All posts by Mick Hammond

Fernando Gonzalez - Bellator

Fernando Gonzalez: Michael Page’s Sty...

Nov 16, 2016No Comments466 Views

Fernando Gonzalez isn't as mesmerized as others by Michael "Venom" Page. Gonzalez feels it's a rerun of things he's seen before.

Angela Hill

Angela Hill on First Invicta FC Title Defen...

Nov 15, 20163 Comments574 Views

For her first title defense, Angela Hill will take on Kaline Medeiros in a 115-pound championship co-main event at Invicta 20.

Keri Melendez

Keri Melendez Carries the Weight of Expecta...

Nov 15, 2016No Comments730 Views

It’s safe to say that over the past year, few fighters have had the level of expectations placed upon them that Keri Melendez has.

Dana White - UFC 178

Dana White: It’s Never Been About the...

Nov 15, 20166 Comments902 Views

When the UFC was sold, many wondered if company president Dana White would walk away. He says it was never a consideration.

Tonya Evinger

Tonya Evinger: ‘I’m the Invicta...

Nov 14, 20161 Comment589 Views

There’s not much over the course of her 10-year mixed martial arts career that current Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger hasn’t encountered.

Georgi Karakhanyan

Georgi Karakhanyan Plans Move to Lightweigh...

Nov 10, 2016No Comments450 Views

Following his Bellator 164 bout in Israel, Georgi Karakhanyan plans to leave featherweight behind and make the move to lightweight for some pivotal bouts.

Douglas Lima

Douglas Lima Just Wants to Get His Belt Bac...

Nov 08, 20161 Comment523 Views

Douglas Lima doesn't care about revenge. He just wants to get his Bellator belt back, and then he wants to fight Rory MacDonald.

Former Pro Wrestler David Cash Makes MMA De...

Nov 05, 20161 Comment506 Views

Under the Kid Kash moniker, David Cash professionally wrestled for many of the top organizations in the world, with stints in ECW, WCW, TNA and

Charlie Alexander Ready for Pro Debut at Va...

Nov 04, 2016No Comments289 Views

Charlie Alexander's extensive amateur experience has him confident heading into his pro debut against Damir Ferhatbegovic at Valor Fights 38 on Saturday.

Tyrell Fortune

Tyrell Fortune Out to Show That He’s ...

Nov 04, 20161 Comment486 Views

Wrestling standout Tyrell Fortune will make his MMA debut on Friday at Bellator 163 against fellow pro newcomer Cody Miskell.

Damir Ferhatbegovic Has Big Things in Mind ...

Nov 03, 2016No Comments405 Views

Damir Ferhatbegovic (2-0) will look to pick up his third straight win to start off his pro career when he takes on Charlie Alexander (0-0)

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson Says He’s Going to ...

Nov 03, 20161 Comment508 Views

For his fight on Friday, Derek Anderson is sure that his 170-pound main card bout against Paul Daley won’t go to decision.

Alberto El Presidente Takes Combate America...

Nov 01, 20161 Comment814 Views

Alberto El Presidente has taken the reins at Combate Americas as the company revealed a television deal with TV Azteca.

Alliance MMA on NASDAQ

Rob Haydak Details Alliance MMA, Indicates ...

Oct 31, 2016No Comments701 Views

It’s not only fighters, but companies that have to do something unique to stand out in MMA. Alliance MMA thinks it has the answer.

Ed Ruth - Penn St Wrestling

NCAA Champ Ed Ruth Excitedly Anticipating H...

Oct 31, 2016No Comments802 Views

For three-time NCAA wrestling champion Ed Ruth, making the transition to MMA has gone just about as well as he could have anticipated.

Marloes Coenen-Strikeforce Ohio

Marloes Coenen Looking to Redeem Herself at...

Oct 30, 2016No Comments1030 Views

Former Strikeforce champion Marloes Coenen is looking to redeem herself at Friday's Bellator 163. Then she's taking aim at a Bellator belt.

RFA 40 - Chase Waldon

Chase Waldon Predicts Quick Finish in RFA T...

Oct 27, 2016No Comments479 Views

Chase Waldon has earned a main event slot at RFA 45 in a 185-pound title bout against fellow hot-streaking Gerald Meerschaert.

Countless Thousands - Danger Van Gorder far right

Danger Van Gorder: Punk Rock Comes to MMA&#...

Oct 26, 2016Comments off495 Views

While people may know Danger Van Gorder as the vocalist/guitarist for rock band Countless Thousands, he recently stepped up to defend MMA.

Bobby Lee Not Concerned with RFA 45 Opponen...

Oct 25, 2016Comments off415 Views

Bobby Lee will look to keep his undefeated record intact when he takes on unbeaten Damion Sheehan in a main card 155-pound bout at RFA

Tim Kennedy

Tim Kennedy: Rashad Evans Doesn’t Wan...

Oct 23, 2016Comments off667 Views

Having formerly been teammates with Rashad Evans, Tim Kennedy believes he has some distinct advantages in their UFC 205 bout.

Joey Pierotti

Joey Pierotti Puts Undefeated Record on the...

Oct 22, 2016Comments off378 Views

Though much of his time is devoted to being a firefighter, welterweight up-and-comer Joey Pierotti is undefeated. He puts his 0 on the line on

Ky Hollenbeck Expecting a Grind at Lion Fig...

Oct 21, 2016Comments off538 Views

With his three wins in the company, Hollenbeck will take on Malaipet Sasiprapa in a middleweight main event championship fight at Lion Fight 32 on

Hisaki Kato

Hisaki Kato Not Worried About AJ Matthews a...

Oct 20, 2016Comments off558 Views

Hisaki Kato seeks to keep his winning ways going when he faces AJ Matthews in a main card 185-pound bout at Bellator 162 on Friday

Lion Fight CEO Scott Kent: ‘MMA Has C...

Oct 19, 2016Comments off680 Views

Over the course of the past couple years, the Las Vegas-based Lion Fight promotion has steadily built itself into one of the premier Muay Thai

Chase Gormley On Pressure-Filled Bellator 1...

Oct 19, 2016Comments off547 Views

Chase Gormley looks to have a better showing when he faces Bobby Brents in a main card heavyweight bout at Bellator 162 on Friday.

Ryan Couture

Ryan Couture Excited for Bellator 162 Grapp...

Oct 18, 2016Comments off707 Views

Ryan Couture is hoping to get back on track at Bellator 162, but he's also excited for the potential grappling challenge in front of him.

Julia Budd

Julia Budd Out to Prove She Deserves Bellat...

Oct 17, 2016Comments off759 Views

Julia Budd spent much of 2016 sidelined due to injury. She returns on Friday to remind everyone that she deserves a Bellator belt.

Kendall Grove - UFC 116

Kendall Grove Has Found His Balance as a To...

Oct 16, 2016Comments off683 Views

After 13 years of fighting, Kendall Groves believes he's finally found his balance as a top-tier fighter. But don't wreck it by talking titles.

VFC 3 Events in 30 Days

Victory CEO Says 3 Events in 30 Days is Jus...

Oct 16, 2016Comments off304 Views

Victory FC is heading into its busiest stretch yet with 3 events in 30 days, but company CEO Ryan Stoddard has even bigger plans.

Gustavo Lopez - Combate Americas

Gustavo Lopez Expects to Dominate John Cast...

Oct 14, 2016Comments off461 Views

Gustavo Lopez looks to ride his wave of success to his first major MMA title when he takes on John Castaneda for the inaugural Combate