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The MMA Prospectus: UFC 195, RIZIN, and more

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Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are back to look at the best performing young fighters from the last few big MMA events, including Albert Tumenov, Brian Ortega, Michael McDonald, Jiri Prochazka, Anatoly Tokov, Vadim Nemkov, Felipe Efrain and much much more.

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December was a big month for prospects... Unfortunately, due to holiday stuff (like families or whatever) the MMA Prospectus was on a bit of a hiatus for most of it. But we're back now to review the last month of action and the young fighters that really stood out.

The 2015 RIZIN Grand Prix was stuffed full of talent. Young light heavyweights Vadim Nemkov, Jiri Prochazka, Teodoras Auskstuolis, and Valentin Moldavskiy all had decent showings. We even got to see a few featured prospects outside the tournament, incluing Anatoly Tokov, Felipe Efrain, and a whole host of debuting interesting talents.

Over the last two shows, the UFC saw a bunch of young talent performing well. Kamaru Usman and Francis Ngannou got strong wins, as did Valentina Shevchenko and Karolina Kowalkiewicz. Albert Tumenov, Michinori Tanaka, and Brian Ortega all showed continued improvement as well. Essentially, we had a lot to talk about.

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