GREAT ONE

Brave CF 50 headliner is an exciting fight to watch as one of the faces of Brave Combat Federation is fighting a former UFC Welterweight.

Jarrah Hussein Al-Silawi Brave CF Super Welterweight Champion vs Ismail Naurdiev.

Toughest fight in Jarrah’s Brave CF career as he faces Ismail Naurdiev a young talented 24 year old old Welterweight looking to make a name for himself under the Brave CF promotion.

Jarrah Hussein Al-Silawi resigned with Brave CF, Defeating Naurdiev will show the world he’s one of the most underrated Welterweight fighters on the planet.

“I’ve beaten guys that have gone on to the UFC,” Al-Silawi told MMA Junkie. “The fact that he’s an ex-UFC fighter gives me an opportunity to prove that I can beat any fighter that comes from any organization. Ismail has a great record and was in the UFC, and that just gives me motivation and reason to beat him.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/03/brave-cf-50-jarrah-al-silawi-pre-fight-interview

Naurdiev defeated the likes of Michel Prazeres and Siyar Bahadurzada, Fought for ACA, EMC and UFC. Making his Brave CF debut, Looking to make a stamp on the #1 Middle Eastern Promotion.

Jarrah Hussein defending his Brave CF Super Welterweight Title for the second time, Representing Brave CF and the Middle East. Motivating young men and women to become MMA fighters. Yes you can defeat a UFC fighter!!

I feel I am better than him in all aspects. But he needs to understand that he is not coming and taking the title away from me. He is in for a battle, and I will keep my title in the end.”

https://www.lowkickmma.com/exclusive-brave-cfs-jarrah-al-silawi-talks-title-fight-with-ismail-naurdiev/

Defeating a high level Middle Eastern Welterweight prospect will do wonders for his career moving forward if he wants to sign with UFC or sign a deal with Bellator or One Championship which would be sick to see!!

Many people are cheering for Jarrah or seeing him as the favorite but Ismail Naurdiev is looking to prove everyone wrong, Stealing the show in the Brave CF 50 Main Event.

Brave CF debut with a bang, Dominant performance, Knockout win. Ismail Naurdiev nickname is “Austrian Wonderboy” for a reason.

‘‘’Honestly, I didn’t watch his fights, just a couple of moments. But I think he’s more of a striker. I saw his wrestling is really bad, and he has some skills in jiu-jitsu, but not that high of a level. He’s more of a striker, he likes to kick a lot. He has basic striking, but nothing I haven’t seen before, so I’m not surprised’’, says Naurdiev.

https://bravecf.com/news/ismail-naurdiev-fires-shots-at-champ-al-silawi-ahead-of-historic-brave-cf-50-bad-wrestler-basic-striker-

Naurdiev will show he’s the better fighter, Stealing the throne and become the next GREAT Super welterweight champion.

Jarrah Hussein Al-Silawi vs Ismail Naurdiev can be a UFC prelim fight this is how good of a fight on paper this is. I have no clue who wins this fight but only way to find out is watch it on FITE TV.

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Adrian Bartosinski KSW Newest Welterweight Prospect

Adrian Bartosinski Polish Welterweight prospect 10-0 record at 25 years old. Debut at KSW 59: Fight Code March 20th defeating Spanish Welterweight prospect Lionel Padilla in the third round.

Roberto Soldic is the KSW Welterweight Champion but in next few years we can see Adrian Bartosinski becoming a KSW Welterweight Title Contender.

On his journey to winning the KSW Welterweight Title winning fights in the first round, Similar way he did before signing with KSW.

Fighting for promotions under KSW Tylko Jeden. Wirtuoz Challenge and Fight Exclusive Night.

KSW high on Adrian Bartosinski obviously after promoting him under smaller promotions. Exciting fighter to watch with first round finishes.

Bartosinski flying under the radar but in 2021 will see him gradually talked about as a top ten-twenty European Welterweight Prospect.

Second fight with KSW can happen at KSW 61, Spring of 2021 as KSW likes to space out there events. KSW 61 Adrian Bartosinski will be talked about as one of the prospects to watch, Facing Ion Surdu, Christian Eckerlin former GMC Middleweight Champion at KSW 61.

Fighting tough KSW Welterweights with experience under KSW.

Watch out Adrian Bartosinski for KSW as one of the rising European Welterweight Prospects.

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Jordan Vucenic vs Paul Hughes Cage Warriors Featherweight Title Fight?

Jordan Vucenic split decision win, Defeating the star of French MMA Morgan Charriere for the Cage Warriors Featherweight Title. Congratulations to Jordan Vucenic winning the title in a razor thin fight.

Hardcore MMA fans were all watching this fight on UFC Fight Pass, Exciting matchup to watch at Cage Warriors 122.

Cage Warriors 120 watched Paul Hughes piece apart James Hendin in the Co-Main Event. Impressive fighter to watch, Appreciate his technical fighting style. Skillful fighter similar fighter to Cory Sandhagen but he’s a Featherweight.

Paul Hughes part of the next generation of Ireland MMA prospects to watch in the next few years as he signs with UFC or Bellator.

Vucenic vs Hughes

Jordan Vucenic vs Paul Hughes happened at Cage Warriors 119 as Vucenic won by split decision. Hughes improved since that loss, Impressing me a lot with his win against James Hendin.

Hughes deserves a rematch, Challenging for the Cage Warriors Featherweight Title. England vs Ireland Cage Warriors Headliner at Cage Warriors 125 June 26th, Giving each fighter enough time to train and recover.

“I’m not like I deserve that title shot let’s not beat around the bush like one more fight as a I say that’s this is a good guy against Hendin so I deserve that title shot and I will be getting it.”

Rematch can be a different result, Love to watch this fight happen. Either Jordan Vucenic owns Paul Hughes or Paul Hughes revenges the loss!!

Spring of 2021 Vucenic title defense against Paul Hughes!

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Eldar Eldarov vs Benoit Saint Denis Brave CF Super Lightweight Title Fight

Impressive performance for the French prospect, Benoit Saint Denis. Biggest win of his CAREER defeating former Brave CF Lightweight Champion… Luan Santiago.

Showing his real talents with 7 professional fights. 7-0 record for the 25 year old Super Lightweight fighter. Stay composed as Luan Santiago putting more pressure in the 1st round than second round, Benoit dominated leading to the submission.

“I always wanted to fight Eldar and I hope we can do it as soon as possible. He’s a great champion, but it’s my goal, my life, I will be the next world champion”, St. Denis said in his post-fight interview.

Eldar Eldarov vs Benoit Saint Denis

Benoit deserves a title shot after that resilient win, Defeating a talented Lightweight fighter one of the best Brazilian prospects. Faces the Brave CF Super Lightweight Champion Eldar Eldarov, Khabib’s friend. One of the faces for Brave Combat Federation.

World Class fighter, Former Combat Sambo World Champion. Benoit Saint Denis definitely have his hands full against Eldarov but be a fun PPV fight to watch.

Eldar Eldarov 13-2 record vs Benoit Saint Denis 7-0 record. High level fight between two hungry Lightweight prospects. Eldarov looking to build his resume before he signs with UFC and Benoit Saint Denis who renewed his Brave CF deal looking to become Super Lightweight Champion.

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Vicente Luque vs Michael Chiesa Next Fight?

Vicente Luque rising UFC Welterweight since the loss to Wonderboy Thompson on a three fight winning streak after defeating Tyron Woodley. Dealing with some adversity beginning of the first round with punches and pressure against the cage.

Luque kept composed leading to combinations and a submission win. STANDOUT for Vicente Luque against one of the best Welterweights of all time.

“It was a super exciting to fight a guy that was a champion I used to watch a lot and be a fan of.” Vicente Luque

Luque vs Chiesa

Vicente Luque replaces Woodley #7th Welterweight ranking. #6th Welterweight is Michael Chiesa, Dark horse of the Welterweight division. Riding high since his return to Welterweight and becoming an analyst.

“I really want a high level opponent right now.” Vicente Luque

Defeating Carlos Condit, Diego Sanchez, Neil Magny and Rafael Dos Anjos. All world class fighter, Recognizable names in the UFC.

Luque vs Chiesa would be a GREAT fight to watch on a UFC Fight Night, UFC Pay-Per View. Three rounds of non stop action between two high level killers. Fight of the Night bonus written all over it.

” I always like to have the most eyes on me on my fights and being the co main event.” Vicente Luque

Millions of eyes will be watching Luque vs Chiesa on a Pay-Per View. Fighting in front of a sold out arena in either Texas or Florida.

Both fighters need this fight desiring to become UFC Welterweight title contenders. Who wants it more DAWG fight.

Sean Shelby or Mick Maynard please set this fight up!! Imagine fighting in front of a crowd.

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Apti Bimarzaev Pay Attention ACA 120

Apti Bimarzaev Belarus Top Featherweight 16-3 record at 28 years old, 2016 Combat Sambo World Champion at 28 years old. One of my favorite Eastern Europe MMA prospects to date because of his high level fighting ability, World Class fighter who fights for ACA.

Apti Bimarzaev 3-0 looking to make it 4-0 facing Tural Ragimov 20-5 record at ACA 120. ACA 120 headliner is Felipe Froes vs Magomedrasul Khasbulaev but please pay attention to Bimarzaev he’s a really talented fighter who can beat Top UFC or Bellator Featherweights.

Apti Bimarzaev Career

Standout win on his win record was against former Bellator, WSOF and now current Bareknuckle boxer Luis Palomino. It was a amazing technical performance that lead to a unanimous decision. Defeating Ramazan Kishev at ACA 97. Kishev talented fighter who defeated ACA prospect Askhab Zulaev which is a stand out win for Kishev.

Defeating a Brazilian undefeated fighter Rodrigo Magalhaes 10-0 at WFCA 53 before WFCA was acquired from ACB/ACA.

Proof’s in the pudding as Apti is one of the Featherweight prospects to keep an eye on for 2021 before he signs with a stellar Major Promotion from UFC, Bellator, One Championship or PFL. He’s ready for the big show!!

