Entries for 'Nick Baker'

Apex Spotlight: Baker vs. Hutton Preview

Nick Baker and Stevie Hutton are set to fight in a rematch at Apex Fights 4 on January 10 from Sullivan Central in Blountville, Tenn. Check out this preview of the matchup by Assistant Editor Randy Stamey.

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Valor Spotlight: 'Brand New' Nick Baker

Nick Baker's always been known for a striker who's vulnerable to defeat when an MMA fight goes to the ground. Baker made some changes recently to correct his flaws, and looks to snap his losing streak at Valor Fights 17 on November 29 in Knoxville. In this week's Valor Spotlight at, Baker discussed his preparation.

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Fights Worth Watching At Valor 17

MMA-Insider takes a look at three non-title fights on the card for Valor 17 on November 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., that might be flying under the radar. They're also fights that should be worth watching. This preview article on Valor Fights 17 is sponsored by the Knoxville Ice Bears. Log onto and use the code "MMA" for discounted tickets to their November 28 home game at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum.

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Valor Spotlight: Training For A Title

In this week's Valor Spotlight, MMA-Insider assistant editor Randy Stamey provides a first-person perspective on his preparation to fight Nick Baker for the Apex Lightweight Title on July 12 at Apex Fights 2 in Abingdon, Va.

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PFC Spotlight: PFC 10 Wish List

In this week's PFC Spotlight, we identify a few pro fighters -- and some amateurs who could be set for professional debuts -- who would make sense to fight on the next Premier Fighting Challenge event, PFC 10 in September.

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PFC Spotlight: Grand Prix Wish List


The PFC Spotlight series returns at MMA-Insider. The Premier Fighting Challenge has announced a Grand Prix tournament in the lightweight division with a three-fight pro contract going to the tourney winner. Which eight fighters would MMA-Insider owner/editor John Moorehouse choose for the tournament? He lists them and explains his choices in this opinion piece.

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Valor 11 Preview

MMA-Insider's preview of Valor Fights 11, which takes place January 31, 2014. This all-amateur hybrid card of MMA and kickboxing emanates from the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. 

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MMA-Insider Comeback of the Year

The MMA-Insider Comeback of the Year seeks to find the fighter who showed the most improvement in 2013 compared to past performance, or who made the best return to action after a prolonged layoff. Here are the seven finalists for the award.

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VERSUS: Nick Baker vs. Ayron Davis

In the latest installment of MMA-Insider's Versus series, we showcase the fight between Nick Baker,and Ayron Davis.  Both fighters are looking to take home a win at Apex Fights 1 taking place in Abingdon, Virginia on January 11th. This is also the 3FC Spotlight of the week.

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VERSUS: Nick Baker vs. Brandon Metcalf

MMA-Insider's Versus feature returns! This week we preview the title fight at Valor 10 between champion Nick Baker and Brandon Metcalf. The first time these two met in a kickboxing match, Metcalf scored a huge knockout. There's a title and revenge on the line this time. Check out what these two heavy hitters had to say before they square off again on November 1, 2013, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

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