All posts by Mick Hammond

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Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger Faces Tough Task in ...

Oct 07, 20151 Comment59 Views

in former Bellator champ Zoila Frausto Gurgel, Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger knows she faces no easy path to the RFA strawweight championship.

Gilbert Smith

If Gilbert Smith Isn’t Moving Up, He&...

Oct 06, 20153 Comments133 Views

At 33 years of age, if Gilbert Smith is moving up, he's moving on.

Irwin Rivera

Irwin Rivera Undefeated Heading into Legacy...

Oct 02, 2015No Comments131 Views

Training with the famed Blackzilians camp, Irwin Rivera expected nothing less than to be undefeated heading into Friday's Legacy FC 46 main event.

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Steven Peterson Overcomes Life’s Obst...

Oct 02, 20155 Comments136 Views

Overcoming some significant obstacles in his life, Steven Peterson is ready to roll through the Legacy FC 46 main event and force the UFC's hand.

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Jason Sampson Returns to Legacy to Make an ...

Oct 01, 2015No Comments134 Views

Teetering on a trip to the UFC, Jason Sampson returns to Legacy FC on Friday night to make an impact on the flyweight division.

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TUF 22’s Tom Gallicchio Believes His ...

Sep 28, 2015No Comments193 Views

Team Faber's Tom Gallicchio believes his wealth of experience plays to his advantage on season twenty-two of The Ultimate Fighter.

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Daniel Swain Looks to SFL America Fight to ...

Sep 26, 2015No Comments141 Views

In a battle of Northwestern U.S. prospects, Daniel Swain is looking to his SFL America fight with Drew Brokenshire to get back on a winning

Shamrock FC Clash

Hey, Bellator, Look Over Here: It’s U...

Sep 26, 2015No Comments156 Views

Hoping to get Bellator's attention, undefeated middleweight Manny Meraz heads into Saturday's Shamrock FC looking to put on a show.

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Rising Middleweight Alfonso Gonzalez Trying...

Sep 26, 2015No Comments126 Views

It's been a good year for rising middleweight Alfonso Gonzalez, so now he's going to try his luck in an SFL America light heavyweight bout.

Jake Butler

Jake Butler Looking to ONE: Odyssey of Cham...

Sep 26, 2015No Comments348 Views

He won't talk titles before he gets past Christiano Kaminishi, but a victory makes Jake Butler an attractive choice for a ONE Championship title shot.

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Would Impressive Win Over Bobby Voelker Pun...

Sep 25, 2015No Comments667 Views

Nearly ending his MMA career recently, Mike Estus heads into Saturday's Shamrock FC believing a win over Bobby Voelker could propel him into the UFC.

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Bobby McIntyre Hoping to Capitalize on Late...

Sep 24, 2015No Comments689 Views

Stepping up on short notice, Bobby McIntyre hoping to capitalize on shot at Justin Harrington's SFL America championship.

Roger Huerta

Roger Huerta Rekindling His Career Heading ...

Sep 22, 2015No Comments2133 Views

Rekindling his career, Roger Huerta heads into ONE: Odyssey of Champions looking for a big victory over Yoji Ando.

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Justin Harrington Has Something to Prove, b...

Sep 22, 2015No Comments1269 Views

Justin Harrington has a point to prove, but defending his SFL America lightweight championship is his focus.

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Bobby Voelker, at 36 Years Old and Nearly 4...

Sep 22, 2015No Comments1252 Views

Most might see Bobby Voelker, at age 36 and nearly 40 fights into his career, nearing the end, but he says he has yet to

Drew Brokenshire

Can Drew Brokenshire Retake the Race to be ...

Sep 22, 2015No Comments1239 Views

Hopeful to eventually fight in the UFC, right now, Drew Brokenshire is looking to regain his status as the next best featherweight.

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Melissa Anderson Welcoming UFC Vet Shayna B...

Sep 20, 20152 Comments1427 Views

UFC vet Shayna Baszler is getting ready to make her pro wrestling debut. Melissa "Future Legend" Anderson is ready to welcome her.


Victory at Titan FC 35 Could Launch Zane Ka...

Sep 19, 2015No Comments337 Views

Zane Kamaka is well aware that a win over Belal Muhammed at Titan FC 35 could skyrocket his career.

Mike Bronzoulis

Mike Bronzoulis Ready to Spoil Josh Thomson...

Sep 19, 2015No Comments237 Views

Having already captured the Legacy FC belt, lightweight Mike Bronzoulis is now taking aim at the Bellator belt. First, he's got to spoil Josh Thomson's


Thrown into Fire Early, James Nakashima Com...

Sep 18, 2015No Comments244 Views

When deciding to turn pro this year, former Nebraska wrestling standout James Nakashima knew it was going to be a challenge, but he had no


LaRue Burley Prepared for All-Out War, Aimi...

Sep 17, 2015No Comments195 Views

Undefeated lightweight LaRue Burley has a tough task ahead of him in veteran Brian Foster, but he's prepared for war... and an eventual title shot.

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Fernando Gonzalez Looking to Jump the Title...

Sep 17, 2015No Comments172 Views

Although their fight on Saturday is of the Glory kickboxing variety, Fernando Gonzalez believes a win over Paul Daley could line him up for a

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Adam Townsend Ready for Primetime at RFA 30...

Sep 17, 2015No Comments185 Views

Andre Townsend is eyeing a possible RFA title shot should blow by Ryan Roberts on Friday night in Lincoln, Neb.

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Brock Jardine Looks to Derail a Streaking T...

Sep 16, 2015No Comments240 Views

Believing his train is pulling into the UFC station soon, Brock Jardine heads into RFA 30 on Friday looking to derail fellow UFC vet Anthony

Linton Vassell

Can Linton Vassell’s Turnaround Turn ...

Sep 16, 20151 Comment205 Views

Finally getting his training dialed in, could Linton Vassell be headed towards the Bellator light heavyweight championship?

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Andre Harrison Doesn’t Just Want to D...

Sep 16, 2015No Comments308 Views

Andre Harrison steps into the first defense of his Titan FC featherweight belt ready to grab the bull by the horns and not just win,

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Teddy Holder Turned the Fight of His Career...

Sep 15, 2015No Comments207 Views

WSOF light heavyweight Teddy Holder stepped up last-minute for the biggest victory of his career, and has turned it into a shot at a title.


Out of the Shadow: Keri Anne Taylor-Melende...

Sep 15, 20152 Comments327 Views

Her career isn't yet at the level of her husband, Gilbert's, but Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez hopes to change that starting with Bellator debut at Dynamite.

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Desmond Green Believes UFC is Inevitable, b...

Sep 15, 20151 Comment217 Views

So far it's been a break-even year for Desmond Green, but he believes a title fight at Saturday's Titan FC 35 puts him on inevitable

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RFA’s Matt Brown Wants to Give the UF...

Sep 14, 20151 Comment180 Views

With a win at Friday's RFA 30, the other Matt Brown wants a title shot and then wants to give the UFC a roster headache.