Apti Bimarzaev vs Tural Ragimov

Apti Bimarzaev vs Tural Ragimov will be an exciting fight to watch point blank. Tural Ragimov stand out wins against Antun Racic at M1-Challenge. Racic former KSW Bantamweight Champion. Akhmed Shervaniev 14-1 record, Current Brave CF fighter.

Ragimov will knockdown Apti few times but Apti has one of the craziest chins of all time as he got knocked down by Alexey Polpudnikov at ACA 104 but Apti is a resilient pressure, Willing to die out there type of fighter who will fight to the last second.

Go through some adversity with fights but he’s just mentally tough to never give up. Trait you can’t train only a skill you can master and Apti mastering the skill!

Apti #5th ranked ACA Featherweight #1 contender fight vs Salman Zhamaldaev next for Apti Bimarzaev.

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Muhammad Mokaev Russian Prodigy Debuts at Brave CF 49

Muhammad Mokaev #1 Amateur Bantamweight Prospect 22-0 record signed with Brave Combat Federation. Looking to make a name for himself for the BEST Middle Eastern Promotion today.

Mokaev finally making his Brave CF debut against a formidable opponent with a 7-1 record. 3-1 record with Brave CF, Top Nordic Flyweight. Brave could’ve matched him up against a 1-0 opponent but they scheduled a bout against a talented flyweight prospect who can ruin Mokaev’s debut.

Everyone hardcore fan is WATCHING Mokaev’s debut as all of us are excited to watch his Brave CF debut. Longtime wait since we heard the signing announcement.

“At flyweight, I feel like so strong. I feel even faster. I sparred with Jose “Shorty” Torres, three times we sparred with him. You’ll have to speak to him about the last sparring. We had good rounds, I’m ready for the flyweight (division) I’m at that level now. I’m ready”

https://mymmanews.com/undefeated-muhammad-mokaev-on-125lb-debut-at-brave-cf-49/

Mokaev trains at KHK MMA Team in Bahrain, Tiger Muay Thai for Strength & Conditioning and Went over to Coconut Creek Florida to train with American Top Team. All the hype in the world for the Russian Prodigy but immigrated over to Manchester, England at Twelve Years Old.

“Muhammad Mokaev for me is the new norm of MMA,” Shahid stated. “Having huge experience at the amateur level, we have to acknowledge that Mokaev is special.’ Brave CF President Mohammed Shahid

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/06/immaf-world-champion-muhammed-mokaev-signs-for-brave-cf

Coming from humble beginnings, Mokaev family making ends meat to survive but through the suffering is where you truly find yourself. Never forgetting those hard times will get Mokaev through the dance. Training Six hours a day, Staying disciplined through all the attention, Fame and fortune gradually.

“I came to UK as a refugee and I was getting like £5 a day. Me and my father on £5 a day, it’s like maybe $6-7, and it’s like you have to split this for food and clothes and Internet for your phone. It’s not enough. I was hungry.”

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/21/sport/muhammad-mokaev-refugee-mma-dagestan-cmd-spt-intl/index.html

Mokaev is the real deal, Won’t be a bust as he’s a special talent to be the next Khabib Nurmagomedov in his own way. Only 20 years old but a seasoned UFC veteran. Future star for Brave CF, Future Bantamweight Champion.

“Me and Khabib are different people, I think. When I fought in amateurs, people knew me, like my charisma is different to Khabib’s.
“My charisma is different [than] Khabib’s because people found out about Khabib maybe when he was on a like a 26-fight winning streak, maybe 27. People knew about me when I was [on] like my third amateur fight. The difference when I get to that level, you will see the difference.”

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/21/sport/muhammad-mokaev-refugee-mma-dagestan-cmd-spt-intl/index.html

“I believe I will be [the greatest of all time],” says Mokaev confidently, before reassuring fans that they will be able to watch him in the UFC “next year.”

Can’t tell you enough how truly excited I am for this debut, 2020 season for Muhammad Mokaev the Russian Protege of Manchester!!

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Ian Garry Ireland Next Sensation

Ian Garry continues to make a name for himself for the #1 European Feeder League Cage Warriors. 5 straight knockout wins in either the first or second round.

Cage Warriors 122 win was nothing different as he defeated Rostem Akman on the prelims. Punches & Head Kick knockout. Akman had a short stay in the UFC but still fought there, UFC doesn’t sign just anyone…

Ian Garry qualified in the Cage Warriors Welterweight Tournament, Defeating Akman moves him to the Cage Warriors Welterweight final. Facing Jack Grant for the title. Exciting matchup to watch Ireland vs England.

Winning the Cage Warriors Title makes the Ireland sensation one step closer to making his dreams a reality, Signing with UFC but needs to defeat Jack Grant first before he signs on the dotted line with the premier MMA organization.

“Since I fought here in my pro debut I’ve been saying I’m going to be the champ I’m going to the UFC and I’m going to leave a legacy. There is nothing changing that anyone steps in my way is going to get put down and wiped out. “

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKyLz5QPELk

Started with Cage Warriors and will finish with Cage Warriors before signing with UFC. Shows how talented of a promotion Cage Warriors is, Developing future champions and future stars.

Ian Garry is that future star as Conor McGregor is on his way out soon. Someone needs to take the throne and why not Ian Garry?

“Cage Warriors is a well oiled machine and they know exactly what to do exactly with talent like me. They build fighters young fighters, Talented people they build them up to ranks give the test time and time again.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKyLz5QPELk

Ian Garry vs Jack Grant headlining Cage Warriors event this summer? Who wants it more. Garry expected favorite can’t look pass the MMA veteran who fought and defeated the whose who of European prospects. Perry Andre Goodwin, Mehdi Dakaev.

However the confident Irishman truly believes “He’ll spark” Jack Grant, Leading to a UFC contract.

Curious to see what happens but I know one thing Ian Garry bout to be a Ireland MMA star!!

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Tobias Harila Nordic Top Featherweight Breaks out 2021

Tobias Harila #1 Nordic Featherweight prospect at 27 years old made his Cage Warriors debut, Ground & Pound knockout against Aiden Stephen in the first round. Cage Warriors 122 Masterpiece performance.

Harila signing a multi fight deal with Cage Warriors, No regrets signing the top Nordic Featherweight prospect.

“We have been in negotiations with them for a while and we now reached an agreement that we are both happy with. Really Looking forward to the opportunity to fight on a platform like Cage Warriors. My goal is to take the belt in 2021 and then hopefully get a UFC contract. My focus right now is just to smash every FW on the roster.” says Harila.

https://www.mmaviking.com/cage-warriors-signs-top-swedish-prospect-tobias-harila/

Congratulations to Tobias Harila signing with Cage Warriors making a name himself with the best European Featherweight prospects in 2021 and 2022.

Winning fights in the first round will create a big name for Tobias Harila as Sweden, Nordic region is a underrated region for talent but fighting for CAGE WARRIORS radically helps. Putting his name out there.

Watch out for Harila in 2021 as he moves up the stacked Featherweight division as Jordan Vucenic, Morgan Charriere, Paul Hughes, Paddy Pimblett lead the Featherweight division but Harila is definitely in there with them.

Fight Club Rush Featherweight Champion defeating Fernando Flores now looking to become Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion.

Now Tobias Harila on my FightingDNA radar, Definitely should be on yours too. Entering Cage Warriors in the prime of his career.

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Jose “Shorty” Torres Shows He’s One of the Best Flyweights Brave CF 49

Jose “Shorty” Torres former UFC Flyweight signed with Brave Combat Federation. Defeating current UFC Fighter Amir Albazi in his Brave CF debut. Draw with former CFFC Flyweight Champion Sean Santella.

Shorty Torres now looking to become the main face of Brave Combat Federation by winning the Brave CF Flyweight Tournament.

First opponent in the Brave CF Flyweight Tournament was a rematch against Sean Santella. Unfortunately Santella is injured and now Blaine O’ Driscoll replaces.

O’ Driscoll SBG Ireland Prospect, Bellator fighter now with Brave CF. Former WWFC Flyweight Champion. 9-3 record. Definitely one of toughest fights in Shorty Torres career but Jose is one of the best flyweights in the world.

“It sucks having a last-minute opponent change but this is something I’m used to, especially fighting in the amateurs in the IMMAF you fight five times in six days. You don’t find out your next opponent until the day of. This is a completely different mix up with O’Driscoll cause he’s a stand up fighter. He’s Irish. I know he’s tough. He’s had three fights in Bellator and he’s a game opponent. It’s seven or eight days’ notice and he took the fight against me. He’s doing this for the great opportunity and I’m just excited to meet him in general.”

https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/3/24/22344874/jose-shorty-torres-documents-wild-journey-to-compete-at-brave-cf-49-losing-opponent-sean-santella

He’ll prove he is against O’Driscoll who has another thing coming. Training at American Top Team with a bunch of killers, Learning from great coaches starting with Din Thomas.

Mix with Torres talents, Quickness, Fast hands. He can beat top flyweights on any given day. Torres ready for the Ireland challenge, Moving round further into the Flyweight Tournament. Exciting matchup to watch for hardcore MMA fans.

Shorty Torres is a Pitbull and is my favorite to win the Brave CF Flyweight Tournament. Yes I know there’s world class Flyweights competing but Torres is something different.

Continuing to show how talented he is against SBG Ireland Prospect.

Torres said it would mean the “world” to him to win the BRAVE CF flyweight title.

https://mmasucka.com/2021/03/17/jose-torres-brave-cf-49-santella-rematch/

Fighting former UFC fighters Ali Bagautinov and Dustin Ortiz in the semi-finals if Torres beats Blaine O’ Driscoll.

Brave CF 49 Stacked Card top to bottom but looking forward to Jose “Shorty” Torres vs Blaine O’ Driscoll.

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Japan’s Top Lightweight Koji Takeda

Koji Takeda #1 Lightweight Prospect from Japan 12-1 record is one of the faces of Rizin(Japan’s #1 Promotion). Former Deep Lightweight Champion before signing with Rizin. Takeda making a name for himself for Rizin, Fighting for them in the prime of his career at 27 years old.


