Sleeper MMA Prospects to Watch September 2022

Nathan Ghareeb CES 70

Fighting for the CES Featherweight Title is the New England Featherweight prospect. Born in Massachusetts but traveled down to Fighting Arts Academy to get the best training in his opinion.

“As a senior, he finished third at the 2012 Division 3 Western Massachusetts championships and fourth at the Division 3 state tournament at 170 pounds.”

Wrestling is the most important aspect of Martial Arts but not old days of MMA. Must learn all aspects of Martial Arts.

Training with Nick Newell, Former Dana White Contender Series alumni Justin Sumter.

Hard training lead to 6-1 record, Five First Round KO’s. Taking advantage of his wrestling background.

Appreciate his AGGRESSIVE wrestling, Pressure heavy fighting style. Similar to Colby Covington. Ghareeb growing as complete Mix Martial Artist adds more boxing. The volume strikes,, Easy distracting leg kicks and exhaust his opponents with wrestling.

Watch out for Nathan Ghareeb in 2022, On the edge signing with UFC.

  • 5-1
  • 29 years old
  • Fought for Bellator
  • Division Three Wrestler
  • Constant pressure fighting style

Zach Vachi LFA 142

Midwest Bantamweight Prospect, Making his name known fighting for Legacy Fighting Alliance with a vicious first round Knockout.

Vaci overall record is 3-1 two wins way of submission and other win of course by first round knockout.

-Grappler first shooting for takedowns and aiming for the deadly submissions. Continuing to improve his striking game. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighting style

Trains out of Valle Flow Striking with Alejandro Flores, Ignacio Bahamondes & Carlos Hernandez (Dana White Contender Series & New UFC Flyweight) & Enrique Gonzalez (Combate Global).

Zach Vaci has many training partners to choose from. Improve his Kickboxing and Wrestling where he can become a killer with his submission grappling fighting style.

Upcoming fight against Rob Fenicle at LFA 142.

Predraj Bogdanovic SBC 44

Serbian Battle Championship Lightweight Champ & #1 European Balkans Lightweight is fighting at SBC 44 in Catchweight bout.

Guaranteed Future Dana White Contender Series fighter & UFC fighter.

Earned many MMA journalist respect with STANDOUT win against Jackson Loureiro. (Chute Boxe fighter and Brazilian Lightweight Prospect) Stealing Jackson’s SBC Lightweight Title as the Serbian fans were cheering for him.

Bogdanovic Fighting Style- Similar to George St Pierre where it’s Shoot Boxing. Mixing leg kicks & boxing than direct shooting for takedowns. Aiming to wrestle against cage. Stands out is explosive power and quickness.

Grinding for takedowns with few moments of action will put Dana White to sleep, Definitely needs to pounce on his opponent. Nonstop ground & pound.

Upcoming bout at SBC 44 is against Edimilson Souza former UFC Fighter 3-1 record and lost to Patricky Pitbull at Bellator 152.

Important test fight for Bogdanovic to defeat a UFC Fighter, Deal with adversity but return with vengeance!

Bryce Meredith LFA 141

Former University of Wyoming wrestler, 3x All-American wrestler made genius decision by starting MMA career.

Training down at MMA LAB with John Crouch and the team paying dividends for his future. Learning striking from Rob Emerson, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Benson Henderson, Whole MMA game from one of the most underrated coaches… John Crouch.

Feel like MMA Lab is the best fit for Meredith at the time. Great Gym but not insanely busy like American Top Team & Kill Cliff FC.

Limitless amount of sparring partners from Benson Henderson, Sean O’ Malley, James Nakashima, Bryan Barbarena, Mike Hamel and Alex Caceres. All different looks for Bryce Meredith upgrading his striking ability to C+ or B-.

Definitely battles in Sparring with Sean O’Malley, Mario Bautista, Kyler Phillips, Richard Palencia. Spars with MMA LAB 135 pound squad.

“Iron Sharpens Iron” is so true. Meredith uses his “Wrestlers Grind” mentality to maximize his MMA potential. Most UFC, One Championship and Bellator Champions are wrestlers. Follow the ways of the wrestlers turned MMA champions.

Upcoming fight is at LFA 141. Looking forward to the PITBULL Bantamweight display dominant performance.

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