Discussion in 'Worldwide MMA Discussion' started by Paul L, Mar 13, 2016.
Interesting; especially in light of the ACB cancellations.
Willem Smith 0-0 vs. Matunga Djikasa 0-1
Larry Greene 1-0 vs. Sanford Meeks 1-0
Bryan Lymuel 0-1 vs. Emmanuel Verdier 3-2-1
Marcos Conrado Jr. 5-0 vs. Augusto Sakai 10-1-1
Junior dos Santos 0-3 vs. Tiago Dutra 2-1
Carlos Eduardo Vicente vs. Rodolfo Oliveira co-debut
Alexandre Monstrão vs. Franck Caveirão co-debut
Ilyas Khanov 1-1 vs. Alexander Soldatkin 2-2
Andrey Aprelkov 1-1 vs. Azamat Mazhidov 0-0
Alison Vicente 21-15 vs. Edson França 20-8
Roque Martinez 11-3-2 vs. Kiyoshi Kuwabara 11-10
Cody Goodale 5-4 vs. Nkemdirim Oti 2-3
Brad Robinson 1-4 vs. William Carriere 3-2
Mma team Dagestan twitter is claiming Pavlovich has signed with the Ufc. Hes broke a bunch of Russian MMA news and was the first to report Khabib vs Conor at Ufc 229.
Great signing if true. Pavlovich, Hardy and Adams may be able to breathe life into the HW division
been here for years now. prospects come and go. UFC has ground through them and is finally picking up the very ends of the old lists, and bellator got the rest. UFC has great young talent and has turnover.
paul's list is soon gonna be all undefeated euros with not testing and guys who have always fallen short on winning big like delija. reading it again totally never noticed there is two vakheav's. HW propsect pool is drying a tad since HW is finally getting competed at Am. alot of HW fighters go straight to pro, but I worry since there is a trend for some hyper over trained fighters in Am. I blame over amateur/shoot fighting for a lot of fighters slides when they hit the ufc like shorty torres and thominas almedia.
Both should be 205, but I like both at LHW, especially Malykhin, who's beat some impressive guys in his ammy fights.
With Greg Hardy not getting signed by the UFC just yet, who would you guys like to see him fight? I think that he won’t face significantly tougher competition than Lane or Gordon on the regional scene, so is it just a matter of him getting a couple more wins before he gets signed?
As far as I recall he is signed to a developmental contract with the UFC. So likely fighting on DWTNCS for the foreseeable future, maybe a couple of LFA fights?
Yea Hardy under ufc contract so they will choose the match ups very carefully I'm sure
What’s Richard Odom doing these days? He’s got good wrestling, and his chin has been cracked a couple of times. Might be a good fight for Hardy depending on how many squash matches they want him to have before testing him.
He works for the San Antonio PD as his day job. He's locked in a contract with LFA. It seems like he wants to take more fights but they haven't offered anyone to him. He was going to take a Heavyweight Title fight for Fury FC but wasn't able to due to his LFA contract. I hope he's able to fight again or they just let him out of his contract.
I'd probably choose (in order of preference):
1. Shelton Graves - Wrestler with good BJJ. Has cardio and can take a hit. Will test Hardy in all aspects on the ground if he can close the distance.
2. Richard Odoms - Can match Hardy's strength and has a decent ground game, although he has a tendency to strike with better strikers at times.
3. Vernon Lewis - Wrestler with good BJJ. Decent cardio. He's had some issues with fighting better athletes where he can't get his wrestling to work.
4. Chandler Cole - Very aggressive fighter with a wrestling background. Not very athletic and lost to the guy Hardy just beat. Tends to stand with guys too much.
Sakai joins the ufc
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