Koji Takeda defeated Takasuke Kume at Rizin 27. Unanimous decision.

Koji is the next version of Takanori Gomi and future Rizin Lightweight Champion. Showing the world he’s the best Lightweight from Japan, Become one of the faces of the Rizin Promotion.

  • Defeated 10 fighters with winning records
  • Defeated Takasume Kume Former Pancrase Lightweight Champion
  • 12-1 record, 25 years old
  • Trains at Brave GYM

After the impressive win against Takasuke Kume, Revenging his ONLY loss to Damien Brown at Rizin 29 or Rizin 30.

“I blame that loss on nobody but myself. I injured my back about ten days before the fight, and it was my decision to still fight with an injured back. I was devastated with the loss and it took me time to get over it, but I was able to bounce back with the support of the people around me which I am truly grateful for.”

https://asianmma.com/koji-takeda-wants-to-erase-memories-of-maiden-defeat-at-rizin-24/

Showing he’s the best Lightweight Rizin has, Argument between him and Tofiq Musaev for the #1 Rizin Lightweight.

Watch out for Koji Takeda the well rounded world class fighter high level wrestler from Japan to now prosper for the #1 Japanese MMA promotion Rizin…

Fights against Damien Brown, Daron Cruickshank, Luiz Gustavo in 2021. Leading to a title shot against Tofiq Musaev. Takeda wants to compete against the best of the best fighters, Well facing Tofiq Musaev definitely help.

Facing a Bellator Lightweight like… Brent Primus, Myles Jury, Alfie Davis to name a few. Bellator/Rizin Cross Promotion if Covid-19 slows down.

Having made the decision to put education on the backburner in order to pursue his MMA dreams the 25 year old is totally committed to the sport. He wants to earn a first Rizin win and ultimately follow in the footsteps of Jiri Prochazka and Manel Kape by signing for the UFC,

https://asianmma.com/koji-takeda-wants-to-erase-memories-of-maiden-defeat-at-rizin-24/

Me personally Tofiq Musaev vs Koji Takeda is a Rizin Lightweight DREAM Fight I hope happens in 2021. GREAT for Rizin I’ll definitely order the pay-per-view like a degenerate MMA hardcore fan.

Takeda is a special talent, Leading the charge for Japan MMA in the future. Looking forward to Takeda 2021 campaign.

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Felipe Froes Last Title Defense ACA 120

Felipe Froes ACA Featherweight Champion, One of Brazil’s best fighters. Next version of Jose Aldo, Trains with the Brazilian Killers at Nova Uniao.

Froes making a name for himself with the #1 Russian Promotion at the prime age of 29 years old facing the Russian savages from Dagestan. Impressive gritty performances especially against Marat Balaev whose a bulldog with takedowns but Froes continued to pressure with pure will knocked out Balaev in the third round.

Showing his high level accurate pin point striking. Froes is one of my favorite prospects to watch and will continue to be one of the STARS of ACA, Main Event at ACA 120 against Magomedrasul Khasbulaev.

Khasbulaev #1 Russian Featherweight, 32-8 record is no easy picnic for Felipe Froes but Froes is one of the best Featherweights in the world. Curious to see how this fight plays out for favoriting Felipe Froes in this fight.

“For Froes, the battle with Khasbulaev is the final one under the current contract with ACA. Negotiations on a new agreement will take place at the end of the tournament, ”added Yatsenko.

https://www.en24news.com/now/2021/03/aca-head-replies-if-froes-will-continue-to-featherweight-rt-in-russian.html

Felipe Froes free agent after ACA 120 fight win or loss. Froes will become one of the highest prized free agents in MMA. UFC, Bellator, One Championship, PFL, Rizin and KSW all bidders on the ACA Featherweight Champion.

Any Major Promotion lucky to have one of the best Featherweights in the world who can defeat there top Featherweights on any given day.

Curious to see where Froes signs in 2021….

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Michal Figlak Keep an Eye on 2021 Cage Warriors

Michal Figlak high level Polish Lightweight 24 year old prospect continues to impress me, Winning his fight against 5-3 Steven Hooper at Cage Warriors 120.

Figlak showed he’s one of the best European Lightweight prospects but flying under the radar. However in 2021 will see the talented Michal Figlak prosper in 2021, Winning fights in dominant fashion.

Figlak pieced apart Steven Hooper with strikes that lead to a doctor stoppage in the second round.

Winning the grappling exchanges, Striking battles, Kept his distance but counter strike.

Watch his Cage Warriors 120 masterpiece performance on UFCFightPass. which I can show you because you’ll be impressed.

Figlak continues to win and develop into a potential Cage Warriors Lightweight Champion as time goes on. Talented fighters came out of Poland and Figlak is next in line to prosper and have a successful UFC/Bellator career.

Curious to see who Cage Warriors matches up Figlak against next. How they manage him in 2021. Looking forward to the 2021 season as moves up the Lightweight rankings.

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LFA 102 Stacked Card Top to Bottom

Legacy Fighting Alliance 101 was a fun card with talented prospects. LFA 102 is no different starting with the Main Event Bruno Souza vs Miles Johns. Exciting card to watch on UFC Fight Pass. Definitely looking forward to LFA 102!! List of prospects to keep an eye on who can fight for UFC. Bellator or Dana White Contender Series.

Bruno Souza

2015 Karate Champion, Protégé of Lyoto Machida is one of the best Brazilian prospects. Training at Machida Academy. Headlining first event at Legacy Fighting Alliance. Only 25 years old. 8-1 record is facing a high level Miles Johns. By far best striker on the LFA 102 CARD and one of the best Featherweight striking prospects in the United States.

Elijah Johns

Elijah Johns underrated but very talented, Explosive fighter. Younger brother of Miles Johns. Elijah world class fighter, Built like a brick. Heavy hands that will lead to knockouts. High level Featherweight prospect breakout year in 2021!!

Elijah defeating Bruno Souza in a Headlining event will put him on the map. Leading to UFC/Bellator signing. Elijah trains at Texas MMA gym powerhouse Fortis MMA. Looking forward to Souza vs Johns gonna be a good one folks.

AJ Cunningham

AJ Cunningham 7-1 record at 26 years old fighting for the first time under the LFA promotion. Looking to make a name for himself tonight as he’s a rising Featherweight prospect. Best attribute is his boxing that will take him a long way into the MMA game! Impressive smart fighter to watch, Looks like a seasoned UFC veteran out there.

Keep a keen eye on AJ Cunningham for 2021.

Haris Talundžić

Haris Talundžić is a prospect I’ve been watching last few years. Flying under the radar but formerly trained at Tristar Gym home of George St Pierre, Rory MacDonald, Kenny Florian, Arnold Allen, Mirsad Bektic to name a few.

Transferred Gyms to Factory X Muay Thai, Coached by Marc Montoya. One of the most underrated coaches to date. Loves his fighters to death but puts them through hard training. However the work proves himself as he has several fighters to have successful careers in MMA from Anthony Smith, Youssef Zalal, Devonte Smith.

Anthony Smith (33-14) light heavyweight
James Krause (27-8) welterweight
Zak Cummings (23-7) middleweight
Court McGee (19-9) welterweight
Devone Smith (10-2) lightweight
Luigi Vendramini (8-1) welterweight
Maurice Greene (8-4) heavyweight
Chris Gutierrez (14-3-1) bantamweight
Jonathan Martinez (11-1) bantamweight
Youssef Zalal (8-2) featherweight

Now coaching Haris Talundzic, Future UFC/Bellator fighter. Yes 1-0 record at 25 years old but had a undefeated Amateur career.

Watch out for Haris Talundzic in 2021, Winning fights for LFA, CFFC, Hoosier FC, Ring of Combat. Highest payer during his regional career.

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Cage Warriors Paul Hughes Deserves Title Shot

Paul Hughes Northern Ireland Featherweight prospect defeated James Hendin at Cage Warriors 120. Impressive performance first round to third round.

Hughes the faster, athletic fighter showed how talented he is. Deserving a title shot next after that win!! Waiting on line for the Morgan Charriere vs Jordan Vucenic Cage Warriors Featherweight Title(Cage Warriors 122)

Winner vs Paul Hughes sounds like a plan. Like Paul Hughes odds against Charriere the highly touted Featherweight prospect and STAR of Cage Warriors. Jordan Vucenic vs Paul Hughes be a sweet fight to watch, Hughes more quicker. Appreciate the striking ability from Hughes that can lead to a Featherweight title win.

“I’m not like I deserve that title shot let’s not beat around the bush like one more fight as a I say that’s this is a good guy against Hendin so I deserve that title shot and I will be getting it.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhk3VSi-Ujc

Enjoy when fighters schedule there fights, Makes it so much easier for Graham Boylan(Cage Warriors Promoter) to schedule and matchmake.

After that pressure style winning performance they BETTER schedule Paul Hughes. I’m being honest I was genuinely impressed the way he fought. Skillful striker, Smart IQ. Continues to improve with each fight.

One of the next big THINGS to prosper from Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Makes sense for Paul Hughes to be #1 Contender, Marketing wise he’s a star with running his own YOUTUBE channel…. Paul Hughes MMA.

Watch out for Paul Hughes in 2021, Future UFC/Bellator signee and Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion.

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Cage Warriors 120 Prospects to Watch

Paul Hughes

Paul Hughes crafty Northern Ireland 6-1 Featherweight prospect, Three wins with Cage Warriors. Looking to make a fourth win with Cage Warriors defeating James Hendin.

Impressive Featherweight prospect with sweet leg kicks that defeated Youri Panada. Technical striker, Smart IQ. Watch out for Paul Hughes in 2021. Growing as one of the best prospects in United Kingdom.

Overall performance against Youri Panada was impressive. Takedowns, Picking his shots. Showed his potential as a future UFC/Bellator signee.

Win over Hendin leads to a title shot next in Hughes eyes against Morgan Charriere or Jordan Vucenic.

Will Currie

Built like a statue, Made of steel Will Currie makes his second Cage Warriors appearance against Christian Duncan. Will Currie is ONLY 22 years old. Raw talented with gifted athletic and physical abilities. Watch out for Will Currie as he makes a name for himself with Cage Warriors.

