Who do you guys think will be the 3 breakout stars of the UFC in 2018 ? | Page 2

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    Eric Silva is great, no doubt, but o think it is a bit early. If we’re being realistic, next year is going to be the Artem Lobov era I feel.
     
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    My 3 breakout fighters would exclude anyone that could headline a card already or have a title fight immediately so I wouldn't include Ngannou, Rose, etc.

    Darren Till
    Brian Ortega
    and as an out there one, Hakeem Dawodu could be a sleeper hit.
     
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    I'm amazed that Curtis Blaydes isn't already a star simply based on his name.
     
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    Do not understand this hype for covington apart from his shit talk. Watching him fight his striking looks incredibly sloppy. Good wrestling but i don't think he's anywhere near causing woodley trouble. He just seemed to be a poor matchup for maia. Maia had barely thrown a strike in like 3 fights and colbys wrestling made the takedown not possible
     
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    People are literally mentioning champions and #1 contenders as breakout candidates?

    {<huh}
     
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    You're not going to be laughing when he runs through your favorite welterweights one day. He's a young lion now but just wait until he goes from prospect to contender.
    It'll be like a tidal wave. All I can say is, hang on!
     
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    You could interpret it as break out stars within MMA or as in entering the mainstream?
     
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    In order
    1. Francis Ngannou
    2. Darren Till
    3. Paul Felder
     
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    Depending on if they win, Saturdays card has two potential break out stars in Marlon Moraes and Brian Ortega. Overall I would say Kevin Lee, Mike Perry(should he also get past Ponzi), Francis N'Gannou, Brian Ortega, Volkan Oezedmir and Marlon Moraes.

    But if it had to be 3, I would go with

    Lee
    N'Gannou
    Ortega,
     
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    "Breakout" implies to me they had a moment which took their popularity to the next level which all 3 did this year.

    Lee headlined 2 events including a ppv and had a press conference brawl

    Ngannou is the most talked about fighter in the UFC not named Conor right now

    And Colby just laid a whooping on a perennial title contender and then cut the promo of the year

    I believe all 3 broke out this year.
     
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    Really dont think people understand what breakout means
     
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    Ngannou, Till, O'Maley, Platinum, and hopefully a 145 version of Lando
     
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