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The MMA Prospectus: Dublin, Bellator 144, UFC rookies by the numbers

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Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are back to talk everything prospects in MMA. This week we're focused on the great performances of UFC Dublin, Bellator 144, and a look at the numbers for UFC signings, how many get cut, how many get ranked, what are the odds?

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The MMA Prospectus is back for the second week in a row in something similar to a minor miracle. This week, we're looking back on Bellator 144 and UFC Dublin and the great performances to be had. Most notably, Tom Breese's win over Cathal Pendred and Darren Till's draw against Nicolas Dalby. And, just for the fun of it, I put together some numbers on the UFC's recently acquired talent from the past three years. Looking back as far as 2013, I broke down the numbers on all the fighters the UFC has signed since then, how many of those fighters they've cut, and how many have ended up finding their way into the rankings. Not just overall, but year by year as well. It yielded some interesting results that you can hear all about in the show, and that I'll be publishing soon.

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