scouting report

September 7th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at American Jason Gonzalez as he takes on veteran Drew Dober at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason “Nicoyas” Gonzalez Hometown: Torrance, California Age: 26 Height: 6’2” Reach: 76” Weight Class: Lightweight Camp: Icon MMA…

September 2nd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Venezuelan newcomer Veronica Macedo as she makes his UFC debut against veteran Ashlee Evans-Smith at UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany. Veronica Macedo Hometown: Venezuela Age: 20 Height: 5’3” Reach: 64” Weight Class:…

September 1st, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Swedish middleweight Jack Hermansson as he makes his UFC debut against at UFC Scott Askham at Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany. Jack Hermansson Hometown: Uddevalla, Sweden Age: 28 Height: 6’1” Reach: 75” Weight…

August 31st, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Danish veteran Christian Colombo as he makes his UFC debut against Jarjis Danho at UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany. Christian “Godzilla” Colombo Hometown: Denmark Age: 36 Height: 6’5” Reach: Weight Class: Heavyweight…

August 30th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian newcomer Martin Buschkamp as he takes on fellow debutant Alex Enlund at UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany. Martin “Barracuda” Buschkamp Hometown: Tuttlilingen, Germany Age: 25 Height: 5’9” Reach: Weight Class: Featherweight…

August 25th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian newcomer Felipe Silva as he takes on Canadian striker Shane Campbell at UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Canada. Felipe Silva Hometown: Juiz de Fora, Brazil Age: 32 Height: 5’11” Reach: Weight Class:…

August 24th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Adam Hunter as he takes on fellow Canadian debutant Ryan Janes at UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Canada. Adam “War Hammer” Hunter Hometown: Sault St. Marie, Ontario, Canada Age: 32 Height: 6’1”…

August 18th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at The Ultimate Fighter 21 competitor Sabah Homasi as he takes on welterweight veteran Tim Means at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sabah “The Punisher” Homasi Hometown: Boca Raton, Florida Age: 27 Height: 6’0”…

August 16th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Mike Perry as he takes on South Korea power puncher Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mike Perry Hometown: Altamonte Springs, Florida Age: 24 Height: 6’0” Reach: Weight Class:…

August 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Max Griffin as he takes on American Top Team wrestling specialist Colby Covington at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Max “Pain” Griffin Hometown: Sacramento, California Age: 30 Height: 6’0” Reach: Weight Class:…

August 12th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Marvin Vettori as he takes on Brazilian middleweight Alberto Uda at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marvin Vettori Hometown: Mezzogorona, Italy Age: 22 Height: 6’0” Reach: Weight Class: Middleweight Camp: Stabile Fight…

August 6th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Jason Novelli as he takes on Swedish lightweight David Teymur at UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jason Novelli Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska Age: 37 Height: 6’0” Reach: 77” Weight Class:…

August 5th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Danielle Taylor as she takes on 8th ranked strawweight Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah Danielle Taylor Hometown: Palmsdale, California Age: 26 Height: 5’0” Reach: 58” Weight Class:…

August 3rd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Chase Sherman as he takes on fellow debutant, Justin Ledet at UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah Chase “White Gorilla” Sherman Hometown: D’Iberville, Mississippi Age: 26 Height: 6’4” Reach: Weight…

July 27th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Hector Sandoval as he takes on top ten flyweight Wilson Reis at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia. Hector “Kid Alex” Sandoval Hometown: Sacramento, California Age: 30 Height: 5’2” Reach: Weight Class: Flyweight Camp:…

July 21st, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer JC Cottrell as he takes on Brazilian veteran Michel Prazeres. JC Cottrell Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Age: 26 Height: 5’10” Reach: 71” Weight Class: Lightweight Camp: Academy of Martial Arts Career Record: 17-3…

July 20th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Bojan Mihajlovic as he takes on perhaps the top heavyweight prospect in the UFC, Francis Ngannou. Bojan Mihajlovic Hometown: Novi Sad, Serbia Age: 36 Height: 5’11” Reach: – Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp: Family…

