As I stated in an interview with BJ Ferguson that I just posted, MMA fans in an around the Shepherdsville, Ky area have more to choose from this weekend than just the UFC. Hardrock MMA is putting on a massive fight card with eighteen fights capped off by a 135 pound matchup between area standouts Jeremy Pender and BJ Ferguson. I had the opportunity to correspond with both Pender and Ferguson before their fights. Just like I said in my interview with BJ, take some time to learn a little bit more about both these guys, and if you’re in the area make sure to catch the fight. It’s going to be a banger.
Another Tuesday night chalked full of interviews tonight as we bring some familiar names and new faces to the program. Summer is starting to heat up and so are the match ups in the Ohio Valley region. Over the last several weeks we’ve heard from fighters in 5 separate states and all of those who have since competed have won their fights!
Meet Jeremy “PonyBoy” Pender as he blogs about his training and preparation for his Dec. 2 bout against Shah Bobonis at XFC 15 which will air LIVE on HDNet.
In the midst of all of the hype for this weekend’s UFC 109 event, all of you Pro MMA Now readers and MMA fans need to remember there are some great regional shows going down including Hardrock MMA’s Night of Champions 2. This weekend’s show, taking place in Shepherdsville, KY, will feature a stacked fight card with eighteen fights and a main event between two 135 pro standouts, BJ Ferguson and Jeremy Pender. I had some time to catch up with both Ferguson and Pender before this weekend’s event and conduct some brief interviews via email. Take some time to learn a little bit more about both these guys, and if you’re in the area make sure to catch the fight. It’s going to be a banger.
For those of you not familiar with Fight Ribbon Clothing Company, and its co-founders Brent Thompson and Scott Wells, they are making some major waves in the MMA clothing world. Fight Ribbon makes and sells clothing and training gear and have outfitted such fighters as Julio Gallegos, Josh Cooper, Jason Bradshaw, Mark Crawn, George Oiler, Tim Cook, and Jeremy Pender, just to name a few. Check out their website to see their gear on UFC fighters Justin McCully and BJ Penn.
Additionally, Fight Ribbon is putting the finishing touches on some exclusive clothing and gear that will only be available to members of their fight team, The Fight Ribbon Team which was formed by the co-founders and currently has four fighters on the roster: Gallegos, Cooper, Bradshaw, and Reaction MMA founder Rob Nickerson.