All posts by Mick Hammond

Paul Bradley

Paul Bradley Shooting for More Than a Roste...

Oct 17, 2014No Comments1041 Views

Paul Bradley sees Friday Night's Bellator 129 main event as more than an opportunity to solidify his roster spot, he wants to earn a shot

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Cody East Eyeing Legacy FC Championship The...

Oct 17, 2014No Comments1239 Views

Cody East is not only gunning for the Legacy FC heavyweight championship on Friday night, he's hoping to parlay a victory into a shot in

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For Brian Hall, Winning the Legacy FC Belt ...

Oct 17, 2014No Comments1173 Views

For up and comer Brian Hall, 2014 could very well be his breakthrough year. But winning the Legacy FC belt would mean more to him

Josh Neer

For Josh Neer, Things Are Coming Together f...

Oct 16, 20141 Comment1172 Views

Heading into Friday’s Bellator 129, longtime welterweight veteran Josh Neer is riding a three-fight winning streak and is performing again at a high level.

Damacio Page

Damacio Page Aiming for Legacy FC Title, An...

Oct 15, 2014No Comments1632 Views

As he gets older, Damacio Page is looking to capture the Legacy FC championship on Friday, then wants to finish his career with another UFC

Jake Shields

Jake Shields Doesn’t Think Ryan Ford ...

Oct 11, 20142 Comments5087 Views

Heading into his WSOF debut, Jake Shields doesn't feel Ryan Ford is the same caliber he is. Shields aims for a dominant win and a

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Smealinho Rama Believes He’s Too Much...

Oct 11, 2014No Comments1239 Views

Smealhino Rama believes his advanced technique will be too much for the "basic" style of Derrick Mehmen in WSOF heavyweight title fight on Saturday night.

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WSOF Canadian Champ Ryan Ford Relishes Oppo...

Oct 10, 20143 Comments5348 Views

A shift to George St-Pierre's Tristar Gym has reinvigorated Ryan Ford, who relishes the opportunity to fight Jake Shields at WSOF 14 on Saturday.

Luke Harris

In His Mid-30s, Luke Harris Knows It’...

Oct 10, 2014No Comments1108 Views

At 37 years of age, Luke Harris heads into WSOF 14 knowing that it's now or never to take his career to the next level.

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Bellator Champ Eduardo Dantas’ Strate...

Oct 10, 2014No Comments2161 Views

Bellator champ Eduardo Dantas knows exactly what to do to defeat Joe Warren: "stop his takedowns and beat him with lots of punches and kicks

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After Six Years on the Sidelines, Melanie L...

Oct 09, 2014No Comments1006 Views

Melanie Lacroix recently returned from a six-year hiatus, and she's all-in to see where her career takes her.

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Carl Deaton III Believes Change in Camps Pu...

Oct 09, 2014No Comments1950 Views

Having shifted camps to Alliance MMA, Carl Deaton III believes he now has the resources to lead him to a championship.

Michael Page

Michael ‘Venom’ Page Shoulders ...

Oct 09, 20141 Comment1736 Views

Ever since he made his debut in Bellator in early 2013, welterweight Michael “Venom” Page has had high expectations due to his explosive style.

Joe Warren

Joe Warren Believes He is the True Bellator...

Oct 09, 2014No Comments1784 Views

Bellator interim bantamweight champion Joe Warren believes there should be no interim before his name heading into his fight with Eduardo Dantas.

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Nobody is Turning the Lights Out on Jocelyn...

Oct 09, 2014No Comments1102 Views

As a TUF 20 alternate, Jocelyn "Lights Out" Lybarger has tremendous career aspirations, and no one is going to take that from her.

Marvin Blumer

After Several Near Misses, Marvin Blumer Pl...

Oct 08, 20141 Comment1731 Views

Following several near misses in his career, Marvin Blumer plans to blow the door wide open at RFA 19 on Friday night.

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Derrick Mehmen Believes Experience Gives Hi...

Oct 08, 2014No Comments1597 Views

Derrick Mehmen believes his wealth of experience gives him the edge in Saturday's WSOF 14 heavyweight title fight.

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Actor Frank Grillo Brings a Lifetime of Mar...

Oct 08, 2014No Comments3463 Views

Actor Frank Grillo brings a lifetime of martial arts experience to the new DirectTV Audience Network MMA-backdropped drama "Kingdom," which premieres Wednesday night.

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Eddie Jackson Looks to Keep Rolling Forward...

Oct 08, 2014No Comments1085 Views

Having recently returned from a year out of the cage, Eddie Jackson looks to keep moving forward at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 13 on Friday.

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Rebecca Ruth Knows RFA 19 Victory Could Put...

Oct 08, 2014No Comments1786 Views

Women’s 115-pound up-and-comer Rebecca Ruth is quickly establishing herself as a promising fighter, and knows a win at RFA 19 could put her on the

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Terrion Ware Heads into BAMMA USA Bout Beli...

Oct 07, 2014No Comments1978 Views

Bantamweight standout Terrion Ware heads into BAMMA USA: Badbeat 13 believing that the UFC may not be far behind.

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Why Did Abel Cullum Return to MMA? He Didn&...

Oct 06, 2014No Comments3265 Views

Following a three-year layoff, former King of the Cage flyweight champion Abel Cullum returned to MMA because he didn't want to be a "what if"

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New Series ‘Kingdom’ by Byron B...

Oct 05, 2014No Comments4499 Views

The latest series from writer/producer Byron Balasco sets TV drama in the mixed martial arts world.

Mitch Gagnon

Mitch Gagnon Not Overlooking Last-Minute UF...

Oct 04, 2014No Comments1511 Views

Mitch Gagnon was looking forward to taking another step up in competition, but he knows he can't overlook last-minute replacement Roman Salazar.

Super Fight League

Victor Henry Continues Breakout Year at Sat...

Oct 04, 2014No Comments1364 Views

Hoping to keep building on a banner year, Victory Henry is shooting for a title at Super Fight League's sold out American debut on Saturday

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Cory Vom Baur Sees Opportunity in Title Fig...

Oct 04, 2014No Comments1480 Views

Longtime CageSport standout Cory Vom Baur sees a huge opportunity fighting for bantamweight title in the sold out Super Fight League American debut.

Czar Sklavos

Czar Sklavos Eyes VTJ Tournament Championsh...

Oct 04, 2014No Comments685 Views

Heading into the VTJ flyweight tournament final, Czar Sklavos hopes to take the tourney title and possibly get noticed by the UFC.

Chad Laprise

Chad Laprise Feels the Weight of Expectatio...

Oct 03, 2014No Comments1568 Views

Having won TUF Nations, Chad Laprise realizes the expectations he carries into Saturday night's fight in Halifax.

Jeremy Osheim

MFC 41 is Jeremy Osheim’s Opportunity...

Oct 03, 2014No Comments1200 Views

While he might not be so well known at the moment, Colorado light-heavyweight Jeremy Osheim could change that with a win in his first MFC

Luigi Fioravanti

Luigi Fioravanti Not Happy with Year Off, b...

Oct 03, 2014No Comments1406 Views

Circumstances have led to Luigi Fioravanti having the past year off, but physically and mentally, he's now fresh for the Battlegrounds one-night tournament.