Gameness spotlight: Ed Clay – a interview

“Gameness Fighting Championship VI”  takes place this weekend in Nashville, Tenn., at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Sports Arena. It will be the most stacked non-UFC event the state has ever seen. Pro MMA Now ( felt this was  the perfect time to talk to Gameness promoter Ed Clay about this weekend’s show, and what the … Read more

“Gameness Fighting Championship VI” spotlight: Josh “The Warhammer” Schockman

This weekend Gameness Fighting Championship returns to the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Sports Arena in Nashville, Tenn with “GFC 6”. Fighting in the main event is UFC veteran and hometown hero Josh “The Warhammer” Schockman. Pro MMA Now ( caught up with “The Warhammer” this week to see how things have been going, get his thoughts … Read more

Gameness Fighting Championship hits Tennessee State Fairgrounds on February 20 with most stacked card to date

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, Nashville-based mixed martial arts promotion, Gameness Fighting Championship will host “GFC 6” at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Sports Arena. Although the organization has put on some great cards in the past, none of them compare to what is coming next weekend. Leading the charge will be a … Read more

Team Lloyd Irvin headed to Nashville for the Gameness Fighting Championships

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Saturday, Feb. 20) – Team Lloyd Irvin is coming to Nashville for the Gameness Fighting Championships. 13 fighters from Team Lloyd Irvin and Nashville MMA will be fighting on this card. Nashville MMA owner and Lloyd Irvin black belt Ed Clay said, “This is a great opportunity for us to come together and … Read more

Mike “The Hulk” Easton set for February 20 bout at “Gameness Fighting Championship VI” in Nashville, Tenn.

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One of MMA’s top bantamweights, Mike “The Hulk” Easton (9-1) is coming to Nashville, Tenn. on Feb. 20 to fight Tom Ahrens (10-6) in the “Gameness Fighting Championship VI” co-main event. confirmed the news with GFC matchmaker Mike Camp earlier today. Easton is the current UWC Bantamweight Champion and a BJJ black belt under Master Lloyd Irvin.

Easton is currently on a five-fight win streak with his most recent win being a highly controversial split decision over Chase Beebe. The result of the bout was investigated until Virginia’s regulatory body decided the original decision would stand.

Ahrens is a submission expert, and has been fighting professionally for seven years. He will no doubt be looking to get back on the winning track, as he is coming off a third round doctor stoppage loss against Travis Perzynski at Extreme Challenge 127 last May.

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Possible return to action for rising heavyweight Dave “Pee Wee” Herman on February 20 in Nashville, Tenn. (updated)

Photo by Daniel Herbertson - Dave Herman's heel smash KO of Jim York at Sengoku 11 was nominated for the 2009 Bazzie Awards "KO of the Year." has learned from sources close to the situation that rising MMA heavyweight star Dave “Pee Wee” Herman (16-1) may headline a Feb. 20 fight card in Nashville, Tenn. Nashville-based promotion Gameness Fighting Championship (GFC) will be returning to the Sports Arena at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds the third Saturday in February, and if goes as rumored, it could be their most heavily stacked card to date.

Herman is coming off a first round knockout of Jim York at Sengoku 11 back in November. His “heel smash” knockout of York was a “knockout of the year” nominee on Inside MMA’s 2009 “Bazzie Awards.”

Originally from Indiana, and armed with little more than a wrestling background and some heavy hands, Herman, who made his pro debut in Dec. 2006, finished his first 13 fights in the first round, stopping every single opponent.

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“Gameness Fighting Championship 3” videos and photo gallery

Not only were we able to bring our readers back the full results and play-by-play, but we here at PRO MMA ( also brought back a complete photo gallery as well as videos of both pro bouts at “Gameness Fighting Championship 3” which took place May 2nd in Nashville, Tennesse.

In the first video, Nashville MMA’s Ryan Delerenzo takes on Sean Spencer in a middleweight match-up. It was both fighters’ pro debut. video: Ryan Delerenzo vs. Sean Spencer

In the second video, Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s Nemesis MMA owner, Josh Schockman, once again proved his striking will take care of most in this main event fight with Joe Lewis. video: Josh Schockman vs. Joe Lewis

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Josh Schockman lays down the hammer at “Gameness Fighting Championship 3” – play-by-play & results

PRO MMA ( was cage side at “Gameness Fighting Championship 3” Saturday night May 2, 2009 at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. “UFC Fight Night 18” was the first pro MMA show in Nashville, but “GFC 3” was the first local MMA show to feature pro fights. The star of the night was undoubtedly Josh … Read more

“The Warhammer” headlines “Gameness Fighting Championship 3” in Nashville, TN May 2

“Gameness Fighting Championship 3” takes place Saturday, May 2nd, at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Headlining the eleven-fight card will be UFC 65 veteran Josh “The Warhammer” Schockman (4-2) vs. Joe Lewis (7-2). PRO MMA ( was fortunate enough to obtain an audio clip of Nashville MMA owner and Gameness promoter, Ed Clay and … 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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