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Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters typically seem to peak once they start approaching the age of 30, so any young combatant enjoying competitive success in their teens is well ahead of the curve. Here are seven Asian teenagers to keep an eye out for in 2015. Kento Kanbe (125 pounds) Kento Kanbe made his pro debut at the age of 16 and only turned 18 last month but already has a pro record of 7-0. He's a southpaw who is primarily a grappler and is very aggressive with submission attempts and danger read news >>

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Unlike many of his peers in the pool of mixed martial arts prospects, Bryan Barberena didn’t spend his non-fight weekends sitting by the phone waiting for a call from the UFC. It’s not that he didn’t want it... read news >>

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With the world starting to wind down for the various end-of-year holidays, there is not a ton of MMA prospecting to be had here in December. But "not a ton" does not mean "none." Ponder that. And in that spirit, we note that there are "some" fights on the docket for the final page on the Gregorian calendar. Furthermore, we here at The Beaten Path—Bleacher Report's awesome series highlighting the top prospects in MMA—have once again ferreted out the up-and-coming fighters with whom savvy fight fa read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Zane Simon and T.P. Grant are joined by Patrick Wyman for a look at all the most recent UFC prospect performances and expectations. read news >>

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We'll be looking back at the prospects of a big triple header weekend of fight cards and ahead to this weekend's UFC card. And in the middle of it all, is a discussion of hitting the wall, what it looks like and why it happens. read news >>

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The UFC returns Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 57. Live on Fox Sports 1, the card is deep with prospects and established vets alike. The card is headlined by featherweights Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson, both of whom are likely vying for a title shot. Before that, we have some good prelim fights that should entertain. UFC 180 was good to me, as I came away with a 4-2 record. We will continue to look at making a strong finish to 2014, as I am well above the .500 mark. Without further ado, he read news >>

  • a month ago
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T.P. Grant and Zane Simon start breaking down the Top 10 prospects at Light Heavyweight. The Bloody Elbow Scouting Report is back and this time it is examining the Top 10 prospects in the Light Heavyweight division. Often viewed as a talent starved division, Zane and myself wished to really do it justice and dig deep for those diamonds in the rough and to that end looked at over one hundred Light Heavyweights who fit our category of prospect: 30 years old or under, less than six years fighting p read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC debut for Holly Holm, one of the top bantamweight prospects in women's MMA, won't happen next month.According to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, sources have confirmed Holm will be out for her UFC 181 clash against Raquel Pennington on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev.MMAbyneko.com was the first to report Holm (7-0) will miss her fight with an undisclosed injury.Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight title against Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 181. read news >>

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One of Bloody Elbow's top welterweight prospects of 2015, and a brand new heavyweight, make their way to the UFC. Big news in the Bloody Elbow scouting report. We're seeing immediate results with the signing of our no. 2 overall welterweight prospect Magomed Mustafaev. Originally reported by Dagestan MMA, Mustafaev will apparently be moving to ATT for his stateside camps. No debut date or opponent has been announced, and as of yet, it is unknown if Mustafaev will compete in the welterweight or l read news >>

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Think about some of the greatest American athletes who have represented the U.S. in world championships and the Olympics. Some names that come to mind are Michael Phelps, Michael Jordan and Michael Johnson. Even more than the male athletes, there have been incredible female athletes such as Mia Hamm, Lolo Jones and Shawn Johnson. Even Ronda Rousey, UFC champion and Olympic bronze medalist, was one of the most recognizable faces of female international competition when she was a judoka. However, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Zane Simon is joined by Patrick Wyman of Sherdog.com to discuss our favorite dirty fighters and why dirty fighting isn't always such a bad thing. We're also talking about UFC 179 and the wealth of prospective talent on the card. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When Scott Coker took over as president of Bellator MMA earlier this year, fans expected to see Viacom’s mixed martial arts property transform into something of an amalgamation of the Bellator we know and the defunct Strikeforce promotion. In the span of just over four months, Coker has signed names like Bobby Lashley, Paul Daley, Melvin Manhoef, and Joe Schilling. Not to mention grabbing up UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar for a showdown with former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz. Th read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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T.P. Grant and Zane Simon start their search for MMA talent in the 170 pound division, listing off the first half of their Top 10 Prospects at Welterweight. The Bloody Elbow MMA Scouting Report is getting a jump on 2015 as T.P. Grant and Zane Simon start their quest through hours of regional MMA to find the next great generation of MMA fighters. The search starts at Welterweight, a division with a deep talent pool to draw from. A list of over 70 fighters was created and each was evaluated in the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Brazilian prospect Allan Nascimento and Ukranian up-and-comer Ruslan Abiltarov will square off in the flyweight main event of XFCI 7 on Nov. 1. read news >>

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