Photo gallery: ‘XFC 18: Music City Mayhem’

From Justin Pennington’s first round knockout of Dave Hurst in the opening preliminary bout, to Joe Ray’s violent stoppage of Dustin West to kick off the televised main card on HDNet, to Reggie Pena’s amazing come-from-behind submission of John Salter in the main event, photographer Josh Cross captured it all at XFC 18 in Nashville.

Devan Plaisance XFC 18 post-fight interview

Knoxville’s Devan Plaisance scored a unanimous decision victory over longtime heavyweight veteran Johnathan Ivey Friday night at “XFC 18: Music City Mayhem” in Nashville, Tenn.’s Gary Thomas caught up with Devan after the fight to talk about the win and where he goes from here.

GFC 10 fight video: Welterweight Dustin West KO’s heavyweight veteran Johnathan Ivey

At 35-years-of-age perennial heavyweight MMA journeyman Johnathan Ivey, at one time or another, has fought just about every big name fighter over 205 pounds you have ever heard of.

Mann Talk – Bellator 38 Predictions

The Bellator season continues on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET on MTV2 before the UFC on Spike TV. Light heavyweights finally get a shot in the promotion.