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The MMA Prospectus: UFC Vegas fallout, 199, & losing

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are back to talk all things in the world of fighter scouting and prospect development. This week we're focused on the young fighters of UFC 199, including Brian Ortega, James Vick, Jessica Andrade, and Tom Breese. We're also looking back to UFC Vegas, and why MMA fans love to watch prospects lose.

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UFC 199 may not be the most prospect heavy card in UFC history, but it's got some interesting names and fighters to examine. The most important matchup of the night being a welterweight battle between Tom Breese and Sean Strickland. Both men are big, powerful, young rising fighters at 170 lbs. It should make for a great battle between them.

Of course, that's not all we're looking at. We'll also look back on Aljamain Sterling, Cody Garbrandt, and Thomas Almeida as we examine the fallout from UFC Vegas. And we're taking our normal sweep around the MMA landscape to see what top talent is rising on the regional scene.

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Quick and dirty prospect list this week:

Muslim Khizriev
Abdul-Rakhman Dzanaev *
Yusup Raisov * vs. Carlos Alexandre
Adlan Bataev
Alexander Peduson *

Scandanavia Fight Nights
Mohammad Babadivand
Sadibou Sy
Daniel Teymur
Amir Albazi

Thiago Moises vs. Jamall Emmers *
Jose Diaz vs. Nick Barnes
Chris Padilla
Mario Israel vs. Albert Morales *
Matt Sayles

Ryan Walker

Mike Pope
Adam Hunter
Adrian Vilaca

Brabos Combat
Gustavo Gabriel *

Thaty Bergamaschi *
Matheus Silva vs. Arthur Soares
Matheus Malta

Sam Creasey
Josh Reed
Nad Narimani

Iain Martell *

Shavkat Rakhmonov
Zalimbeg Omarov

Gregor Gillespie *
Jose Mariscal

Victor Reyna

Laszlo Senyei

Jared Scoggins

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