We asked leglock master Johnathan Ivey his thoughts on Rousimar Palhares

Johnathan Ivey. If you’re an MMA fan and you don’t know that name, you’re really a football fan who likes MMA sometimes. He’s been around the sport longer than you, fought more people than you (or probably anyone you know) and has definitely won more fights by leglock than you — 28 to be exact. … Read more

Photo gallery: ‘XFC 18: Music City Mayhem’

From Justin Pennington’s first round knockout of Dave Hurst in the opening preliminary bout, to Joe Ray’s violent stoppage of Dustin West to kick off the televised main card on HDNet, to Reggie Pena’s amazing come-from-behind submission of John Salter in the main event, ProMMAnow.com photographer Josh Cross captured it all at XFC 18 in Nashville.

Devan Plaisance XFC 18 post-fight interview

Knoxville’s Devan Plaisance scored a unanimous decision victory over longtime heavyweight veteran Johnathan Ivey Friday night at “XFC 18: Music City Mayhem” in Nashville, Tenn. ProMMAnow.com’s Gary Thomas caught up with Devan after the fight to talk about the win and where he goes from here.

GFC 10 fight video: Welterweight Dustin West KO’s heavyweight veteran Johnathan Ivey

At 35-years-of-age perennial heavyweight MMA journeyman Johnathan Ivey, at one time or another, has fought just about every big name fighter over 205 pounds you have ever heard of.