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Who you gonna call? Emmons steps up on short notice again

“The Replacement Man” Bobby Emmons When someone ask you, “who ya going call?” the response is always, Ghostbusters. Well in the mixed martial arts world when a promoter needs to find a last-minute replacement there is only one person they call, Bobby Emmons (4-5). Unfortunately, in this sport it happens far too often it seems. It leaves matchmakers searching for ...

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Hardrock MMA 76 set with 16 bouts

The stage has been set for the final Hardrock MMA event of the year and it takes place tomorrow at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville, KY. Hardrock MMA 76 has 16 fights listed including a good mix of professional bouts and amateur title fights. The main event features a clash of 170 pounders as Reaction MMA’s Que Parks ...

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Chris Curtis and Muhammad Abdullah exchange heated words

Chris Curtis and Muhammad Abdullah exchange words The 16-time world heavyweight champion, and quite possibly the greatest wrestler of all-time once said, “to be the man, you got to beat the man.” Of course, I’m talking about the legendary Ric Flair here but the statement holds true in mixed martial arts just as much as it did when he said ...

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Listen to The BluegrassMMA Podcast available now

After a good run of over 200 episodes, BluegrassMMA Live is no more. It was really fun and I enjoyed my Tuesday nights with figures from across the MMA landscape but that ship has now sailed. We talked about it for a few months and decided we still want to share our thoughts on things but not in that same ...

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Four pro bouts added to IT Fight Series 38

IT Fight Series 38 IT Fight Series is headed to Dayton later this month, as IT Fight Series 38 takes place at the Action Sports Center on November 21. As previously reported, the main event will feature undefeated Rob Hanna (6-0) making his featherweight debut against Canadian Matt DiMarcantonio with the organization’s 145-pound title on the line. IT Fight Series ...

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Area 502 MMA looks for strong outing in Shepherdsville

In November of 2011 the crowd at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville,KY was rowdy, loud and obnoxious. That may sound off putting but it was actually one of the best live audiences I have been a part of in my time covering MMA. That night a crew from Louisville known as Baddog MMA had a slew of fighters ...

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