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Gary Thomas is the site manager for ProMMAnow. He hosts PMN Radio on Thursday nights. He is also the founder of BluegrassMMA.com. He has attended nearly 100 live events from UFC to your local bar room promotions. When not writing you can find him watching The Simpsons and enjoying being a husband and father. Connect with Gary on Twitter at @GaryThomasMMA

Results: Resurrection Fighting Alliance 14

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It has been a hot minute since main stream MMA has been in Wyoming but our pals over at Resurrection Fighting Alliance have brought the sport back and tonight in Cheyenne we get a healthy dose of the future superstars of our sport. The main event features the tallest flyweight ever documented when the 6'1'' Junior Maranhão takes on Matt Manzanares for the company's 125 poind title. Read More »

ProMMAnow.com UFC Fight Night 39 staff picks

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Just a few hours away from the return to Abu Dhabi and our main card picks are in for UFC Fight Night 39. This event has been cut down to only eight fights and all will air starting at 12:30 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass. Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria will headling this card and try to remain relevant in the heavyweight division. Clay Guida will look to rebound from a loss against a surging Tatsuya Kawajiri while John "Doomsday" Howard will attempt to keep his resurgance alive when he meets undefeated Ryan LaFlare Read More »

Replay – BluegrassMMA Live Episode 168

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Bill Conley (7-1) kicked things off on the 168th episode of BluegrassMMA Live talking about his return to action this weekend. Conley's last fight was in February 2012. The following month a tornado leveled his hometown of West Liberty and he suddenly found himself without anywhere to train. Fast forward two years and he now has a brand new gym and with a couple of grappling competitions under his blue belt he is ready for a fight. He will meet Jason Perry this Saturday in Campton for Xtreme Fighting Champions. Read More »

Titan FC 28 ready to go for April 25th return

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The revamped Titan FC is ready to go for their sophomore edition on CBS Sports Network. With Vinny Magalhaes out with a nasty staph infection, Raphael Davis has been tapped to meet Jason Brilz in the headliner. Brilz has made the most of his post-UFC career with three consectutive wins including one knockout. Brilz was 3-4 during his tenure inside the Octagon but had a notable win over Tim Boetsch and a "fight of the night" bonus thanks to his efforts against Antônio Rogério Nogueira. Read More »

Rousimar Palhares and Marlon Moraes top WSOF 9 payroll

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You can indeed find competitive money or at least what I assume is competitive compensation outside of the UFC. That was made clear with the disclosed salaries of the cast at World Series of Fighting 9. There are some huge differences though. The two highest paid fighters both brought home a cool $50,000 while the low man on the bottom of the totem pole brought home a mere $1000. Read More »

Melvin Guillard released by UFC

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So many people talk about he cast of The Ultimate Fighter's first season but a mainstay from the early days has been Melvin Guillard of the sophomore season. Guillard made his UFC debut back in 2005 and had already taken over 20 fights. Since then he has earned three "knockout of the night" and one "fight of the night" bonuses. After losing to Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 37 it has been reported that now Guillard will be looking for work elsewhere. Read More »

The weekly best of Pro MMA Now

Pro MMA Now Weekly Best

It was a crazy week at ProMMAnow.com headquarters. UFC 171 is in the books and we have a new welterweight champion. Phil Baroni has landed a new home and ready to shine in the twilight of his career. We had three podcasts go down with nearly a dozen guests stopping in. Read More »

The TRT Diary – Shattered Dreams

The poster boy for TRT

Has Testosterone Replacement Therapy been the miracle cure that it is advertised to be? I thought I was almost ready for a UFC debut but then the news of many sanctioning bodies now refusing to give exemptions has crushed those dreams. Read More »

RFA 13 weigh-in results and photos

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Resurrection Fighting Alliance returns home tonight for RFA 13 in Lincoln Nebraska. The fighters took to the scale last night and will step into the cage this evening. The main card airs live on AXS TV starting at 10 p.m. ET and the main event features Dakota Cochrane vs. Efrain Escudero. Read More »

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