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

Rizin FF 6 wrap-up and exclusive post-fight interviews

The opening round of Rizin Fighting Federation’s 2017 bantamweight grand prix is in the books. Rizin FF 6 saw former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi take out former DREAM bantamweight grand prix winner Hideo Tokoro via knockout in the first round. DEEP bantamweight champ Takafumi Otsuka won a split decision over UFC vet Anthony Birchak. … Read more

Rizin FF 6: World Grand Prix 2017 Opening Round Part 1 – full results and post-fight interviews

Rizin FF 6 was held on Sunday, July 30 from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event featured the opening round of RIZIN’s Bantamweight World Grand Prix 2017 and saw Kyoji Horiguchi, Takafumi Otsuka and Khalid Taha advance to the next round. The openweight matchup between big girls Gabi Garcia and Oksana Gagloeva ended … Read more

Top featherweight prospect Nate ‘The Train’ Landwehr signs with M-1 Global

Clarksville, Tennessee’s Nate “The Train” Landwehr has signed a multi-fight contract with Russian mixed martial arts organization M-1 Global. The former 3FC 145-pound champ and current No. 1 ranked featherweight in Tennessee is known for his aggressive fighting style and finishing power and looks to take that same winning formula into the M-1 ring. “It’s … Read more

Caleb Anthony: ‘I’m more dangerous than ever and I will prove it’

Lebanon, Tennessee’s Caleb Anthony will fight for the middleweight number one contender spot on Aug. 19 at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2 in Murfreesboro. Pro MMA Now spoke with the Guardian MMA product to get his thoughts on the matchup and find out  more about his mixed martial arts journey. Thanks for talking with … Read more

Kyle Lee looking to claim middleweight title at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2

Nashville, Tennessee’s Kyle Lee will rematch Najee Blackwell for the middleweight title at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2 on Aug. 19 in Murfreesboro. The two first fought back in March in a back-and-forth battle that saw Kyle get the unanimous decision. The fight was so good in fact, this time it will be for … Read more

Caleb ‘The Storm’ Ragsdale: ‘I’m gonna put this ‘beast’ to the test’

Clarksville, Tennessee’s Caleb “The Storm” Ragsdale will look to keep his unbeaten record in tact when he takes on Chaz Jourdan at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2 on Aug. 19 at the Mid-TN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Pro MMA Now caught up with the Harris Holt MMA product to get his thoughts on his … Read more

Jason Herring: ‘I see him lying on the canvas and me getting my hand raised’

Franklin, Kentucky’s Jason Herring will be headed to Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Aug. 19 when he faces fellow unbeaten welterweight Tyler Dempsey at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2. Pro MMA Now spoke with Jason to get his scouting report on his opponent and find out more about his mixed martial arts journey.  Thanks for talking … Read more