The debuting fighters at UFC 166 have a combined record of 62-7

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  1. MolesyMMA

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    Andre Fili (12-1)
    http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Andre-Fili-58385

    Coming out of team alpha male. One of the best FW prospects, he's a well rounded fighter that’ll normally choose to strike. I think he’ll finish Larson but the only worry I have is he took this fight on 2 weeks notice - he was scheduled to be fighting at WW in November.

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    Kyoji Horiguchi (11-1)
    http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Kyoji-Horiguchi-64413

    Japan’s best prospect. He prefers to strike and he’s ridiculously quick, come Saturday he’ll probably be the first Japense fighter Goldberg will refer to as "explosive". I think he’ll KO Pague but would really like to see him at flyweight, it’s where he really should be. He may have a loss on his record but he’s undefeated in my eyes.

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    Darrell Montague (13-2)
    http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Darrell-Montague-34214

    The real hardcore fans will know Montague and a lot of us feel he should have been in the UFC a while ago. He’s a good fighter, he’s well rounded but Dodson is a very tough opponent - that in its self shows how good Sean Shelby thinks Montague is. I think he has the tools to beat Dodson but it’s going to be very hard.

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    Jessica Eye (10-1)
    http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Jessica-Eye-39575

    Most of her fights have been at 125 but unlike Sextion and Gaff, she was fairly big for that weight and will fare better at 135 than both of those. She tends to strike but I wouldn't be surprised to see her looking for the takedown against Kaufman.

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    Sarah Kaufman (16-2)
    http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Sarah-Kaufman-16524

    The former Strikeforce champion whose only losses are to Rousey and Coenen. She has good TDD and some of the best boxing in the UFC womens BW division.

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  2. Non

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    Actually interesting. Thanks Ts.
     
  3. fearoth

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    Good thread, didn't know most of these dudes.
     
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    If travis Fulton were finally in the ufc that would be 445-83 record of debuting fighters.
     
  5. DaleyChamp

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    That's an impressive list of debutants.
     
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    impressive!
     
  7. WAT IZ JUICE

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    Very impressive. Will be a good night. Jack Daniel s and good fights.
     
  8. Taric

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    Good thread.
     
  9. StoopKid

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    I love new talent. You never know who might be the next big thing.
     
  10. ravifreitas

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    Thanks TS, awesome thread. Fili and Horiguchi should be undefeated, but that's ok. A loss sometimes help you.
     
  11. MolesyMMA

    MolesyMMA Silver Belt

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    I love up and coming fighters too and am always on the lookout.

    If people want to see more of Andre Fili here is a highlight I made of him last year.

     
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    nicely done good sir, I wish the mongoose the best of luck for tomorrow night.
     
  13. Ashenthorn

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    One of the most under-appreciated great fighters in mma. Tough as nails. Will take any fight. In 2009, fought Sarah Schneider, Meisha Tate, and Shayna Bazsler all over the space of 8 weeks and beat them all. Hit the Rampage slam v Modefferi. Engaged in probably the best, most exciting women's mma war ever against Alexis Davis. Came out that of looking pretty good:

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    She'll probably be able to hold off the charge of the new generation one more time on Saturday.
     
  14. mxkey

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    Excellent thread didnt know any of these people except Kaufman.
     
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    Great thread, THIS is how it's done! I'm excited to see these people on Saturday, usually I'm late and miss the prelims but I'm gonna show up for this
     
  16. Liquid Smoke

    Liquid Smoke Great artists steal™

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    Fulton already fought in the UFC, noob.
     
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    Yeah, I'm pretty excited to see that guy fight after watching that. Great camp to come out of and he looked real good with his standup and wrestling.
     
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    War horiguchi!
     
  19. akutz1

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    Im really looking forward to Andre Fili's debut
    Been to a couple of his fights out here on the local scene and hes an exciting fighter to watch
    And plus Im always gonna root for the local kids to go all the way once they make it to the show
    During some of the media interviews for the now canceled Griffin fight it sounded like he was getting frustrated that he hadnt got the call up to the UFC yet so I hope he takes this opportunity to show the world, or at least everyone on Facebook, that this is where he belongs
     
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    Nice list TS
     

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