“I’ve been in the cage behind closed doors with Khamzat (Chimaev), I’ve been in the cage with (Gegard) Moussasi, (Alexander) Gustafsson, the list goes on.”

https://cagewarriors.com/will-currie-i-am-the-great-white-shark/

Mike Figlak

Mike Figlak one of my favorite England/UK prospects to watch for 2021. Impressed with Cage Warriors fights, Fighting style. Talented striker. Figlak flying under the radar but with early finishes under the Cage Warriors promotion will help build his name with the best Lightweight prospects in Europe.

More time in the cage, More training he’ll gradually improve. Adding more tools to the toolshed with striking, Grappling and switching his creative offense up.

Will look like a UFC ten year veteran overtime and 2021 will see the improvement in his game. Genuinely excited for this fight!!

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Brave CF 48 Prospects to Watch

Brave CF 48 Arabian Night is a stacked event top to bottom, Brave CF matchmakers really know how to matchmake. Signing world class prospects, Potential Brave CF champions. Brave CF has several prospects from Middle East leading first generation of Middle Eastern prospects to take charge.

Olli Santalahti

Olli Santalahi touted Finnish Welterweight prospects, Fighting for the Cage Warriors version Cage(Nordic Promotion). 11-3 record at 26 years old. #1 Finland Welterweight Prospect. Olli making his Brave CF debut, Looking to become a Brave CF Welterweight Champion with his time with Brave CF.

Olli #1 Strength is wrestling, Dominating his opponents with grappling. Reminds me of Emil Weber Meek and Gunnar Nelson. Olli definitely talented prospect but needs to improve his striking. Hopefully doing that with Finnfighters Gym.

Continues to improve his striking that we see in his fight against Georges Eid “Lebanese Bulldozer” 30 years old. Trains at Tristar Lebanon.

Eid never faced a wrestler like Olli before, Olli definitely will dominate this fight. Controlling the fight for three rounds.

Maysara Mohamed

Maysara Mohamed newly signed #1 Middle Eastern Flyweight prospect, Winning Arabic Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight title against Mohamed Gamal 7-2 record. Two time Egyptian Kung Fu champion & four time Egyptian kickboxing champion. High level striker amongst the best strikers on the Brave CF roster.

“BRAVE CF is one of the best organizations in the world and the first in this Middle East region. It is the reason for the emergence of fighters in the East, especially the Arab world, and we are all proud to appear as BRAVE CF Fighters to the world.”

https://www.fightbookmma.com/maysara-mohamed-thrilled-for-an-opportunity-with-the-arab-mma-superstar-maker-brave-cf/

Maysara Mohamed about to become a STAR for Brave CF, Future Brave CF Flyweight Champion as he continues to improve grappling wise. Excited for this fight against Issa Salem.

Michael Aljarouj

Michael Aljarouj #1 French Flyweight prospect, Winning 100% Fight Flyweight title before signing with Brave CF. Only 23 years old 7-3 record.

Yiles Djiroun

Former PFL Fighter, XFN, Contenders Norwich Lightweight Champion signed with Brave CF. Taking advantage of free agency. Signing with #1 Middle East Promotion. Ylies Djiroun making his Brave CF debut, Exciting debut to watch. Very talented fighter now looking to pursue the Brave CF Lightweight Title, Making a name for himself.

  • 28 years old
  • 17-6 record
  • Former PFL Lightweight
  • Bulgarian Top Team Gym(Top European Gym)
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Masterful Performance by Diego Lopes Lux Fight League 12

Finished watching Lux Fight League 12 Main Event Diego Lopes vs Masio Fullen on UFC Fight Pass. One man domination by Diego Lopes. MASTERFUL Performance by the Brazilian Featherweight prospect.

Lux Fight League Featherweight Champion Diego Lopes risen in value, Brazilian prospect rankings with that performance. Not exaggerating it was a GREAT performance.

Impressed me with his striking, Picking the right shots mixing with the pressure!! Pressuring Fullen to the cage with jumping knees. Diego Lopes on the ground looks like a world class jiu jitsu artist. Leading to a beautiful armbar in the third round.

Best performance by Diego Lopes, Defending his Lux Fight League Featherweight title for the 2nd time.

Diego Lopes born in Brazil, Hot bed since the beginning of MMA, Diego Lopes is part of the next generation of Brazilian MMA fighters. Future UFC/Bellator Featherweight Title contender.

After that performance time for Dana White and his matchmakers, Scott Coker and his matchmakers to sign Diego Lopes. Wish Bellator signs him but whoever pays more is what I’m for!!

Exciting fighter to watch, STAR written all over him as Diego Lopes continues to make a name for himself in one of the best Latin American MMA promotions.

  • 26 years old
  • 19-3 record
  • #6 Latin America Featherweight Prospect
  • 10 first round finishes
  • Win against Rony Jason former UFC fighter
  • Comparison Charles Oliveira
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Manel Kape What’s Next after Nicolau Loss?

Manel Kape one of the biggest free agent signings for 2020, Many hardcore fans extremely excited for Manel Kape UFC debut. Former Rizin Bantamweight Champion.

Now Kape with all the hype is on a two fight losing streak, However Kape in my opinion won his second bout against Matheus Nicolau. Lost first round but finally decided to throw a little bit, Leading to Kape winning the second and third round. Stuffing the Nicolau takedowns, Showing his takedown defense improved since his UFC debut.

“It was a close fight. I’m not here to judge, my job is to fight here until the end,” Nicolau sad. “I’m just happy to be here with the victory – flyweight division, I’m back.

“I feel that I could do a lot more, but he caught me in the second round, it was trouble for me.”

https://www.scmp.com/sport/martial-arts/mixed-martial-
arts/article/3125367/ufc-manel-kape-disbelief-controversial-split

Kape Too Talented

However Manel Kape NEEDS to throw more, Kape is talented. Must be nervous about fighting for UFC, Afraid to get hit. I don’t know what his deal is but he can beat these guys no doubt about it. Lack of confidence in the Octagon, Biggest stage as possible!

I hope he listens to his head coaches Javier Mendez, Mike Swick(AKA Thailand) about pushing the pace more because one more loss and the UFC will cut him. Not like he’s an exciting fighter. Doesn’t throw a lot of punches.

On the other hand if Kape actually throws like he did in the 2nd & 3rd round he can 100% fight for a Flyweight Title. Drives fans like myself and hardcore fans crazy that he doesn’t push the pace and attack.

American Kickboxing Academy speaks highly of him, All believe he can be a champion.

“He works so hard and deserves this. Not only is he one of the hardest workers at the gym, but also one of the most loyal. That’s hard to find these days,” Swick added.

“We have no doubt he will be a UFC Champion one day,” he concluded.

https://www.thephuketnews.com/aka-thailand-star-manel-kape-is-ufc-bound-75621.php

Kape vs Tyson Nam or Jordan Espinosa

That being said Manel Kape former Rizin Bantamweight Champion, Main Event Attraction. Early finisher for Rizin can transfer those early finishes to UFC.

Make it or break it time for Manel Kape. Fight this summer or spring against two tough opponents. Tyson Nam or Jordan Espinosa. Both fighters coming off losses. Tyson Nam fighting for UFC since 2017. Last fight was against Matt Schnell while Jordan Espinosa lost against Tim Elliot at UFC 259.

Kape vs Espinosa fun fight to watch on the prelims. Jordan Espinosa alumni of the Dana White Contender Series.

Give Kape some confidence against TOUGH flyweights, Learning from his mistakes. Key is throwing more strikes, Earn an obvious unanimous victory from the judges or knockout his opponent. Leading to 50k bonus for Manel Kape.

I hope Manel Kape learns his lesson and looks his best since his Rizin 20 performance against Kai Asakura!

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Next Fight for Nasrat Hapqarast?

Major win for Nasrat Hapqarast, Defeating a world class fighter in Rafa Garcia… Combate Americas Lightweight Champion. Showing his heavy hands, Hearing the pop every time he hit Rafa Garcia.

Nasrat looked GREAT in the first round but Garcia is a DAWG!! Continued putting pressure on Nasrat. Leading to a unanimous decision. Overall a great fight as Rafa Garcia was one of the best prospects from Mexico.

“My team, we are always like this. When we get the name, it doesn’t matter his record, doesn’t matter his experience, we always take him very seriously,” Haqparast said. “He had nothing to lose. He had five days’ notice, six days’ notice, stepped in … It was a good experience also for me to fight a guy like this: tough, a little bit shorter than me, in a smaller Octagon … It was a good experience.”

https://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Nasrat-Haqparast-Says-Lessons-from-Past-Defeat-Helped-with-Patience-at-UFC-Fight-Night-187-178163

Nasrat showed a lot of promise in his win against Rafa Garcia, Facing a different opponent compared to Don Madge,

Official Results: Nasrat Haqparast def. Rafa Garcia via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Hapqarast vs Arman Tsarukyan

What’s next for Nasrat? Canceled fight between them as Nasrat Hapqarast pulled out of the fight because of illness. Since Nasrat is obviously A LOT better.

Reschedule Hapqarast vs Tsarukyan Summer of 2021, Two Rising Stars of the Lightweight Division. Nasrat Hapqarast 25 Years Old and Arman Tsarukyan 24 years old.

Arman defeated Matt Frevola at UFC 257 in a dominant grappling performance. I really want to see Tsarukyan vs Hapqarast face each other.

Two Rising Stars and Future UFC Lightweight Contenders. Coming from Powerhouse MMA gyms, Tiger Muay Thai and Tristar Gym. Coached by MMA geniuses George Hickman and Firas Zahabi.

Set this fight up please, Dana White & Sean Shelby. Great fight on paper, Bet they fight few more times after this!

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Rafa Garcia UFC Debut Finally

Rafa Garcia FINALLY Signs with UFC!! I’m so excited for this UFC signing and UFC debut of Rafa Garcia. Why I’m so excited?

