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Bloody Elbow Scouting Reports

Prospectus: FN Bendo vs. Thatch & Mir vs. Bigfoot

Zane SImon is joined by Patrick Wyman to look at all the fun up and coming fighters in this week's and last week's UFC cards

MMA Prospectus: FN Bendo vs Thatch + WSOF/Bellator

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are joined by Patrick Wyman to talk about the world of prospects in MMA and the fighters we're looking out for on this week's cards. We also get into can crushing and Xplode records a bit.

2015 Scouting Report: FW EXTRA! #2

The final installment of our 2015 Bloody Elbow featherweight scouting report is finally out.

MMA Prospectus: UFC 183 & PEDs

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are once again joined by Patrick Wyman of Sherdog.com com to talk about everything scouting in MMA.

2015 BE Scouting Report: FW EXTRA!

T.P. Grant runs down some of his favorite Featherweight prospects that didn't quite make the Top 10 list, including Arnold Allen, ADCC medalist Justin Rader, and BJJ luminary Ryan Hall.

MMA Prospectus - UFC 183 & Fox 14 (Rumble Edition)

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are joined by Sherdog's Patrick Wyman for a look at everything scouting in MMA including Mirsad Bektic, Makwan Amirkhani, Albert Tumenov, Kelvin Gastelum, and in a special non-prospect look Anthony Johnson.

MMA Prospectus: Fox 14 & FW scouting misfires

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are once again joined by Sherdog's Patrick Wyman to examine the the world of prospects in MMA.

BE Scouting Report #1 Featherweight: Tom Duquesnoy

T.P. Grant and Zane Simon take a look at one of the very best talents in all of MMA and possibly the next phenom champion in the making.

BE Scouting Report #2 Featherweight: It's a Tie!

T.P. Grant and Zane Simon have a tie for their #2 spot at Featherweight between two tough Russian fighters.

MMA Prospectus: FN Boston & FW scouting report

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are once again joined by Sherdog.com's Patrick Wyman, to discuss all the best up and coming fighters in MMA.

BE Scouting Report #3 Featherweight: Felipe Froes

T.P. Grant and Zane Simon reveal their #3 prospect out of Brazilian powerhouse camp Nova Uniao.

BE Scouting Report #4 Featherweight: Kenny Jordan

T.P. Grant and Zane Simon break down the #4 featherweight prospect, a NJCAA Wrestling Champion.

MMA Prospectus: UFC 182, regional MMA variation

Zane Simon and T.P. Grant are joined by Sherdog.com's Patrick Wyman for another look at the prospects of MMA. This time focusing on the performances of UFC 182 as well as the differences in regional MMA scenes around the globe.

BE Scouting Report #5 Featherweight: Nikolas Motta

Our #5 Featherweight prospect is an offensive prodigy from the famed Brazilian camp Nova Uniao.

BE Scouting Report #10 - #6 Featherweights

The Bloody Elbow MMA Scouting Report is back! T.P. Grant and Zane Simon are breaking down the best 145-pound unsigned prospects in MMA.

Prospectus: Russian Karatekas & UFC 182

Zane Simon is joined by Patrick Wyman of Sherdog.com to talk about the prospects of UFC 182, the performances of Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway and the continued flow of other striking arts into MMA and why it's valuable.

Where have the jiu jitsu fighters gone?

Fabricio Werdum, the Interim Heavyweight Champion, is the only fighter from Sport Jiu Jitsu to have UFC gold around his waist. T.P. Grant takes a deeper look at why this is.

2015 BE Scouting Report: LHW EXTRA!

The final chapter in the 2015 Bloody Elbow scouting report on the light heavyweight division. All the fighters that didn't quite make the top 10 cut for our 205 list for one reason or another.

MMA Prospectus: UFC 181 review + TUF 20/UFC on Fox

Zane Simon and T.P. Grant are joined by Patrick Wyman for a look at all the most recent UFC prospect performances and expectations.

MMA Prospectus: LHW scouting review & UFC 181

Zane Simon, T.P. Grant, and Patrick Wyman join forces to talk over the world's best LHW prospects, as well as to discuss the prospect performances from FIght Night Austin and the upcoming prospects of UFC 181.

BE Scouting Report #1 LHW: Mikhail Mokhnatkin

T.P. Grant and Zane Simon unveil their #1 Light Heavyweight Prospect in MMA for 2015.

MMA Scouting Report #2 Light Heavyweight: Iain Martell

Our no. 2 LHW hails from Team Kaobon in the UK.

BE Scouting Report #3 LHW: Kurbanismailov

The Bloody Elbow scouting report is narrowing down toward its no. 1 LHW prospect. Here's #3.

BE Scouting Report #4 LHW: Artur Astakhov

T.P. Grant and Zane Simon scour the globe to bring you the best, cost-no-object, light heavyweight talent.

2015 BE Scouting Report #5 LHW: Magomed Ankalaev

The list of top light heavyweight prospects moves on with another Dagestani prospect, amateur MMA champion Magomed Ankalaev.

The MMA Prospectus: Why do some guys plateau early

We'll be looking back at the prospects of a big triple header weekend of fight cards and ahead to this weekend's UFC card. And in the middle of it all, is a discussion of hitting the wall, what it looks like and why it happens.

BE Scouting Report #10 - #6 Light Heavyweight

T.P. Grant and Zane Simon start breaking down the Top 10 prospects at Light Heavyweight.

The MMA Prospectus: FN prospects & aging curves

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are joined by Sherdog's Patrick Wyman to look at all the lastest news in prospect scouting, as well as the dreaded aging curve, and how it works in MMA.

2015 BE Scouting Report: Welterweight EXTRA!

One last look at the welterweight division, for those prospects that just didn't quite make the top 10 list.

The MMA Prospectus Spooktacular: Scouting review

Patrick Wyman helps us review the welterweight scouting report put together by T.P. Grant and Zane Simon, plus our favorite scary fighters and a review of the prospects of UFC 179.

BE Scouting Report #1 Welterweight Prospect: Usman

The final entrant in our 2015 welterweight scouting list, Nigerian born NCAA DII championship wrestler Marty Usman.

2015 BE Scouting Report #2 WW: Magomed Mustafaev

We're closing in on the top, with another fighter straight out of the Caucasus.