All posts by David McKinney

  • Weekend Preview

    Weekend Preview: Hardrock, Trotter’s Legacy, HFC, Fight Lab

    February kicks off with yet another busy weekend in the Ohio Valley, with three events going down inside our coverage area. All three events take place on...

  • Caged Madness 34

    Card shaping up for Caged Madness 34

    Explosive Fight Promotions returns to its home base later this month, as Caged Madness 34 is set to go down at the Tadmore Shrine Center...

  • Local Fighters That Could Be UFC Bound

    10 Ohio Valley fighters you could eventually see in the UFC

    The Ohio Valley region of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and Western Pennsylvania has long been one of the hotbeds for mixed martial arts talent, but...

  • IT Fight Series 30

    Recap – IT Fight Series 30

    IT Fight Series kicked off what promises to be a busy 2015 slate for the organization on Saturday night, as IT Fight Series 30...

  • Cody Garbrandt

    Cody Garbrandt calls out Ian McCall: ‘I’ll carve him up like a pumpkin’

    Not surprisingly, “No Love” still has no love. Ohio native Cody “No Love” Garbrandt (6-0, 1-0 UFC) moved to California last year to train at the world-class Team...

  • Weekend Preview

    Weekend Preview: IT Fight Series, NAAFS, Warrior, MFS, Valor Fights

    For the second weekend in a row, the Ohio Valley is jam-packed with tons of great fights, filling up just about every state in...

  • IT Fight Series 30

    After five years away, Bo Smith fighting for title at IT Fight Series 30

    When IT Fight Series 30 goes down in Bellefontaine, Ohio on Saturday night, one fighter will step into the cage for the first time in...


    Another pro fight added to NAAFS: Caged Vengeance 16 on March 7

    The card is starting to fill up for the NAAFS‘ return to its home base, as Caged Vengeance 16 is set to go down on...

  • Caged Power 10

    Results – Caged Power 10

    Caged Power 10 took place over the weekend in Morgantown, West Virginia, and multiple notable Ohio Valley fighters were in action. A trio of fighters...

  • RFO: Big Guns 15

    Josh Longood gets an opponent for RFO: Big Guns 15

    Unbeaten pro fighter Josh Longood (1-0) has an opponent for his next bout, as officials confirmed earlier today that the Mansfield native is set to...

  • John Hawk

    Heavyweight title fight headlines NAAFS event on March 7

    Just days after making the event official, there is a main event set for the NAAFS card that will take place on March 7 at...

  • Results - Coveted Fighting Championship

    NAAFS returns to Canton March 7, first bout set

    The NAAFS will return to the Canton Civic Center in Northeast Ohio on March 7, and the first bout is set for the card, as George Comer...

  • Weekend Preview

    Weekend Preview: Turf Wars, V3 Fights, GOTC, Fight Lab, Caged Power

    It’s a slower weekend in our immediate coverage area, but there are a host of events that we’ve covered in the past taking place,...

  • Caged Madness 34

    Main event set for Caged Madness 34 on February 21 in Akron

    The main event is set for the next offering from Explosive Fight Promotions, as Caged Madness 34 is set to go down on February 21...

  • IT Fight Series 30

    IT Fight Series 30 set with 18 bouts, including four pros

    The bout lineup is set for next week’s IT Fight Series 30 event, and the card has been released exclusively to by the promotion....