All posts by Mick Hammond

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Rizin VP Jerry Millen Talks About Rekindlin...

Apr 14, 201611 Comments290 Views

After nearly a decade, the spirit of Pride FC returned last year with the newly formed RIZIN Fighting Federation promotion.

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Melvin Manhoef Kickboxing as Bellator Takes...

Apr 14, 2016No Comments281 Views

On Saturday, Bellator will hold its first event in Torino, Italy, headlined by the company’s new kickboxing venture, which features Melvin Manhoef.

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Expect the Best Matt Lopez Ever Heading int...

Apr 14, 2016No Comments199 Views

Undefeated Matt Lopez believes he's in the midst of an MMA growth spurt, and intends to show it in his RFA 37 bout with Eli

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Undefeated Lowen Tynanes Sees Title Shot on...

Apr 14, 20161 Comment199 Views

If he can keep his unblemished record intact at ONE: Global Rivals on Friday, Lowen Tynanes sees a title shot on the horizon.

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Devin Clark Plans to Take RFA Light Heavywe...

Apr 13, 2016No Comments188 Views

Undefeated Devin Clark intends to capture the RFA light-heavyweight title on Friday night, and then keep reaching for new heights.

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Brian Rogers Plans to Unleash the Predator ...

Apr 12, 2016No Comments206 Views

Back on track, Brian Rogers plans to unleash the Predator on Italy, when he faces Alessio Sakara this week at Bellator 152.

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Brian Camozzi Looking to Build on Strong 20...

Apr 12, 20161 Comment265 Views

After a year on the sidelines, Brian Camozzi kicked off 2016 with a win. He intends to build on that at Friday's RFA 37.

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Tumultuous 2015 Behind Him, Ben Askren Plan...

Apr 12, 20161 Comment259 Views

Although 2015 was a wash for him, Ben Askren intends to remain busy this year, beginning with Friday's ONE: Global Rivals main event title defense.

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Can Undefeated Chazz Walton Keep First-Roun...

Apr 08, 2016No Comments177 Views

Undefeated lightweight prospect Chazz Walton hopes to keep his first-round finish streak alive at Friday night's Legacy FC 53.

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Jacob Hebeisen Looking to Make Waves and St...

Apr 08, 2016No Comments296 Views

Jacob Hebeisen hasn't fought as often as he'd like in his 10-year career. All that changes on Friday night with Legacy FC 53.

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The Only Belts Jake Heun Cares About are th...

Apr 02, 20161 Comment300 Views

"I don’t care much about belts,” Jake Heun said, heading into WSOF 30. “The belts I care about are the green ones that go into

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Clifford Starks Stalks Middleweight Tile at...

Apr 02, 20161 Comment240 Views

Clifford "Big Cat" Starks is stalking his first major MMA championship, when he faces middleweight titleholder David Branch at WSOF 30 on Saturday night.

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Heading into WSOF 30, Steve Kozola Looking ...

Apr 01, 2016No Comments314 Views

Lightweight prospect Steve Kozola heads into Friday night's WSOF 30 looking to make the most of a great opportunity.

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Seven Years In, Dakota Cochrane’s Car...

Apr 01, 20167 Comments253 Views

More than 30 fights and seven years into his career, Dakota Cochrane feels that things are finally falling into place, as he heads into Friday

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Jake Shannon and Josh Barnett Working to Ke...

Apr 01, 2016No Comments4 Views

Scientific Wrestling’s Jake Shannon and Wade Schalles have joined forces with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett to keep catch wrestling alive.

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Josh Barnett Has Wrestling on His Mind, but...

Mar 27, 2016No Comments482 Views

Josh Barnett has a lot going on in the wrestling world, with ties to New Japan Pro Wrestling and catch-as-catch-can, but what about his UFC

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UFC Vet Sean Soriano Looking to Keep Resurg...

Mar 25, 2016No Comments263 Views

UFC vet Sean Soriano ran into a rough patch in 2014 and 2015, but is on the path to redemption heading into Legacy FC 52.

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After a Year and a Half on the Sidelines, J...

Mar 25, 2016No Comments285 Views

After a year and a half on the sidelines, Jose Ceja is back and ready to light things up at Friday's Legacy FC 52.

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Trevin Giles Taking Things Fight by Fight H...

Mar 24, 2016No Comments377 Views

Like most fighters, Trevin Giles wants a shot in the UFC, but he's taking things fight by fight heading into Legacy FC 52 on Friday

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Klayton Mai Hopes Lightning Strikes Twice H...

Mar 24, 2016No Comments202 Views

Klayton Mai steps into the cage with Matt Schnell for the second time, hoping lightning strikes twice, as the two meet for the Legacy FC

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Matt Schnell Targeting Legacy FC Interim Ti...

Mar 23, 20161 Comment229 Views

While things didn’t quite work out as planned in 2015 for Legacy FC flyweight Matt “Danger” Schnell, he is taking aim at the interim championship

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Bas Rutten on Reuniting with Mauro Ranallo ...

Mar 22, 2016No Comments513 Views

UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten talks about reuniting with former Pride FC broadcast partner Mauro Ranallo on Inside MMA and saying goodbye to Kevin

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Mauro Ranallo Excited to Renew Partnership ...

Mar 21, 2016No Comments467 Views

Mauro Ranallo talks about renewing his partnership with Bas Rutten on Inside MMA. It's a partnership that began more than a decade ago on Pride

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Belt Back in Hand, KOTC Champ Danielle Tayl...

Mar 14, 20161 Comment436 Views

With the belt back around in hand, King of the Cage champion Danielle Taylor is taking over the women's strawweight division.

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Aiemann Zahabi Looks to Build on Undefeated...

Mar 12, 2016No Comments324 Views

Undefeated Aiemann Zahabi heads into Prestige FC 2 looking to add to his unblemished resume.

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Jinh Yu Frey Ready to Test Her Championship...

Mar 11, 20162 Comments555 Views

Rocketing towards a title shot, Jinh Yu Frey sees Friday night's Invicta FC 16 as her litmus test for championship worthiness.

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Kurt Holobaugh Seeking Life Changing Tourna...

Mar 11, 2016No Comments261 Views

Former Titan FC champ Kurt Holobaugh is angling for life-changing victory in eight-man Russian tournament.

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Jessy Miele Heads to Prestige FC 2 to Keep ...

Mar 11, 2016No Comments353 Views

Jessy Miele is looking to add to a strong 2016 start at Saturday night's Prestige FC 2 in Saskatchewan.

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Mr. Boomtruck, Devon Smith, Hoping for a Bo...

Mar 11, 2016No Comments269 Views

Canadian middleweight prospect Devon “Mr. Boomtruck” Smith really got himself on track in 2015 and he's hoping for boom year in 2016.

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Kelly McGill Returns at Invicta FC 16 After...

Mar 10, 2016No Comments301 Views

Having dealt with a difficult knee injury, "Killer" Kelly McGill returns at Friday's Invicta FC 16, expecting a busy year.