Shawn Bitter

  • Josh Neer challenged by former training partner for $15,000 winner take all purse

    Josh “The Dentist” Neer is a well-known fighter in the MMA community with two stints in the UFC going 6-9. Neer has had many fights in his career but in the past five years, he has yet to stand across the cage from rival Brian Green. With multiple callouts,...
  • Get to know Russell Mizuguchi before Bellator 213

    First of all, how did you get into MMA? Do you have any background in any other martial arts? I got involved because all my friends were doing it as it started to blow up here in Hawaii. I started doing it with my friends and it took off...
  • The Russians are coming! A look at the best Russian prospects

    2018 was a big year for Russian MMA as Khabib won the UFC lightweight championship and then defended it against Conor McGregor in one of the biggest PPV’s in MMA history. You’ve also seen many Russians debut this year in the big promotions and make a name for themselves such...
  • Welcome to the UFC: Marc-Andre Barriault

    Canada is a nation that has many top MMA prospects and has a lot of rising up-and-comers. TKO Major League MMA is a promotion that has many top prospects looking to jump to the UFC once the call comes. On November 9th, it was announced the UFC signed TKO...
  • 5 “Big Show” ready prospects from November

    November was a huge month for proving prospects. With that said there are so many that are ready for the big show so it was a tough task narrowing it down to just 5 but I did my best. Patrick “Patchy” Mix Date- November 10th, 2018 | Promotion –...
  • Exclusive: Kai Kara-France vs Raulian Paiva in the works for UFC 234

    UFC 234 is coming to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on February 9th, 2019. The card with still many spots open the main event is headlined by Australia’s own, Robert Whittaker who will defend his title against the surging Kelvin Gastelum. The event would add on an exciting bout in the flyweight...
  • Welcome to the UFC: Kyle Nelson

    The UFC is coming to Toronto, Ontario, Canada on December 8th in the Scotiabank Arena for UFC 231. Diego Ferreira was originally scheduled to take on John Makdessi but Makdessi pulled out due to injury. The UFC would sign Jesse Ronson but would soon pull out due to being too heavy....
  • Weekly MMA Prospect Report: TKO 45, LFA 56, Cage Warriors 100, and More

    Each week MMA prospect expert Shawn Bitter looks at the top up and coming fighters stepping in the cage around the globe. From the tiniest shows to Bellator prelims we give you the cream of the crop. PGC 1, Thursday. (Dubai) Lightweight, Marif Piraev (24-2) First of all his record won’t...
  • Three Prospect to Sign for UFC Czech Republic

    On November 22ns in was announced the UFC is coming to Prague, Czech Republic on February 23rd in the O2 Arena. With a few good prospects out of Czech Republic, I will give three who could make the jump to the UFC Light-heavyweight, Jiri Prochazka (22-3-1) When you hear about Czech...