Women’s MMA prospect watch: Kay Hansen

Kay Hansen made her Invicta FC debut last Friday at Invicta FC 26. She went on to defeat the hyped Emilee Prince via a first round submission. The 18-year-old strawweight thus established herself as a prospect to look out for. She took some time off to answer questions about personal life, inspiration and journey so … Read more

Headliner James Conway ready to jumpstart pro career at Angel Fights ‘Rising Stars’

James Conway will welcome North Carolina welterweight Nick Martino to Middle Tennessee when the two square-off in the Angel Fights “Rising Stars” main event Friday, Dec. 15 in Clarksville. After a decorated amateur career James will be making his pro MMA debut against a fighter who’s already had a handful of bouts as a professional. … Read more

Nikki Smith: ‘I plan on giving everything I have to get this win’

Bellator MMA veteran Nikki Smith will make the trek from Illinois to Clarksville, Tenn., on Dec. 15 when she faces Shannon Goughary in an atomweight matchup in the co-main event at Angel Fight’s “Rising Stars”. Pro MMA Now caught up with Nikki this week to get her thoughts on her opponent, find out why this … Read more

Shannon Goughary ready to put on a show in pro debut at Angel Fights ‘Rising Stars’

Nashville’s Shannon Goughary will be making her professional mixed martial arts debut on Dec. 15 in Clarksville when she faces Illinois’ Nikki Smith in an atomweight co-main event matchup for Angel Fight Promotions “Rising Stars”. We caught up Goughary to find out her thoughts on her opponent, why this was the right time to turn … Read more

9 Questions With Angel Fight ‘Rising Stars’ Headliner Nick Martino

Angel Fight Promotions will close out 2017 with their final show of the year on Dec. 15 from Kings Nightclub in Clarksville, Tenn. Labeled “Rising Stars”, the main event of the card features a pro welterweight matchup as North Carolina’s Nickalas Martino travels into enemy territory to challenge local rising talent James Conway. We caught … Read more

Unified 33’s Matthew Spisak: ‘MMA Saved My Life’

Matthew “The Lion” Spisak is no stranger to Canadian MMA fans. Since his 2009 pro debut he’s fought any and all challengers in Western Canada, entering the cage 15 times as a professional. Spisak has won five of his past six bouts, including four via stoppage. “The Lion” returns to action at Unified 33 on … Read more

Layla McCarter: Warrior’s path to glory

Layla McCarter today stands as one of the best pound for pound female boxers on the planet. The multiple-time world champion has managed to create a muscular record of 39-13 in an amazing career of over 19 years. Ahead of a possible major matchup against undefeated world welterweight champion, Cecilia Braekhus, she took time out … Read more

10 questions with Valor Fights 46 headliner Edward Massey

Clarksville’s Edward “The Ninja” Massey will look to secure a shot at the Valor Fights featherweight title when he faces Jacob Kilburn in the Valor 46 main event on Nov. 4 at The Fairgrounds in Nashville. Pro MMA Now caught up with the 23-year-old SSF Submission Academy product to get his thoughts on his opponent, … Read more

Jacob Kilburn: ‘God has me on this path’

Jacob Kilburn will headline Valor Fights 46 at the The Fairgrounds in Nashville on Nov. 4 when he takes on fellow Clarksvillian Edward Massey. The winner will move on to compete for the Valor Fights featherweight title. Pro MMA Now caught up with the man of faith and fighting to get his thoughts on the … Read more

Jennifer Clausius: Women’s MMA superstar in the making

Jennifer Clausius aka “The Macho Miss Jenny Savage” is one of the most entertaining rising female MMA talents out there today. As someone who seems to understand that there is more to the MMA business than just how well you fight, the Macho Miss has used her fighting skills as well as her larger-than-life personality … Read more