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My big stupid hype trains thread.

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  1. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    So I'll use the first post to keep a record of upcoming fights involving people I have ranked. For the purposes of the OP I'll use my long list rather than the top 15. Please bear in mind that there's probably not a massive difference between someone being ranked #30 or #35 in a division.


    LFA 116 - 22nd October (UFC Fight Pass)

    MW - #6 Josh Fremd (27/USA/7-2) Vs Renato Valente (8-4)
    BW - #32 Daniel Argueta (28/USA/5-0) Vs Rodney Mondala (6-3)
    SW - #20 Pauline Macias (33/USA/4-1) Vs Marnic Mann (3-0)
    WW - #35 Jailin Fuller (28/USA/5-0) Vs Ryan Charlebois (3-0)

    RCC Into 23 - 23rd October

    MW - #11 Vladimir Vasilyev (22/Russia/8-1-1) Vs Evgeny Bondar (10-3)

    Octagon 24 - 23rd October (YouTube)

    LHW - #1 Murtaza Talha (23/Bahrain/3-0) Vs Bayan Zheenbekov (Debut)

    KSW 64 - 23rd October (PPV)

    BW - #24 Sebastian Przybysz (c) (28/Poland/8-2) Vs Bruno Santos (10-2) (title fight)
    WW - #7 Shamil Musaev (27/Russia/15-0) Vs Michael Pietrzak (10-4)

    FFC 47 - 23rd October

    BW - #28 Juan Diaz (23/Peru/7-0-1) Vs Rodrigo Vera (10-1-1) (vacant title fight)

    Rumble in the Cage 63 - 23rd October

    WBW - #12 Melissa Croden (29/Canada/2-1) Vs Jackie MaClean (1-0)

    SFT 30 - 23rd October (FITE)

    FLW - #30 Davi Souza (24/Brazil/5-0) Vs Felipe Dos Santos (4-0)

    Dana White's Contender Series - 26th October (UFC Fight Pass)

    FW - #31 Olivier Murad (27/USA/5-0) Vs Xie Bin (8-2)
    WBW - #5 Karine Silva (27/Brazil/13-4) Vs Qihui Yan (11-3)

    PFL Finals - 27th October

    WLW - #1 Kayla Harrison (31/USA/11-0) Vs Taylor Guardado (title fight)
    WW - #2 Ray Cooper III (28/USA/23-7-1) Vs #3 Magomed Magomedkerimov (31/Russia/29-4) (title fight)
    WLW - #17 Abigail Montes (22/Mexico/2-0) Vs Claressa Shields (1-0)
    FW - #9 Movlid Khaybulaev (30/Russia/18-0-1) Vs Chris Wade (20-6) (title fight)
    HW - #10 Bruno Cappelozza (32/Brazil/13-5) Vs #11 Ante Delija (31/Croatia/19-4) (title fight)
    LHW - #13 Marthin Hamlet Nielsen (29/Norway/8-2) Vs Antonio Carlos Jr (12-5) (title fight)
    LW - #18 Loik Razhabov (30/Tajikistan/15-3-1) Vs #32 Raush Manfio (29/Brazil/14-3) (title fight)

    ONE Next Gen - 29th October

    HW - #16 Kirill Grishenko (29/Belarus/4-0) Vs Dustin Joynson (6-0)

    UAE Warriors - 29th October (UFC Fight Pass)

    BW - #11 Vinicius De Oliveira (25/Brazil/16-2) Vs Sylvester Chipfumbu (7-3) (vacant title fight)
    WW - #10 Daniel Skibinski (31/Poland/18-5) Vs Tahir Abdullaev (11-1)
    WW - #32 Andre Fialho (27/Portugal/13-3) Vs Stefan Sekulic (14-4)

    Hexagone 2 - 30th October

    FW - #28 William Gomis (28/France/7-2) Vs Baba Boundjou Nadjombe (7-3)

    National Fighting Championship 6 - 30th October

    FW - #33 Husein Kadimagomaev (22/Switzerland/7-1) Vs Davit Khutsishviili (8-4)

    Eternal 62 - 30th October (UFC Fight Pass)

    FLW - #34 Steve Erceg (?/Australia/7-1) Vs Paul Loga (7-5)

    Dana White's Contender Series - 2nd November (UFC Fight Pass)

    WW - #26 Justin Burlinson (24/England/6-0) Vs #29 Yohan Lainesse (29/Canada/7-0)
    FW - #8 Canaan Kawaihae (24/USA/6-1) Vs Jonas Bilharinho (8-1-1)
    LW - #17 Achilles Estremadura (29/Canada/7-0) Vs Maheshate (5-1)

    Open FC - 4th November

    WBW - #6 Daira Zheleznyakova (25/Russia/5-0) Vs Mariza Loch (6-0)

    ACA 131 - 5th November (PPV)

