Local stars Calhoun, Kilburn, Hicks pick up wins at ‘Night of Explosion 2’ in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A&A Fight Time Promotions held “A Night of Explosion 2” on Saturday, May 6 at Austin Peay State University’s Foy Fitness Center. The mixed martial arts event saw three middle Tennessee up-and-coming professional fighters take their next step toward the big show by picking up wins in front of their home crowd. In the … Read more

A closer look: Iuri Alcantara’s rolling kneebar submission of Luke Sanders at UFC 209

If you saw Luke Sanders vs. Iuri Alcantara’s fight at UFC 209, like many, you probably thought “Cool Hand” was on the verge of stopping the 36-year-old BJJ black belt and 48-fight veteran. It was a dominant first round from Sanders aside from an illegal knee that resulted in a point-deduction for the Nashville native. It … Read more

UFC 209 live results and play-by-play

Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight title in a rematch against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. They fought to a draw in their first fight, now Woodley will have the chance to prove once and for all he’s the undisputed 170-pound champ. Rashad Evans returns against Daniel Kelly and Mark Hunt battles Alistair Overeem. UFC 209 takes place … Read more

Watch UFC 209 live stream online

You can watch the UFC 209 pay-per-view live stream online right here. UFC 209 features a welterweight championship main event as Tyron Woodley defends his belt in a rematch against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Also, Rashad Evans returns at middleweight against Daniel Kelly, Mark Hunt faces Alistair Overeem in heavyweight action, rising bantamweight star Luke Sanders … Read more

Top 15 undefeated fighters in UFC

It’s incredibly difficult to stay unbeaten inside the UFC Octagon these days. Here’s the current top 15 who still hold perfect records.

The MMA Lab: The hub of deserving and underrated fighters

The MMA Lab is a gym based in Glendale, Ariz., and is among the Southwest’s premiere mixed martial arts training centers. It has established itself as an important part of the MMA world. Its coaches are some of the best combatants of their age and as a result has produced some really good MMA fighters. … Read more

‘Cool Hand’ Luke Sanders talks perfect UFC debut and calls out Urijah Faber

If you could design a perfect UFC debut performance it might look exactly how “Cool Hand” Luke Sanders (11-0) performed when he snapped 32-year-old Maximo Blanco‘s (12-7-1, 1 NC) three-fight winning streak in January. Sanders picked him apart on the feet then submitted the Venezuelan with a rear-naked choke at 3:38 of round one. To top it off … Read more

Pro MMA Now photo gallery | A&A Fight Time Promotions: A Night of Explosions

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Celebrated sports photographer Michael Rios was on scene at APSU’s Foy Fitness & Recreation Center Saturday night, March 12, 2016, for “A&A Fight Time Promotions: A Night of Explosions” to capture all the mixed martial arts action conducted by promoter Angel Natal. Hot 145-pound prospect Nate “The Train” Landwehr entertained the hometown fans … Read more

Luke Sanders on UFC debut: ‘If they would have offered me to fight a gorilla, I would have said ok’

Luke Sanders talks with UFC’s Megan Olivi following his submission win over Maximo Blanco in his UFC debut Sunday night in Boston. Sanders was the reigning RFA bantamweight (135 lbs.) champion when he got the call on short notice to fight Blanco at 145-pounds. Sanders dropped Blanco twice in the first round before submitting him … Read more

‘UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’ live results and round-by-round updates

UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw puts his title on the line tonight at UFC Fight Night 81 against former champ Dominick Cruz, who was forced to vacate his title back in 2014 due to injury. Now “The Dominator” will get the opportunity to regain the crown he never lost. UFC Fight Night 81 takes place at … Read more