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The MMA Prospectus: Namajunas, Grasso, Hawes & UFC 201

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant look at this week's top MMA prospects around the world, focusing especially on the WMMA side with Rose Namajunas, Alexa Grasso, and an Invicta FC 18 card. We're also looking at WSOF 32's Phil Hawes, Hakeem Dawodu, and Lance Palmer.

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We're back with another episode of Bloody Elbow's scouting show, the MMA Prospectus. And this week we're looking at a number of top flight prospects spread out over a number of promotions. In the UFC we've got Rose Namajunas (and Justin Scoggins who isn't fighting). Over in Invicta Alexa Grasso, Jodie Esquibel, and Aspen Ladd are all looking to put on a show (among a host of other up and coming talents). And in the World Series of Fighting, Phil Hawes, Hakeem Dawodu, Marat Magomedov, and Lance Palmer all seem headed for big things. Throw in a Jungle Fight Card and a Shooto Brazil card and you've got a lot of potential top talent on offer.

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Here's our quick and dirty non-UFC prospect list this week:

Grasso, Alexa vs. Esquibel, Jodie
Niedźwiedź, Agnieszka vs. Christine Stanley
Mizuki Inoue
Anderson, Megan
Simpson, Tessa
Ladd, Aspen

Hawes, Phil
Dawodu, Hakeem vs. Magomedov, Marat
Lance Palmer

Clark, Josh vs. Giles, Trevin
Hernandez, Alexander

Gonzales, Brenda

Jungle Fight
Sousa, Herbeth
Duarte, Simone vs. Daimoni, Bianca
Quemuel Ottoni vs. Sidnei Souza
*Anderson Buzkia
Denis Silva vs. Rodrigo Praia
Leandro Soares
Diego Barbosa
Natalicio Filho

Luciano Benicio
Daniel Virginio
Klinger Pinheiro vs. Eric dos Santos