Luis Pena UFC Lightweight Prospect, Alumni of the Ultimate Fighter is making his 5th UFC appearance by fighting Steve Garcia Jr, Featherweight and Lightweight United States Prospect. 27 year old fighter that trains out of Jackson Wink Academy. Luis Pena vs Steve Garcia is the featuring prelim fight for ESPN +27.
Steve Garcia Jr one of the top Featherweight Prospects in the world, Won his fight on the Dana White Contender Series but didn’t get signed to the UFC because missed weight.
Luis Pena 2-2 UFC record needs a win against a hungry prospect to rise up the Lightweight ranks. Make a name for himself as the feature prelim fight.
Brad Riddell City Kickboxing Fighter is 2-0 with the UFC. Defeating Magomed Mustafaev in his latest win at Felder vs Hooker Auckland. Riddell 28 years old has a long career with the UFC. Training out of the Gym of the Year City Kickboxing. Stable of fighters such as Israel Adesanya, Alexander Volkanovski, Dan Hooker, Kai Kara France and himself.
2020 will see Brad Riddell rise up the Lightweight Ranks fight by fight with his world class kickboxing background similar to Israel Adesanya being a former Kickboxing Champion. Giving his Lightweight opponents a challenge.
Training at City Kickboxing with these New Zealand and Australian killers increases his talents on a daily basis.
Will watch Riddell fight Desmond Green, Yancy Medeiros, Lando Vanatta, Devonte Smith in 2020. End of the year Brad Riddell has the potential to be a top 15 UFC Lightweight.
Vergil Ortiz Jr 2019 Ring Magazine Boxing Prospect of the Year is the future for BOXING and the Welterweight division. Vergil Ortiz Jr is 21 years old with 15-0 record. Golden Boy Promotions signed Vergil Ortiz Jr, Promoting a future star and World Welterweight Champion.
Fan Friendly aggressive fast hand style. Impressive raw boxing talents at 21 years old.
Ortiz said he modeled his game off fighters such as Oscar De La Hoya (who also is his promoter), Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto. And Ortiz was particularly stoked to meet Cotto during fight week ahead of the Herrera bout.
“My dad said he based me off of Cotto,” Ortiz said. “He had a nice jab. He was really clean with his punches, his combinations. He was an awesome fighter.”
Understand Promoters handle their boxers safely giving them tune up fights, Lower level boxers but Vergil Ortiz is something special. Time to match Ortiz with tougher oppoents. Top 20- 30 Welterweights instead of terrible boxers he beats around.
Sadam Ali vs Vergil Ortiz
Sadam Ali known for fighting Miguel Cotto and defeating him. 27-3 record. Former WBA International Welterweight Champion, Welterweight Title Contender
Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Robert Guerrero
Robert Guerrero former WBC Welterweight Champion, Fought Floyd Mayweather continues to fight. Be great for Ortiz Jr to fight a former Welterweight Champion who has a name and a world class boxer. Might be 36 years old but can still fight.
Two fights Golden Boy Promotions can set up, Build Vergil Ortiz Jr name as Boxing’s Future. Future Star of Boxing and is confident to fight former Welterweight Champions at 21 years old!!
Kickboxing is a very underrated combat sport that doesn’t get a lot of recognition. One Championship Lightweight Title Fight between Giorgio Petrosyan and Glory Kickboxing Lightweight Champion be a cross promotion fight for the AGES. Two of the best Kickboxers in the world fighting each other.
ASIA particularly appreciates Combat Sports. One Championship the second best MMA organization in the world has Kickboxing Events. Signing some of the best Kickboxers in the world including Giorgio Petrosyan and signing Marat Griogrian the Glory Kickboxing Lightweight Champion would be the biggest signing in Kickboxing history.
Giorgio Petrosyan vs Marat Grigorian would be a Kickboxing Main Event with millions of views all across the world. Joe Rogan promoting the fight on his podcast. One Championship Promoting the fight on the Ariel Helwani Show. Marketing the One Championship Lightweight Title Fight of the Year on social media.
Petrosyan vs Grigorian Main Event in Singapore, Tokyo, Manila.
Jimmy Crute UFC Light Heavyweight Prospect, Alumni of the Dana White Contender Series submitted Michal Oleksiejczuk in the Co- Main Event for Felder vs Hooker. Spotlight fight for Crute and he risen to the challenge.
Called out Misha Cirkunov in his Post Fight Interview. Cirkunov defeated Jimmy Crute in his last fight by submission in the first round but Jimmy Crute desires that rematch.
Lopsided victory for Valentin Moldavsky the Bellator 28 year old Heavyweight. Valentin Moldasky defeating Javy Ayala from start to finish. Moldavsky is a Bellator Heavyweight to watch for 2020, Rising Bellator Heavyweight with potential.
Valentin Moldavsky trains with one of the greatest fighters of all time in Fedor Emelianenko at Alexander Nevsky. Fedor’s Protege is Valentin Moldavsky. Following Fedor’s early path by becoming a World Combat Sambo Champion.
Two back to back impressive wins over Javy Ayala and Linton Vassell raises his stock as a potential Bellator Heavyweight Champion. Defeating Ayala at Bellator 239 Main Card.
Time to match Valentin Moldavsky with tougher competition, Bigger names to build Valentin up as Fedor’s Protege continuing his REIGN of the Bellator Heavyweight Division.
Matt Mitrione, Frank Mir, Cheick Kongo would be fights to match Valentin with in 2020. Close to a Bellator Heavyweight Title shot.
Rematch Michael Chandler vs Brent Primus is a fight that SHOULD happen in 2020. Brent Primus LAST lost was to Michael Chandler at Bellator NYC for the Bellator Lightweight Title. Loss to Chandler was Primus only loss in his career.. Chandler vs Primus trilogy fight 2020.
Primus defeated Chris Bungard at Bellator 240 Co-Main Event. Winning by submission in the first round.
Michael Chandler one of the best Lightweights in the world defeated Sidney Outlaw at Bellator 237 in December.
Trilogy Fight between TWO of the best Lightweights not in the UFC. Main Card or Main Event Fight for Bellator 2020.
Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix is continuing into 2020, Patricio Pitbull the Bellator Lightweight Champion is currently competing in the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix.
Once Pitbull “Wins” or “Loses” The Tournament several months later Pitbull vs Chandler or Primus for the Bellator Lightweight Title.