All posts by Mick Hammond

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John Alessio May Be in the Twilight of His ...

Jun 26, 2015No Comments218 Views

At 35 years of age, John Alessio may be in the twilight years of his MMA career, but heading into Bellator 139, he's not done

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After Nearly Retiring, Ryan Spann is on a Q...

Jun 26, 2015No Comments217 Views

Having nearly retired, middleweight prospect Ryan Spann is renewed and aiming for a Legacy FC title and a trip to the UFC.

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Matt Schnell Reaching the Breakout Point He...

Jun 26, 20151 Comment208 Views

Looking for his fifth consecutive victory, Matt Schnell is reaching the breakout point at Legacy FC 42.

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Pitbull KO Put David Rickels on a Path to G...

Jun 25, 2015No Comments217 Views

For one time Bellator lightweight title contender David “Caveman” Rickels, a recent loss has led him to feeling better than he ever has.

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Larry Crowe Hoping Friday’s Legacy Fi...

Jun 25, 2015No Comments200 Views

Larry Crowe believes he is ready to step into the spotlight, and hopes that Friday's Legacy FC 42 bout helps him do just that.

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Pat Curran Intent to Unleash His Inner Ange...

Jun 24, 2015No Comments376 Views

Pat Curran knows what he needs to do to get back on track at Bellator 139, and that's to unleash his inner anger.

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For Former KOTC Champ Henry Corrales ItR...

Jun 19, 2015No Comments207 Views

Racking up a 12-0 record en route to becoming the KOTC champion, Henry Corrales felt the time was right to conquer Bellator.

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Justin Lawrence Jumping Headfirst into Bell...

Jun 18, 2015No Comments280 Views

RFA featherweight champ Justin Lawrence doesn't want a slow rise. He's jumping headfirst into Bellator's growing featherweight pool.

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He Wants the Bellator Belt, but Daniel Weic...

Jun 18, 2015No Comments398 Views

Daniel Weichel wants to win the Bellator featherweight championship, but right now, his focus is locked onto Pitbull Freire.

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It’s Time for Bobby Lashley to Show H...

Jun 17, 20152 Comments548 Views

Bobby Lashley has long been successful on the pro wrestling circuit, but now it's time for him to show he's a legitimate MMA heavyweight contender.

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For Derek Campos, Legacy Means Becoming the...

Jun 16, 2015No Comments223 Views

For Derek Campos, legacy means becoming a champion and beating the best fighters in the world. His next step comes against Michael Chandler on Friday

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Daniel Straus Going Mental to Start Climb B...

Jun 16, 20151 Comment292 Views

Mistakes have proved costly for Daniel Straus, so he's been working up a new mental approach to regain the Bellator belt.

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Sans Bellator Belt, Michael Chandler Believ...

Jun 08, 20151 Comment415 Views

Despite losing his Bellator belt and sliding into a skid, Michael Chandler enters Bellator 138 believing he's still one of the best lightweights in the

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WSOF Champ Lance Palmer’s Secret to S...

Jun 04, 2015No Comments280 Views

WSOF featherweight champion Lance Palmer has a simple secret to success: he just puts himself of the mind that he has to win his belt

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Gilbert Smith Focused on the RFA Belt, Not ...

Jun 04, 2015No Comments302 Views

Like most fighters, Gilbert Smith wants to be fighting for the UFC, but right now, he's focused on taking the RFA welterweight championship.

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RFA 26 is Next Step in the Clinton Williams...

Jun 04, 2015No Comments367 Views

Clinton Williams believes 2015 is his year to break out, and Friday's RFA 26 is his next step into the limelight.

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Mark Drummond: ‘Everyone Has a Game P...

Jun 02, 20151 Comment341 Views

Facing TUF vet Michael Hill at Friday's WSOF 21, Mark Drummond believes he's got the plan to win, but that all goes out the window

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Ben Smith Ready to Put His Stamp on RFA Bel...

Jun 01, 2015No Comments397 Views

RFA welterweight champion Ben Smith feels ready to put his stamp on the belt, and make the UFC take notice.

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Brandon Griffin Making the Big Push for His...

Jun 01, 20151 Comment326 Views

Having balanced MMA with his career in the military, heavyweight up-and-comer Brandon Griffin is making 2015 his year for combat sports.

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Undefeated Hakeem Dawodu Starting to Eye WS...

Jun 01, 2015No Comments417 Views

Heading into WSOF 21, undefeated featherweight Hakeem Dawodu believes a win on Friday moves him close to a title a shot.

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The American Bulldog is Looking to Rebound ...

Jun 01, 2015No Comments330 Views

Looking back on his 2014, Lee “American Bulldog” Morrison admits he had a bad year, but he's ready to rebound this week in Russia.

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Josh Rettinghouse Back From Failed Title Bi...

May 30, 2015No Comments445 Views

After a course correction, Josh Rettinghouse is back from losing his WSOF featherweight title bid, and looking to make a run at the UFC.

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Is Amberlynn Orr the Next Women’s Ban...

May 17, 2015No Comments673 Views

Though she is still an amateur, bantamweight Amberlynn Orr is on her way to becoming one of top pro prospects in MMA.

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Bellator Champ Brandon Halsey: ‘This ...

May 13, 20152 Comments701 Views

Bellator middleweight champion Brandon Halsey has a tough test next Friday, but says no one is taking his belt for a long time.

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Back at the Top of the Mountain, Kendall Gr...

May 13, 20154 Comments882 Views

After over 10 years of active fighting, former Ultimate Fighter winner Kendall Grove has an opportunity to win his first major MMA championship.

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Fernando Gonzalez Continues Impressive Clim...

May 13, 2015No Comments481 Views

Fernando Gonzalez has been rocketing up Bellator's welterweight ranks. He intends to continue the climb at Friday's Bellator 137.

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Mike Richman’s Marine Power the Diffe...

May 11, 2015No Comments373 Views

U.S. Marine Mike Richman believes his punching power has followed his move to bantamweight and will be the difference against Eduardo Dantas.

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Nah-Shon Burrell Looking for a Big YearR...

May 09, 2015No Comments362 Views

Nah-Shon Burrell is looking for a banner year in 2015, and the next step is a win over Lyman Good at CFFC 48 on Saturday

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Kevin Gray Looks to RFA vs. Legacy FC to Mo...

May 08, 2015No Comments364 Views

Kevin Gray has worked his way up the featherweight ranks, but sees Friday's RFA vs. Legacy FC as a way to move from prospect to

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Legacy Champ Damacio Page Has a Job To Do a...

May 08, 2015No Comments697 Views

Legacy FC champ Damacio Page carries the weight of the promotion on his shoulders at RFA vs. Legacy FC, but for him, it's just a