10 Questions with M-1 Global USA Headliner Douglas ‘Yamato’ Usher

Two of the very top pro mixed martial arts middleweights in the Southeast will square-off live on pay-per-view in the M-1 Global USA main event on Aug. 11 at the Global Mall in Nashville, Tenn. as Atlanta’s Douglas “Yamato” Usher (9-3) battles Florida’s David “Redneck” Mundell (9-3). Usher was originally scheduled to face No. 3 … Read more

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

Jacob Kilburn talks about his upcoming fight on Dana White’s Contender Series

Rising featherweight pro mixed martial arts talent Jacob “The Killer” Kilburn (6-1) will get his big show audition when he fights on Dana White’s Contender Series event on Aug. 7 in Las Vegas. With White being the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, his Contender Series events have served as a platform for fighters who … Read more

Donovan Salvato ready to defend title at Johnathan Ivey’s CFC 4

Donovan Salvato will defend his welterweight title on July 14 when he takes on Caleb Miller in Johnathan Ivey’s CFC 4 main event at the Mid-TN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Donovan is currently unbeaten in his mixed martial arts career and has submitted all his opponents so far. He won the title with an ankle … 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

Caleb Miller talks upcoming title fight at Johnathan Ivey’s CFC 4

Rising prospect Caleb Miller will challenge Donovan Salvato for the welterweight title at Johnathan Ivey’s CFC 4 “Summer Smash” event on July 14 at the Mid-TN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Caleb is a former V3 champion and has been training at the same boxing gym as Ivey in preparation for his upcoming fight. Ivey tells … Read more

M-1 Global USA brings ‘The Rage’ to Nashville with PPV event in August

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Music City fight fans get ready for a spectacular professional mixed martial arts event presented by M-1 Global USA and Angel Fight Promotions as they introduce “The Rage” combat zone to U.S. soil for the first time. “The Rage” is a hybrid ring-cage fighting structure that allows fans the viewing benefits of … 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

Donovan Salvato looking for 170-pound gold at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3

Mixed martial arts promoter Johnathan Ivey said it was a “no brainer” having Hendersonville’s Donovan Salvato fight for the promotion’s inaugural welterweight title when his organization returns to the Mid-TN Expo Center in Murfreesboro on Feb. 10. Salvato picked up an impressive debut victory at the last Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships event and this … Read more

Steve Stover: ‘I want to be a legend like Johnathan Ivey’

Huntingdon, Tenn. veteran of the cage Steve Stover is returning to action for a welterweight championship showdown against fast-rising talent Donovan Salvato at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 3 taking place Feb. 10 at the Mid-TN Expo in Murfreesboro. Pro MMA Now caught up with Steve before the fight to get his thoughts on the … Read more