All posts by Mick Hammond

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Cris “Cyborg” Expects to Knock ...

Jul 13, 2013Comments off1192 Views

Cris "Cyborg" Justino predicts that she'll knockout Marloes Coenen in the Invicat FC 6 main event on Saturday at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas

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Veronica Rothlenhauser Riding a Freight Tra...

Jul 13, 2013Comments off772 Views

Veronica Rothlenhauser didn't get to fight on the Invicta FC 5 fight card as planned, but all that's done is given her time to get

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Former Invicta Champ Jessica Penne Not Worr...

Jul 13, 2013Comments off3503 Views

Although she lost her Invicta FC atomweight championship in her last fight, Jessica Penne isn't focused on a return title. She's going to have fun

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For Joanne Calderwood, the Opponent Doesn&#...

Jul 12, 2013Comments off1495 Views

Joanne Calderwood has been through so many opponent changes that it no longer fazes her. It doesn't really matter anyway because her goal is the

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Evolved and Educated, Marloes Coenen Ready ...

Jul 12, 2013Comments off923 Views

Though she may have underestimated Cris Cyborg in their first fight, an educated and evolved Marloes Coenen says she is more than ready for their

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Ayaka Hamasaki Looking Forward to Furtherin...

Jul 11, 2013Comments off1651 Views

Following her first successful outing in Invicta last year, current Jewels strawweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki is eager to follow up her success with her return

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King of the Cage Champ Cody East Wants to B...

Jul 11, 2013Comments off2081 Views

King of the Cage champion Cody East has lofty goals to say the least. He wants to become the first fighter to hold four championship

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Invicta FC 6 is First Time Lauren Taylor Wa...

Jul 10, 2013Comments off994 Views

Lauren Taylor always has a sense of urgency to finish when she fights, but Invicta FC 6 "is the first time where the game plan

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Legacy FC Promoter Mick Maynard Says They&#...

Jul 09, 2013Comments off1095 Views

Legacy FC president Mick Maynard says that his promotion has plenty of top-level fighter that are ready and willing to fight, regardless of what Legacy

CageSport Champ Drew Brokenshire Has Goals ...

Jul 06, 2013Comments off562 Views

CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire doesn't doubt that he'll one day be under brighter lights, but he still has goals to accomplish where he's at, and

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Lee Morrison Heads into CageSport 25 Knowin...

Jul 06, 2013Comments off583 Views

Lee Morrison knows that if he gets past Julian Erosa at CageSport 25 on Saturday night there is a title shot waiting in the wings.

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Joe Warren Appreciative of Fight Master Coa...

Jul 03, 2013Comments off1712 Views

Former Bellator champion Joe Warren appreciative of TV gig on Fight Master: Bellator MMA, but the 36-year-old fighter relishes another run at a belt.

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Julian Erosa Heads into CageSport 25 Lookin...

Jul 03, 2013Comments off574 Views

Former CageSport champion Julian Erosa heads into his CageSport 25 bout with Lee Morrison eyeing a return shot at the belt.

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Actor, Stunt Woman, Commentator aka UFC Wom...

Jul 02, 2013Comments off1889 Views

Even at the top levels of MMA, fighters must do more than fight to maintain a living. For UFC women’s 135-pound veteran Julie “Fireball” Kedzie,

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Despite Faltering at TUF 17, Jake Heun Look...

Jun 29, 2013Comments off2848 Views

Despite stumbling in his attempt to get onto the UFC's roster, Jake Heun has a three-fight winning streak that he intends to add to at

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Bas Rutten Undergoes Successful Neck Surger...

Jun 26, 2013Comments off5565 Views

Former UFC champion Bas Rutten recently underwent a successful neck surgery, but is still having some health issues, while he continues numerous other ventures.

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Jared Downing Ready to Take Lance Palmer...

Jun 21, 2013Comments off941 Views

Jared Downing doesn't understand why Lance Palmer is at the top of the featherweight prospect list, but believes that will change after they square off

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Smokin’ Joe Pegg Sees RFA 8 Bout with...

Jun 21, 2013Comments off718 Views

Dillard "Smokin' Joe" Pegg is already rolling with four first-round victories in 2013. But he sees Friday's RFA 8 bout with Sergio Pettis as a

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Lance Palmer Carries a New Confidence into ...

Jun 20, 2013Comments off930 Views

Adding UFC vet Duane Ludwig as a coach, Lance Palmer has a new confidence heading into his RFA 8 battle with fellow up-and-comer Jared Downing.

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Seth Petruzelli Sees King Mo Fight as an Op...

Jun 19, 2013Comments off862 Views

Seth Petruzelli sees his fight with Muhammad "King Mo" Lawal at Bellator 96 as one more opportunity to validate his legacy in mixed martial arts.

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Jacob Noe Looking to Rebound Against Babalu...

Jun 19, 2013Comments off1332 Views

After losing to Mikhail Zayats in the last Bellator light heavyweight tournament, Jacob Noe returns to face Babalu Sobral in the promotion's abbreviated summer tournament.

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For Josh Burkman It’s Not About Aveng...

Jun 14, 2013Comments off997 Views

Josh Burkman at WSOF 3 on Friday night can avenge a loss to Jon Fitch and win a title shot, but for him, it's not

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Scott Holtzman Moves Beyond Nick Newell Fia...

Jun 14, 2013Comments off749 Views

Scott Holtzman has put the Nick Newell fiasco behind him, shifting his focus to John Mahlow and winning the vacant XFC lightweight championship.

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Chad Livingston Takes a Leap Forward When H...

Jun 14, 2013Comments off1013 Views

Chad Livingston's amateur career prepared him well, but he faces the toughest test of his professional career at XFC 24 on Friday night.

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Steve Carl Doesn’t Just Want to Beat ...

Jun 13, 2013Comments off679 Views

Steve Carl has more on his mind that just eking out a win over Tyson Steele at WSOF 3 on Friday night, he wants to

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Cortney Casey Believes Soccer Gives Her Car...

Jun 13, 2013Comments off1473 Views

A successful soccer player in college, Cortney Casey believes her athletic background gives her a cardio edge heading into her pro MMA debut at XFC

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Broken Bones and All, XFC Fighter Ricky Rai...

Jun 13, 2013Comments off968 Views

XFC Fighter Ricky Rainey has fought with broken bones, but that's simply because he wants to deliver no matter what.

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Justin Gaethje Rocketing Up Lightweight Ran...

Jun 13, 2013Comments off906 Views

Rising lightweight Justin Gaethje is rocketing up the 155-pound ranks, but he's taking it step by step, not worried about jumping into a WSOF title

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King of the Cage Champion Trevor Prangley W...

Jun 13, 2013Comments off1583 Views

King of the Cage champion Trevor Prangley doesn't like to repeat mistakes, and he won't when he rematches Tony Lopez on Thursday night in Cour

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After a Little Maintenance, Eric Reynolds S...

Jun 12, 2013Comments off941 Views

After failing to score the XFC belt in his fight with Nick Newell, Eric Reynolds has retooled his game and sees XFC 24 as an