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
Clarksville’s Nate Landwehr (10-2) has done it again. “The Train” returned to Russia on Friday for a featured featherweight contest against Viktor Kolesnik (11-3-1) at M-1 Challenge 85 in Moscow. Landwehr came forward for three full rounds ultimately wearing Kolesnik down to gain the split decision victory over one of Russia’s top 145-pound prospects. The … Read more
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — One of the United States’ best 145-pound pro MMA prospects Nate “The Train” Landwehr (9-2) made the trip to Kazan, Russia over the weekend to debut for the world renowned promotion M-1 Global. Landwehr faced Combat Sambo master Mikhail Korobkov (13-3-1) on the M-1 Challenge 83 main card that was streamed live … Read more
M-1 Challenge 83 takes place early Saturday morning, Sept. 23, from Kazan, Russia. The main event features former Bellator standout and Division 1 NCAA All-American Brandon Halsey (9-3) as he takes on a well-rounded Mikhail Ragozin (8-2) in light heavyweight action. Also on the card is surging featherweight slugger Nate “The Train” Landwehr (8-2) making … Read more
Clarksville, Tennessee’s Nate “The Train” Landwehr has signed a multi-fight contract with Russian mixed martial arts organization M-1 Global. The former 3FC 145-pound champ and current No. 1 ranked featherweight in Tennessee is known for his aggressive fighting style and finishing power and looks to take that same winning formula into the M-1 ring. “It’s … Read more
M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein rules Russian MMA with an iron fist and he is the manager of one Fedor Emelianenko. He could be a cousin of Vladimir Putin or something for all we know. Everyone that surrounded Fedor was a character. Remember the priest, and the translator lady. I wonder if his whole entourage … Read more
Stop what you are doing and take note for a moment where you are, look around, take it in and always remember this is where you heard the news the G.O.A.T. Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement, is already training, and will be returning to a mixed martial arts cage near you. Fedor dropped … Read more
Fedor Emelianenko may be retired, but his younger brother, Alexander Emelianenko (21-5), just picked up his third win of 2012 and his fourth win in a row.