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MW Scouting Report: #1 - Antonio Braga Neto


Brazil runs away with a clean sweep of the top three as slimmed down light heavyweight Antonio Braga Neto (7-1) chimes it at #1 on this year's report.

Middleweight Scouting Report: #2-Marcelo Guimaraes


If there is a simple anthro-stylistic explanation for the success of Brazilian mixed martial arts fighters, it's that the intersection of Muay Thai, boxing and Jiu-Jitsu training produces athletes...

Middleweight Scouting Report: #3 – Claudio Silva


Interestingly enough, Brazil's Claudio Henrique da Silva (8-1), a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Ricardo Vieira, is plowing through the international scene with a grappling-centric attack...

Middleweight Scouting Report: #4– Bojan Velickovic


Hailing from Novi Sad, Serbia, Bojan Velickovic (6-0) is likely a shock to most readers of our report. How is it that this 23-year-old, originating from Serbia, is slotted in our #4 spot? That's a...

Middleweight Scouting Report: #5 – Ildemar Alcanta


The theme of brotherly love continues on this year's report as Brazil's Ildemar Alcantara (12-5), the brother of UFC veteran Yuri Alcantara, claims his spot at #5 on the 2012 World MMA Middleweight...

Middleweight Scouting Report: #6 – Michal Materla


Polish mixed martial artist Michal Materla (16-3) hopes to become another name we mention alongside Siver. The 27-year-old has recorded sixteen wins since debuting in 2003, capping off a four-fight...

Middleweight Scouting Report #7 - Elvis Mutapcic


Having grown up in Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Elvis Mutapcic (9-2) is no stranger to adversity. Whether it was daily life in the midst of the Bosnian War of the early...

Middleweight Scouting Report: #8 – Tor Troeng


Sweden's Tor Troeng (14-4-1) has done everything he can to become an upper-echelon mixed martial artist. He's accumulated fourteen wins in nineteen appearances in a six-year period.

Middleweight Scouting Report: #9 – Jack Hermansson


Fortunately, man's ingenuity came through years ago, creating shiny, aerodynamic structures with wings and jet-fueled engines. For Norway's Jack Hermansson (4-0), the airport is the start of a...

Middleweight Scouting Report: #10 – Tim Ruberg


For Ohioan Tim Ruberg (8-0), wrestling was already in his blood when he began a lifelong commitment to the sport in high school. His father Mark, two cousins Jason and Jeff, and even his sister...

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