July 18th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at the opening fight on the UFC on Fox 20 card as Brazilian Luiz Henrique welcomes Russian Dmitry Smolyakov to the UFC.   Dmitry Smolyakov Hometown: Kalingrad, Russia Age: 33 Height: 6’2” Reach: N/A Weight…

July 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Landon Vannata debuting on short notice against top five lightweight Tony Ferguson at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   Landon Vannata Hometown: Neptune, New Jersey Age: 24 Height: 5’9” Reach:…

July 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at TUF 23 competitor Eric Spicely as he debuts against “Smilin” Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   Eric “Dream Catcher” Spicely Hometown: Olneyville, Rhode Island Age: 29 Height:…

July 12th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Sioux Falls, South Dakota based middleweight Devin Clark as he debuts against Andrew Nicholson at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   Devin “Brown Bear” Clark Hometown: Sioux Falls, South Dakota…

June 30th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Titan FC veteran Belal Muhammad as he debuts in the UFC against Black House fighter Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 90 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Belal Muhammad Hometown: Chicago, Illinois Age: 27 Height:…

June 15th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Canadian welterweight Jonathan Meunier as he debuts against American Top Team product Colby Covington at UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Jonathan “District” Meunier Hometown: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Age: 28 Height:…

June 14th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Moldovan Ion Cutelaba as he debuts in the light heavyweight division against Canadian Misha Cirkunov at UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.   Ion Cutelaba Hometown: Chisinau, Moldova Age: 22 Height: 6’1”…

June 3rd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian Luiz Henrique “Frank Waisten” Jr. as he debuts in the light heavyweight division against American Jonathan Wilson at UFC 199 in Los Angeles, California.   Luiz Henrique Frank Waisten Jr. Hometown: Limoeiro, Pernambuco,…

May 27th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at American Jordan Rinaldi as he debuts in the lightweight division against Blackzillians fighter Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 88 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Jordan Rinaldi Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Age: 28 Height:…

May 25th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian middleweight Alberto Pereira as he debuts against American Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night 88 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Alberto “Uda” Pereira Hometown: Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil Age: 31 Height: 6’3” Reach:…

May 23rd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at heavyweight Adam Milstead as he debuts against Chris De La Rocha at UFC Fight Night 88 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Adam “The Prototype” Milstead Hometown: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania Age: 28 Height: 6’3” Reach:…

May 11th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian Luan Chagas as he debuts against jiu jitsu ace Sergio Moraes at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Luan “Tarzan” Chagas Hometown: Navirai, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil Age: 22 Height: 6’0” Reach: 75”…

May 6th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Team Alpha Male’s Josh Emmett as he debuts against Guam’s Jon Tuck at UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.   Josh Emmett Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona Age: 31 Height: 5’8” Reach: 70” Weight Class:…

May 3rd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at women’s bantamweight Anna Elmose as she debuts against 14th ranked Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Anna “Panda” Elmose Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark Age: 31 Height: 5’3” Reach: N/A Weight Class:…

April 21st, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at heavyweight Cody East who was noticed by Dana White in a recent episode of the Fight Pass series, “Looking for a Fight.” East makes his debut against journeyman Walt Harris at UFC 197 in…

April 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at lightweight Darrell Horcher as he makes his UFC debut welcoming back undefeated title contender Khabib Nurmagomedov to the UFC after nearly a two year absence from the Octagon. Darrell “The Saint” Horcher Hometown: Shermansdale,…

April 9th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at heavyweight Curtis Blaydes as he takes on Frenchman Francis Ngannou at Fight Night 86 in Zagreb, Croatia. Curtis Blaydes Hometown: Nowhere, Oklahoma Age: 30 Height: 6’4” Reach: 82.5” Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp: Dutch Style…

April 8th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at heavyweight Marcin Tybura as he takes on Timothy Johnson at Fight Night 86 in Zagreb, Croatia. Marcin “Tybur” Tybura Hometown: Uniejow, Poland Age: 30 Height: 6’3” Reach: N/A Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp: S4 Fight…

