Stipe Miocic just became the winningest UFC heavyweight champion in history with three successful title defenses. The champ took out top challenger and world’s reported hardest puncher Francis Ngannou at UFC 220 with a five-round beatdown for the record books. Here’s what it looked like.
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
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
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.
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
Angel Fight Promotions held “Rising Stars” on Friday, Dec. 15 from Kings Nightclub in Clarksville, Tenn. Myself, Jack Bratcher, along with SSF Submission Academy’s Mike Merriman were on commentating duties. Bearcatt Productions has done a great job of putting the fight videos together from the event and here are two of the top finishes of … Read more
Comedian extraordinaire Joey “Coco” Diaz recently visited the Tin Foil Hat podcast hosted by Sam Tripoli. Coco relays the story of a time he had conspiracy guru Eddie Bravo convinced Joe Rogan was in the CIA. That’s hilarious, firstly, because you know for sure Eddie believed it, and secondly, because I’ve had that same thought … Read more
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
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
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