Nashville’s Shannon Goughary will be making her professional mixed martial arts debut on Dec. 15 in Clarksville when she faces Illinois’ Nikki Smith in an atomweight co-main event matchup for Angel Fight Promotions “Rising Stars”. We caught up Goughary to find out her thoughts on her opponent, why this was the right time to turn … Read more
Before former UT Martin defensive back Cromwell Stewart makes his third trip to the Valor Fights cage at Valor Fights 40 against Adam Denton on February 11 in Nashville, LIVE on FloCombat, the hard-hitting featherweight caught up with Pro MMA Now. If someone told you when you were growing up that you’d someday be fighting … Read more
“Cool Hand” Luke Sanders (9-0) won the RFA bantamweight title at RFA 20 in Colorado earlier this month when he stopped Jarred Mercado (12-2) via TKO at 1:06 of the first round. It was his third straight win in RFA and his ninth straight overall. Sanders remains unbeaten as a professional and six of his nine … Read more
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will be bringing a world class bantamweight world title fight to Colorado in November. RFA 20 – Mercado vs. Sanders will feature a main event between two of the world’s top bantamweight prospects as local favorite Jarred “Shutout” Mercado … Read more
It was announced Thursday that unbeaten bantamweight Luke Sanders (7-0) will be returning to action on Friday, Aug. 22, when he faces Nebraska’s Darrick Minner (9-3) at RFA 17 in South Dakota. Sanders is our prospect to watch for August. Sanders began his pro MMA career back in Jan. 2011 when he made his debut … Read more
The country will get to see the likes of Scott Holtzman, Luis Santos and Pearl Gonzalez when XFC 26 “Night of Champions III” goes live on AXS TV October 18th but the people in the seats will be treated to some of the rising stars that Tennessee has to offer. John Prisco and company have assembled the preliminary bouts with exciting prospects that will get the crowd ready for the main card that culminates with Tennessee’s own Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman defending his XFC lightweight title.
If the opening bout sets the tone for the entire show, then MMA fans are in for a hell of a night when Night of Champions III invades the Nashville Municipal Auditorium on October 18th. XFC President John Prisco and company will kick off their nationally televised show with a bang, when they send Tennessee Featherweights Luke Sanders and Zach Underwood into the cage to do battle.
Pro MMA action returns to Middle Tennessee with “Rhino Fights VII: Redemption” on Friday, July 19, at UAW Hall in Spring Hill, Tenn. Headlining the card will be a featherweight match-up featuring undefeated Strikeforce and XFC veteran Luke Sanders (4-0) of Nashville MMA taking on Javon Wright (4-2) of Modern Combat Systems in St. Louis, Mo.
On May 11, Jorge Medina will make his V3Fights’ debut at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, TN. Medina is currently undefeated with a 3-0 record and fights out of Nashville MMA. To Medina, MMA is more than just a sport to him. He started training after an extensive run with police and jail time. When … Read more