Combate Americas Lightweight Career

Rafa Garcia is one of the most underrated UFC signings for 2021 because of his success at Combate Americas before asking for his release to sign with UFC.

8 out of 12 wins are from Combate Americas. Winning the Combate Americas Lightweight title against Humberto Bandenay(18-7 record), #1 Peru Lightweight Prospect at Combate 55:Mexcali.

Displaying masterful performances against Estevan Payan 17-12 record, First round rear-naked choke. First round knockout against Bellator, WSOF LaRue Burley at Combate 24.

Rafa Garcia overall defeated tough Lightweight prospects and defeating them in the first round, second round. Leading to becoming one of the faces of Combate Americas #1 Latin American MMA Promotion.

Reminds me of Eddie Alvarez. Label Garcia “Mexican Version of Eddie Alvarez.”

Rafa Garcia UFC Debut

Rafa Garcia UFC debut is against Tristar Gym prospect Nasrat Haqparast, 12-3 record. 4-2 UFC record. Nasrat first fight was against Don Madge, However because of Visa Issues, Madge withdrew.

Rafa Garcia now can take advantage of the opportunity leading to a UFC debut against a high level opponent.

Yes Nasrat Hapqarast is a world class fighter, Coached by Firas Zahabi. One of my favorite UFC prospects for 2021. Rafa Garcia 100% win this fight, Letting the world know and MMA fans he’ll make instant impact.

Trains with killers at the Treigning Lab with TJ Dillashaw, Cub Swanson, Bellator Bantamweight Champion Juan Archuleta, Brian Ortega Coached by MMA genius and nerd Duane Ludwig.

Rafa Garcia was a training partner for Justin Gaethje during the Khabib Nurmagomdeov training camp. Shows how talented Rafa Garcia is when Justin Gaethje selects you as a training partner.

I CAN”T tell you enough how excited I am for Rafa Garcia UFC debut, Long wait but FINALLY here.

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LFA 101 Prospects to Watch

Legacy Fighting Alliance is the premier feeder league promotion, Dominick Reyes, Cory Sandhagen, Brandon Moreno to name a few fighters who fought for LFA. Winning a LFA title is the route to the Legacy Fighting Alliance.

LFA 101 no titles on the line but sweet solid fights Friday night. Watching future UFC, Bellator fighters at LFA 101.

Tee Cummins

Tee Cummnins Bareknuckle Boxer, One win with Bareknuckle Boxing. 2-0 MMA record is facing Anthony Kalani. Tee Cummins trains with Bellator Lightweight prospect Jaleel Willis at Memphis Judo & Jiu Jitsu.

“I know I’ve put in the work. I know I have the ability. I feel like this is what I’m meant to do. I plan to fight my fight, fighting to the best of my capabilities, and that being my route to victory.”

https://www.mmaweekly.com/tee-cummins-ready-to-show-what-his-game-is-about-at-lfa-101

Tee Cummins wants to fight three-four times in 2021 maybe have four fights with Legacy Fighting Alliance to make a name for yourself.

Treston Vines

Treston Vines 4-0 record, 24 years old. First round knockouts 3 out of the 4 wins.

Treston Vines great athlete, Faster than his opponents gets the job easily. Looking for an early finish against Julin Fuller. Vines All-Around talent with Mass potential. Hopefully makes a name for himself for the Legacy Fighting Alliance.

Mark Climaco

Mark Climaco 4-0 record, American Kickboxing Academy prospect. 23 years old. Rising flyweight prospect looking to have a significant 2021 to put some respect on his name. : Ultimate Warrior Challenge Mexico fight against Igor Siqueira. 6-0 flyweight. Dominated Siqueria start to finish, Takedowns leading to Ground & Pound.

Coaching style of coach Javier Mendez. Will see if Mark Climaco is the next generation of fighters to prosper from American Kickboxing Academy.

Miguel Jacob

Miguel Jacob 4-0 record, Only 23 years old. Brazilian Welterweight prospect. Win under the Bellator banner. First fight on the Bellator 238 prelims. Successful Amateur Kickboxer now looking to be a successful MMA fighter. No better way to prove his worth and value fighting against AJ Nichols.

Trains at Blachouse MMA with Brian Ortega, Bubba Jenkins, Maycon Mendonca, Sheymon Moraes.

Bellator 238 fight against David Pacheco, Jacob carved him up with high level boxing. Reminds me a little bit of Douglas Lima.

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CFFC 92 Prospects to Watch

Cage Fury Fighting Championship one of the best regional promotions, Gold Standard for running a regional promotion. Sean Brady, Jimmie Rivera, Aljamain Sterling to name a few former CFFC champions.

Watching a few UFC. Bellator fighters at CFFC 92. Pretty cool to watch them rise through the regional scene.

Alberto Trujillo

Alberto Trujillo underrated Flyweight prospect, Trains at Alliance MMA with Dominick Cruz, Phil Davis, Jeremy Stephens. Alberto Trujillo defeated Fan Favorite Santo Curatolo for the CFFC Flyweight title.

Trulijjo is flying under the radar, Defending his CFFC title against Phumi Nkuta(Serra/Longo Gym prospect) .

Saidyokub Kakharamonov

Saidyokub co main event slot fighting for the CFFC Bantamweight title, 7-2 25 year old prospect, Trains at Team Top Notch. Home of Ricardo Lamas. Coming off a huge knockout against Askar Askar, 10-0 record. One of the best Bantamweight prospects.

Christian Rodriguez

Fast rising Featherweight prospect 4-0 record. Roufusport MMA Academy prospect trains with killers from Anthony & Sergio Pettis, Emmanuel Sanchez, Ben Askren and many others. Two wins under the Legacy Fighting Alliance, Pro debut at Bellator 221.

Christian Rodriguez is ONLY 23 years old. Promising future ahead of him, Facing Charalampos Grigoriou 4-2 Bantamweight prospect.

Keep an eye on Christian Rodriguez, Future generation of Roufusport MMA Academy. Duke Roufus allowed him to train full time for a reason they believe in him and will see another tremendous performance out of him at CFFC 92.

Leading to regional title shots in 2021, Fighting LFA, Ring of Combat, CFFC, Titan FC.

Watch CFFC 92 on UFC Fight Pass! In for a treat top to bottom.

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Top MMA promotions 2021

UFC is the Premier Global MMA promotion. The Gold Standard on running a promotion. Besides there’s ten plus MMA promotions to watch or fight for. Earning solid money, Entertained by watching world class fighters. Created a list of MMA promotions to watch!

Ultimate Fighting Championship

No way UFC is #1 MMA promotion. Of course and it will always will be until Dana White decides to retire. UFC not only the #1 MMA promotions but #4th Sports Business beating NHL. UFC is a worldwide company, TV contracts in Brazil, United Kingdom, Australia. UFC has some of the biggest athletes from Conor McGregor, Israel Adesanya, Jon Jones. Formerly Khabib Nurmagomedov, Biggest Muslim athlete.

UFC signing a deal with ESPN, Skyrocketed there brand value. UFC will only grow from here. Future PPV buys up to 3 million-4 million.

UFC talent better than ever, Stacked divisions from Lightweight, Featherweight and Bantamweight. Bright future ahead of them, Congratulations to Dana White and the UFC.

Bellator

Bellator since Scott Coker (Former Strike Force promoter) took over in 2014. Bellator gradually improved. Bellator moving from Paramount- CBS Sports and now Showtime. Congratulations to Bellator for the broadcast deal move, Definitely will help Bellator move in the right direction.

Great second option to watch, The days of Chael Sonnen vs Tito Ortiz, Kimbo Slice are long gone. New Era of Bellator. Bellator will continue to grow with brand value, Millions of viewers worldwide. Rising MMA stars who can defeat UFC Top Fighters.

Patricio Pitbull, Vadim Nemkov, Douglas Lima, AJ McKee, Yaroslav Amosov, Juan Archuleta, Aaron Pico leading the charge for Bellator. World Class fighters, Some of the best fighters in the world… They just fight for Bellator.

Coker and Rich Chau(Bellator Matchmaker) continues to sign top prospects from Magomed Magomedov, Usman Nurmagomedov, Alexandr Shabily, Justin Gonzales, Jaylon Bates, Many Bohm and plenty of other prospects. Future stars and champions for Bellator.

Watch out for Bellator in these next five years.

One Championship

Lead by Chatri Sityodtong, #1 MMA promotion in Asia. Running since 2011. Broadcast deal with TNT and Bleacher Report. Events in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, China, Japan, Philippines. Now looking to expand in North America.

100’s millions of dollars invested from Investment firms, Backing One Championship to make it grow into a multi-billion dollar business.

Lost millions of dollars in 2020 but 2021 will be a great year for One Championship. Selling out arenas.

One Championship since the start signed world class fighters from Bibiano Fernandes(Dream Bantamweight Champion) Shinya Aoki, Ben Askren, Brandon Vera, Aung La Nsang. Signed Eddie Alvarez, Traded for Demetrious Johnson, Signed Sage Northcutt, Vitor Belfort, John Lineker

Faces of One Championship currently are Christian Lee, Aung La Nsang, Angela Lee, Giorgio Petrosyan( Kickboxer), Bibiano Fernandes, Adriano Moraes, Thanh Le and Kiamrian Abbasov.

Talented divisions from Lightweight, Bantamweight. Bright future ahead of One Championship.

Professional Fighters League

Formerly known as World Series of Fighting, Professional Fighters League promoted by Ray Sefo, CEO Peter Murray and Chairman Don Davis. PFL has a broadcast deal with ESPN.

PFL started in 2018, PFL success won’t happen overnight. Take some time to becoming a Global promotion but love what PFL is doing. Mass potential for Professional Fighters League.

Current stars Lance Palmer, Natan Schulte, Kayla Harrison, Ray Cooper. Lance Palmer one of the best Featherweights in the world.

PFL in 2020 signed Rory MacDonald, Biggest free agent signing for them. Claressa Shields #1 Boxer in the world. 2021 signed Anthony Pettis, Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Carlos Junior, Gleison Tibau. Adding depth to the 2021 roster, Mixing with upcoming prospects.

