All posts by Mick Hammond

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Ryan Thomas Poised for Rematch at XFC 25, W...

Sep 06, 2013Comments off1112 Views

Although his original opponent appears to have flaked out on him, Ryan Thomas is Poised for a Rematch with Rocky France at XFC 25, and

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XFC Standout Joby Sanchez Has Eric Moell in...

Sep 05, 2013Comments off1027 Views

XFC standout Joby Sanchez has Eric Moell in front of him on Friday night, but has his sights set on featherweight domination.

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Return to MMA Could Land Farkhad Sharipov i...

Sep 05, 2013Comments off852 Views

Bellator veteran Farkhad Sharipov returns to MMA at Friday's XFC 25, hoping to earn a shot at the promotion's featherweight title.

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XFC 25 Fighter Stephanie Eggink: “She...

Sep 03, 2013Comments off1770 Views

Stephanie Eggink finally gets her shot at Angela Magana at XFC 25 on Friday. Not only that, but the 115-pound title is on the line.

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XFC’s Ricky Rainey Knows There Are No...

Sep 02, 2013Comments off871 Views

XFC welterweight Ricky “Sniper” Rainey knows there are no easy fights, and he doesn't want any easy fights. He wants to show what he's made

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After Capturing KOTC Title, Josh Paiva Goes...

Sep 02, 2013Comments off1413 Views

What does Josh Paiva do after capturing the KOTC junior flyweight championship? He goes back to his day job... as a nuclear plant inspector.

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Successful in His Light Heavyweight Debut, ...

Sep 01, 2013Comments off1048 Views

After 16 years and nearly 50 fights in MMA, former UFC heavyweight title contender Paul Buentello decided the time was now or never to make

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Climbing the Ladder, CageSport’s Just...

Aug 24, 2013Comments off827 Views

Sporting and undefeated record, CageSport's Dustin Harrington believes it's time that he got that "blood and guts fight" that will really test him.

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CageSport Champion Anthony Hamilton Ready t...

Aug 24, 2013Comments off844 Views

Anthony Hamilton returns to defend his heavyweight belt at CageSport 26 unafraid to throw down with anyone.

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CageSports 26 the Next Stepping-Stone to Re...

Aug 23, 2013Comments off798 Views

Hoping to fight his way into the UFC, Josh Rettinghouse sees CageSport 26 as the next stepping-stone.

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UFC Vet Charlie Brenneman Looks to Continue...

Aug 17, 2013Comments off719 Views

Following his UFC release, Charlie Brenneman made the drop to lightweight and has reaped the rewards with three consecutive victories. He hopes to keep that

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After Getting a Mulligan on His Last Fight,...

Aug 17, 2013Comments off1464 Views

After getting a do-over due to his last opponent's positive drug test, Aung La N Sang is trying to get back on track to a

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No Rest for the Wicked… Or for CFFC W...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off905 Views

Although he's eyeng a short break for the first time in months following Saturday night's title defense, CFFC welterweight champion George Sullivan has been running

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John Howard Wants the UFC to Know that He&#...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off1179 Views

John "Doomsday" Howard is back at middleweight and back in the UFC. He intends to let everyone know that this time, he's here to stay.

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Casey Ryan Ready to Put His Skills on Displ...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off966 Views

Undefeated middleweight prospect Casey Ryan believes Friday night's RFA 9 is the perfect platform to put his skills on display for those that don't know

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Pedro Munhoz Sees Defeating Jeff Curran and...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off882 Views

Pedro Munhoz has high hopes of winning an RFA championship on Friday night. "If I can win this title, I think a lot of things

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RFA Featherweight Jordan Rinaldi Believes C...

Aug 15, 2013Comments off838 Views

RFA featherweight up-and-comer Jordan Rinaldi is in a new camp that has him feeling confident heading into his RFA 9 fight with Brian Ortega on

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Welterweight Prospect Alan Jouban Sees RFA ...

Aug 14, 2013Comments off1223 Views

Alan Jouban recently got back on the horse following a yearlong layoff, and he doesn't intend to slow down at RFA 9 on Friday.

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Jeff Curran Sets UFC Ambitions Aside, Focus...

Aug 13, 2013Comments off686 Views

Jeff Curran has long yearned to return to the UFC, but he's set those ambitions aside to put his focus on fighting Pedro Munhoz for

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Bubba Bush Hopes Winning Legacy FC Belt is ...

Aug 12, 2013Comments off694 Views

Newly crowned Legacy FC middleweight champion Bubba Bush hopes that winning the title proves to be a launching point to the next level in his

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For Dave Huckaba, WSOF President Ray Sefo i...

Aug 10, 2013Comments off1120 Views

Dave Huckaba knows he's a couple steps away from a title shot, but defeating company president Ray Sefo sure would be a big first step

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Ray Sefo on Dave Huckaba at WSOF 4: “...

Aug 10, 2013Comments off1015 Views

WSOF president Ray Sefo is 99.9 percent sure Saturday's fight with Dave Huckaba will be his last, but same as always, the game plan is

Jesse Newell

Jesse Newell is Back and Intends to Continu...

Aug 09, 2013Comments off966 Views

Jesse NewellFollowing a year away from MMA, featherweight prospect Jesse “Powder” Newell returned to fighting this past May with an impressive 40-second knockout of Richard

Keon Caldwell Sees WSOF 4 Opponent Nick New...

Aug 09, 2013Comments off880 Views

Putting disappointment of TUF 13 behind him, Keon Caldwell sees WSOF 4 opponent as just another opponent, but sees opportunity and fireworks in the match-up.

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Angel DeAnda Ready to Topple Tyrone Spong a...

Aug 07, 2013Comments off1362 Views

Angel DeAnda may not be as established on the world stage as his WSOF 4 opponent, Tyrone Spong, but he believes big things are ahead

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Nick Newell Puts Controversy Behind Him, Mo...

Aug 06, 2013Comments off1273 Views

While the first half of 2013 was at times chaotic for lightweight up-and-comer “Notorious” Nick Newell, he’s ready to get back to the business of

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Following Some Down Times and Soul Searchin...

Aug 05, 2013Comments off1225 Views

After a strong start in his first three years in the UFC, Tyson Griffin struggled in his last two years with the promotion, but after

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Trying to Avoid Gym Politics, Nate Marquard...

Jul 25, 2013Comments off3704 Views

Some of Colorado’s top fighters such as Cat Zingano, Brandon Thatch, and Nate Marquardt recently joined with TUF 16 Team Carwin coach Liester Bowling to

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Former TUF Fighter Clay Harvison Taking MMA...

Jul 19, 2013Comments off1275 Views

Former Ultimate Fighter cast member Clay Harvison still has goals to accomplish in mixed martial arts, but with a family and school in his life,

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The UFC is His Home, but Leonard Garcia Loo...

Jul 19, 2013Comments off706 Views

The UFC is his home, and he plans to return to the Octagon one day, but for now, Leonard Garcia is looking to take over