Manny Walo Aims To Finish Jon Manley At CES 44

Before Manny Walo tries to improve to 12-2 against UFC vet Jon Manley at CES 44 on May 12 in Lincoln, R.I., the former CES title challenger checked in with ProMMANow. How does it feel to be back with CES on May 12? I‘m excited. I was off thirteen months before my last fight with … Read more

One misses weight at UFC Fight Night Nashville

Weigh-in results are in from Nashville as fighters competing at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 108 card at Bridgestone Arena are now officially ready to go. Only light heavyweight Marcos Rogerio De Lima came in heavy, stepping on the scales at 210 pounds, 4 pounds over the 206-pound non-title fight limit. Thirty-percent of his purse will … Read more

MacDonald thinks Woodley as champ makes him look even better

BJPenn.com spoke with Bellator’s Rory MacDonald about the UFC’s welterweight scene since he departed the company. MacDonald beat champ Tyron Woodley in June of 2014 via unanimous decision and from his perspective Woodley being champ is a bonus for him. It doesn’t bother me to much to see someone else who I have beaten as the … Read more

Brave 5: New milestone for Indian MMA

Brave Combat Federation stands as one of the biggest and the most credible promotions in all of Asia. The Bahrain based promotion, with its fifth event, will try to do what most global promotions haven’t done, that is try to launch themselves into the Indian market. They will try to do so by holding, arguably, … Read more

Miguel Torres officially retires from MMA

MMA pioneer Miguel Torres took to Facebook today to announce his retirement. As I sit here on the mat in my academy contemplating my life and all of the possibilities that can manifest from just mere choice, my heart feels too overburdened and overwhelmed to be able to seriously train for another fight. Wearing so … Read more

Is Chuck Liddell training for a comeback?

It’s hard to believe MMA legend Chuck Liddell has been retired since 2010, his last fight being a knockout loss to Rich Franklin at UFC 115 in June of that year. In his heyday “The Iceman” went on a seven-fight knockout spree that included stoppages of Tito Ortiz (twice), Vernon White, Randy Couture (twice), Jeremy … Read more

TUF 25 Premiere Live Blog

The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption series starts tonight on FS1 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and we’ll have a live blog of the episode right here. The cast of welterweights have all competed on previous seasons of The Ultimate Fighter and the opposing coaches are Bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and arch rival TJ Dillashaw. The TUF … Read more

Jacob Bohn Talks ‘Stepping Stone’ Bout With Sean Soriano At CES 44

Before Jacob Bohn faces UFC vet Sean Soriano at CES 44 on May 12, the rising New York featherweight sat down with Pro MMA Now. How does it feel to be on the verge of making your CES debut coming up on May 12th? It feels really good, I’m just training hard. I’ve been getting ready … Read more

Niko Novelli To Dana White: ‘Give Me A Shot; You Won’t Be Disappointed’

Before Niko “The Natural” Novelli tries to advance to 7-0 as a professional against Vincent Fricilone in the main event for Alaska FC this week, the undefeated prospect sat down with ProMMANow. When you began training, did you fall in love with the sport right away? Oh, definitely. I love the grind, the camaraderie — … Read more

Fresno’s Ryan Yates Ready To Put On A Show Friday At Tower Theatre

Before Ryan Yates returns to action at “559 Fights 55” on Saturday in Fresno, Calif., the hometown fighter checked in with ProMMANow. How did you find MMA to begin with? I’ve been practicing martial arts since I was about 17 years old. I was always interested in it as a kid, but my parents really … Read more