All posts by Mick Hammond

Following Failed Bid on The Ultimate Fighte...

Mar 25, 2014Comments off1232 Views

After a disappointing experience on The Ultimate Fighter 18, bantamweight “The Real Deal” Chris Beal has healed his broken hand and is ready to return

After Nearly Passing on a Big Opportunity, ...

Mar 24, 2014Comments off1249 Views

Josh Rettinghouse missed out on being selected for The Ultimate Fighter, but after nearly turning down his initial WSOF opportunity, he now finds himself in

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Terrion Ware Has BAMMA USA Title and a Trip...

Mar 24, 2014Comments off1331 Views

Terrion Ware has a shot at the BAMMA USA bantamweight belt on Friday, and if he wins that, he believes that a trip up to

Tyler Stinson

Tyler Stinson’s Goal is World Series ...

Mar 22, 2014Comments off909 Views

Tyler Stinson's goal is to put a World Series of Fighting title on the mantle next to roommate Justin Gaethje's, but until that opportunity arises,

Shane Howell

For Shane Howell, Fighting Leonard Garcia a...

Mar 21, 2014Comments off1316 Views

For Shane Howell, he truly fights for the fun of it. He doesn't rely on it as his main source of income. So for Howell,

Emanuel Newton Sees Winning Bellator Champi...

Mar 21, 2014Comments off1397 Views

For Emanuel Newton, unifying the Bellator light heavyweight championship means much more to him than just helping himself.

For Leonard Garcia It’s No Longer Eno...

Mar 20, 2014Comments off1133 Views

It used to be enough for Leonard Garcia to put on an exciting fight. Now, the Legacy FC featherweight champion, he wants to not only

After Falling Short in 2013, David Rickels ...

Mar 20, 2014Comments off1144 Views

David Rickels was unable to capture the Bellator lightweight championship in 2013, but he's ready to make another run-up through the Season 10 tournament to

Myron Dennis

Myron Dennis Hopes Victory Over Paul Buente...

Mar 19, 2014Comments off1393 Views

Myron Dennis' career is on track with back-to-back victories in 2013, but he's hoping a victory over UFC veteran Paul Buentello at Friday's Legacy FC

Paul Buentello Heads into Legacy FC 29 with...

Mar 19, 2014Comments off2494 Views

Formerly a heavyweight, Paul Buentello heads into Friday's Legacy FC 29 in a new weight class with an eye towards earning another run in the

Daniel Straus Still Has a Lot to Prove, Eve...

Mar 12, 2014Comments off1213 Views

Yes, Daniel Straus currently has the Bellator featherweight belt wrapped around his waist, but he still feels there is much to prove to the naysayers.

Pat Curran Nearly Quit After Losing His Tit...

Mar 12, 2014Comments off1525 Views

When former featherweight champion Pat Curran lost his title, he considered retirement. With the help of his cousin, he refocused and is ready to try

BJ Kojima

BJ Kojima Believes He’ll Best Andrew ...

Mar 11, 2014Comments off1257 Views

BJ Kojima believes Friday's ONE FC: War of Nations bout with Andrew Leone is just the next step along his path to the flyweight championship.

Yasuhiro Urushitani

Yasuhiro Urushitani Heads into ONE FC: War ...

Mar 10, 2014Comments off1059 Views

After a disappointing run in the UFC, Yasuhiro Urushitano has rebounded and, heading into Friday's ONE FC: War of Nations, has his sights set on

On a Four-Fight Winning Streak, KOTC Champ ...

Mar 09, 2014Comments off1280 Views

King of the Cage champ Frankie Saenz is on a four-fight winning streak and believes this should be his year to get a call up

Amanda Bobby Cooper

Amanda “Bobby” Cooper Wins Pro ...

Mar 09, 2014Comments off2205 Views

After three years on the amateur MMA circuit, Michigan 125-pound standout “ABC” Amanda Bobby Cooper finally made her successful pro debut, and now looks forward

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Anthony Leone’s Game Plan to Win Bell...

Mar 07, 2014Comments off1138 Views

Anthony Leone's game plan to defeat Eduardo Dantas and capture the Bellator bantamweight belt is simple... just win every second of the fight.

Dan Moret

Dan Moret Hoping an RFA 13 Victory Puts Him...

Mar 06, 2014Comments off1232 Views

Off to a great start both in his amateur and professional career, Dan Moret hopes a victory at Friday's RFA 13 would propel him into

Luke Sanders

Undefeated Featherweight Prospect Luke Sand...

Mar 05, 2014Comments off1313 Views

Undefeated featherweight prospect Luke Sanders looks to take the next step in his career at RFA 13 on Friday, when he faces Dan Moret.

Andrew Sanchez

Andrew Sanchez Has RFA Championship in Mind...

Mar 04, 2014Comments off1602 Views

Like any fighter, Andrew Sanchez has his sights set on becoming a champion, but for now, he's laser focused on Miles Marshall at RFA 13

Miles Marshall

Miles Marshall Hoping to Live Up to “...

Mar 04, 2014Comments off1461 Views

Miles Marshall has an extensive amateur background to bolster a strong start to his pro career, but he's got a lot to live up to

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For RFA 13’s Dakota Cochrane, Friday ...

Mar 03, 2014Comments off830 Views

Inconsistency has plagued lightweight Dakota Cochrane recently, and 2013 was no exception, but starting with Friday's RFA 13, Cochrane plans on winning five fights in

Joshua Aveles

King of the Cage Belt Back Around His Waist...

Mar 03, 2014Comments off1240 Views

With the King of the Cage welterweight championship belt once again wrapped around his waist, Joshua Aveles is ready to knock some doors down.

Anthony Birchak

Anthony Birchak Creates MFC Championship Ri...

Mar 03, 2014Comments off3265 Views

His MFC title belt may some day have to go back, but bantamweight champion Anthony Birchak now has a championship ring that is his forever,

The Flame Still Burns: UFC Vet Jorge Gurgel...

Feb 28, 2014Comments off1711 Views

Having fought just once in the past couple years, former UFC and Strikeforce veteran Jorge Gurgel recognized that something was missing. He still needed to

Bellator 64 Mike Richman vs Chris Horodecki

After Two Near Misses, Mike Richman Hopes B...

Feb 28, 2014Comments off1016 Views

After two near misses in past seasons, Mike Richman returns at Bellator 110 to start his campaign to win the promotion's Season 10 featherweight tournament.

Matt Bessette

Matt Bessette Excited to Fight Diego Nunes ...

Feb 27, 2014Comments off1504 Views

Four straight wins have Connecticut native Matt “Mangler” Bessette riding high into this season’s Bellator featherweight tournament, ready to challenge UFC veteran Diego Nunes.

Kevin Croom

Kevin Croom Looks to Add to Eight-Fight Win...

Feb 24, 2014Comments off1113 Views

Kevin Croom looks to add to his current eight-fight winning streak when he faces Bryan Goldsby at Titan FC 27.

Matt Lozano

Priorities in Place, Matt Lozano Rekindles ...

Feb 21, 2014Comments off1201 Views

After suffering the first loss of his career last year and having put his personal priorities in order, Matt Lozano returns at Friday's Legacy FC

Hunter Tucker

Hunter Tucker’s Lesson Learned: ̶...

Feb 18, 2014Comments off1799 Views

Heading into his next Legacy FC fight, Hunter Tucker has learned a very important lesson: once you disrespect the game, the game disrespects you.