Exciting year in 2021, Looking forward to the 2021 season. Building PFL brand for the next five years.

KSW

#1 European MMA promotion KSW is a European sensation. Selling out arenas in Poland. Martin Lewandowski KSW promoter is a doing a great JOB running KSW.

Broadcast deal with DAZN, Talented roster from Roberto Soldic, Salahdine Parnasse, Daniel Torres, Mamed Khalidov, Phil De Fries, Tomasz Narkun, Norman Parke.

Polish version of Pride, Mixed with world class fighters who one day will be future UFC fighters. Roberto Soldic is one of the best Welterweights in the world.

If your a European fighter and want to make a name for yourself signing a fight deal with KSW will be the best option.

Fighting in front a MMA hardcore audience, Building your brand in front of millions viewers. Winning a KSW title is a well accomplished title.

By far the most underrated MMA promotion right now but will continue to grow with TV Deals, Signing UFC/ Bellator free agents.

Rizin Fight Federation

Rizin formally was Pride, Nobuyuki Sakakibara former Pride president started Rizin in 2015. Never looked back as Rizin continues to grow. Be a while till it becomes what Pride was but there’s gradual growth.

Several events a year from 2015-2020. Scott Coker because of his love for MMA helped out Rizin doing them a favor, Cross Promotion with Rizin.

“He had the love of the sport, he wanted to take the sport to the next level and build his brand,” Sakakibara said through translator and Rizin executive Shingo Kashiwagi. “The UFC was already a big player in the U.S., and any business needs a healthy competition, so … it was necessary to help [Coker]. It was possible because of the mutual trust and respect that we had between us.” https://www.espn.com/mma/story/_/id/26951089/bellator-rizin-proving-cross-promotion-healthy-mma

Rizin sending over Kyoji Horiguchi to Bellator, Defeating Former Bellator Bantamweight Champion Darrion Caldwell twice! Jiří Procházka defeated Muhammad Lawal. Tofiq Musaev masterfully defeating Patricky Pitbull.

Showing the world Rizin has a talented roster defeating world class Bellator fighters. Rizin needs to continue signing prospects to compete with top promotions on a yearly basis.

Brave Combat Federation

Brave Combat Federation #1 Middle Eastern MMA promotion Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa(Sheikh of Bahrain). Rapidly growing since 2016. Events in Bahrain, India, UAE, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Russia. Taking advantage of the financial backing signing world class fighters and prospects from Ottman Azaitar, Stephen Loman, Jose “Shorty” Torres, Muhammad Mokaev, Bubba Jenkins, Ali Bagautinov and many more fighters.

Brave CF becoming a feeder league for UFC with Khamzat Chimaev, Ottman Azaitar, Amir Albazi signing with UFC. Stephen Loman Brave CF Bantamweight Champion signing with One Championship. Bubba Jenkins signing with PFL.

Brave CF matches up great bouts, Signing world class prospects from all over them world. Bahrain Royal Family loves MMA and will offer you a fair contract.

Expand there brand globally with events in new countries from Africa, Latin America, Italy, United States.

Combate Americas

#1 Latin America MMA promotion, Attracting the Latin American audience. Trying to be the second popular sport behind soccer. TV/Broadcast deals with Univision, DAZN, ESPN(Latin America)

Combate Americas promoting events in Latin America, Mexico, Peru, Texas, Arizona. Focused on building the sport and brand in Latin America. Attracting millions of viewers.

Copa Combate 8 man tournament events with Andres Quintana winning the Featherweight tournament. Levy Saúl Marroquín winning the Bantamweight tournament.

Combate Americas stars are Andres Quintana, Rafa Garcia, Melissa Martinez, Alejandro Flores, Andre Barquero Morera.

Signing Tito Ortiz in a fight deal, Tito Ortiz vs Alberto Del Rio. Never thought that would happen.

Combate Americas will continue to grow in Latin America signing high level prospects who go on to become champions.

Absolute Championship Akhmat

M1 Global used to be the #1 Russian MMA promotion but now it’s Absolute Championship Akhmat!

ACB was founded by Mairbek Khasiev, he is one of the most respected citizens of Chechen Republic. Khasiev a sport activist and a decorated doctor with a lot of notable awards. Thanks to his efforts in 2009 the Berkut Fight Club was founded in Grozny help a lot young fighters get the opportunity to compete in the very highest level.

Mairbek Khasiev bought out promotions Tech-Krep FC, Merged with WFCA. Now ACA is one of the best promotions in the world.

ACA former fighters found success from Petr Yan, Zabit Magomedsharpiov, Askar Askarov, Anatoly Tokov, Yusup Saadulaev.

Many more talented fighters to sign with UFC, Bellator, One Championship and PFL.

Faces of ACA right now are Felipe Froes(ACA Featherweight Champion), Yusuf Raisov(Lightweight contender), Azamat Kerefov( ACA Flyweight Champion) Deivi Daniel Oliveira de Almeida (ACA Bantamweight Champion).

Former ACA Bantamweight Champion, Rustam Kerimov testing free agency. Next version of Petr Yan. Impressed by his talents. UFC or Bellator Bantamweight division is in for a rude awakening.

ACA will continue to grow in Europe, Signing savage Russians who go on to become UFC champions and title contenders.

ACA is one of my favorite MMA promotions to watch.

Overall there’s many MMA promotions besides the UFC where you can watch World Class fighters, Intense entertaining fights. Find a MMA promotion to build a career and earn a lot of money.

Next up is “Under the radar MMA promotions” from all over the world!!

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MMA Fighters UFC Needs to Sign 2021

MMA fans disrespect Non UFC Fighters because they don’t fight for UFC, Not beating world class fighters every time they fight. I understand why but there’s fighters in Major promotions from Bellator, One Championship, PFL, Rizin, KSW, Combate Americas, ACA, Brave CF who can defeat top ten UFC fighters right now!! Who are they? I made a wish list of fighters UFC needs to sign in 2021.

Patricio “Pitbull” Friere

Arguably the BEST Featherweight in the world, Bellator Featherweight Champion. Six Successful title defenses overall, Most wins in Bellator history with 19. Six Fight winning streak defeating world class fighters from current UFC Fighter and rival Michael Chandler, former Bellator champion Daniel Straus, KOTC former champion Juan Archuleta.

Patricio Pitbull is a world class fighter, Semi-Finalist right now against Emmanuel Sanchez in the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix. Defeats Sanchez than faces a future STAR in AJ McKee. Pitbull if he defeats AJ McKee, Grand Prix champion.

Pitbull needs to sign with UFC and show the world he’s the best Featherweight in the world. Patricio Pitbull vs Max Holloway, Pitbull vs Ortega, Pitbull vs Zabit. Dream come true for Pitbull to sign with UFC.

Douglas Lima

Douglas Lima easily one of the BEST Welterweights in the world, Since his loss to Rory MacDonald radically improved and had a dominant performance against Rory MacDonald in the second match. Knocking out Michael “Venom” Page. Winning the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix and the million dollar prize.

Lima started with Bellator in 2011, Successful career with Bellator but NOW it’s time to sign with UFC, Winning the Bellator Welterweight title, Following same route as Michael Chandler.

33 years old in the prime of his career few more years of world class fighting left. No better place than the UFC.

Vadim Nemkov

Vadim Nemkov arguable as the #1 Light Heavyweight in the world. Winning and dominating his fight against Ryan Bader. Showing how talented Nemkov is by defeating Ryan Bader. Masterclass performance. Impressive winning streak of Phil Davis, Liam McGeary, Rafael Carvalho and Phillipe Lins. Defeating former world champions.

UFC Light Heavyweight Division is desperate for stars and without a doubt Vadim Nemkov would be the Light Heavyweight star. Protégé for Fedor Emelianenko. Nemkov vs Reyes, Nemkov vs Blachowicz, Nemkov vs Glover.

Yaroslav Amosov

Bellator rising star. Since Khabib retired… Most impressive record, 25-0. One of my favorite fighters in the world. Appreciate Yarsolav Amosov fighting style, Combat Sambo mixed with volume striking. Caught my eye when he OUT-Grappled Ed Ruth. Figured Ed Ruth wins but NOPE I’m wrong!

Yaroslav Amosov right now is one of the best Welterweights in the world. 2021 Amosov vs Lima, Summer of 2021. Challenging for the Bellator Welterweight title.

Only 27 years old, Match him up against top ten Welterweights from Michael Chiesa, Geoff Neal, Belal Muhammad, Sean Brady.

Winning the Bellator Welterweight title puts Amosov on notice, Signing a long term fight deal with UFC.

Timofey Nastyukhin

Timofey Nastyukhin knocked out Eddie Alvarez, In Eddie Alvarez’s One Championship debut put him on notice world wide but hardcore MMA fans was well aware of Timofey. Upcoming Tiger Muay Thai prospect, Future One Championship Lightweight Champion. Toughest future opponent for Christian Lee(One Championship Lightweight Champion) at One TNT 2 on April 14.

Former four time Pankration world champion, Tough test for Christian Lee. Lead to a victory and winning the One Championship Lightweight title. Becoming one of the best Lightweights in the world.

Earning his way to signing with UFC and fighting in the UFC Lightweight Division, Toughest division in the MMA world.

Kiamrian Abbasov

Kiamrian Abbasov One Championship Welterweight Champion, Underrated Welterweight. Extremely talented fighter, Only 27 years old. 2021 will see Abbasov dominant the division. No match for his opponents. All-Around talent. Complete savage.

I’d love to see Kiamrian Abbasov fight for UFC in 2021. Top 15-20 matchups and becoming a rising star. Pressure fighting style.

Angela Lee

Adding some depth to the Women’s Strawweight division. Angela Lee Atomweight Champion, Wins against Mei Yamaguchi. Lee family is a bunch of killers from her mother and father being Mix Martial Artist, Christian Lee being a One Championship Lightweight Champion.

Angela Lee signing with UFC, Becomes a future STAR. UFC promotes her like crazy, Future UFC Strawweight champion. Win/Win situation. Only 24 years old.

