It’s interesting to consider Grant has won seven of his eight fights by way of submission but been tapped out in both of his losses. Clearly he has a good ground game but a lot of room for improvement on the mat as well even though BJJ has been the Brit’s bread and butter thus far in his career. On that note, pitting him against a striker is an intriguing prospect since it would give him a chance to shine as well as show off his stand-up (which didn’t look bad per se). Some names worth considering for his next opponent are Johnny Bedford or George Roop based on recent losses and overall ability.
Another TUF Finale is in the books, giving up-and-coming talent from the recent season an opportunity to shine on the sport’s biggest stage as well as a chance for more established veterans to prove their place on the roster is well-deserved. Ten athletes exited the Octagon last night with heads hung low after suffering a defeat, though not all of the stumbles were devastating or particularly notable for that matter. However, in the case of some of the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale competitors, coming up short will have a definite impact on their immediate futures… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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