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The MMA Prospectus: MacDonald, Jotko, UFC Ottawa fallout and more

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are back to dive once again into the deep waters of MMA scouting and up-and-coming talent in the UFC. This week, we're reflecting on UFC Ottawa and we're taking a spin around the regionals to look at some prospects fighting this week.

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The MMA Prospectus is here for some non-event week coverage of regional MMA. And, since it is a lighter week for potential talent, we're focusing a lot on the fallout of UFC Ottawa, most notably the sense of potential doom and gloom surrounding Rory MacDonald's next loss. Is he forever going to fall short of championship status? Is he the next big case study in fighters that start too young and flame out early? Or are we just diving in over our heads by reacting to a bad fight? All this plus the rise of Krzysztof Jotko and a look at Bellator Dynamite.

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Quick and dirty prospect list:

Shooto Brazil
Felipe Jesus

Kunlun
Sung Bin Jo

Deep
Rio Date
Taito Kubota

California Xtreme
Curtis Millender

Jackson's MMA series
Stephen Cervantes

Jungle Fight
Rander Junior
Amanda Lemos
Handesson Ferreira

Big Guns
Luka Strezoski

Strike Off
Ahmet Kayretli *

ECC
Gavin Tucker

Thunder Fight
Markus Perez
Willian Cilli vs. Henerson Duarte

Valor Fights
Jonathan Pearce

WOCS
Bruno Korea
Carlston Harris
Oton Jasse
Wagner Maia *

MT4C
Xavier Alaoui

SHC
Uriel Albamonte
Luc Ngeleka *
Ange Loosa

Battle Royal Ascension
Ke Nan Song

Legacy FC
Manny Vasquez *
Levi Mowles

Bellator Dynamite
Satoshi Ishii *
Kevin Engel vs. Chel Erwin-Davis
Joaquin Buckley
Rashard Lovelace *
Justin Lawrence vs. Isao Kobayashi

Victory FC
Mike Rhodes

HEX Fight Series
Myles Simpson
Raphael Scott