Lance Palmer

Face of Professional Fighters League, Lance Palmer PFL two-time Featherweight Champion. 11 fight winning streak. Time to prove the world he’s one of the best Featherweights in the world. One of the most underrated Featherweights on the planet.

Ohio State All-American Wrestler, Four-Times in a row All-American. Dominating his opponents with his wrestling and ground & pound. Stand no match.

Toughest fight of his life against Arizona State All-American wrestler, Former Brave CF Featherweight & Lightweight Champion… Bubba Jenkins.

Palmer defeats Jenkins no one else is defeating Palmer. Palmer wins the PFL Featherweight title and later on signs with UFC. Testing himself against the best of the best.

Kayla Harrison

PFL Women’s Lightweight Champion, One of the best Women’s fighters on the planet. Ronda Rousey training partner. Amanda Nunes Destroying her opponents, One after one. Time for a challenge and Kayla Harrison gives that challenge. Harrison wins the PFL Women’s Lightweight title than before 2021 ends, Breaking NEWS Kayla Harrison signs with UFC.

Test fight against Megan Anderson or Felicia Spencer than face Amanda Nunes.

Rustam Kerimov

ACA Bantamweight Champion, Combat Sambo world champion. 14-0 record, Defeating world class ACA fighters and making them look like they were nothing. Defeating former UFC fighter Takeya Mizugaki, Defeating Abdul Rakhman Dudaev for the ACB Bantamweight title. In a masterful performance.

Rustam Kerimov relinquished his ACB Bantamweight title because he wants to test free agency. UFC please sign this dude. He’s a WORLD CLASS fighter, All-Around pressure style. Kerimov definitely can face the top 25 Bantamweights right now!!

Yusuf Raisov

Yusuf Raisov mentioned on the Weighing In Podcast, John McCarthy called Yusuf Raisov the MOST UNDERRATED fighter. 17-2 record, 25 years old. Future ACA Lightweight Champion. Technical, High level boxer mixed with grappling. WORLD CLASS Lightweight fighting for the best Russian Promotion.

Relentless pressure, Boxing style. UFC matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard 100% know who Yusuf Raisov is. Sign before Bellator or One Championship does. Star written all over him. Born and raised in Grozny, Russia.

Next generation of Russian World Champions.

Igeu Kabesa

Igeu Kabesa #1 African prospect, EFC Worldwide Featherweight Champion. 13x South Africa Wrestling Champion. Win against SBG Ireland fighter Peter Queally, Danny Henry current UFC fighter.

There been rumors of Kabesa signing with UFC. NOW 2021 Igeu Kabesa signs with UFC. Future UFC Featherweight Champion because of his athleticism, Wrestling pedigree.

Roberto Soldic

Roberto Soldic KSW Welterweight Champion, Next version of Mirko Cro Cop. Born and raised in Croatia. Easily one of the best European Welterweight prospects. Accomplished Welterweight fighter, Final Fight Championship Welterweight Champion, Superior FC Welterweight Champion. 4-0 Boxing Record.

“I said Cro Cop right away because it was that kick. It was just that, a patient fighter who gets his opponents to that point. Right after the match he jumped on the cage, he looked at me and started yelling that he will be the champ and I believe him. I can’t wait to see his progress, he’s incredibly exciting” said Hardy.

Trains at UFD Dussledorf with Hector Lombard. Antun Racic KSW Bantamweight Champion, David Zawada, Gleison Tibau and many European high level prospects.

Soldic future UFC Champion if he signs with UFC. No doubt about it. Winning a KSW title is high prestige. KSW is the best European MMA promotion. Now he can fight for the premier MMA organization.

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Rematch Wood vs Kenney 2021 Summer

Casey Kenney lost to Dominick Cruz on the UFC 259 Featuring prelims, Yes he lost in a close fight but showed improvements in a tough fight against one of the best Bantamweights of all time. Former UFC Bantamweight Champion, WEC Bantamweight Champion.

Boost up in competition, UFC believed in him. Now time to take a step back and face a top 15-top 20 Bantamweight…. Face Nathaniel Wood.

Nathaniel Wood vs Casey Kenney happened at UFC 254, Prelims bout. High paced, Constant action fight that went three rounds. My opinion Nathaniel Wood won that fight by split decision, Judges scored it wrong.

Time for a rematch, Two HIGH LEVEL Bantamweight rising stars facing each other in the summer of 2021. Pay-Per View Bout or UFC Fight Night. Rewarded a fight of the night bonus.

UFC definitely can tell a story about the controversial fight, Wood and Kenney trash talk on social media, MMA interviews. Building the fight MUCH AS POSSIBLE before the fight happens.

UFC commentators, UFC analyst definitely will be excited for this fight, FIGHT of the NIGHT potential.

Nathaniel Wood remains one of my favorite fighters. Yes he lost to John Dodson but was winning the rounds till he made a mistake in the third round, Dodson being a veteran took advantage of the opportunity and knocked out the “Prospect”.

Brad Pickett’s protégé Nathaniel Wood will show his advancements from the Kenney fight at UFC 259. Challenging the Nine time Judo Champion. High School wrestling champion in Indiana.

“Basic Well-Rounded” Casey Kenney

Casey Kenney calling Nathaniel Wood a basic well rounded fighter but I’m sure he was impressed with Nathaniel Wood. Wood showed his promise of being a UFC Bantamweight title contender in the next few years.

Nathaniel Wood revenging his loss to Casey Kenney, Not handing the fight to the judges. Winning by early submission or dominant performance.

On the other hand Casey Kenney, Rising star. Former LFA Bantamweight Champion can hand the “Prospect” a sixth loss.

Both fighters NEED this win, Moves them up the STACKED Bantamweight rankings. Shows whose the future champion one day!

Rematch Casey Kenney vs Nathaniel Wood, Schedule this bout for the summer of 2021.

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Uros Medic What a Performance! Texas Next?

Uros Medic WINS by first round KO, Continues to show his high level striking that earned a 50k performance of the night. Congratulations to the Serbian immigrant, Making his dreams a reality by fighting for the UFC.

Controversial late stoppage but Medic continued to put it on Aalon Cruz. UFC definitely has a STAR on there hands, Love his Kickboxing fighting style. Lovable funny personality that made Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier life on his post fight interview.

Continue to train by day because Medic is one extremely talented fighter, Next Dana White Contender Series alumnus to find success in the UFC.

Looking forward to Uros Medic next fight and 2021 season, He’s becoming one of my favorite UFC fighters ever since his Dana White Contender series fight.

“Immigration case that I have going on right now, It’s uh being worked on a national interest waiver and these guys in immigration they don’t think I’m special enough obviously they denied it so I have a right to appeal right so basically their answer to my national interest was where we are not you are as special as you are not a UFC fighter like you are today and like there’s a whole I can say but my Attorney is working on it.” Uros Medic

Medic asking to fight in Texas in front of a sold out ARENA, Hope Medic Alaskan attorney gets the job done and allows Medic to fight in Texas. Let the man earn his money, Extra cash from 50k bonuses.

Barely any damage in the fight, Quick turn around in Dallas, Houston if Uncle Bobby Dana… A.K.A Dana White persuades the Mayor to allow fans back in the arena. Maybe hand the Mayor a sweet envelope under the table, “Giving the Mayor an offer he can’t refuse. “

Medic will be the perfect fighter on the prelims because of his fighting style. Becomes a fan favorite I guarantee. Treat Medic the same way the UFC managed Khamzat Chimaev, Kevin Holland, Bobby Green in 2020. Dominant wins with barely damage than scheduling him to fight few weeks later.

Fights against Austin Lingo, Danny Chavez, Charles Rosa make perfect sense for a SECOND fight in Dallas or Houston. Tough dudes in the Featherweight division, Give Medic trouble but Medic comes out with the win.

Overall Uros Medic will have a BREAKOUT 2021, Rafael Cordeiro coached many champions from Anderson Silva, Shogun Rua, Wanderlei Silva, Rafael Das Anjos and future champion Uros Medic.

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UFC 259 Fighters To Watch

UFC 259 CARD overall is STACKED from Israel Adesanya vs Jan Blachowicz, Nunes vs Anderson and Yan vs Sterling. Prelims there very interesting fights to watch so stay tuned! High level fighters looking to win performances of the nights and get more eyes on them.

Song Yadong

Urijah Faber’s protégé Song Yadong moved from China to Team Alpha Male. Training with Cody Garbrandt, Andre Fili, Cub Swanson, Joseph Benavidez, Lance Palmer, Chad Mendes. Urijah Faber speaks highly of Song Yadong as a future Champion.

“Before training with Urijah,” explained Song Yadong, he was “more of a striker in MMA.” Which meant he “didn’t grapple much, didn’t wrestle much.” Now, he’s learning different techniques, strategies, and “a different approach in the fight from Urijah.”

https://www.ufc.com/news/song-yadong-builds-his-arsenal-prelims-ufc-259

Song Yadong 23 years old one of the best Bantamweights UFC has continuing to grow as a fighter is facing Kyler Phillips. Solid fighter, Fought on the Dana White Contender Series but I believe Song Yadong has the win and have the performance of his life.

“It feels very special. I have a huge number of people backing me, and I feel I have to give a great performance for them.”

https://cagesidepress.com/2019/12/05/ufc-dc-song-yadong-media-day/

Askar Askarov

Dagestan born and raised, Askar Askarov Flyweight title challenger is facing the respected UFC Veteran Joseph Benavidez. Life changing fight for Askarov if he can defeat a very recognized UFC name, Win leads to a title shot. Askarov is one of the most underrated fighters on the UFC roster, All-Around talent. Looking forward to a great performance by Askarov that builds his brand!

Carlos Ulberg

Israel Adesanya training partner, Carlos Ulberg won a UFC contract on the Dana White Contender Series. King in the Ring Kickboxing Champion. Carlos Ulberg facing Kennedy Nzechukwu on UFC prelims.

