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

Catching up with top women’s bantamweight prospect Pannie Kianzad

Pannie Kianzad is one of the top bantamweight women’s MMA prospects in the world. She is the former Cage Warriors women’s bantamweight champion and holds a career record of 8-2.  “Banzai” boasts wins over the likes of former UFC contender Milana Dudieva, current UFC fighter Lina Lansberg, rising Australian Jessica-Rose Clark and Annalisa Bucci. Having … Read more

Pro MMA Now heavyweight spotlight: Mike Johnson

Nashville heavyweight Mike Johnson will return to MMA action this weekend when he faces Clarksville’s Paul Faye at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships at the MidTN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Pro MMA Now caught up with the big man to learn more about his MMA journey and get his thoughts on the matchup. Thanks for … Read more

Pro MMA Now fighter spotlight: Desean Wolf

As Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2 draws closer to bringing mixed martial arts action to the MidTN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Aug. 19, Pro MMA Now’s interviews with the fighters continues. In this fighter spotlight we talk with Nashville’s Desean Wolf, a former Marine who will be facing John Scott in lightweight action. … Read more

One of MMA’s greatest success stories: Fighter and Promoter Johnathan Ivey

When you talk about long shots, when you talk about what could have been had you gone down a different path, made a different choice, you might think of John Ivey, the old school heavyweight who’s fought more men inside a cage than probably should be legal. But society needs an arena for fighters, men … Read more

Pro MMA Now fighter spotlight: Jaysen Baker

Hendersonville’s Jaysen Baker will make his MMA fighting debut on Aug. 19 when he faces Isaac Morris at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2 at the MidTN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Pro MMA Now caught up with Jaysen to get his thoughts on the matchup and learn more about his journey and plans as he … Read more

Catching up with undefeated Invicta FC standout Miranda Maverick

Miranda Maverick made her third appearance in the all female promotion Invicta FC in July where she racked up a unanimous verdict against decorated grappler Gabby Romero. The 20 year-old Missouri native today stands as one of the brightest women’s MMA prospects in the sport. She recently took some time out to answer a few of … Read more