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Ian McCall and Justin Scoggins will face off this Saturday (July 30, 2016) at UFC 201 inside Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. In a match up of top contender and hot prospect, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight contenders Ian McCall and Justin Scoggins will battle this Saturday (July 30, 2016) at UFC 201 inside Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ian McCall entered UFC as the top-ranked Flyweight in the world and made a stellar debut. Since then, however, McCall has struggled to fight consistently due to injury and really needs to make a strong comeback. Scoggins made an immediate first impression, dominating a pair of opponents in his first two appearances inside the Octagon. He ran into a rough patch following those wins, but the 24-year-old has since proven himself as a serious fighter to watch once more.

Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both men:

Ian McCall
Record: 13-5-1
Key Wins: Brad Pickett (UFC Fight Night 46), Dustin Ortiz (Tachi Palace Fights 9), Darrell Montague (Tachi Palace Fights 10)
Key Losses: Demetrious Johnson (UFC on FX 3), Joe Benavidez (UFC 156)
Keys to Victory: McCall is a well-rounded fighter who takes full advantage of his wrestling base. One of the larger men on the 125-pound roster, McCall has an impressive top game and is rather dominant in his element.

On the whole, McCall does a nice job of adapting his style to his gameplan. For example, in his bout with forward-moving-slugger Brad Pickett, McCall used movement and counter striking to pick apart his slower opponent.

In this bout, McCall needs to pressure the karate striker. Of Scoggins’ two losses, McCall should look to emulate Dustin Ortiz’s path to victory. In that bout, the wrestler kept on the offensive and forced ….View full article

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