Pro mixed martial arts action returns to Nashville Saturday, June 19, with GFC 7

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Professional mixed martial arts (MMA) returns to Music City this Saturday night, June 19, with another Gameness Fighting Championship event. “GFC 7” will feature Strikeforce veterans Dustin Ortiz and Justin Pennington, as well as long time Nashville MMA coach Ray Casias, who is coming out of retirement for his last fight ever. … Read more

“Gameness Fighting Championship 3” hits Municipal Auditorium in Nashville on May 2

Nashville, Tennessee is rich with MMA action right now. Hot on the heels of the first ever UFC event in Tennessee, Ed Clay’s “Gameness Fighting Championship 3” comes to the state’s capital on Saturday, May 2nd. UFC veteran Josh “The Warhammer” Schockman headlines a talented card of Nashville Mixed Martial Arts’¬†finest fighters.

“GFC 3” will mark the first pro MMA event for Gameness. Their first two events held at the Nashville State Fairgrounds’ Sports Arena were so successful they were forced to find a larger venue, and what better place than one of Nashville’s oldest and most well-known event centers, Municipal Auditorium, which is located right in the heart of downtown.

Headlining the event will be UFC 65 veteran Josh “The Warhammer” Schockman, who will be making his 205-pound light heavyweight debut, taking on Joe Lewis. All one has to do is look at the records of the fighters on this card to realize Nashville fight fans are in for some high-quality MMA action Saturday night and PRO MMA ( will be right there cage side to document all the action. Here is the full fight card…

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GAMENESS FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP – GFC 2 summary & results from Nashville, TN

GAMENESS FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP’s GFC 2 took place at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Sports Arena on Saturday, Feb. 14, in Nashville, TN. The fights started at 8pm but the doors opened at 7pm and the place was already packed. It was a cold night in the city but this didn’t keep the fans away, just as the snow didn’t deter the fans from GFC’s inaugural show back in December.

This was the same Sports Arena I came with my Dad to watch local Pro Wrestling shows as a kid. Pro Wrestling stars such as Dutch Mantell, the Iron Shiek, and Jerry Lawler were larger than life and fascinated me as a child. A few decades later I’m back in the same arena but this time the action is real.

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