Max Holloway, Brian Ortega, Alexander Volkanovski, Zabit Magomedsharipov, Yair Rodriguez are the cream of the crop all capable of the winning the Featherweight Title. There’s also rising Featherweight who can be potential Featherweight Champions as well.
Firas Zahabi coaching the next Tristar Gym world champion in Arnold Allen. Love watching this kid fight. Back to back impressive wins over Gilbert Melendez and Nik Lentz.
Next fight for Arnold Allen is against Josh Emmett which I can’t wait for. Arnold Allen is an all around fighter and coached by one of the best coaches in MMA. Keep your eye on Arnold Allen as rises and rises in 2020.
Next Nigeria World Champion is Sodiq Yusuff. Defeating Andre Fili, Winning every round against a top 15 Featherweight was amazing to watch. Sodiq Yusuff 26 years old, Not even in his prime. 2020 will be an exciting year with exciting fights.
Impressed the hell out of me when dominating Mirsad Bektic. See Dan Ige hanging out with Ali Abdelaziz and Khabib all the time. Dan Ige is a pitbull with dynamite hands. Entering his prime at 28 years old. Trains out of Xtreme Couture. Watch out for Dan in 2020, He’s a sleeper.
Wanted the UFC to sign him when he fought for the World Series of Fighting. Since fighting for the UFC is 4-1. Last win was against Julio Arce by split decision. Hakeem continues to work hard will see him be ranked in the top 15 in 2020. Facing tougher competition in 2020.