FloCombat Prospect Rankings | July 2018

FloCombat Prospect Rankings | Heavyweight | July 2018

FloCombat ranks the top 20 North American heavyweight MMA prospects for July 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.
1Adam Dyczka267-0, NCCANADAAug. 2 vs. Cyril Gane1
2Tanner Boser2615-4CANADA 2
3Jeff Hughes299-1USA 3
4Dontale Mayes264-2USAJuly 31 vs. Mitchell Sipe4
5Justin Frazier2810-2USA 5
6Shawn Teed265-1USAJuly 31 vs. Juan Adams6
7Josh Parisian286-2USA 14
8Jared Vanderaa256-3USA 7
9Juan Adams263-0USAJuly 31 vs. Shawn Teed8
10Steve Mowry254-0USA 9
11Mohammed Usman283-1USA 10
12Everett Sims284-1USA 11
13Brett Martin234-0, NCUSA 12
14John Lair264-1USA 13
15Christopher Daukaus285-2USA 16
16Chandler Cole234-1USA 17
17Raymond Lopez254-2USA 18
18Greg Hardy291-0USA NR
19Austen Lane304-1USA 19
20Mitchell Sipe214-0USAJuly 31 vs. Dontale Mayes20

#1 – Adam Dyczka (7-0, NC) 

Dyczka defeated Icho Larenas at TKO 43 to keep his undefeated record intact. The 27-year-old Canadian faces Cyril Gane Aug. 2 at TKO Fight Night 1. 

#2 – Tanner Boser (12-4) 

The Canadian picked up a unanimous decision victory over UFC/Bellator veteran Chase Gormley at ACB 88. The 26-year-old fighter has now gone 6-2 in his last eight fights. 

#3 – Jeff Hughes (9-1) 

The 29-year-old LFA champion Hughes defeated Maurice Greene by unanimous decision at LFA 38 on April 27 and is set to face Bellator veteran Josh Appelt July 24 at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.

#4 - Dontale Mayes (4-2) 

Mayes defeated our previously No. 9-ranked heavyweight Mohammad Usman on April 14 to push his record to 4-2. Mayes now faces No. 20-ranked Mitchell Sipe July 31 at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.

#5 – Justin Frazier (10-2)

Frazier is coming off a first-round submission victory over Reggie Cato at Pyramid Fights 6. 


  • Chris Birchler has been removed from the rankings due to age (31). 
  • Greg Hardy enters the rankings in the No. 18 spot after defeating Austen Lane