All posts by Mick Hammond

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Former WEC Champ Cole Escovedo on His Journ...

Nov 24, 2014No Comments139 Views

Perseverance has been a big theme in the life of Cole Escovedo, who has launched a book about his journey from paralysis to the UFC.

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Adam Townsend Sees V3 Fights as First Step ...

Nov 22, 2014No Comments117 Views

Following a rocky start to his year, lightweight prospect Adam Townsend is back on track and riding high into his V3 Fights return Saturday night.

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Jorge Medina’s Marine Mentality Led H...

Nov 21, 2014No Comments132 Views

Jorge Medina's time in the Marine Corp. has prepared him for success in the cage, leading him to an undefeated career heading in Saturday's V3

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Amy Cadwell Montenegro Hoping to Convert Mo...

Nov 20, 2014No Comments127 Views

Fresh off of a win at King of the Cage, strawweight Amy Cadwell Montenegro is hoping to ride a wave of momentum into a career

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Turning Pro Last Year Ushered Kailin Curran...

Nov 20, 2014No Comments467 Views

After three years in the amateur ranks, Hawaiian native Kailin Curran turned pro in 2013 and so far the move has proven successful. She's now

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At 42, Trevor Prangley Intends to Keep Figh...

Nov 19, 2014No Comments161 Views

At 42 years of age, Trevor Prangley doesn't know how much more time his career holds. He's prepared to take whatever comes and enjoy the

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Robert Neal’s Next Fight is One Step ...

Nov 19, 20141 Comment167 Views

Robert Neal doesn't know exactly what a win over Tony Johnson would hold, other than it will take him one step closer to whoever holds

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David Branch on Yushin Okami WSOF Title Fig...

Nov 15, 2014No Comments226 Views

World Series of Fighting middleweight champion David Branch puts his title on the line for the first time against Yushin Okami on Nov. 15 at

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Nam Phan On Bellator MMA Debut: “I Ne...

Nov 15, 2014No Comments202 Views

Nam Phan says he needs to win his Bellator MMA promotional debut against Mich Richman at Bellator 131.

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Melvin Manhoef Says Fighting Joe Schilling ...

Nov 14, 2014No Comments262 Views

Melvin Manhoef says his Bellator 131 bout against Joe Schilling will be like a K-1 fight with small gloves.

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The Plan is Simple for WSOF Champ Jessica A...

Nov 14, 2014No Comments396 Views

For WSOF strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar, her career aspirations are quite simple: "continue winning and be the champion."

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Justin Reiswerg Believes a Win at Legacy FC...

Nov 14, 2014No Comments170 Views

Justin Reiswerg heads into Friday night's Legacy FC 37 believing that a win over Mike Bronzoulis will punch his ticket to the UFC.

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Quentin Henry Expects Nothing Less Than a T...

Nov 13, 2014No Comments215 Views

Legacy FC middleweight contender Quentin Henry expects nothing less than a title shot with a victory on Friday night.

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Larry Crowe Steps in the Legacy FC Cage Loo...

Nov 12, 2014No Comments224 Views

Larry Crowe is shooting for his third-consecutive victory at Legacy FC 37, and hopes it takes him a step closer to a title shot.

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Tito Ortiz Had To Go Through Hell, but He&#...

Nov 12, 20145 Comments331 Views

Tito Ortiz has been through a lot in his lengthy career. But now that he's been through heaven, the former UFC champ says he is

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Justin Gaethje Intends to Make Melvin Guill...

Nov 11, 20142 Comments266 Views

Through his high school years, WSOF champ Justin Gaethje grew up watching Melvin Guillard. Now he intends to make him look really bad.

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Michael Chandler: Will Brooks is Tough, but...

Nov 11, 20141 Comment285 Views

Former Bellator champ Michael Chandler looks to erase the "former" from his title against Will Brooks at Bellator 131 on Saturday.

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Leonard Garcia Changing Focus to the Fight,...

Nov 10, 2014No Comments295 Views

Having stumbled when he put his eyes on the prize instead of the task at hand, UFC veteran Leonard Garcia is refocused heading into Legacy

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Will Brooks Expected Michael Chandler Remat...

Nov 10, 2014No Comments328 Views

Bellator interim lightweight champ Will Brooks knew that he would likely have to rematch Michael Chandler, but he doesn't want to warrant a third fight.

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New Regime Means New Life for Mike Richman ...

Nov 09, 2014No Comments279 Views

Under a new regime in Bellator, Mike Richman has finally been able to move to bantamweight. He faces Nam Phan at Bellator 131 on Saturday.

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Benjamin Smith Looking to Make His Mark in ...

Nov 07, 2014No Comments279 Views

Benjamin Smith is ready to make his mark on the MMA world, and he knows that starts with a win over Josh Cavan at RFA

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Luke Sanders Believes RFA Title Win Would T...

Nov 06, 2014No Comments313 Views

Undefeated bantamweight prospect Luke Sanders is fighting for the RFA belt on Friday night. He plans to win it and follow in the footsteps of

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Boston Salmon Off to a Booming Start as a P...

Nov 06, 2014No Comments283 Views

After a brief, but successful, amateur career, featherweight prospect Boston Salmon has started off his pro career in 2014 in strong fashion.

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Cody Mumma Finally Making His Way to the Bi...

Nov 06, 2014No Comments264 Views

Following a slow build-up, Cody Mumma climbs into the RFA Octagon on Friday night ready to shift gears into the fast lane.

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Bojan Velickovic Left Serbia to Pursue His ...

Nov 05, 2014No Comments305 Views

Bojan Velickovic left everything behind in his home country of Serbia – family and friends included – to pursue his MMA dreams in America.

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Gilbert Smith Believes RFA 20 Victory Would...

Nov 05, 2014No Comments330 Views

Gilbert Smith is already a veteran of some of the biggest promotions in American MMA, and he's got his sights set on returning to the

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Jarred Mercado Looks to Continue Strong Yea...

Nov 04, 2014No Comments337 Views

It’s been a very good year so far for Colorado prospect Jarred “Shutout” Mercado, and he aims to keep it going with an RFA championship

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After Making a Splash in His Debut, Alan Jo...

Nov 03, 2014No Comments373 Views

Alan Jouban was nothing short of spectacular in his UFC debut. He intends to be just as good at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 56 in

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Jimmie Rivera Sees CFFC Championship as Nex...

Nov 01, 2014No Comments374 Views

Like most fighters, Jimmie Rivera wants to make it to the UFC. That's a large part of his motivation heading into Saturday's CFFC title fight.

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CFFC Champ Jonavin Webb Stays Fresh by Chal...

Oct 31, 2014No Comments383 Views

CFFC champion Jonavin Webb stays fresh not by worrying about the defense of his belt, but by seeing it as a new championship challenge every