Hardrock MMA holding their first Ohio event in September

Hardrock MMA 101 is a historic moment for the promotion. They have been a Kentucky based promotion since day one even though they always attracted talent from across the country. The event will go down in September at the Dayton Convention Center in Dayton making it their official Ohio debut. Three promising pro fighters to … Read more

Q Parks continues quest to compete in the big leagues with Saturday win

Quinton “Q” Parks is one of the best welterweights to never compete in one of the major league organizations. At 8-2 it would seem like a no brainer for one of them to pick the prospect up. He’s marketable and has the largest measured wingspan of a welterweight in MMA history, or so the story … Read more

Ferguson headlines, Que Parks returns at Hardrock MMA 100, full card

Hardrock MMA is shaping up very nicely for their August 11th card. In the main event of the evening “The Vanilla Gorilla” Isaiah Ferguson takes on Ken Beverly. Isaiah is a member of the Midwest MMA scene’s legendary Ferguson family along with TUF vets BJ and Taz. Promising pro Que Parks takes on a very … Read more

Portland Pringle takes belt from Mojo at Hardrock MMA 99

Billy Mojo Horne has always been on the verge of greatness. One fight away from the big time and things seem to fall apart just like they did at Hardrock MMA 99 on June 23rd. Portland Pringle (11-10, #4 in Kentucky) pulled off a unanimous decision over Horne (18-5, #1 in Kentucky) to capture the … Read more

Derek Smith looks to claim the Hardrock MMA title from three weight class champ Tyler Shipp

Tyler Shipp won the Hardrock MMA middleweight title and that in itself is an accomplishment because Brandon “Hardrock” Higdon’s promotion is the premier fight organization in Kentucky. It attracts fighters from all over the country making it that much more meaningful for Shipp to hold a title there. Here’s the kicker – Tyler won both … Read more

Watch as an exhausted amateur fighter proposed to his girlfriend last weekend

At Hardrock MMA 96 this past weekend an amateur fighter got on his knees to propose in front of a packed house. Jesse Romans just finished a three round battle when he mustered enough strength and confidence to ask girlfriend Annie Helton to marry him. She said yes and we wish them all of the best. Check it out.

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VIDEO: Ruben Warr beats TUF alum BJ Ferguson for the Hardrock MMA featherweight title

Ruben Warr defeated veteran and one time TUF contestant BJ Ferguson for the featherweight title at Hardrock MMA 96. BJ is known as one of the most durable fighters at 145 so it was no surprise the bout went to a decision. Warr (9-8) called out Ferguson and even claimed that he could beat Kentucky’s best featherweight – and he did. The fight was back and forth with BJ almost submitting Warr, but in the end it was Ruben who wore the title. After the fight he apologized to Ferguson and gave a short emotional speech.

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Kentucky Commission and promotion issue statement on fighter’s death at Saturday event

Donshay White collapsed and died after a fight under the Hardrock MMA banner. The event took place on Saturday at Expo Five in Louisville, KY. Despite several medical personnel treating White after he collapsed backstage he never recovered. He was taken to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead. White was stopped in the … Read more

Jacob ‘The Killer’ Kilburn talks UFC goal and why Conor McGregor is ‘terrible’

Harris-Holt Martial Arts instructor and Montgomery county┬ánative, Jacob “The Killer” Kilburn, aims to entertain his hometown fans once again when he returns to the A&A Fight Time Promotions cage on Saturday, May 6, at Austin Peay’s Foy Recreation Center. Kilburn will face Illinois featherweight Anthony Lorenzo in the “A Night of Explosion 2” co-main event. … Read more

Watch this 6-second super heavyweight KO from Hardrock MMA 87

Hardrock MMA 87 took place over the weekend from Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, Ky. It was a packed house with some great action, but it was this 6-second finish from Justin Burgun that sent 322-pound Johnathon Fugate face-first to the canvas and put Burgun’s name in the books for fastest KO in Hardrock … Read more