Conway, Goughary pick up pro debut victories at Angel Fights ‘Rising Stars’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Angel Fights held “Rising Stars” Friday, Dec. 15 at Kings Nightclub which showcased rising pro/am MMA and kickboxing fighters from the Middle Tennessee and surrounding Southeast region. The main event saw Dickson’s James Conway knockout North Carolina welterweight Nick Martino in the first round in what was his professional debut. It was … Read more

Headliner James Conway ready to jumpstart pro career at Angel Fights ‘Rising Stars’

James Conway will welcome North Carolina welterweight Nick Martino to Middle Tennessee when the two square-off in the Angel Fights “Rising Stars” main event Friday, Dec. 15 in Clarksville. After a decorated amateur career James will be making his pro MMA debut against a fighter who’s already had a handful of bouts as a professional. … Read more

Angel Fights presents ‘Rising Stars’ Friday in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Angel Fights returns to Kings Nightclub in Clarksville on Friday, Dec. 15 with another stacked pro/am MMA and kickboxing lineup. North Carolina’s Nick Martino travels into enemy territory as he goes up against Dickson’s James Conway in a pro welterweight main event. In the co-headliner, Nashville’s Shannon Gougharty will face Illinois atomweight … Read more

Nikki Smith: ‘I plan on giving everything I have to get this win’

Bellator MMA veteran Nikki Smith will make the trek from Illinois to Clarksville, Tenn., on Dec. 15 when she faces Shannon Goughary in an atomweight matchup in the co-main event at Angel Fight’s “Rising Stars”. Pro MMA Now caught up with Nikki this week to get her thoughts on her opponent, find out why this … Read more

Shannon Goughary ready to put on a show in pro debut at Angel Fights ‘Rising Stars’

Nashville’s Shannon Goughary will be making her professional mixed martial arts debut on Dec. 15 in Clarksville when she faces Illinois’ Nikki Smith in an atomweight co-main event matchup for Angel Fight Promotions “Rising Stars”. We caught up Goughary to find out her thoughts on her opponent, why this was the right time to turn … Read more

Ngannou opens as betting favorite over champ Miocic

A heavyweight championship match has been pegged for UFC 220 on Jan. 20 in Boston. Following his first-round destruction of Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 last weekend, Cameroon’s Francis Ngannou will challenge Stipe Miocic for his belt, according to reports. No one deserves the shot more than Ngannou who is unbeaten inside the octagon with … Read more

UFC 218 betting odds and predictions

UFC 218 takes place Saturday in Detroit and Max Holloway will defend his featherweight title against Jose Aldo in a rematch in the main event. Holloway took the title from Aldo via third-round TKO at UFC 212 in June. UFC 218 betting odds understandably have Holloway the favorite at -290, with Aldo the underdog at +225, … Read more

9 Questions With Angel Fight ‘Rising Stars’ Headliner Nick Martino

Angel Fight Promotions will close out 2017 with their final show of the year on Dec. 15 from Kings Nightclub in Clarksville, Tenn. Labeled “Rising Stars”, the main event of the card features a pro welterweight matchup as North Carolina’s Nickalas Martino travels into enemy territory to challenge local rising talent James Conway. We caught … Read more

Gordan Ryan submits Ralek Gracie at Metamoris (VIDEO)

Ralek Gracie took on 2017 ADCC champion Gordan Ryan at a Metamoris event over the weekend with benefits going toward compensating unpaid fighters from previous Metamoris shows. Before the match Ryan predicted the outcome: “I Will submit ralek with one of 2 moves in between 10 and 18 minutes. The 1st move being some kind … Read more

Alex Emelianenko just got the most bizarre head tattoo

Yeah, probably wouldn’t have been my first choice for a new tattoo. But there’s only one Alexander Emelianenko and after recent beef with brother Fedor, the Russian heavyweight has decided to “change his image” with a giant spider tattoo on the top of his head covering his whole bald skull. Wow. Yep he went there. … Read more