Prospect Showcase: Christian “The Beast” Aguilera

Name: Christian Aguilera Nickname: “The Beast” Record: 8-3, six knockouts Amateur MMA record: 13-3-1 Age: 25 Gym: Classic Fight Team, Team Oyama, 10th Planet Costa Mesa Hometown: Whittier, Calif. What are your three biggest martial arts accomplishments? Winning amateur title for Get Down Promotions, Getting my Brown Belt in Jiu Jitsu, making AXS TV’s Inside … Read more

David Robins eyes big win at Valor 45 and breakout 2018

Before David Robins returns to action for the eighth time at Valor 45 on Oct. 20 in Chattanooga, LIVE on FloCombat, the top Tennessee prospect sat down with Pro MMA Now. What was the big takeaway from the national tournament you were a part of? I learned a lot of positive and a lot of … Read more

Edmonton BJJ whiz Michael Hay: ‘I’m doing my thing’

Before red-hot submission specialist Michael Hay looks for his fourth straight win against Corey Gower at Unified 32 on Sept. 29 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, LIVE on FITE.tv, the bantamweight sat down with ProMMANow. How did you find MMA in the first place? It was just something I’ve always had interest in from a young age, … Read more

5 questions with Vladimir Kazbekov before BTC 2

Before Vladimir Kazbekov returns to the cage at BTC 2: Valhalla on Sept. 9 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, the hard-hitting CES vet sat down with ProMMANow. What are your thoughts on how this camp has gone? It’s gone pretty well; I’m not complaining. No injuries or anything; I’m feeling great. How excited are you to … Read more

Matt DiMarcantonio: ‘I’m a very hungry, vicious fighter’

Before Matt “The Cat” DiMarcantonio (9-7) returns to action against fellow CES vet Jacob Bohn at BTC 2 on September 9 in Oakville, Ont., the Welland, Ont. fighter checked in with ProMMANow. How has this camp gone for you? I’ve made some changes and I love how everything is going. I’m in the best shape … Read more

Contender Series’ Kelly McGIll-Velasco: ‘I’m Getting That Finish’

Before Kelly McGill-Velasco debuts on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series this week against Lauren Mueller, LIVE on UFC Fight Pass, the Invicta FC vet checked in with ProMMANow. If someone would have told you when you were growing up, that one day you’d be fighting for a living, would you have believed them? Definitely … Read more

Vinc Pichel Talks Netflix, Lasagna and ‘From Hell’

Before Vinc “From Hell” Pichel makes his long-awaited return to the UFC’s Octagon against Damien Brown at UFC New Zealand, LIVE on FS1, the hard-hitting lightweight sat down with ProMMANow. What do you listen to while driving? [Laughs] I listen to all kinds of music. Anything violent. My favorite bands are Slipknot and Pantera. I … Read more

Getting To Know Unified Champ Brendan Kornberger

Before top Canadian prospect Brendan Kornberger defends his Unified MMA Middleweight Championship against Miles Anstead in the co-main event of Unified 31 on June 9 in Edmonton, LIVE on FITE.tv, the dynamic B.C., fighter spoke with ProMMANow. What do you listen to while you’re training? Usually we just listen to whatever hip hop mix is … Read more

Getting To Know Blue Chip 135er Kyler Phillips

Before top bantamweight prospect Kyler Phillips (3-0) guns for his fourth straight finish as a professional for LFA this weekend, LIVE on AXS TV Fights, the Blue Chip MMA Lab prospect sat down with ProMMANow. What is your favorite way to win a fight? I’ll take a finish any way I can get it. As … Read more

‘Big Sexy’ Steps Onto National Stage In Elizabethton

Before top Tennessee amateur heavyweight contender Billy “Big Sexy” Swanson goes for a national title at the UMMAF National Championship Tournament in Elizabethton, Tenn., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, LIVE on FloCombat, the Blue Chip prospect caught up with ProMMANow. How was your camp for this fight? It’s going really well, mostly because I’ve got … Read more