All posts by Mick Hammond

Boston Salmon Off to a Booming Start as a P...

Nov 06, 2014NoNo Comments2010 Views

After a brief, but successful, amateur career, featherweight prospect Boston Salmon has started off his pro career in 2014 in strong fashion.

Cody Mumma Finally Making His Way to the Bi...

Nov 06, 2014NoNo Comments2001 Views

Following a slow build-up, Cody Mumma climbs into the RFA Octagon on Friday night ready to shift gears into the fast lane.

Bojan Velickovic Left Serbia to Pursue His ...

Nov 05, 2014NoNo Comments3015 Views

Bojan Velickovic left everything behind in his home country of Serbia – family and friends included – to pursue his MMA dreams in America.

Gilbert Smith

Gilbert Smith Believes RFA 20 Victory Would...

Nov 05, 2014NoNo Comments2334 Views

Gilbert Smith is already a veteran of some of the biggest promotions in American MMA, and he's got his sights set on returning to the

Jarred Mercado

Jarred Mercado Looks to Continue Strong Yea...

Nov 04, 2014NoNo Comments1800 Views

It’s been a very good year so far for Colorado prospect Jarred “Shutout” Mercado, and he aims to keep it going with an RFA championship

Alan Jouban

After Making a Splash in His Debut, Alan Jo...

Nov 03, 2014NoNo Comments2468 Views

Alan Jouban was nothing short of spectacular in his UFC debut. He intends to be just as good at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 56 in

Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera Sees CFFC Championship as Nex...

Nov 01, 2014NoNo Comments2247 Views

Like most fighters, Jimmie Rivera wants to make it to the UFC. That's a large part of his motivation heading into Saturday's CFFC title fight.

Jonavin Webb

CFFC Champ Jonavin Webb Stays Fresh by Chal...

Oct 31, 2014NoNo Comments1936 Views

CFFC champion Jonavin Webb stays fresh not by worrying about the defense of his belt, but by seeing it as a new championship challenge every

Kenny Garner Heads into Titan FC 31 Aiming ...

Oct 31, 2014NoNo Comments1685 Views

Kenny Garner is playing a game of career chess, and he believes his Titan FC 31 opponent is giving him a rather large target to

Steve Montgomery Stepping into Titan FC Cha...

Oct 30, 2014NoNo Comments1429 Views

Steve Montgomery steps into Friday's Titan FC 31 bout searching for a victory and hoping to catch the UFC's eye.

Mike Ricci

A Rougher, Meaner Mike Ricci Takes Aim at Y...

Oct 30, 2014NoNo Comments1761 Views

Following his UFC tenure, Mike Ricci has reinvented himself with a tougher, meaner mentality. He carries that into Friday's Titan FC title fight.

Scott Barrett

Scott Barrett Ignores Intercamp Rivalry Hea...

Oct 29, 2014NoNo Comments1832 Views

Scott Barrett ignores intercamp rivalry between the Blackzilians and American Top Team heading into Titan FC 31 heavyweight showdown.

Desmond Green

Move to GSP’s Gym Prepares Desmond Gr...

Oct 28, 2014NoNo Comments1997 Views

A move to George St-Pierre's TriStar Gym in Montreal helped prepare Desmond Green for his Titan FC debut and a fresh start in his career.

Lyman Good

Lyman Good Ready, Excited to Fight for CFFC...

Oct 28, 2014NoNo Comments2144 Views

Former Bellator champ Lyman Good ready, excited to face undefeated Jonavin Webb for CFFC welterweight championship.

Bobby Lashley

TNA Star Bobby Lashley Already Eyeballing B...

Oct 24, 2014NoNo Comments2864 Views

After years of bouncing around and splitting time between MMA and pro wrestling, Bobby Lashley has found a home with Bellator, and now he's targeting

Emanuel Newton

The Universe Directs Emanuel Newton as He H...

Oct 23, 2014NoNo Comments2577 Views

For Emanuel Newton, the universe makes the decisions, he just steps into the cage and fights.

Paul Bradley

Paul Bradley Shooting for More Than a Roste...

Oct 17, 2014NoNo Comments2395 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

Cody East Eyeing Legacy FC Championship The...

Oct 17, 2014NoNo Comments3048 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

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

Oct 17, 2014NoNo Comments2307 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, 2014NoNo Comments2209 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, 2014NoNo Comments2619 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, 2014NoNo Comments6961 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

Smealinho Rama Believes He’s Too Much...

Oct 11, 2014NoNo Comments2663 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.

WSOF Canadian Champ Ryan Ford Relishes Oppo...

Oct 10, 2014NoNo Comments6822 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, 2014NoNo Comments2309 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.

Eduardo Dantas-Bellator

Bellator Champ Eduardo Dantas’ Strate...

Oct 10, 2014NoNo Comments3307 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

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

Oct 09, 2014NoNo Comments2371 Views

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

Carl Deaton III Believes Change in Camps Pu...

Oct 09, 2014NoNo Comments3452 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, 2014NoNo Comments4576 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, 2014NoNo Comments3110 Views

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