Category Archives: Prospects

Rafael Barbosa LFA 81 Fights Jamall Emmers

Rafael Barbosa Brazil Featherweight Prospect making his third Legacy Fighting Alliance appearance fighting featherweight prospect Jamall Emmers. Barbosa is a top 3 Featherweight Prospect in the United States. Winner of this fight potentially has the opportunity for the vacated LFA Featherweight Title.

Barbosa, from Brazil, is a protege of former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator standout Lyoto Machida. In his promotional debut at LFA 63, he took a unanimous decision from Cameron Graves with UFC president Dana White looking on. He followed that up with a first-round TKO over Nate Jennerman at LFA 68 in May. The win was his seventh straight.

Rafael Barbosa 23 years old will be a future UFC fighter and potential UFC champion but first MUST become a Legacy Fighting Alliance Champion.

Salaiman Ahmadyar Team Alpha Prospect LFA 81 co Main event

Team Alpha Male Top 5 MMA Gym in the world with Urijah Faber, Joseph Benavidez, Cody Gardbrandt and now… Salaiman Ahmadyar. Ahmadyar 26 Year old Lightweight 7-1 record is making his second appearance with the Legacy Fighting Alliance. Fighting Jacob Rosales United States Lightweight Prospect.

Salaiman Ahmadyar last fight beat Don Mohammed for the Dragon House Lightweight Title and now looking to win the LFA Lightweight Title.

Salaiman Ahmadyar vs Jacob Rosales is a exciting regional MMA fight for LFA. Definitely watching the first generation United States immigrant living his American Dream!!

Daniel Cormier Protege Deron Winn UFC 2020

Daniel Cormier Top 10 MMA Fighters of All Time trains at MMA Gym Powerhouse American Kickboxing Academy, Cormier’s protege is Deron Win, 30 year old Middleweight JUCO college wrestling champion and three time all-american wrestler at Lindenwood University.

Deron Winn impressive win was against Tom Lawlor former UFC fighter at the Golden Boy MMA event. After the win UFC signed Winn later on and fought Eric Spicely a UFC Tough Veteran. Last fight was against Darren Stewart who had a 5-3 record with the UFC.

Winn 1-1 has a UFC record. However Winn is one of the best Middleweight prospects and Middleweight Wrestlers. Daniel Cormier believes in Deron Winn’s potential becoming UFC Middleweight Champion and helps train one of his best friends.

“I don’t think people understand how close we really are,” he said. “We coach high school together and not only do we coach high school together, we coach the kids program and that takes an equal amount of attention if not more, because our kids are very competitive. They travel the country and they’re one of the best kids clubs in the country. D.C. is like my brother, I talk to him about every single thing, every matter of my life, he taught me a lot of things and it’s not like he’s like “D.C.” to me, he’s just like my boy. Sometimes he calls me so much, I tell him to stop calling me. We annoy each other, we fight like brothers, everybody who is around us they say it and love it, one day I hope we can be on TV together.

Tough loss to Darren Stewart but Deron Winn will look better than ever against his next opponent. 2020 be an interesting season for Deron Winn end the year in the TOP 15 of the MIDDLEWEIGHT SEASON.

Richie Santiago CES 60

Richie Santiago former fighter on the Dana White Contender Series fought Miles Johns but lost. Since the Contender Series lost in a Cage Titans grappling match and at CES 60 is making his CES return against Giorgi Kudukhashvilli.

Santiago has a record of 7-2 while Giorgi has a record of 5-3. Richie Santiago looking to win the vacated CES Bantamweight Title in 2020 and return to fight on the 2020 season of the Dana White Contender Series.

Mochamed Machaev 20 year old European Prospect UFC signs in 2020 or 2021

Mochamed Machaev 20 YEAR OLD Lightweight 8-0 record recently fought on the Brave Combat Federation 34 event by defeating Matjaz Vicar. Machaev is one of the top European Eastern Lightweight Prospects at 20 years old. Machaev should remain at Brave CF and rise up the ranks to win the Brave CF Lightweight Title. Win the Title and he’ll be one of the hottest MMA prospects of 2020 or 2021.

Machaev wins the Brave CF Lightweight Title than signs with UFC under a development contract or be patient and fight for KSW the best European MMA promotion. Win the KSW Lightweight Title or be one of the best KSW fighters. Last option is fighting for Cage Warriors by defeating the best European Lightweight Prospects than signs with the UFC.

Guarantee for Machaev is he’s fighting for the UFC no way he isn’t. He’s 20 years old with a 8-0 record. Fighting for Brave Combat Federation.

Jamahal Hill UFC DEBUT Blaydes vs Dos Santos Espn +24

Jamahal Hill Dana White Contender Series 2019 Week 5 Fighter UFC debut against Darko Stosic UFC prelims on the Blaydes vs Dos Santos January 15th. Hill fights in the Light Heavyweight Division and is 28 years old, Perfect age to compete in the UFC.

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Jamahal Hill since he was a little kid dreamt of being the greatest at every sport and now with his passion being MMA, Looks to be the greatest MMA Fighter Ever and will see that greatness as he fights Darko Stosic.

“It almost feels unreal but, at the same time, it’s something I’ve been preparing for, not just since I’ve been training, but my whole life,” said Hill. “Ever since I was a kid, I felt like whatever I locked in on as what I wanted to do, I was gonna be one of the greatest to ever do it. When I was younger, I thought it would have been football or basketball, but then I grew up and I started fighting and I wanted to be the greatest at that. Whatever what I do, I aim to be the greatest.”

Talent was shown when Hill defeated Alexander Poppeck on the Contender Series, Hoping Dana White would sign Jamahal Hill to bring some youth to the Light Heavyweight Division.

Jamahal best win was Hill defeating Dequan Townsend, Now a UFC Fighter. Hill beat Townsend with a 3-0 record while Townsend had a record of 19-7.

Jamahal Hill vs Darko Stosic is a fight I’ll be watching especially for Hill’s debut. Watching the rest of Hill’s 2020 career!!

Simon Biyong Rizin Light Heavyweight Africa Prospect

“Runt of my people” Israel Adesanya. Africa lately has become a hot bed for MMA talent with Israel Adesanya, Kamaru Usman, Francis Ngannou and Sodiq Yusuff. One of the next fighters to come from Africa is Simon Biyong, Fighter from Cameroon.

Simon Biyong 28 year old Light Heavyweight was the Extreme Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight Champion. Rizin 20 defeated Vitaly Shemetov in Rizin Debut.

“I’ve signed [with Rizin FF] a two-bout deal”, Biyong told “I’m making my debut on December 31 and I’ll probably fight in Japan again in July, but I don’t know just yet.”

“I’m more than happy to fight for the South African promotion EFC, in my native continent. Thanks to my management, the Calibian Sports Management, I’ve signed for a six-bout deal with the EFC. I have five bouts left on the contract and I’m defending my light heavyweight title in 2020.”

Biyong fighting for two popular MMA promotions will make him get noticed, Prime of his career at 29 to 30 years old you may see Biyong fight for UFC or Bellator.