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Hellowhosthat
Hellowhosthat
1st Degree Purple Belt
Member Since 2020.06.27

My MMA Rankings

Heavyweight Prospects Outside the UFC and Bellator

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    Sergey Belostenniy
    Sergey Belostenniy
    8-2-0
    26 - Russia - Open FC

    Ridiculously fast for a Heavyweight and a guy who throws incredibly varied offence. Mixes very crisp and powerful boxing with spin kicks to body and head all done at incredible speed. Wrestling is coming along nicely having been his Achilles heel in his early career losses to Mukhamad Vakhaev. Once he fully closes that wrestling gap then we're potentially looking at a world champion here.
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    Alikhan "Umar" Vakhaev
    Alikhan Vakhaev
    "Umar"
    11-2-0
    28 - Russia - ACA
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    Hugo "Silverback" Cunha
    Hugo Cunha
    "Silverback"
    6-0-0
    28 - Brazil - Open FC

    A Brazilian that's much more of a wrestler than a BJJ guy, Cunha possesses a deadly top game. Once there he moves to dominant positions and unleashes with heavy ground and pound, either finishing the opponent or getting them to turn and give up their neck. Stand-up is a work in progress but does seem to possess some natural power and is pretty athletic.
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    Anatoly "Spartak" Malykhin
    Anatoly Malykhin
    "Spartak"
    10-0-0
    33 - Russia - ONE
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    Kirill Kornilov
    Kirill Kornilov
    11-0-1
    30 - Russia - RCC
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    Mukhamad Vakhaev
    Mukhamad Vakhaev
    10-5-1
    31 - Russia - ACA
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    Ji Won "Mighty Warrior" Kang
    Ji Won Kang
    "Mighty Warrior"
    5-0-0
    26 - South Korea - ONE

    Fights Marcus Buchecha - 3rd December (ONE)
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    Thomas Petersen
    Thomas Petersen
    5-0-0
    26 - USA - LFA
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    Oleg Popov
    Oleg Popov
    14-1-0
    29 - Russia - Various
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    Renan "Problema" Ferreira
    Renan Ferreira
    "Problema"
    8-2-0, 1 NC
    32 - Brazil - PFL
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    Marcus Buchecha
    Marcus Buchecha
    1-0-0
    31 - Brazil - ONE

    Fight Kang Ji Won - 3rd December (ONE)
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    Jesus "El Tanque" Navarrete
    Jesus Navarrete
    "El Tanque"  |  7-0-0
    24 - Mexico - UWC
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    Kirill Grishenko
    Kirill Grishenko
    5-0-0
    29 - Belarus - ONE
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    Aleksandr Maslov
    Aleksandr Maslov
    8-1-0
    28 - Russia - Open FC
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    Denzel "Batman" Freeman
    Denzel Freeman
    "Batman"  |  3-0-0
    30 - USA - Titan
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    Rizvan Kuniev
    Rizvan Kuniev
    11-2-1
    28 - Russia - EFC
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    Nyle Bartling
    Nyle Bartling
    5-0-0
    28 - USA - FAC

    Fights Anthony Garrett (6-5) - FAC - 10th December
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    Shamil Gaziev
    Shamil Gaziev
    6-0-0
    31 - Russia - FNG
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    Vitor "Vitão" Resende
    Vitor Resende
    "Vitão"  |  4-0-0
    31 - Brazil - Various

    Absolutely massive 6'9 powerful HW who's absolutely rolled through weak competition up to this point. Needs testing to see where he's at as he's a late starter in the game.
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    Waldo Cortes-Acosta
    Waldo Cortes-Acosta
    4-0-0
    30 - USA - Various
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    Anton "Cherepovets Giant" Vyazigin
    Anton Vyazigin
    "Cherepovets Giant"  |  15-4-0, 1 NC
    29 - Russia - RCC
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    Marcelo Nunes
    Marcelo Nunes
    7-1-0
    32 - Brazil - CFFC

    Really high level grappler who is going to put most people in trouble if he can get them on the floor. Utterly dominated Anthony Garrett in that regard. Used to fight at MW so as he climbs the ranks it'll be interesting to see how much of an issue size is, or indeed if he decides to remain at HW.
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    Eduardo "Bbzão" Neves
    Eduardo Neves
    "Bbzão"  |  4-0-0
    21 - Brazil - LFA
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    Grigoriy "Grizzly" Ponomarev
    Grigoriy Ponomarev
    "Grizzly"  |  2-1-0
    26 - Russia - FNG
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    Mikhail Mokhnatkin
    Mikhail Mokhnatkin
    13-5-2
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    Caio "Bigfoot" Machado
    Caio Machado
    "Bigfoot"  |  6-1-1
    27 - Brazil - Battlefield FL
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    Kyle Noblitt
    Kyle Noblitt
    11-2-0
    31 - USA - XMMA
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    Jimmy Lawson
    Jimmy Lawson
    3-1-0
    ? - USA - LFA
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    Brett "Big Dog" Martin
    Brett Martin
    "Big Dog"  |  10-1-0, 1 NC
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    Jordan Heiderman
    Jordan Heiderman
    5-0-0
    30 - USA - LFA
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    "Takanofuji Sanzo" Tsuyoshi Sudario
    Tsuyoshi Sudario
    "Takanofuji Sanzo"  |  4-1-0
    24 - Japan - RIZIN
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    Jamelle "The Beast" Jones
    Jamelle Jones
    "The Beast"  |  12-7-0
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    Azamat "Dragon" Nuftillaev
    Azamat Nuftillaev
    "Dragon"  |  11-0-0
    28 - Uzbekistan - Alash Pride

    Wide stocky dude who seems to mong everything with strength, seems exceedingly strong so gets away with it at a low level of competition. Has a really nice belly to belly suplex but I'm not sure how refined his skills will look against better competition.
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    Domingos Barros
    Domingos Barros
    7-1-0
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    John "Winter is Coming" Winter
    John Winter
    "Winter is Coming"  |  3-0-0
    28 - Suriname - Versus MMA

    Tall kickboxer with good shot selection and power who uses all 8 limbs well. No ground game to speak of at this stage.
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    Nurgali Nurgaipuly
    Nurgali Nurgaipuly
    2-0-0
    28 - Kazakhstan - Naiza FC

    Big athletic looking guy with strong positional grappling and ground and pound, dealt with an unorthodox opponent in a methodical way.
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