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

Shannon Goughary ready to put on a show in pro debut at Angel Fights ‘Rising Stars’

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

9 Questions With Angel Fight ‘Rising Stars’ Headliner Nick Martino

Angel Fight Promotions will close out 2017 with their final show of the year on Dec. 15 from Kings Nightclub in Clarksville, Tenn. Labeled “Rising Stars”, the main event of the card features a pro welterweight matchup as North Carolina’s Nickalas Martino travels into enemy territory to challenge local rising talent James Conway. We caught … Read more

I went to my first pro wrestling event in over 20 years and it was great

I hadn’t been to a pro wrestling match since I saw Dutch Mantel at the National Guard Armory in Springfield about 20 years ago. MMA had replaced any former love I held for the pro wrestling thing. I was raised on Tojo Yamamoto and Jerry “The King” Lawler. The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Dusty Rhodes. Pops … Read more

Kilburn and Williams deliver big at Valor Fights 46 in Nashville

Valor Fights 46 took place on Saturday, Nov. 4 from The Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tenn. The card featured a pair of featherweight top contender fights as Jacob Kilburn stopped fellow Clarksvillian Edward Massey via knockout in a barn-burner main event, and Georgia’s Nathan Williams submitted Nashville’s Cromwell Stewart in the co-main event. Now Kilburn and … Read more

10 questions with Valor Fights 46 headliner Edward Massey

Clarksville’s Edward “The Ninja” Massey will look to secure a shot at the Valor Fights featherweight title when he faces Jacob Kilburn in the Valor 46 main event on Nov. 4 at The Fairgrounds in Nashville. Pro MMA Now caught up with the 23-year-old SSF Submission Academy product to get his thoughts on his opponent, … Read more

Jacob Kilburn: ‘God has me on this path’

Jacob Kilburn will headline Valor Fights 46 at the The Fairgrounds in Nashville on Nov. 4 when he takes on fellow Clarksvillian Edward Massey. The winner will move on to compete for the Valor Fights featherweight title. Pro MMA Now caught up with the man of faith and fighting to get his thoughts on the … Read more

Jennifer Clausius: Women’s MMA superstar in the making

Jennifer Clausius aka “The Macho Miss Jenny Savage” is one of the most entertaining rising female MMA talents out there today. As someone who seems to understand that there is more to the MMA business than just how well you fight, the Macho Miss has used her fighting skills as well as her larger-than-life personality … Read more

Gym Profile: Temple of Internal MMA Boxing

Everything on the breath. Everything… This is the way of the Internal MMA Boxer. An Internal MMA Boxer is an adept who emphasizes the science of respiration control to enhance mental, emotional and physical performance in the ring and cage. These training resources are considered a vital step in the process of combative readiness. Being … Read more

David Robins eyes big win at Valor 45 and breakout 2018

Before David Robins returns to action for the eighth time at Valor 45 on Oct. 20 in Chattanooga, LIVE on FloCombat, the top Tennessee prospect sat down with Pro MMA Now. What was the big takeaway from the national tournament you were a part of? I learned a lot of positive and a lot of … Read more