Matches to make for Dan Ige and other UFC Fight Island 1 losers

Derrick Santistevan

Dan Ige (Picture by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC through Getty Images)

Dan Ige and others had a hard time in their battles, so here are the 5 best challengers to book for those who lost at UFC Fight Island 1.

If you’re Dan Ige, you have to actually feel the loss to Calvin Kattar. A win over Kattar would’ve seen Ige jump up in the rankings, and perhaps seen his name start to get some buzz for a title chance. Rather, his six-fight win streak was snapped and he’s now 6-2 in the UFC, planted strongly outside of the leading 5 in the featherweight rankings. Others like Molly McCann and Ryan Benoit likewise had a rough night and need to discover methods to recuperate.

Benoit potentially had the worst of all 5 main card fighters. Both he and Tim Elliot were taking a look at possible cuts due to their bad records, and now that Benoit lost to Elliot, it’s constantly possible that he’s the next individual to now get the ax. If he remains around, nevertheless, he might be able to recuperate in a big method however requires the appropriate opponent to start that run with.

In order for anybody to do simply that, they’ll have to be reserved versus the rightopponent That method they have the very best chance of righting their scenario. That does not imply cupcake battles, however battles in between 2 people in comparable positions.

Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Kyle Daukaus

Kyle Daukaus lost his first fight in the UFC and his first pro-fight general for that matter versus Brenan Allen. Abdul Razak Alhassan was on a three-fight win streak prior to Mounir Lazzez outlived him in a consentaneousdecision He ought to show it off versus a leading possibility in Daukaus if Alhassan actually has what it takes. Then perhaps Alhassan can make another main card fight, if he can beat Daukaus.

Molly McCann vs. Mara Romero Borella

Mara Borella is trending in the incorrect instructions and a 4th straight loss might spell completion of her time in theUFC A fight like this is precisely what Molly McCann requires. 4 of McCann’s 7 wins prior to her turn in the UFC saw her win through KO/TKO. She hasn’t had any knockouts given that her UFCdebut It’s unsatisfactory to simply win, you have to be amazing while you win in theUFC McCann requires somebody she can draw back and swing on to show the world her skills. That opponent is Borella.

Cody Stamann vs. Danny Henry

Both are young, both are gifted and both are hoping to snap some nasty skids to return into discussions for increasing names in the featherweightdivision For Stramann he’s 2-2-1, while Henry is on a two-fight losing streak. Neither male remains in any real danger of getting cut, yet both might utilize a convincing win to reroute their professions.

Ryan Benoit vs. Jussier Formiga

Ryan Benoit thinks he won his fight versus Tim Elliot, yet the judges disagreed. For Benoit and his opponent in this scenario, Jussier Formiga, wins need to start taking place or Dana White will proceed from them. Both men have actually struggled to enter into constant grooves and unless you’re an amazing fighter, White will cut you and discover somebody less expensive to take losses on his brand name. Take a fight versus Formiga and show that you’re genuinely great enough to be in the business if Benoit feels he’s incorrect.

Dan Ige vs. Jeremy Stephens

Both men are hoping to get back on track. Jeremy Stephens’ last fight was versus Kattar. Stephens nevertheless is on the downswing of his profession, at 4-7-1 in his last 12 battles. Ige has actually just suffered his 3rd profession loss, his first given that Julio Arce. Ige has actually battled 7 times ever since, winning 6 in a row. Ige is a sensible competitor for the title however he has to win more in order to require that shot, and win more versus larger names.

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UFC Fight Island 1 took put on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, live from Fight Island on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Follow in addition to FanSided for all your live news and highlights.

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