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Up and coming WMMA GOATs

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  1. chamcham Green Belt

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    Who are some up and coming WMMA fighters that you think have the potential to be a future GOAT?
    My vote so far is Itsuki Hirata from Japan.
    She is 20 years old has won every fight (4 amateur, 2 professional) by submission.
    2 armbars, 1 armlock, 1 Americana, 1 RNC, and 1 Kimura.

    Her background is judo and she is a monster on the ground.
    So dominant, aggressive, and strong for her weight class.
    She always works for the finish.

    I know it is early in her career and so she hasn't faced the toughest position.
    But she seems to have transitioned very well.

    Another fighter i like is Kana Watanabe, but i think she gets hit by too many strikes.
    Kana Watanabe (not to be confused with Krush kicboxer KANA) really needs a good striking coach.








     
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  2. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    I think Stamp Fairtex is interesting, though I dunno if she's a GOAT.

    Mariya Agapova has also looked great recently.
     
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    Megumi Fujii, she's the Erik SIlva of WMMA.
     
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    Yes. I would agree she is the all-time WMMA GOAT. But i was asking about up and coming WMMA fighters that you think could possibly reach GOAT status in the future.
     
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    I member when Mizuki Inoue was the next big thing.
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    Great thread btw. Good vids.
     
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    she can be the next bigger thing at 125lbs
     
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