“I basically did exactly what he had done,” Ulberg said. “And I’m hoping to do and follow the blueprint that he’s done with the UFC as well. Now that he’s set that standard, it makes a bit easier for me to understand and to know the road.”

https://www.foxsports.com.au/ufc/ufc-259-how-to-watch-carlos-ulberg-israel-adesanya-kai-karafrance-city-kickboxing/news-story/25607a50d84ea9a5193c079666cd7a89

Might be the next UFC Light Heavyweight Champion but will see the UFC debut, First episode of his UFC journey.

Sean Brady

Sean Brady 13-0 Welterweight prospect, CFFC Welterweight Champion. Three fight winning streak is facing Jake Matthews, Fight of the Night written all over it. 50k bonus. Sean Brady is a savage and definitely underrated but a impressive win against Jake Matthews will help in the rankings. Calling out few fighters that actually make sense instead of asking for like Chiesa or Wonderboy.

Uros Medic

Became a fan since his first round Knockout on the Dana White Contender Series. See star written ALL OVER HIM. Successful career at Alaska FC and as a Kickboxer. Trains at KINGS MMA, One of the best MMA gyms in the world.

Finally get to watch Uros Medic UFC debut, Been waiting for his UFC debut ever since Dana White signed him. Curious to see how his UFC debut pans out, Earns the hype or gets a surprising loss.

Be one of the most exciting fighters because of his Kickboxing fighting style.

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Casey O’ Neill Top Ten 2021

Casey O’ Neill hottest women’s prospect from Australia had a dominant performance against Shane Dobson who was coming off the biggest win of her life against Mariya Agapova.

Trained at Tiger Muay Thai under George Hickman. Sacrificing moving away from home to move away to Thailand. However the risk paid off!!

“George and Frank Hickman were my two main coaches when I was at Tiger Muay Thai, and I definitely learned the most off of them,” she said. 

https://www.sportingnews.com/au/mma/news/casey-oneill-ufc-debut-loma-lookboonme/1vhap5ta03xl91bnnj4ymfgrtn

O’Neill knocking out Dobson with ground & pound in the second round.

‘I actually had that dream five times last night – that I finished her in the second round by elbows on mount, so it came true,’ she said.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9283193/UFC-Vegas-19-Australian-rising-star-Casey-ONeill-defeats-Shana-Dobson.html

Women’s Flyweight division needs some talented fighters and Casey O’Neill is one of the flyweights to bring the division to the next level. Nickname is the “King” but will be the future QUEEN of the women’s flyweight division.

Leading the charge between her, Mariya Agapova and Sabina Mazo as Valentina Shevchenko retires.

Guarantee Casey O’Neill will breakout in 2021, Becoming a rising star and one of the next GREAT fighters to prosper from Tiger Muay Thai.

“I want to make a name for myself. I’ve not been around the sport that long in terms of age, but I really have been in terms of training. I haven’t got as many fights as I would have liked to. I’d really like to make a name for myself this year.”

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/lists/casey-oneill-havent-seen-anything-yet-knockout-ufc-fight-night-185-video?taid=60348b878fc4ad0001b9ff0f&utm_campaign=trueAnthem+Manual&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

Casey O’ Neill Fights 2021

To be a breakout fighter in 2021 need to have standout performances against TOUGH fighters, Manon Fiorot. Another HOT prospect, Born and raised in France. 1-0 with UFC, Future fight with Maryna Moroz on June 5th.

Manon Fiorot win or lose I’d love to see her fight Casey O’Neill. Former UAE Warriors Flyweight Champion, EFC Flyweight Champion.

Casey O’Neill with a win against Manon Fiorot WILL help her in 2021. Defeating a world class fighter, Former champion with multiple promotions.

” I’d love to fight three or four times this year you know being outside the UFC it was hard to get matches so now I want to be active, “

Future fight options after a win against Manon Fiorot can be Ariane Lipski, Five fights with UFC. Former KSW Flyweight Champion.

Casey O’Neill in one year can end in the top 10, Ending 2021 facing off against Miranda Maverick, Gillian Robertson or Cynthia Cavillo. All three fights will be GREAT fights. Win over Maverick, Hot women’s flyweight prospect. Gillian Robertson UFC Veteran and Cynthia Cavillo trains now at AKA and is the women’s version of Nick Diaz. Scrappy cardio fighter.

Places her as a top ten women’s Flyweight, Slotted as a featuring prelim, Main Card slot as DANA WHITE becomes aware they have something!

Casey O’Neill home is in Australia. Hotbed for talent and one day we can see her becoming a UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion. 2021 is where we see the rise of the future champion.

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Uros Medic UFC Debut to Remember

Dana White Contender Series discovered Sean O’Malley, Geoff Neal, Sodiq Yusuff, Johnny Walker, Grant Dawson and now discovered Uros Medic.

Extremely impressed with his Dana White Contender Series performance. Dominated the whole round leading to a first round knockout. From that moment on became one of my favorite prospects, Star written all over him as time goes on.

First round KO lead to Uncle Bobby Dana A.K.A Dana White signing Medic. Now Medic makes his UFC debut at UFC 259 on the prelims against Aalon Cruz.

“Put my number on speed-dial.” This mentality is exactly what White wants to see in a fighter, as he said afterwards” Uros Medic

https://www.sportscasting.com/ufc-president-dana-white-made-uros-medics-dream-come-true-this-dude-is-right-up-my-alley/

Mentality of anytime anywhere is a mentality Dana White loves, Especially early finishes from a exciting fighter. Uros Medic is the DREAM fighter for Dana White and will see why at UFC 259.

First round knockout from a high level kickboxer that immigrated from Serbia to Kings MMA in California.

Kings MMA lead by Rafael Cordeiro, One of the BEST MMA coaches right now. Coached Anderson Silva, Shogun Rua one of my favorite fighters of all time, Rafael Dos Anjos, Kelvin Gastelum and the BADDEST Man on the Planet Mike Tyson.

Training under that tutelage will 100% help Uros Medic in the long term.

“Felt right, Felt comfortable at Kings MMA.”

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/personalfinance/uros-medic-speaks-with-mma-junkies-nolan-king/vp-BB1edXx9

Looking forward for Uros Medic to fight Aalon Cruz and have a successful 2021 season. Fight much as possible, Calling out opponents. Making his own fights instead of the UFC making them.

WATCH out for Uros Medic at UFC 259.

Lance Gibson Jr Impressive, Looking forward to 2021 Season

Lance Gibson Jr Bellator Lightweight prospect is now 2-0 with Bellator after a impressive performance. Gibson looked really good at Bellator 257 as he showed striking, grappling and fighter IQ. Aware of who Lance Gibson Jr was but definitely keeping an eye on Lance Gibson Jr for the 2021 Bellator season.

“I’m gonna recover obviously get back in there work on some stuff that I need to improve from just this experience right now I’m already picking it apart so that’s what makes me great.” Lance Gibson Jr

Lance Gibson Jr trains at Gibson MMA with his stepmom former Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion Julia Budd and coached by his father Lance Gibson.

There son is a talented Bellator Lightweight prospect, Promising future ahead of him just needs to train more. More activity in the cage meaning throwing more!!

Showing his combinations, Impressing fans with his offense.

“Get back in here as soon as possible get better rest recover actually improve over that time to get back in here.” Lance Gibson Jr

Lance Gibson Jr hope a quick turnaround, Face a tough fighter with experience. Fixing the mistakes he made in his fight against Marcus Surin.

Mateusz Gamrot Next Fight Options after Holtzman Win

Mateusz Gamrot former KSW Featherweight and KSW Lightweight champion got his first win against Scott Holtzman at UFC on ABC 2 prelims. Rewarded a 50k bonus in addition to his fighter pay.

Gamrot a lot of hype with him, UFC eyes him as a future star. Talented world class badass Polish Lightweight.

Showing his promise at 30 years old defeating a tough fighter in Scott Holtzman. Training very hard at American Top Team with Jorge Masvidal, Dustin Poirier, Edson Barboza. Learning from some of the best fighters in the world.

Gamrot defeated the likes of Norman Parke, Kleber Koike Erbst, Mansour Barnaoui Current Road FC Lightweight Champion and now Scott Holtzman. Time to fight some Lightweights in his upcoming fight in the summer hopefully.

Gamrot vs Bobby Green

Mateusz Gamrot vs Bobby Green Summer of 2021 sign me up!! Bobby Green UFC veteran, One of the fighters of the year for 2020. Taking advantage of Fight Island to make a sweet living. Bobby Green last fight was against Thiago Moises back in October but because of weight cut fight against Jim Miller was cancelled.

Hopefully everything is fine with Green because a fight against the rising Lightweight prospect Mateusz Gamrot would be one of those fights to stay tuned, Put your phone down and watch three rounds of technical offensive fighting.

Gamrot vs Alexander Hernandez

Alexander Hernandez once was a upcoming fighter, Now a win/loss fighter. Latest lost was against Thiao Moises in February 2021. Time to return to the Octagon soon and fighting Gamrot would be no easy task but be a fun fight to watch on the prelims.

Eagle Fighting Championship 35 Dakaev vs Abdurakov Fight to Watch

Khabib Nurmagomedov bought Gorilla Fighting Championship for 1 million dollars, Changed name to Eagles Fighting Championship. Looking to build one of the best Russian Promotions, Building the careers of his Russian, Dagestan cousins and brothers.

Eagle Fighting Championship 35 Co-Main Event is an exciting fight to watch!! Mehdi Dakaev vs Uzair Abdurakov.

Mehdi Dakaev defending his EFC Lightweight title after defeating Gadzhi Rabadanov for the GFC Lightweight Title. Dakaev fought for Cage Warriors losing to Jack Grant and Mickael Lebout. Now fighting for Russian Promotions.

Dakaev #16th ranked Russian Lightweight.

Uzair Abdurakov 13-0-1 record, Wrestling foundation as he’s only 25 years old. Won a Pankration tournament known as the “Battle of Amur”.

Dominates his opponents wrestling, Most of them are no match for him. Curious to see how Uzair matches up against Dakaev. Dakaev is a Chechen savage, Pitbull version of Patricio Pitbull. Chechen Warrior, Eagles Fighting Championship Lightweight Champion for a reason.