Clarksville’s Landwehr and Massey clean house in Russia

Clarksville, Tennessee pro mixed martial artists Nate “The Train” Landwehr and Edward “The Ninja” Massey made their hometown family and fans proud early Saturday morning when both won their fights by knockout at M-1 Challenge 95 in Ingushetia, Russia. Both fighters train out of Wildside Fitness and Martial Arts/SSF Submission Academy in Clarksville under the … Read more

UFC and M-1 Global announce partnership with UFC Russia

“East bound and down, loaded up and truckin’,  We’re gonna do what they say can’t be done. We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there.  I’m east bound, just watch ol’ ‘Bandit’ run.” This reminded me of the lyrics to the Smokey and the Bandit theme song, because this … Read more

After knocking out cancer undefeated Bruno Ferreira returns to pro MMA competition for M-1 Global USA in August

Bruno Ferreira may be the ultimate underdog… or maybe the ultimate comeback…. oh no, he is both. Bruno Ferreira has not fought MMA in three years, he had to take some time off his MMA career to kick cancer’s ass. Bruno was diagnosed with cancer three years ago, and has been cancer free for over … Read more

Road to M-1 Global MMA Event in Clarksville on Saturday

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Clarksville’s Jacob “The Killer” Kilburn (4-1) will face former Island Fights and Maxx FC lightweight champ Elvin Leon Brito (9-5) out of Florida in Angel Fight Promotions’ “The Road to M-1 Global” main event on Saturday, March 24 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. They will be part of four-man tournament that will ultimately result in the winner being able to display their talents on the international stage. … Read more

Landwehr fights for M-1 featherweight championship in April

The time has come. Clarksville, Tennessee’s Nate “The Train” Landwehr (10-2) will travel back to Russia to challenge Khamzat Dalgiev (10-1) for the M-1 Global Featherweight Championship on April 21. The two will serve as the main event for M-1 Challenge 91 at the new M-1 Arena in St. Petersburg. M-1 Challenge 91 will be … Read more

Nikki Smith: ‘I plan on giving everything I have to get this win’

Bellator MMA veteran Nikki Smith will make the trek from Illinois to Clarksville, Tenn., on Dec. 15 when she faces Shannon Goughary in an atomweight matchup in the co-main event at Angel Fight’s “Rising Stars”. Pro MMA Now caught up with Nikki this week to get her thoughts on her opponent, find out why this … Read more

Must see fight of the week: Nate Landwehr vs. Viktor Kolesnik at M-1 Challenge 85

Clarksville’s Nate Landwehr (10-2) has done it again. “The Train” returned to Russia on Friday for a featured featherweight contest against Viktor Kolesnik (11-3-1) at M-1 Challenge 85 in Moscow. Landwehr came forward for three full rounds ultimately wearing Kolesnik down to gain the split decision victory over one of Russia’s top 145-pound prospects. The … Read more

Featherweight powerhouse Nate Landwehr shines in M1 Global debut (VIDEO)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — One of the United States’ best 145-pound pro MMA prospects Nate “The Train” Landwehr (9-2) made the trip to Kazan, Russia over the weekend to debut for the world renowned promotion M-1 Global. Landwehr faced Combat Sambo master Mikhail Korobkov (13-3-1) on the M-1 Challenge 83 main card that was streamed live … Read more

Watch M-1 Challenge 83: Ragozin vs Halsey live stream video

M-1 Challenge 83 takes place early Saturday morning, Sept. 23, from Kazan, Russia. The main event features former Bellator standout and Division 1 NCAA All-American Brandon Halsey (9-3) as he takes on a well-rounded Mikhail Ragozin (8-2) in light heavyweight action. Also on the card is surging featherweight slugger Nate “The Train” Landwehr (8-2) making … Read more

Top featherweight prospect Nate ‘The Train’ Landwehr signs with M-1 Global

Clarksville, Tennessee’s Nate “The Train” Landwehr has signed a multi-fight contract with Russian mixed martial arts organization M-1 Global. The former 3FC 145-pound champ and current No. 1 ranked featherweight in Tennessee is known for his aggressive fighting style and finishing power and looks to take that same winning formula into the M-1 ring. “It’s … Read more