Gary Thomas

Gary Thomas is an avid MMA fan with a special emphasis on Kentucky events. He is the founder and lead writer at He hosts BluegrassMMA Live! as well as Pro MMA Now Radio and is a staff writer at

David McKinney

David McKinney is a native Buckeye currently living in Cincinnati. A longtime member of the MMA media, he has been covering local MMA since 2011 and has attended events in every corner of Ohio. He joined BluegrassMMA in 2014 after founding in 2012.

Juan Valle

Juan Valle joined in September 2011 after talking with Gary Thomas (founder) about everything Mixed Martial Arts. Seeing they shared the same passion about MMA and Local MMA it was only fitting that Juan joined the team.

Gina Elliott

I love every aspect of MMA, talking, writing, training, and fighting. I currently reside in Richmond, Kentucky. I am finishing up my final year at EKU with a degree in Fitness and Wellness Management. I also train and fight out of the AFS Academy under Scott Elliott. I am eager to see where my career in mixed martial arts will take me.