The International Olympic Committee today voted to have wrestling cut from future Olympic events as it looks to overhaul the entire program, focusing on "popularity, finances, tickets sold and governance."
A year ago, we selected the inaugural class of fighters that would make up the first edition of the World MMA Scouting Report. It's been a gratifying experience to see some of the athletes we selected go on to succeed in major fight opportunities, and a heartbreaking one to see others come up just short.
At #3 on our 2011 World MMA Featherweight Scouting Report, British standout Mark Adams (6-0) makes his mark as one of the most hyped prospects on our countdown. Adams' lengthy frame, wrestling skills, and grappling acumen combined with a top notch training camp filled with UFC veterans should have Mark well on his way to stardom in the UFC.