FloCombat Prospect Rankings - April 2018

FloCombat Prospect Rankings | Light Heavyweight | April 2018

FloCombat ranks the top 20 North American light heavyweight MMA prospects for April 2018.

Rankings based off the following...

  • North American fighters only. For example, Thiago Moises wouldn't qualify for these rankings despite training in the U.S.
  • No fighters that have fought for or who are set to fight for the UFC.
  • Fighters competing on Dana White's Contender Series included.
  • No long-term Bellator fighters or champions. Exceptions for some preliminary fighters.
  • All fighters aged 30 and under.
  • Rankings based off age, record, and level of competition.

1Smealinho Rama2510-3CANADA 1
2Ryan Spann2613-5USA 2
3Kyle Noblitt289-1USAMay 26 vs. Daniel Vizcaya3
4Alonzo Menifield306-0USA 4
5Cameron Olson289-4, 1 NCUSA 5
6Trevor Carlson2911-3USA 6
7Thomas Hoeper256-2USA 7
8Dylan Potter236-3USA 9
9Kennedy Nzechukwu254-0USA 16
10Teddy Ash2710-3CANADA 19
11Travis Davis306-1USA 12
12Myron Dennis2915-7USA 10
13Anton Berzin285-2USA 11
14Jesse Murray255-3USA 8
15Tyler Vogel256-3USA 13
16Karl Reed293-1USA 14
17Derrick Brown287-5USA 15
18Dashawn Boatwright293-0USA 18
19Erick Murray243-0USA 20
20Aleksa Camur224-0USA NR

#1 – Smealinho Rama (10-3)

The 25-year-old is a former WSOF heavyweight champion has yet to compete in 2018 after recovering from an injury last year. Keep an eye out for Rama in the PFL light heavyweight tournament when that gets announced. 

#2 – Ryan Spann (13-5) 

Spann captured the LFA light heavyweight title by knocking out UFC veteran Alex Nicholson in the first round at LFA 32 on Jan. 26. 

#3 – Kyle Noblitt (9-1) 

Noblitt is coming off the first loss of his career to Jamal Pogues on Feb. 10. He slips to the No. 3 spot. 

#4 – Alonzo Menifield (6-0)

Menifield kept his unblemished record intact Feb. 16 at LFA 33 when he submitted Brice Ritani-Coe in the first round. Don’t be surprised if Menifield gets signed by the UFC this year. 

#5 – Cameron Olson (9-3 NC)

The 27-year-old Roufusport product is coming off a controversial loss to No. 10-ranked Teddy Ash at Prestige FC 5 in March. Regardless, Olson still holds up the No. 5 spot in the rankings.