All posts by Mick Hammond

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With Just One Fight in 2012, Bellator Champ...

Jan 24, 2013Comments off643 Views

With just one fight in 2012, Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren had plenty of time to shore up his skills, but don't expect to see

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Former “Attack of the Show” Co-...

Jan 21, 2013Comments off989 Views

Former G4 "Attack of the Show" co-host Blair Butler takes a look at the state of women's MMA, and gives us a hint about her

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No Magic, Brock Larson Just Plans to “...

Jan 18, 2013Comments off504 Views

Saying there's no magic secret to winning fights, Brock Larson just plans to get in the cage with Eduardo Pamplona at RFA 6 on Friday

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James Krause is Completely Different Fighte...

Jan 17, 2013Comments off715 Views

James Krause and Toby Imada are heading into a rematch to headline Friday's RFA 6 on AXS TV, but Imada better not make the mistake

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Under Construction: Mike Guymon Rebuilding ...

Jan 16, 2013Comments off488 Views

Having fought professionally since 1999, 38-year-old Mike Guymon looks to resurrect his career under the Bellator banner.

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It’s Time for Ed Herman to “Go ...

Jan 12, 2013Comments off797 Views

UFC middleweight Ed Herman feels he's always been a little bit underrated, so he jumped at the chance to prove he's a Top 10 guy

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No UFC Guarantess, Pat Healy in a Must-Win ...

Jan 11, 2013Comments off698 Views

Despite a stellar year in 2012, Pat Healy has no guarantees that he's making the trip to the UFC unless he wins his fight at

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Carla Esparza Wants Invicta Strawweight Tit...

Jan 05, 2013Comments off3206 Views

Carla Esparza's immediate goal is to capture the strawweight championship at Invicta FC 4 on Saturday night, but beyond that, she wants to be considered

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Bec Hyatt Not Intimidated by Getting Called...

Jan 05, 2013Comments off887 Views

Australian Bec Hyatt may be a last-minute substitution to face Carla Esparza for the Invicta FC strawweight title, but she's not feeling any pressure heading

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Amanda Bell Plans to Steal the Show at Invi...

Jan 04, 2013Comments off956 Views

Amanda "Lady Killer" Bell makes her pro debut at Invicta FC 4, but her expectations are high. After a 5-1 amateur career, she plans to

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Hiroko Yamanaka Counting on Invicta FC 4 Bo...

Jan 03, 2013Comments off2454 Views

After a couple failed attempts to establish herself in the America, Hiroko "Cat's Eye" Yamanaka is looking to her Invicta FC 4 bout on Saturday

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Volleyball to Fighting, Veronica Rothenhaus...

Jan 01, 2013Comments off979 Views

Having previously starred in team sports such as volleyball and basketball, the six-foot-tall, 245-pound Veronica Rothenhausler takes undefeated amateur record into Invicta FC 4 pro

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Legacy FC Building Bridges for Some, but Wo...

Dec 27, 2012Comments off386 Views

Looking over 2012, Legacy FC president Mick Maynard couldn’t have been happier with how his promotion performed, but hopes the future can make it a

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XFC Had a Big 2012, Hit High Point with Nic...

Dec 26, 2012Comments off511 Views

XFC president John Prisco couldn't be much prouder of his organization capping off 2012 with Nick Newell becoming its lightweight champ, but plans bigger things

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With Recent Win, Bantamweight Standout Matt...

Dec 25, 2012Comments off544 Views

After improving to 6-1 with his most recent victory, Legacy FC bantamweight prospect Matt "Crowbar" Hobar is gunning for the promotion's 135-pound championship.

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Score FS Made Big Moves in 2012, Looks Forw...

Dec 25, 2012Comments off389 Views

Perhaps no promotion made more strides to expand its audience in 2012 like the Score Fighting Series. They intend even more expansion in the New

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Invicta FC Goes From Zero to a Force in Fir...

Dec 24, 2012Comments off667 Views

Invicta FC went from a fledgling women's focused promotion to a force in the sport in its first year. Take a look back at the

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Legacy FC’s Ryan Benoit Ready for the...

Dec 24, 2012Comments off924 Views

Ryan Benoit has become a force at bantamweight for Legacy FC, but he's now ready to make the drop to flyweight and turn up the

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Mark Pavelich Reflects on Strong Year for M...

Dec 23, 2012Comments off577 Views

MFC president Mark Pavelich takes a look back on a strong year for his promotion, but believes they're "hovering" right now and looks forward to

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Sam Liera Wants to Close 2012 by Taking Dav...

Dec 20, 2012Comments off661 Views

It has been the best year of Sam Liera's, and he intends to cap it off by taking David Gomez's King of the Cage welterweight

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KOTC Champ David Gomez Looks to Cap Solid Y...

Dec 19, 2012Comments off606 Views

For current King of the Cage welterweight champion David Gomez, just winning wasn’t enough. He wanted to win impressively. He accomplished that in 2012 and

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Tony Lopez Putting His KOTC Belts Aside to ...

Dec 18, 2012Comments off689 Views

King of the Cage heavyweight and super heavyweight champ Tony Lopez is setting his belts aside to fight UFC vet Trevor Prangley at 205.

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King of the Cage Champ Sean Strickland Taki...

Dec 17, 2012Comments off798 Views

Sean Strickland recently unified the King of the Cage middleweight title, but now he knows he needs to put in the work to get to

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Welterweight Prospect Justin Gaethje Blasts...

Dec 12, 2012Comments off457 Views

This has been a banner year for Colorado welterweight Justin Gaethje, blasting his way into a contract with World Series of Fighting.

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TUF 11’s Josh Bryant Going for Gold a...

Dec 08, 2012Comments off647 Views

Former Ultimate Fighter competitor Josh Bryant is finally getting a shot at gold at Saturday's King of the Cage: Unification.

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After 17-Month Layoff, David Heath Taking i...

Dec 08, 2012Comments off785 Views

After 17 months out of action, David Heath is taking his career one fight at a time. Next up is Saturday night's bout at King

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Eric Reynolds Not Taking Nick Newell Lightl...

Dec 07, 2012Comments off599 Views

“I’m not trying to underestimate anybody that signs the dotted line to face off with me in the cage," says XFC lightweight contender Eric Reynolds.

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One-Armed Fighter Nick Newell Leaves Limita...

Dec 07, 2012Comments off945 Views

Nick Newell has overcome what many consider a limitation, fighting his way to an undefeated professional record, and launching himself into an XFC title fight.

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For Rad Martinez at Bellator 83, It’s...

Dec 07, 2012Comments off432 Views

It's go time for Rad Martinez. If he wins the featherweight tournament final at Bellator 83, it's go big time. If not, it's go home

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No Steps Backward Anymore, Ryan Thomas Take...

Dec 07, 2012Comments off556 Views

"Tired of taking one step forward and then two steps back," Ryan Thomas is full steam ahead against Corey Hill at XFC 21 on Friday.