Donovan Salvato looking for 170-pound gold at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3

Mixed martial arts promoter Johnathan Ivey said it was a “no brainer” having Hendersonville’s Donovan Salvato fight for the promotion’s inaugural welterweight title when his organization returns to the Mid-TN Expo Center in Murfreesboro on Feb. 10. Salvato picked up an impressive debut victory at the last Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships event and this … Read more

Steve Stover: ‘I want to be a legend like Johnathan Ivey’

Huntingdon, Tenn. veteran of the cage Steve Stover is returning to action for a welterweight championship showdown against fast-rising talent Donovan Salvato at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3 taking place Feb. 10 at the Mid-TN Expo in Murfreesboro. Pro MMA Now caught up with Steve before the fight to get his thoughts on the … Read more

Dana White comments on brain trauma, says he has spots all over his brain

UFC president Dana White had some interesting comments regarding brain trauma in a new interview with AP sports writer Dan Gelston on abcnews.go.com. White was an amateur boxer back in the day, but according to the article, seeing the long-term effects the brutal sport had upon some individuals made him rethink what he was doing. … Read more

Watch Johnathan Ivey’s CFC 3 ‘Road to the Gold – Middleweights’ featuring Kyle Lee vs. Caleb Ragsdale

Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3 takes place Feb. 10 at the Mid-TN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The event features Nashville’s Kyle Lee defending his middleweight title against Clarksville’s Caleb Ragsdale in the main event. Pro MMA Now has already spoken to Kyle and Caleb about the matchup, now go behind-the-scenes and into their training … Read more

UFC 220 video highlights: Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir

Daniel Cormier retained his light heavyweight title with a second round TKO over top contender Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220 Saturday night in Boston. There are levels to this game and Cormier proved he was on a different plane. The former Olympic wrestler put Volkan on his back, secured a crucifix position and finished him off with punches at the 2-minute mark of the second frame.

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Middleweight champ Kyle Lee looking to make statement at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3

Middleweight champ Kyle Lee will make his first title defense when he faces fellow unbeaten Middle Tennessean Caleb Ragsdale at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3 on Feb. 10 in Murfreesboro. Pro MMA Now caught up with the champ before he returns to the cage to get his thoughts on his challenger, how he feels … Read more

Challenger Caleb Ragsdale looking for title win at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3

Unbeaten Clarksville mixed martial artist Caleb Ragsdale will return to Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships on Feb. 10 when he challenges Nashville’s Kyle Lee for his middleweight title in Murfreesboro. The two will serve as the main event of the evening. Pro MMA Now checked in with Caleb to get his thoughts on the matchup … Read more

Watch Jeremy Stephens stop Dooho Choi in UFC Fight Night 124 main event

Jeremy Stephens picked up his second straight “Fight of the Night” performance bonus by stopping rising featherweight Dooho Choi in the UFC Fight Night 124 main event Sunday in St. Louis. The first round saw a back-and-forth slugfest with Choi winning on two of the three judges’ scorecards. However, Stephens dropped Choi in round 2 and finished him off with some nasty ground and pound. Take a look at how it went down.

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Jimmy Smith officially joins UFC broadcast team

Former Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith has officially joined the UFC broadcast team. What’s interesting about this is legendary UFC commentator Mike Goldberg was recently let go by the UFC and now works for Bellator as their play-by-play guy. … And now the UFC has Bellator’s longest on-air talent among their ranks. What a crazy … Read more