UFC Prospect Watch: June 2021 Edition – MMA Sucka


ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – OCTOBER 24: Shavkat Rakhmonov of Kazakhstan celebrates his victory over Alex Oliveira of Brazil of their welterweight bout throughout the UFC 254 occasion on October 24, 2020 on UFC Battle Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photograph by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Pictures)

The month of June is stacked with 4 UFC occasions and a ton of marquee fights. Right here is our checklist of June 2021 UFC Prospects.

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There are a variety of fighters that may very well be talked about, reminiscent of, Chase Hooper, Su Mudaerji, Timur Valiev and Ramazan Emeev, nonetheless, they’re additional alongside contained in the Octagon and extra come-up fighters moderately than prospects.

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10. Lara Procopio

The Brazilian, Procopio made her Octagon debut in 2019 and got here up unsuccessful. Previous to that she was undefeated and has since returned to the cage, choosing up a unanimous choice victory over Molly McCann in February. She fights on February 19 to push herself in the fitting route of the UFC flyweight rankings.

9. Casey O’Neill

‘King’ Casey O’Neill may simply be larger on this checklist, however that tells you one thing concerning the higher echelon. The 23-year-old is 6-0 and regarded phenomenal in her UFC debut, as she completed Shana Dobson by way of second-round floor and pound in February. O’Neill will face our quantity 10 ranked fighter at UFC Vegas 29.

8. Aleksa Camur

Camur impressed with a flashy knockout on Dana White’s Contender Collection. He adopted up with a choice victory in his subsequent outing and misplaced his most up-to-date battle towards William Knight at UFC 253. At UFC Vegas 29, Camur will tackle Nick Negumereanu.

7. Jai Herbert

Sure, he could have misplaced his UFC debut, but it surely got here by the hands of the all the time harmful Francisco Trinaldo. Previous to that, the 33-year-old was using a six-fight profitable streak and appears to get again into the win column at UFC Vegas 30 towards Renato Moicano.

6. Mason Jones

The 26-year-old from Wales will look to style his first Octagon victory at UFC Vegas 28, as he takes on Alan Patrick. ‘The Dragon’ was undefeated upon getting into the UFC, however misplaced a troublesome choice to Mike Davis in January. With victories coming from all variations, Jones may very well be a promising prospect within the light-weight division.

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5. Kanako Murata

Murata is the previous Invicta FC champion and was profitable in her UFC debut, with a choice victory towards Randa Markos. She’s going to look to comply with that up in a battle towards Virna Jandiroba on June 19. The 12-1 prospect not solely fought for Invicta, but in addition below the Rizin FF banner.

4. Sean Woodson

The person generally known as ‘The Sniper’ earned his shot within the Octagon with flying knee victory at a Contender Collection occasion. He’s now 1-1 below the UFC banner and can tackle Youssef Zalal for his first battle of 2021.

3. Jordan Leavitt

Jordan Leavitt is a beast, to say the least. For actual, this man earned his UFC contract with a first-round arm-triangle choke on Contender Collection. He adopted up in his precise debut with a 22-second slam knockout towards Matt Wiman. At UFC Vegas 28, ‘The Monkey’ will tackle Claudio Puelles.

2. Tagir Ulanbekov

12-1 doesn’t all the time add up when a prospect. However that is the UFC prospect watch, not the MMA prospect watch. Ulanbekov has solely fought as soon as within the Octagon and he earned himself a choice victory towards Bruno Silva. In his sophomore battle, he has a troublesome check within the all the time harmful, heavy-handed Tyson Nam. A win will certainly put his title on the followers’ radar.

1. Shavkat Rakhmonov

Very like Ulanbekov, Rakhmonov has 13 fights on his rap sheet, nonetheless, he has no losses. The man fought on the UFC 254 battle card and earned a nasty first-round guillotine choke over Alex Oliveira. Main as much as his Octagon debut, the Kazakhstan native fought largely below the M-1 banner and a few regional promotions. At UFC Vegas 30, he’ll tackle Michel Prazeres.


These are our June 2021 UFC prospects, who’re yours?

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