All posts by Mick Hammond

Strikeforce’s Gegard Mousasi: Olympic...

Apr 01, 2011Comments off234 Views

After having captured multiple titles in Dream and Strikeforce, along with a recent win over K-1 heavyweight champion Kyotaro, it doesn’t seem like there could

Strikeforce Challengers: Justin Wilcox Has ...

Apr 01, 2011Comments off167 Views

Strikeforce Challengers main eventer Justin Wilcox has his eyes on the prize... a world title. But first he'll have to get past Rodrigo Damm on

Aaron Rosa Not Impressed by Bobby Lashley, ...

Mar 31, 2011Comments off264 Views

Coming off of his victory over Abe Wagner at last week's Titan FC 17, Aaron Rosa says he's not overly impressed by main eventer Bobby

James Krause Plans More of the Same After 4...

Mar 31, 2011Comments off208 Views

After 41-second knockout of Nathan Schut, James Krause intends more of the same as he works his way back to the big leagues.

Strikeforce Challengers: Josh Thornburg Wan...

Mar 30, 2011Comments off258 Views

Josh Thornburg wants to follow in the footsteps of his teammates: the Diaz Brothers, Jake Shields, and Gilbert Melendez. He doesn't want a one-time shot

Strikeforce Challengers: James Terry Taking...

Mar 29, 2011Comments off183 Views

Cung Le welterweight James Terry is proving that he’s the kind of fighter that can face adversity and come out stronger on the other side.

M-1’s Evgeni Kogan on M-1 Challenge S...

Mar 25, 2011Comments off222 Views

M-1 Global Director of Operations Evgeni Kogan recently spoke to MMAWeekly.com about the debut of M-1 Challenge on Showtime, Zuffa's acquisition of Strikeforce, and Fedor

M-1 Champion Artiom Damkovsky Plans To Leav...

Mar 25, 2011Comments off109 Views

M-1 lightweight champion Artiom Damkovsky rebounded for a career year in 2010. He plans to build on it in 2011, starting with a breakout performance

Jose Figueroa Has Nothing But M-1 Champions...

Mar 24, 2011Comments off516 Views

For American Top Team fighter Jose Figueroa, he can see nothing else but taking home the M-1 lightweight championship on Friday night.

TUF Lessons Learned, Vinny Magalhaes Prepar...

Mar 23, 2011Comments off207 Views

Vinny Magalhaes' time on "The Ultimate Fighter" didn't go at all as anticipated. Having learned some TUF lessons in the UFC, Magalhaes has turned things

UFC 128 Victory Puts Mike Pyle Back In The ...

Mar 23, 2011Comments off170 Views

It's taken Mike Pyle a little time to get the UFC jitters out of his system, but he feels he's done so and is ready

Not Worried About Collecting Titles, Magome...

Mar 23, 2011Comments off145 Views

Magomed “White Wolf” Sultanakhmedov isn't a belt collector, but he'd be more than happy to take home the M-1 middleweight championship for beating Tyson Jeffries

Tyson Jeffries Gunning for Vacant M-1 Middl...

Mar 22, 2011Comments off152 Views

Team Quest fighter Tyson Jeffries feels he has finally got his career on track. He'll get the chance to prove it at Friday's M-1 Challenge

All Grown Up, Ian Loveland Expects Tough Fi...

Mar 15, 2011Comments off195 Views

Ian Loveland struggled through his younger days as a fighter. He's all grown up now, looking to get past Joseph Benavidez at UFC 128 on

Kurt Pellegrino at UFC Fight Night 12

Kurt Pellegrino Has a Tip for Gleison Tibau...

Mar 14, 2011Comments off249 Views

Kurt Pellegrino has a tip for his UFC 128 opponent, Gleison Tibau, "Don't watch my last fight, that will not help you... that fight is

Gina Carano In Re-Shoots for Haywire, Is a ...

Mar 11, 2011Comments off318 Views

Gina Carano, tentatively on tap for a June 18 return to Strikeforce, was called in recently for re-shoots on the movie "Haywire." Will it take

MFC 29 Takes Shape With Two Title Bouts and...

Mar 10, 2011Comments off136 Views

Maximum Fighting Championship recently announced several fights for its upcoming MFC 29: Conquer on April 8, including two title bouts and UFC veterans Drew Fickett

Jay Hieron Using Bellator Tournament To Sho...

Mar 10, 2011Comments off119 Views

Mired in contract negotiations and other career distractions, Jay Hieron returned at Bellator 35 last weekend with a first-round submission. He tells MMAWeekly.com that he's

So Far, Jorge Gurgel Living Up To New Year&...

Mar 09, 2011Comments off201 Views

Jorge Gurgel and his wife, the former Zoila Frausto, made New Year's resolution for this year. So far, Gurgel has lived up to what he

Zoila Gurgel Kicks Off 2011 With a Victory,...

Mar 09, 2011Comments off203 Views

Bellator champion Zoila Gurgel (formerly Zoila Frausto) kicked off 2011 with a victory and a new name, but unfortunately, also with a broken hand.

Roger Bowling Headed Back To The Winning Tr...

Mar 05, 2011Comments off204 Views

Coming off of the first loss of his career has fired Roger Bowling up. He'll attempt to get back on track in the top preliminary

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Strikeforce: Marloes Coenen Finds Tate̵...

Mar 04, 2011Comments off527 Views

Strikeforce women's welterweight champion Marloes Coenen questions original opponent Meisha Tate's injury, but is prepared for her stand-in, Liz Carmouche.

UFC On Versus 3: Alessio Sakara About The F...

Mar 03, 2011Comments off331 Views

Alessio Sakara faced numerous obstacles outside the Octagon in 2010. Renewed, he intends to move onward and upward in 2011, starting with Thursday's UFC on

UFC On Versus 3: Rousimar Palhares Confiden...

Mar 01, 2011Comments off175 Views

Rousimar Palhares returns to the Octagon at Thursday's UFC On Versus 3 against Dave Branch. It's his first fight since a loss to Nate Marquardt

Ryan Jimmo Captures MFC Title, “Only ...

Mar 01, 2011Comments off125 Views

After a long period of time when he was the proverbial next in line, Canadian light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo has stepped to the front of

The Voice Waxes On The Dire State Of Japane...

Feb 25, 2011Comments off134 Views

MMAWeekly.com recently caught up with HDNet broadcaster Michael "The Voice" Schiavello to discuss the ever-changing world of MMA and what he has in store for

MFC 28: Dwayne Lewis, “No Way I’...

Feb 25, 2011Comments off221 Views

He's either gonna look really good or really bad, but Dwayne Lewis doesn't plan on letting his fight with MFC light heavyweight champion Ryan Jimmo

Drew Fickett Gets New Opponent For MFC 28, ...

Feb 21, 2011Comments off127 Views

After a disastrous 2009 in which he went winless in four fights, former UFC fighter Drew Fickett rebounded last year by going undefeated, finishing all

UFC Vet Alvin Robinson Ready To Roll Into F...

Feb 20, 2011Comments off313 Views

UFC veteran Alvin Robinson has overcome several obstacles heading into Friday's Fight To Win "Mortal Combat" main event, believing he is ready to make a

Strikeforce: Lyle Beerbohm Riding High On C...

Feb 18, 2011Comments off134 Views

Running his record to a spotless 15-0, Lyle Beerbohm is riding a wave of confidence heading into his Strikeforce Challengers 14 headline bout against Pat