Hardeep Rai ready to wreak ‘Havoc’ at Brave 9

Hardeep “Havoc” Rai is one of the most promising lightweight prospects in mixed martial arts. After an amazing run as an amateur the 21-year-old finally turned pro at Brave 5, where he arm-barred fellow prospect Arnan Chaiyasan in the very first round. Rai will be returning to the MMA cage at Brave 9 on Nov. … 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

Red Bear Has Awoken! Catching up with Russian Juggernaut Vitaly Shemetov

Russian light heavyweight knockout artist Vitaly Shemetov (28-9, 1 NC) is currently riding a 10-fight winning streak, including eight by stoppage. Pro MMA Now has a long history with “The Dancing Bear”, starting way back in our Oct. 2008 profile on the Shemetov brothers. Now, here we are nearly a decade later and Vitaly is better than … Read more

Christine Ferea: ‘Hard work and dedication will separate me from the privileged’

Knockout artist Christine Ferea recently made her second appearance in the MMA cage against fellow decorated kickboxer Tiffany Van Soest. Despite giving a strong performance, the Muay-Thai standout couldn’t get the nod from judges and lost the fight via unanimous decision. Ferea made an impactful pro MMA debut back at Invicta FC 21 in January by … Read more

Meet Hot Unbeaten Bantamweight Prospect Trent ‘Niñoloco’ Girdham

Trent Thomas Girdham aka “Niñoloco” is a 20-year-old unbeaten fighter out of Sydney, Australia who will be fighting under the Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) banner as they make their debut on the Gold Coast in December. Girdham has been dominating the regional circuit in his home country with a 50-percent finishing rate and is currently … 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

Introducing ‘Dana White Contender Series’ fighter Luke Flores

Jose “Luke” Flores is unbeaten in his pro MMA career with seven wins and six by stoppage. The 29-year-old Texas lightweight will be featured on the upcoming episode of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series where he will face fellow undefeated prospect Matt Frevola. Luke is managed by Wade Hampel of Big Fight Management. Pro … Read more