April 5th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Bosnian as he takes on rising lightweight Mairbek Taisumov at Fight Night 86 in Zagreb, Croatia.   Damir “The Bosnian Bomber” Hadzovic Hometown: Gorazde, Bosnia Age: 29 Height: 6’0” Reach: N/A Weight Class: Lightweight…

April 4th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Zagreb’s own Filip Pejic as he takes on Poland’s Damian Stasiak at Fight Night 86 in Zagreb, Croatia.   Filip “Nitro” Pejic Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia Age: 23 Height: 5’11” Reach: N/A Weight Class: Bantamweight…

April 2nd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at French heavyweight Cyril Asker as he takes on American Jared Cannonier at Fight Night 86 in Zagreb, Croatia.   Cyril “Silverback” Asker Hometown: Avignon, France Age: 30 Height: 6’2” Reach: Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp:…

March 31st, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former RFA welterweight champion Bojan Velickovic as he takes on fellow UFC debutant Alessio Di Chirico at Fight Night 86 in Zagreb, Croatia.   Bojan “Serbian Steel” Velickovic Hometown: Novi Sad, Serbia Age: 27…

March 15th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Australia’s Damien Brown as he takes on Brazilian Alan Patrick at Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia.   Damien “Beatdown” Brown Hometown: Townsville, Australia Age: 31 Height: 5’10” Reach: 70” Weight Class: Lightweight Camp:…

February 26th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Syrian heavyweight Jarjis Danho as he takes on Daniel Omielanczuk at Fight Night 84 in London, England. Jarjis Danho Hometown: Toulouse, France Age: 32 Height: 6’3” Reach: Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp: Hammers Team Career…

February 26th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at undefeated debutant Thibault Gouti as he takes on Finland’s Teemu Packalen at Fight Night 84 in London, England. Thibault Gouti Hometown: Toulouse, France Age: 28 Height: 5’10” Reach: Weight Class: Lightweight Camp: BIG Team…

February 25th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Sweden’s David Teymur as he takes on fellow Swede Martin Svensson at Fight Night 84 in London, England. David Teymur Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden Age: 26 Height: 5’9” Reach: 73” Weight Class: Lightweight Camp: Allstars…

February 19th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Kelly Faszholz as she takes fellow American Lauren Murphy at Fight Night 83 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   Kelly Faszholz Hometown: Santa Rosa, California Age: 31 Height: 5’8” Reach: N/A Weight Class: Women’s Bantamweight Camp:…

February 14th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian middleweight Leonardo Guimaraes as he takes on American Trevor Smith at Fight Night 83 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Leonardo “Leleco” Guimaraes Hometown: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil Age: 32 Height: 6’0” Reach: N/A Weight Class: Middleweight…

February 3rd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Polish heavyweight Damian Grawbowski as he takes on American power puncher Derrick Lewis at Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Damian “The Polish Pitbull” Grabowski Hometown: Opole, Poland Age: 35 Height: 6’1”…

January 28th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former TUF Brazil and Shooto veteran Felipe Olivieri as he takes on American Tony Martin at UFC on Fox 18.   Felipe Olivieri Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Age: 30 Height: N/A Reach: N/A…

January 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at TUF 22 competitor and former RFA Champion Mehdi Baghdad as he takes on American Chris Wade at Fight Night 81.   Mehdi “The Sultan” Baghdad Hometown: La Seyne-sur Mer, France Age: 30 Height: 6’1”…

January 12th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former RFA Bantamweight Champion Luke Sanders as he takes on Maximo Blanco in a featherweight clash at Fight Night 81.   Luke “Cool Hand” Sanders Hometown: Brenham. Texas Age: 30 Height: 5’8” Reach: 71”…

January 11th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Joey Gomez as he takes on Boston’s Rob Font in a bantamweight clash at Fight Night 81.   Joey “KO King” Gomez Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia Age: 29 Height: 5’10” Reach: 73” Weight Class: Bantamweight…

January 10th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Russian light heavyweight Adbul-Kerim Edilov as he takes on Brazilian veteran Francimar Barroso at Fight Night 81 in Boston, Massachusetts.   Abdul-Kerim Edilov Hometown: Grozny, Chechen Rupublic Age: 24 Height: 6’3” Reach: N/A Weight…