All posts by Mick Hammond

Houston Alexander

Can Houston Alexander Break Gilbert Yvel?

Mar 24, 2012Comments off540 Views

Ready to open the door if the UFC comes knocking, Houston Alexander first has plans to try and break UFC and Pride veteran Gilbert Yvel

Enson Inoue

Enson Inoue’s Update on Japan Tragedy...

Mar 18, 2012Comments off418 Views

Japanese MMA veteran Enson Inoue has been on a mission to help since the devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami last year in Japan. He recently

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If You’re a Lightweight, John Alessio...

Mar 16, 2012Comments off297 Views

With back-to-back victories under his belt, John Alessio is assimilating well at lightweight, and if you're in his way, he's coming for you!

Josh Hill The Score

Bantamweight Upstart Josh Hill Ready for Ch...

Mar 16, 2012Comments off587 Views

Following a strong 2011, Canadian bantamweight prospect Josh Hill plans to continue the momentum, beginning with Score Fighting Series 4 on Friday night.

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At 36 and Reaching his Peak, Forrest Petz N...

Mar 11, 2012Comments off283 Views

At 36-years-old, former UFC welterweight Forrest Petz feels that he’s reaching his peak, if his most recent performances are any evidence of such.

Ryan Couture

Latest Win Proves Ryan Couture is His Own M...

Mar 10, 2012Comments off379 Views

Knowing he'd be compared to his more famous father, Ryan Couture proved with his latest Strikeforce victory that he's got the tools to stand on

Lumumba Sayers Strikeforce

Big Win Doesn’t Blind Lumumba Sayers

Mar 08, 2012Comments off260 Views

Despite a big win over UFC veteran Scott Smith at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey, Lumumba Sayers isn't being fooled into believing that his ship has

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Not Pleased with Recent Performance, Roger ...

Mar 08, 2012Comments off637 Views

Roger Bowling wasn't all that pleased with his performance at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey, but he's already got plans to shake things up in 2012

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MMA Life: Supercross and MMA are a Lot Alik...

Mar 07, 2012Comments off1355 Views

On the surface, AMA Supercross and mixed martial arts may not seem all that similar, but ask rider Ivan Tedesco, they're more similar than you

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Lumumba Sayers: A 15-Year Overnight Success

Mar 03, 2012Comments off361 Views

It's take all of 15 years for Lumumba Sayers to become an overnight success.

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Pat Healy is Running… Straight Toward...

Mar 02, 2012Comments off265 Views

Pat Healy always has a goal of going undefeated, but he's ready to parlay that goal into a bigger one... a title shot!

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Jorge Santiago Puts Excitement Back in His ...

Mar 01, 2012Comments off235 Views

Having stumbled through his past couple of fights, Jorge Santiago is back and ready to put excitement back into his game plan.

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For Joe Wilk It’s Submission or Bust ...

Mar 01, 2012Comments off329 Views

Many fighters won't reveal their game plan prior to a fight. Not so for Joe Wilk. For him, it's submission or bust.

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Justin Salas: ‘I’m at Where I&#...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off315 Views

Justin Salas, who made his Octagon debut at UFC on Fuel TV 1, is exactly where he expected to be... in the UFC, sitting atop

Joe Ellenberger

Being Back Isn’t Enough, Ellenberger ...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off321 Views

Returning from a two-year absence due to a rare blood disorder, Joe Ellenberger isn't satisfied with just being back. Now he's shooting for the top

Caros Fodor

Caros Fodor’s Focus Shifts From Winni...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off295 Views

Caros Fodor had a great year in 2011, but now he's shifted his goals from just winning to winning a Strikeforce championship.

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Strikeforce’s Scott Smith, ‘Thi...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off395 Views

Scott Smith has been on a rough road of late, but he's not about to let Lumumba Sayers end his career at Strikeforce: Tate vs.

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UFC 144 Japan: Palaszewski Sees Hioki as St...

Feb 20, 2012Comments off293 Views

Bart Palaszewski sees his UFC 144 Japan fight against Hatsu Hioki as an opportunity to crack into the upper echelon of the featherweight division.

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Growth is Name of the Game for Titan FC in ...

Feb 19, 2012Comments off281 Views

While 2011 set the baseline for Titan FC, company CEO Joe Kelly says that growth, both for the promotion and its fighters, is the name

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Chris Cariaso Looking to UFC 144 Japan to E...

Feb 18, 2012Comments off496 Views

Chris Cariaso has ridden a roller coaster during his time fighting for Zuffa. With Takeya Mizugaki, he's looking to get his first back-to-back wins in

Jay Silva Tapology

Jay Silva Sees Kendall Grove as the Next St...

Feb 16, 2012Comments off419 Views

Jay Silva stumbled through his stint in the UFC, but he plans on returning to the Octagon and Kendall Grove, at SCC 4, is just

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SCC Belt Has Meaning for John Gunderson

Feb 16, 2012Comments off618 Views

John Gunderson had a rough year in 2011, but he's in a battle for the SCC belt on Thursday night, and that means something to

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Kendall Grove Going Back to the Love of ...

Feb 16, 2012Comments off294 Views

Having turned fighting into a job, Kendall Grove is back to headline SCC 4 on Thursday night, and he's back to his love of "punching

Justin Buchholz

Justin Buchholz Believes John Gunderson Wil...

Feb 15, 2012Comments off456 Views

His lack of self confidence behind him, Justin Buchholz believes he will break John Gunderson and take home the SCC lightweight title on Friday night.

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TUF 7’s Jesse Taylor Goes Guns Blazin...

Feb 13, 2012Comments off466 Views

Believing he should be in the SCC 4 main event, TUF 7 alum Jesse Taylor has guns blazing, shooting to take the respect he deserves.

Heath Herring

MMA Life: Heath Herring Turns from MMA to P...

Feb 12, 2012Comments off1549 Views

While he’s not been active on the fight scene for the last couple years, former Pride/UFC heavyweight Heath Herring has remained busy with a different

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G4’s Blair Herter Breaks Down UFC Und...

Feb 12, 2012Comments off820 Views

G4's Blair Herter checks in on the new UFC Undisputed 3 video game, slated for release on Valentine's Day.

Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez

Bellator Champ Michael Chandler’s Ups...

Feb 11, 2012Comments off332 Views

There were a lot of doubters when Michael Chandler challenged Eddie Alvarez, but the new Bellator champ never questioned that he would win the tournament

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Quadros and Rutten Back in Pride Mode

Feb 11, 2012Comments off428 Views

One of the most highly anticipated new features in THQ’s upcoming UFC Undisputed 3 is the addition of Pride FC mode, which includes commentary from

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Bas Rutten Glad to be Back as Pride Comment...

Feb 09, 2012Comments off813 Views

Nearly five years after he last commentated a Pride FC event, Bas Rutten’s voice will once again grace the promotion’s action with his former broadcast