All posts by Mick Hammond

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Drew Brokenshire Keeps Climbing the Career ...

Nov 02, 2013Comments off1100 Views

CageSport featherweight champion Drew Brokenshire looks to take his next step up the career ladder at Saturday's Cage Warriors Combat 9 in Kent, Wash.

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Michael Chandler Sees Eddie Alvarez Rematch...

Nov 02, 2013Comments off939 Views

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler sees Saturday's rematch with Eddie Alvarez as an entirely new fight, himself as a much better competitor than in their

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Emanuel Newton Ready to Rain on Bellator an...

Oct 31, 2013Comments off868 Views

Emanuel Newton new from the second that he knocked King Mo Lawal out in their initial match-up that he'd have to fight Bellator's "poster boy"

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At 51 Years Young, Former UFC Heavyweight C...

Oct 30, 2013Comments off2236 Views

While many of his contemporaries have long since retired, former UFC heavyweight champion Maurice Smith finds fighting peaceful.

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King of the Cage Champ Sean Strickland Read...

Oct 29, 2013Comments off1411 Views

Having made great strides in his career and his skill level in 2013, King of the Cage champion Sean Strickland is ready to take things


Daniel Straus Not Only Wants the Bellator B...

Oct 29, 2013Comments off1067 Views

Daniel Straus sees his fight with Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran not only as a shot at the belt, he sees it as an opportunity

Pat Curran

Bellator Champ Pat Curran Sees Rematch as A...

Oct 28, 2013Comments off887 Views

Bellator champ Pat Curran may be rematching Daniel Straus at Bellator 106 on Friday, but he's not banking on past success. He sees it as

Steve Carl

It’s Nothing But Up for Steve Carl He...

Oct 25, 2013Comments off697 Views

Heading into Saturday's inaugural World Series of Fighting welterweight title fight, Steve Carl says "it's nothing but up from here."

Jack May

Back in the Saddle, Jack May Ready to Get D...

Oct 25, 2013Comments off1103 Views

Following a year in which he focused on kickboxing with the K-1 and Glory promotions, heavyweight Jack “Outlaw” May is back in MMA and ready

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Mike Rhodes Sees RFA 10 as Opportunity to T...

Oct 25, 2013Comments off794 Views

For welterweight prospect Mike “Biggie” Rhodes, working with some of the best young talent in MMA has had a profound effect on his career.

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BAMMA USA Champ Ernest Chavez Ready to Take...

Oct 24, 2013Comments off943 Views

BAMMA USA welterweight champion Ernest “EJ” Chavez knows the benefits of preparation, and he believes it is his preparation that will be the key on

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Looks Can Be Deceiving; Just Ask BAMMA USA ...

Oct 23, 2013Comments off3036 Views

A model and a fighter, Rachel Cummins doesn't mind when people focus on her looks. “I actually really like it because people will underestimate me.”

Justin Lawrence

Justin Lawrence Sees RFA as the Place to Be...

Oct 23, 2013Comments off2011 Views

Justin Lawrence found the going rough when he made his way into the UFC via The Ultimate Fighter. He sees RFA as a place he

Joshua Sampo

CFA Champ Joshua Sampo’s a Little Fru...

Oct 23, 2013Comments off1050 Views

CFA champ Joshua Sampo was a little frustrated by how his recent title defense played out, but also proud that he could pull out a

John Case

John Case Plans to “Little Brother...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off1053 Views

Midwest prospect John Case isn't lacking for confidence as he plans to "little brother" E.J. Brooks at Friday's RFA 10 on AXS TV.

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Josh Rettinghouse Finally Steps onto the Na...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off864 Views

Josh Rettinghouse finally takes a step outside of the northwestern United States and onto the national stage at Saturday's World Series of Fighting 6.

Carson Beebe

At WSOF 6, Carson Beebe Finally Gets Opport...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off824 Views

Heading into Friday's World Series of Fighting 6, Carson Beebe believes he finally has the opportunity to prove that he is a top-tier bantamweight.

Aaron Wetherspoon

With UFC in His Sights, Aaron Wetherspoon D...

Oct 21, 2013Comments off1268 Views

Former King of the Cage welterweight champion Aaron Wetherspoon is down to featherweight for Friday's BAMMA USA: Badbeat 11.

EJ Brooks

It’s Out of the Darkness and into the...

Oct 21, 2013Comments off1283 Views

Following his October 2012 loss to Darrell Horcher at Bellator 77, lightweight E.J. Brooks disappeared from the fight game, but he returns at Friday's RFA

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Will Campuzano Forging a New Path Post-UFC;...

Oct 21, 2013Comments off991 Views

Following two straight losses in the UFC at bantamweight, Will Campuzano decided it was time to make a change, and that change resulted in an

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Luis “Sapo” Santos Continues Hi...

Oct 18, 2013Comments off921 Views

Out to prove he's the best welterweight in the XFC, Luis "Sapo" Santos continues the hunt at Friday night's XFC 26.


Heading into XFC Title Fight, Cortney Casey...

Oct 17, 2013Comments off764 Views

Heading into Friday night's XFC championship, Cortney Casey says she's more than prepared, but hasn't made any drastic changes just because it's a title fight.

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Jason Hicks Isn’t Looking to Bounce B...

Oct 16, 2013Comments off994 Views

Jason Hicks isn't just looking forward to Friday's XFC 26, he's looking beyond that to the XFC featherweight championship.

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For Adrenaline Junkie Ann Osman, Fighting f...

Oct 16, 2013Comments off2774 Views

An admitted adrenaline junkie, Ann Osman – One FC's first female pro Malaysian MMA fighter – MMA is the most extreme sport she's ever undertaken.

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Now That He’s the XFC Champ, Scott Ho...

Oct 15, 2013Comments off941 Views

Now that he is the XFC lightweight champion, Scott Holtzman says Roger Carroll will have to kill him to take his belt at XFC 26


Interim Titleholder Bibiano Fernandes Looki...

Oct 15, 2013Comments off1278 Views

Already one of Asia's most decorated champions, Bibiano Fernandes looks forward to the opportunity to add to his accolades at Friday's One FC: Total Domination.

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Hideo Tokoro: “I’m Ready to Fig...

Oct 13, 2013Comments off4920 Views

Despite being upset about a recent controversial decision at Japan Vale Tudo 3, Hideo Tokoro says he is ready to make the leap to the

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KOTC Champ Frankie Saenz’s Only Conce...

Oct 13, 2013Comments off895 Views

After making the first defense of his title, King of the Cage champ Frankie Saenz has only one concern: he wants to fight tough guys


Already One of the World’s Best at Li...

Oct 13, 2013Comments off890 Views

There’s no denying that Shinya Aoki is one of MMA’s premier fighters at 155 pounds. Now, he's ready to prove he can be just as

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UFC Vet Brian Foster Rebounds from Brain He...

Oct 12, 2013Comments off1252 Views

After a brain hemorrhage threatened to derail his MMA career, former UFC welterweight Brian Foster has rebounded, and will step into the Glory 11 kickboxing