All posts by Mick Hammond

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Trying to Avoid Gym Politics, Nate Marquard...

Jul 25, 2013Comments off3766 Views

Some of Colorado’s top fighters such as Cat Zingano, Brandon Thatch, and Nate Marquardt recently joined with TUF 16 Team Carwin coach Liester Bowling to

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Former TUF Fighter Clay Harvison Taking MMA...

Jul 19, 2013Comments off1297 Views

Former Ultimate Fighter cast member Clay Harvison still has goals to accomplish in mixed martial arts, but with a family and school in his life,

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The UFC is His Home, but Leonard Garcia Loo...

Jul 19, 2013Comments off721 Views

The UFC is his home, and he plans to return to the Octagon one day, but for now, Leonard Garcia is looking to take over

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World Champion Boxer Holly Holm Says Goodby...

Jul 19, 2013Comments off2787 Views

After boxing started to lose its luster, world champion boxer Holly Holm retired to dedicate her time to mixed martial arts. She returns to the

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Matt Hobar Takes Aim at Legacy FC Bantamwei...

Jul 17, 2013Comments off900 Views

Following his first loss this past September, Legacy FC bantamweight Matt “Crowbar” Hobar has rebounded with two straight victories, raising his record to 7-1 and

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Larry Crowe Sees Legacy FC 21 Bout as Oppor...

Jul 15, 2013Comments off1118 Views

Larry Crowe has a shot at the Legacy FC middleweight championship on Friday night, affording him the opportunity to take his career to the next

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Cris “Cyborg” Expects to Knock ...

Jul 13, 2013Comments off1239 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 off816 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 off3667 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 off1574 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 off975 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 off1769 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 off2223 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 off1058 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 off1141 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 off588 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 off624 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 off1781 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 off606 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 off2016 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 off2973 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 off5945 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 off991 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 off761 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 off983 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 off917 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 off1396 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 off1045 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 off791 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 off1056 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.