Six Most Promising UFC Fighters With a Big Year Ahead

Clint Hester

A contestant on the Ultimate Fighter 17, Hester’s time on the show was unsuccessful. However, he was given a chance to fight on the Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale event against Bristol Marunde, which he won via KO.

Hester has won a further three bouts in the Octagon since then is now due to face rising Australian prospect Robert Whittaker in November. If Hester is able to get a dominant victory in that fight, he will have that he is ready to face top tier contenders in the UFC Middleweight division.

It will be the complete reverse of the man who lost in the Ultimate Fighter house, but Hester has shown that determination can go quite a long way in the Octagon.

From Perth, Australia, Bruno has been an MMA fan on and off (mostly on) for 10 years. He did Taekwondo for a few years as a kid and dabbled in BJJ and Muay Thai as an adult, but is more an MMA fan than anything else. He is also an experienced journalist and writer, having written a number of articles on an array of topics.