Brian Imes is an avid MMA fan turned professional fighter. He contributes stories to Pro MMA Now about his ever-evolving career. In less than two years he has fought some of America's best in the light heavyweight division, all while wearing his own brand, Hillbilly Fight Wear. Brian is the brother of The Ultimate Fighter season 2 and UFC veteran, Brad Imes. Learn more about "The Human Cockfighter" and his product at HillbillyFightWear.com. You can follow Brian on Twitter @HillbillyFightW or on Facebook.
It is a new year for all, around the globe, but nothing other than the calendar’s last two digits has changed. Every community around the globe is in a fight for independence. The battle is greater for some, but real for all.
We traveled to Columbia, Missouri this weekend for Battle at Midway, a Midwest Fight League promotion. Midway is home to a truck stop on Interstate 70 just west of Columbia featured on The Travel Channel.
A young lady said to me recently, “You are socially awkward.” I, of course, responded, “That’s because I haven’t been socialized.” Free thinking, optimistic, faithfully ambitious people are social, not socialized.
Beneath the bright lights of the strip in Branson lives a small Asian fellow, Tommy Tran. Tommy promoted an impressive fight card at the Hilton Convention Center Saturday evening in front of over 500 locals and holiday visitors.