All posts by Mick Hammond

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Kyra Batara Gets Out of Her Comfort Zone, H...

Sep 24, 2016No Comments57 Views

Kyra Batara climbs out of her comfort zone and heads to Japan to fight for RIZIN FF.

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Destanie Yarbrough Jumps From Women’s...

Sep 24, 2016No Comments130 Views

In a short amount of time, Destanie Yarbrough has transitioned from women's pro football to fighting Gabi Garcia for RIZIN FF.

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Amy Coleman, in Her Invicta FC Debut, Looki...

Sep 23, 2016No Comments178 Views

Amy Coleman makes her Invicta FC debut on Friday in Kansas City, taking on promotional veteran Amber Leibrock in a main card 145-pound fight.

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Legacy Fighting Alliance: The Anatomy of an...

Sep 21, 2016No Comments358 Views

New MMA promotion Legacy Fighting Alliance CEO Ed Soares details how the RFA and Legacy FC merger came together, and what it means for MMA.

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Unbeaten Julia Jones Expecting a War in Inv...

Sep 21, 20163 Comments382 Views

Julia Jones will finally make her Invicta debut on September 23 in Kansas City, Missouri, against veteran Stephanie Skinner in a main card 105-pound bout.

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Daron Cruickshank Finding New Life in RIZIN...

Sep 19, 20161 Comment412 Views

For his return to RIZIN on the promotion’s Grand Prix 2016: First Round event, Daron Cruickshank takes on former K-1 MAX kickboxing champion Andy Souwer.

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Roxanne Modafferi’s Goal: Finish Jenn...

Sep 19, 20165 Comments502 Views

For her second bout of the year, Roxanne Modafferi challenges incumbent Jennifer Maia for the Invicta 125-pound title.

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Jinh Yu Frey: ‘I’m Here to Deth...

Sep 18, 20164 Comments561 Views

On September 23 in Kansas City, Missouri, Jinh Yu Frey will challenge Ayaka Hamasaki for the Invicta 105-pound title in the evening’s co-main event.

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Sam Sicilia Aims to Shut Off Gabriel Benite...

Sep 16, 20162 Comments384 Views

Sam Sicilia knows he needs to perform to get the big fights he wants. He is intent on shutting off Gabriel Benitez at UFC Hidalgo

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Mark Dickman Says He’s a ‘Step ...

Sep 15, 2016No Comments387 Views

Mark Dickman will make his return at Bellator 161 on Friday in Texas to take on local veteran Daniel Pineda in a preliminary card 145-pound

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Tony Johnson Believes a Win Over Cheick Kon...

Sep 14, 20161 Comment433 Views

Tony Johnson has worked his way into a heavyweight main event fight against Cheick Kongo at Bellator 161 on Friday. Is it his route to

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Derek Campos Expecting Explosive Fight with...

Sep 13, 2016No Comments283 Views

Derek Campos steps into a Bellator 161 lightweight bout against Djamil Chan on Friday, in what could very well end up being a title elimination

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Veta Arteaga Knows What She Signed Up for a...

Sep 12, 20161 Comment359 Views

Undefeated flyweight Veta Arteaga knows what she signed up for at Bellator 161, and she's ready.

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Rhys McKee Looks to Finish Tommy McCafferty...

Sep 10, 2016No Comments119 Views

Rhys McKee will seek his fourth straight win when he returns to BAMMA on Saturday in Dublin against veteran Tommy McCafferty in a preliminary 145-pound

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Alexandre Bezerra Feels No Pressure Heading...

Sep 09, 2016No Comments219 Views

Alexandre Bezerra will look to keep his winning streak going when he makes his Titan FC debut on Friday to challenge Andre Harrison for the

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Cory Sandhagen Thinks RFA 43 Opponent Clay ...

Sep 09, 2016No Comments246 Views

After a couple months off, Croy Sandhagen returns to the RFA on Friday in Broomfield, Colo., to take on Clay Wimer in a main card

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Evan Tanner: Remembering a Wayward UFC Cham...

Sep 08, 20163 Comments632 Views

Before the days of Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold, and Anderson Silva’s historic five-year run as UFC middleweight champion, there was Evan Tanner.

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Aaron Blackwell Has All the Confidence to W...

Sep 08, 2016No Comments168 Views

Aaron Blackwell returns to fighting in a 135-pound main card title challenge against incumbent champion Alan Philpott at BAMMA 26 on Saturday in Dublin.

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Boston Salmon Looking for Title Shot with W...

Sep 08, 2016No Comments263 Views

Boston Salmon returns to action this Friday in Broomfield, Colo., to take on hot-streaking Zac Riley in a main card 135-pound bout at RFA 43.

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Zac Riley Used to Underdog Role Heading int...

Sep 07, 2016No Comments282 Views

Zac Riley will look to pick up his third straight win for the RFA this Friday in Broomfield, Colorado, when he takes on another rising

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Demarques Jackson on Titan FC 41 Bout: R...

Sep 07, 2016No Comments293 Views

Demarques Jackson steps up in his biggest challenge to date when he makes his Titan FC debut on Sept. 9 in Coral Gables, Fla., to

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Ryan Curtis Says He’s Coming for the ...

Sep 07, 2016No Comments337 Views

For his BAMMA debut on Sept. 10 in Dublin, Ireland, Ryan Curtis will take on fellow undefeated up and comer Aaron Robinson in a preliminary

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Nick Barnes Looks to Make a Name for Himsel...

Sep 07, 2016No Comments262 Views

Nick Barnes will look to pick up his first major championship at RFA 43 on Friday, when he faces Brian Camozzi in a welterweight main

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John Phillips Ready to Defend at BAMMA 26: ...

Sep 07, 2016No Comments399 Views

BAMMA middleweight champ John Phillips has been on a tear, but he's ready to turn things up a notch. "The champ needs some dosh!"

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Andre Harrison Puts Titan FC Belt on the Li...

Sep 06, 2016No Comments270 Views

Undefeated Titan FC featherweight champion Andre “The Bull” Harrison feels like he should have already gotten a UFC call-up, but continues to push on.

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Carina Damm Has Surprises in Store En Route...

Sep 05, 2016No Comments274 Views

Carina Damm has some surprises in store for her opponent in her Titan FC 41 championship main event.

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To Get a UFC Call, Brian Camozzi Knows He H...

Sep 05, 2016No Comments291 Views

Brian Camozzi is on a hot streak, but he knows he has to keep that going in his RFA 43 welterweight title fight if he

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Jorina Baars Looks to Remain Dominant Fight...

Sep 02, 2016No Comments328 Views

Not many women can lay claim to having a win over current UFC fighter Cris Cyborg, but reigning Lion Fight welterweight champion Jorina “JoJo” Baars

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Kyle O’Reilly Embraces the Convergenc...

Sep 01, 2016No Comments591 Views

Heading into his match with UFC veteran Matt Riddle, Kyle O'Reilly embraces the convergence of pro wrestling and MMA.

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Following Coaching Stint on TUF 24, Gaston ...

Sep 01, 2016No Comments351 Views

Gaston Bolanos will get a chance to challenge for his first major Muay Thai title when he takes on veteran Tum Sityodtong in a Lion