Analyzing fights is often like playing slots

So I’m not going to lie to you that I sometimes gamble and my flavor of choice is slot machines. The sights, the sounds, and the payouts have me hooked. I was on Wink Slots today and it occurred to me how much analyzing fights to predict the winner is like watching the three windows … Read more

Hardeep Rai ready to wreak ‘Havoc’ at Brave 9

Hardeep “Havoc” Rai is one of the most promising lightweight prospects in mixed martial arts. After an amazing run as an amateur the 21-year-old finally turned pro at Brave 5, where he arm-barred fellow prospect Arnan Chaiyasan in the very first round. Rai will be returning to the MMA cage at Brave 9 on Nov. … Read more

Christine Ferea: ‘Hard work and dedication will separate me from the privileged’

Knockout artist Christine Ferea recently made her second appearance in the MMA cage against fellow decorated kickboxer Tiffany Van Soest. Despite giving a strong performance, the Muay-Thai standout couldn’t get the nod from judges and lost the fight via unanimous decision. Ferea made an impactful pro MMA debut back at Invicta FC 21 in January by … Read more

Edmonton BJJ whiz Michael Hay: ‘I’m doing my thing’

Before red-hot submission specialist Michael Hay looks for his fourth straight win against Corey Gower at Unified 32 on Sept. 29 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, LIVE on FITE.tv, the bantamweight sat down with ProMMANow. How did you find MMA in the first place? It was just something I’ve always had interest in from a young age, … Read more

5 questions with Vladimir Kazbekov before BTC 2

Before Vladimir Kazbekov returns to the cage at BTC 2: Valhalla on Sept. 9 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, the hard-hitting CES vet sat down with ProMMANow. What are your thoughts on how this camp has gone? It’s gone pretty well; I’m not complaining. No injuries or anything; I’m feeling great. How excited are you to … Read more

Matt DiMarcantonio: ‘I’m a very hungry, vicious fighter’

Before Matt “The Cat” DiMarcantonio (9-7) returns to action against fellow CES vet Jacob Bohn at BTC 2 on September 9 in Oakville, Ont., the Welland, Ont. fighter checked in with ProMMANow. How has this camp gone for you? I’ve made some changes and I love how everything is going. I’m in the best shape … Read more

Contender Series’ Kelly McGIll-Velasco: ‘I’m Getting That Finish’

Before Kelly McGill-Velasco debuts on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series this week against Lauren Mueller, LIVE on UFC Fight Pass, the Invicta FC vet checked in with ProMMANow. If someone would have told you when you were growing up, that one day you’d be fighting for a living, would you have believed them? Definitely … Read more

Skip Bayless says Mayweather was saved by the referee in the ninth round

Fox Sports 1’s Skip Bayless said that Conor McGregor was on the verge of possibly stopping Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their bout Saturday. He says from his perspective that Referee Robert Byrd stepping in at that crucial moment and pausing the action saved Floyd and his undefeated record. Here’s what he said in the now … Read more

Freddie Roach says don’t count McGregor out

Freddie Roach is a former boxer and producer of a lot of boxing world champions. Roach actually, kind of sort of endorsed Conor McGregor’s chances against Floyd Mayweather on August 26th. “I think we’re going to see a fight”, Roach said. Check out the full conversation below on the MMA Hour.

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