    LW - #3 Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov (c) (32/Russia/18-2) Vs Hacran Dias (26-6-1) (title fight)
    FW - Magomedrasul Khasbulaev (c) (33-8) Vs #17 Ramazan Kishev (29/Russia/17-3) (title fight)
    LHW - #14 Amirkhan Guliev (29/Russia/11-1) Vs Oleg Olenichev (16-6)
    BW - #25 Pavel Vitruk (30/Ukraine/14-4-1) Vs #18 Khuseyn Shaykhaev (11-0)

    LFA 117 - 5th November (UFC Fight Pass)

    BW - #37 Ricardo Dias (30/Brazil/10-4) Vs Michinori Tanaka (13-3)

    BRAVE 55 - 6th November

    LW - #44 Sam Patterson (25/England/7-1-1) Vs Kamil Magomedov (14-1)

    NAFC - 6th November

    MW - #23 Roland Dunlap (28/USA/3-0) Vs Jordan Seufzer (2-10)

    Parus FC - 7th November

    BW - #7 Denis Lavrentyev (33/Russia/11-2) Vs Jesse Arnett (18-7)

    Open FC - 12th November

    SW - #5 Viktoria Dudakova (22/Russia/4-0) Vs Mariya Shutova (4-1)

    Fury FC 53 - 14th November (UFC Fight Pass)

    FLW - #20 Alberto Trujillo (28/USA/5-2) Vs George Martinez (4-1)
    BW - #5 Mo Miller (29/USA/6-0) Vs Johnny Campbell (21-13)
    MW - #20 Joseph Holmes (26/USA/6-1) Vs Jhonoven Pati (6-5)

    ACA 132 - 19th November (PPV)

    HW - Tony Johnson Jr (c) 15-5-1 Vs #2 Mukhamed Vakhaev (31/Russia/10-4-1) (title fight)
    LHW - #6 Muslim Magomedov (c) (26/Russia/10-0) Vs Grigor Matevosyan (9-2) (title fight)
    LW - #41 Herdeson Batista (29/Brazil/16-5) Vs Levan Makashvili (18-4-1)
    HW - #24 Michal Martinek (31/Czech Republic/9-2) Vs Denis Smoldarev (16-8)

    CFFC 103 - 19th November (UFC Fight Pass)

    BW - #38 DeAndre Anderson (24/USA/5-0) Vs Da'Mon Blackshear (10-4)

    Fight Club Rush 10 - 20th November (UFC Fight Pass)

    SW - #7 Josefine Knutsson (25/Sweden/2-0) Vs Lachnana Green (4-3-1)

    UK Fighting Championships 17 - 27th November

    BW #9 Dakota Ditcheva (22/England/2-0) Vs Ugiloy Nasimova (2-4)

    ACA 173 - 17th December

    LW - #10 Yusuf Raisov (26/Russia/18-2) Vs #23 Artem Reznikov (29/Kazakhstan/22-6)

    Unified MMA 42 - 17th December (UFC Fight Pass)

    SMW - #8 MW Mariusz Ksiazkiewicz (31/Canada/8-1) Vs #25 LHW Graham Park (32/Canada/8-2) (title fight)
     
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  2. careto Black Belt

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    All of them are from EFC, right? That is Khabib's promotion, I'm assuming we will see them in the UFC at some point.
     
  3. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    This is probably more for me than anything else as I forget the names of half the dudes I see in smaller promotions that impress me. I'm just gonna mention people that impress me when I watch a card, although I'm not including guys already signed to UFC, Bellator or PFL.


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    Georgy Shakhruramazanov

    Country - Russia
    Weight Class - Featherweight
    Age : 25
    Promotion - EFC
    Record : 10-0

    So I was watching this guy's fight against 10-3 Ali Dikaev and was getting really impressed with the way he was managing distance and doing damage, then he starts to land some hard knees to the gut and I'm getting even more impressed and then he does this shit.



    <DCWhoa>

    Needless to say I can't wait to see this dude fight again.




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    Ruslan Sariev

    Country - Kazakhstan
    Weight Class - Bantamweight
    Age : 24
    Promotion - EFC
    Record : 12-1

    So this guy actually lost his title fight, but I was transfixed by his style. He has this weird almost hypnotic slow motion stance switches and shadow boxing that he uses to lure his opponent into a false sense of security before suddenly changing speeds and cracking them with something. Also has good TDD and when he does get taken down uses butterfly guard really effectively to create space and stand back up. Was winning the fight comfortably in my opinion before he fucked up and got caught in a D'arce, which I imagine he'll learn from. I would bet he'll have a better career than his opponent.

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    Mansur Malachiev

    Country - Russia
    Weight Class - Bantamweight
    Age : 29
    Promotion - EFC
    Record : 9-0

    Of course it would be remiss of me not to give the guy who actually beat Sariev a bit of shine. He strikes me as a bit more of a meat and potatoes kind of fighter, but he keeps coming forward and keeps trying even if things aren't working until he can get them to work, which is what happened in this fight. There'll always be room in MMA for hard working technically sound guys.
     
