Getting To Know Blue Chip 135er Kyler Phillips

Before top bantamweight prospect Kyler Phillips (3-0) guns for his fourth straight finish as a professional for LFA this weekend, LIVE on AXS TV Fights, the Blue Chip MMA Lab prospect sat down with ProMMANow. What is your favorite way to win a fight? I’ll take a finish any way I can get it. As … Read more

Two-division Victory FC champ Rob Emerson talks upcoming title fight

Two-division Victory FC champion Rob Emerson (19-11) will return to action on Friday, April 14 when he defends his bantamweight title against unbeaten Raufeon Stots (7-0) at VFC 56 live on UFC Fight Pass. ProMMAnow.com caught up with the 35-year-old UFC veteran and TUF 5 standout to get his thoughts on the matchup and what he has left … Read more

Bryan ‘Bam Bam’ Barberena: The favorite underdog

At UFC on FOX 18 the night had turned out to be very entertaining so far. The prelims had seen some really good performances and kicking off the main card was hot prospect Sage Northcutt taking on the virtually unknown lightweight Bryan Barberena. Bryan had taken the fight on eight-days notice as Andrew Holbrook had withdrawn … Read more

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

Scott Holtzman talks movement training, inspiration and fighting Drew Dober at UFC 195

Unbeaten UFC lightweight Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman (8-0) returns to the Octagon this weekend for his sophomore UFC appearance as he takes on TUF 18 alum Drew Dober (15-7, 1 NC) at UFC 195. Holtzman, a 32-year-old Knoxville, Tennessee native, made a successful UFC debut in August in front of his home state crowd in Nashville with a … Read more

RFA 135-champ Luke Sanders: ‘Hey Dana, Sean Shelby, UFC… call me!’

“Cool Hand” Luke Sanders (9-0) won the RFA bantamweight title at RFA 20 in Colorado earlier this month when he stopped Jarred Mercado (12-2) via TKO at 1:06 of the first round. It was his third straight win in RFA and his ninth straight overall. Sanders remains unbeaten as a professional and six of his nine … Read more

Luke Sanders vs. Jarred Mercado headline RFA 20 in Denver

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will be bringing a world class bantamweight world title fight to Colorado in November. RFA 20 – Mercado vs. Sanders will feature a main event between two of the world’s top bantamweight prospects as local favorite Jarred “Shutout” Mercado … Read more

Prospect Watch: Unbeaten Bantamweight Luke Sanders Returns at RFA 17

It was announced Thursday that unbeaten bantamweight Luke Sanders (7-0) will be returning to action on Friday, Aug. 22, when he faces Nebraska’s Darrick Minner (9-3) at RFA 17 in South Dakota. Sanders is our prospect to watch for August. Sanders began his pro MMA career back in Jan. 2011 when he made his debut … Read more