The 2017 Heavies Awards - Prospect of the Year - Winner: Zabit Magomedsharipov

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2017 Heavies Awards- Prospect of the Year

Poll closed Jan 15, 2018.
  1. Tai Tuivasa

    5.5%
  2. Dominick Reyes

    4.5%
  3. Paulo Borrachinha

    38.4%
  4. Eryk Anders

    4.8%
  5. Zabit Magomedsharipov

    41.2%
  6. Sean O'Malley

    5.5%
  1. BLACKWOLF

    BLACKWOLF Blue Belt

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    O Malley was terrible
     
  2. Askafan

    Askafan Brown Belt

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    No Brett Johns, no interest
     
  3. gevoudane

    gevoudane ʇlǝq ʞɔɐlq

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    Would have been Volkov
     
  4. MusterX

    MusterX Titanium Belt

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    Not if you take into consideration that guy looks like he was created in a cauldron of PED's.
     
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    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

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    Until he pops out, I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt.
     
  6. MusterX

    MusterX Titanium Belt

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    Really? You could do a cycle just by looking at him too long.
     
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  7. Roljo

    Roljo Black Belt

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    Paulo's only prospect is to get banned by USADA
     
  8. Jackonfire

    Jackonfire Senior Modulator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Went with Zabit.
     
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    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I considered him, given he's only had 3 UFC fights but he's had an extensive career outside of the UFC. Bellator and M-1 champion. Almost 40 pro fights. I think most would be hard pressed to call him a prospect at this point.
     
  10. Amerikuracana

    Amerikuracana Titanium Belt

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    Erik Silva is the prospect of the decade...






























    Because at his age it will be 10 years before he truly hits the scene.
     
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    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    How does he have almost 40 pro fights?
     
  12. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Alexander Volkov? He's got 35 pro fights. Definitely shouldn't be considered a prospect at that point.
     
  13. Evangelion

    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    My bad I misread it. Thought it said Volkan
     
  14. 1pedestrian

    1pedestrian Purple Belt

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    Magomedsharipov and Costa.
     
  15. Dontfight

    Dontfight Purple Belt

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    Id vote Costa but Im afraid he'll lose to USADA
    so going with Zabit - hes very quick, great skills standing and on the ground
     
  16. dmwalking

    dmwalking Sapateiro Belt

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    Hard to pick because all of them are beasts. Looking forward to all of their future fights.


    But the only correct answer is Erick Silva.
     
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    HI SCOTT NEWMAN Steel Belt Cat ✔

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    Paulo Borrachinha
     
  18. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance On, ahem, fleek

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    Some great options, and a tough choice. I've gone for the guy who is likely to go the furthest in his division, IMO......Zabit Magomedsharipov.
     
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    Erick Silva?
     
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    Went with Zabit, not sure about Borrachina passing drug tests.
     

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