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  4. GueseGuy Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Nice thread man will keep an eye out
     
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  5. careto Black Belt

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    https://m.sherdog.com/fighter/record/Daniel-Zellhuber-238903

    Weird UFC hasnt signed him, he is a solid Mexican LW. He is young and still developing but he could be good for a future forray into Latin America.

    Fought last in the same event as Bella Mir. He seems talented enough to warrant a chance.
     
  6. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    They still haven't signed Rafa Garcia yet and that seems like a no brainer to me.
     
  7. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    Darian Weeks

    Country - USA
    Weight Class - Welterweight
    Age : 27
    Promotion - LFA
    Record : 5-0

    I liked what I saw from this guy at LFA against Craig Fairley. Granted Fairley isn't exactly the best opponent, but Weeks displayed good powerful offence and aggression and good cardio to keep a high output of explosive offence going when Fairley was tough, didn't go away and started trying to get him in leg entanglements. Had an extensive 15-4 ammy career including a couple of IMMAF tournaments, so far more experienced that his record suggests. I'd like to see him given a step up in competition if possible.
     
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    Alberto Montes

    Country - Venezuela
    Weight Class - Bantamweight
    Age : 26
    Promotion - Titan
    Record : 5-0

    Very impressed with the performance of this MMA masters product on last night's Titan show. Fighting a tough guy who's been on DWCS series in Richie Santiago, he started by throwing all kinds of fluid looking shit on the feet and then when Santiago tried to grapple with him, he choked the grappling specialist unconscious with an anaconda choke.
     
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  9. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    On the Titan and LFA shows I was also pretty impressed with Fabio Cherant (7-1) grinding out a tough 5 round decision win over a vet in Myron Dennis to win the LHW belt, Fernando Padilla (13-4) had some great hands and good moments against Nate Richardson, but started to gas a little. Olivier Murad (5-0) won out a tough back and forth fight with fellow prospect Muhammad Naimad for the Titan FW title which was pretty impressive too.

    None of them quite impressed me enough for me to be willing to throw them on the hype train yet though.

    Also Brant Moore (9-1) and Danny Sabatello (10-1) won easily against decent opponents, but both those guys are an absolute chore to watch fight, so whatever. I can't imagine a major promotion would sign them unless they want to send all their fans to sleep.
     
  10. careto Black Belt

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    For Cherant, that loss against Camur hasnt aged well, though.
     
  11. careto Black Belt

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    I think there is something wrong with Rafa, though. Maybe visa or PED issues. He just quit Combate and hasnt fought in over a year.
     
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  12. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    It hasn't, but it was two inexperienced guys fighting at the time and he's done quite well since (although he has had some weight issues). I think he'll probably get a chance in a major organisation at some point, but I'm undecided as to how long he'd be able to stick around if it's the UFC.
     
  13. careto Black Belt

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    He is 25 or 26 if im not mistaken. How young is too young to be successful in the UFC? 26 might be too young to make a successful run in the UFC, unless you are one of those truly elite fighters. I have no stats to back up my opinion, but I think only truly elite fighters can be successful in the UFC from young age, the rest are destined to be middle of the pack guys forever.

    In other words, he might need a few more fights and a couple more years of experience to make a successful run at the UFC.
     
  14. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    I think it depends really, some people came into the organisation at a youngish age and have been middle of the road guys there for basically their whole career (I'm thinking of people like Stefan Struve, Evan Dunham etc)
     
  15. careto Black Belt

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    True, there is no formula to this. I wonder if there is a "rule of thumb" kind of thing to figure out what do most successful fighters have in common.
     
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  16. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    I don't think there is anything tbh, that's the great thing about such a diverse sport and what makes it so unpredictable.
     
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    I'm pretty sure that name of Shakhruramazanov is Gergi/Gergy (Герги in Russian) but for some strange reason some sites like Tapology changes his name to Georgy. And such name for a Dagestani guy with such surname -- it's like if there were some Japanese mma fighter named Gaylord Sugiyama.
     
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  18. careto Black Belt

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    I know this isnt the right forum, but after seeing Messi play today I dont care who shitty the UFC card is today, my day has been made already.
     
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  19. tehMoose The slayer of ufc shills

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    My day has been made also. I watched basketball, derby game in my country and my team won by one point

    <Goldie11><Goldie11><Goldie11>
     
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    Ramazan Kishev

    Country - Russia
    Weight Class - Featherweight
    Age : 29
    Promotion - ACA
    Record : 17-3

    My personal just bleed god didn't let me down at the weekend with a really hard fought for win against top prospect Askhab Zuliev. Kishev might be a win some/lose some guy if he ever got signed to the UFC, but he always comes to bang and is just never in a boring fight. He said something about wanting to sign a new ACA contract after the fight, which might mean he's potentially available if anyone wanted to move for him now he's on a 3 fight win streak. Guaranteed entertainment from this dude.
     

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