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20 UFC Prospects to Watch in 2021

This Saturday will mark the first Ultimate Fighting Championship event of 2021 — UFC Fight Island 7. In 2020, despite the pandemic, we saw title fights, new champions crowned, and breakout stars. With 2021 arriving (and hopefully better times...
Wu Yanan and Joselyne Edwards, UFC FIght Island 7

Welcome to the UFC: Joselyne Edwards

A new year has arrived, and to start off the new year this Saturday the UFC Fight Island 7 card is headlined by  former featherweight champion Max Holloway taking on the surging Calvin Kattar. Also on the card is...
Nick Browne

Weekly MMA Prospect Report: 2021 Picks Up Steam

MMA is back in full swing this week. After a multi-week lull through the Holiday season, a number of promotions are back in action. Of course, the UFC is kicking off its 2021 on Saturday — but there is...
Luis Felipe Dias

Prospect Watch: Brazil’s Luis Felipe Dias

There is a wealth of MMA talent emerging from Brazil each and every year. The South American nation is one of the long-standing hot spots of the sport, thanks to former and current champions like Royce Gracie, Anderson Silva,...
Bibert Tumenov

Prospect Watch: Russia’s Bibert Tumenov

Bibert Tumenov is a name to keep an eye on. And if that name seems somewhat familiar, that's because the featherweight is the cousin of former UFC welterweight Albert Tumenov. Tale of the Tape Fighting out of Nalchik, Russia Age: 23 Weightclass: Featherweight Height:...
Alesha Zappitella

15 Female Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2021

The UFC women's divisions, save for featherweight, have all fully matured at this point. Once upon a time, there was a question of whether female fighters could survive without a star like Ronda Rousey at the helm, but no...
Jake Hadley

10 Flyweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2021

2020 was a huge year for the newly reinvented flyweight division in the UFC. Arguably, Comeback of the Year for 2020 could very well have been handed to the 125lb weight class as a whole. Deiveson Figueiredo emerged as a...
Jack Cartwright

10 Bantamweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2021

The UFC's bantamweight division was arguably its hottest in 2020. The emergence of Petr Yan, retirement of Henry Cejudo, arrival of Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar, and strong showings from the likes of Aljamain Sterling and Cory Stamann helped...
Preston Parsons

Call Him, Dana: Preston Parsons

Preston Parsons is an 8-2 welterweight who has competed for the likes of Titan FC and Combat Night Pro. Currently on a three-fight win streak, he's very well someone who could turn up on the next edition of Dana...
Jung Young Lee

10 Featherweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign in 2021

The UFC's featherweight division is currently ruled by Alexander Volkanovski, and at least for the time being, the "Blessed Era" is a thing of the past. With Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar having dropped down to bantamweight, there is plenty...

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20 UFC Prospects to Watch in 2021

This Saturday will mark the first Ultimate Fighting Championship event of 2021 — UFC Fight Island 7. In 2020, despite the pandemic, we saw...