Bryan ‘Bam Bam’ Barberena: The favorite underdog

At UFC on FOX 18 the night had turned out to be very entertaining so far. The prelims had seen some really good performances and kicking off the main card was hot prospect Sage Northcutt taking on the virtually unknown lightweight Bryan Barberena. Bryan had taken the fight on eight-days notice as Andrew Holbrook had withdrawn … Read more

Top South Carolina featherweight Solon Staley looking to derail ‘The Train’ in Clarksville

 Solon Staley (11-3) is the number one ranked featherweight in South Carolina and one of the top 145-pounders not currently fighting in the UFC. He’s already fought and won three fights so far this year and on Nov. 5 will look for number four as he travels to Clarksville, Tenn., to face hometown hero Nate … Read more

Five Questions With Valor Fights 38’s Damir Ferhatbegovic

Before Knoxville’s Damir Ferhatbegovic tries to improve his undefeated record to 3-0 versus Nashville’s Charlie Alexander at Valor Fights 38 on November 5 in Nashville, LIVE on FloCombat, he sat down with Pro MMA Now. How did you find MMA to begin with? When I moved here when I was 7, my dad signed me … Read more

In conversation with Invicta FC bantamweight Pannie Kianzad

In September of last year Pannie Kianzad squared off against Tonya Evinger in the Invicta FC 14 main event. The event had already faced disappointing weigh-ins as both Pannie and Evinger had missed weight; hence the bout had been changed to a five round non-title match. The match too did not produce good results, as … Read more

Five Questions With CES MMA 39’s Chuck O’Neil

Before UFC vet and former CES MMA champion Chuck O’Neil tries to win his third straight fight versus Wilfredo Santiago at CES MMA 39 on November 4 at Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Mass., LIVE on AXS TV Fights, he sat down with Pro MMA Now. What are your thoughts on Wilfredo Santiago? Wilfredo is … Read more

Five Questions with Valor Fights 38’s Logan Woods

Before Nashville’s Logan Woods tries to take James Garmany’s Valor Fights Amateur Light-Heavyweight Championship at Valor Fights 38 in Nashville on November 5, LIVE on FloCombat, he sat down with Pro MMA Now. How did you find MMA to begin with? I was a high school wrestler. After high school ended, I didn’t really have … Read more

Local profile: Clarksville’s Jacob Kilburn makes pro MMA debut Nov. 5 at APSU

On Nov. 5 A&A Fight Time Promotions returns to Austin Peay State University’s Foy Recreation Center in Clarksville, Tenn., for “A November to Remember”. The card headlines with two of the top pro MMA featherweights in the country outside the UFC as local talent Nate “The Train” Landwehr battles South Carolina’s top 145-pounder Solon Staley. Also … Read more

Five Questions With Valor Fights 38’s James Garmany

Before undefeated light-heavyweight James Garmany tries to defend his Valor Fights Amateur Championship against fellow unbeaten fighter Logan Woods at Valor Fights 38 on November 5 in Nashville, Tenn., live on FloCombat, he sat down with Pro MMA Now. How did you find MMA to begin with? My childhood friend was always asking me what … Read more

Five Questions With CES MMA 39’s Peter Barrett

Before undefeated featherweight Peter “Slippery Pete” Barrett tries to improve to 7-0 versus Jeremy Davis at CES MMA 39 on November 4 at Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Mass., live on AXS TV Fights, he caught up with Pro MMA Now. Do you know much about your opponent? He’s a kid from Tampa. He came … Read more

Jozette Cotton ‘not much impressed’ with upcoming opponent, wants Cris Cyborg

Jozette Cotton, known to most as “The #1 Headbusta”, is currently one of the most underrated fighters in women’s MMA. Standing 5-feet 9-inches tall, this titan from Omaha, Neb., is undefeated in six professional outings and has managed to knockout three of them. Most recently fighting in the welterweight division, Jozette stands as a perfect example that women’s … Read more