All posts by Mick Hammond

Brandon Thatch has Big League Splash and Da...

Aug 29, 2011Comments off424 Views

Brandon Thatch believes he's got what it takes – both in and out of the cage – to compete in the UFC, but the Ring

Like Most, Bristol Marunde Eyes UFC, but Ha...

Aug 24, 2011Comments off309 Views

Since the IFL closed up shop in 2008, Bristol Marunde has quietly racked up eight wins in his last nine fights. He's hoping the UFC

Tyler Toner Fights Through Frustration for ...

Aug 23, 2011Comments off314 Views

After fighting through two-plus rounds of frustration, Tyler Toner walked away with a victory at Saturday's Ring of Fire in Colorado. Now, he's angling for

Justin Buchholz Happy to Have a Home in SCC...

Aug 22, 2011Comments off397 Views

Justin Buchholz won his fight over the weekend at SCC 2. He's hoping that it helps put him on the path back to the UFC,

Josh Neer Working His Way Back Into the Spo...

Aug 20, 2011Comments off274 Views

With a record of 5-1 since exiting the Octagon, UFC veteran Josh Neer is fighting his way back into the spotlight.

UFC Vet John Gunderson Looking to Bounce Ba...

Aug 19, 2011Comments off355 Views

Walking a rocky road lately, UFC veteran John Gunderson is looking to get back on track at Saturday night's SCC 2 in Las Vegas.

Michelle Ould Looking to Get Back on Track ...

Aug 19, 2011Comments off436 Views

After a year off due to injuries, Michelle Ould is ready to get back in the ring at Friday night's Mez Sports Pandemonium V.

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John Alessio Blames Power of Positive Think...

Aug 17, 2011Comments off309 Views

“Honestly, I blame it on positive motivational books," John Alessio says of his poor performance in March. But he's back at Saturday's SCC 2 in

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MMA Life: Mac Danzig On Pursuing His Other ...

Aug 16, 2011Comments off656 Views

Long before he became an MMA fighter and won “The Ultimate Fighter 6,” Mac Danzig’s passion was photography. Check out MMAWeekly.com's exclusive interview with Mac

UFC on Versus 5: Jared Hamman Returns Leane...

Aug 13, 2011Comments off302 Views

Jared Hamman returns to the Octagon at UFC on Versus 5 on Sunday night after a year off. He shed a little weight and added

Strikeforce Challengers 18: Eric Wisely Pla...

Aug 12, 2011Comments off204 Views

While he may come off as extremely low-key, don’t let Eric Wisely’s calm demeanor fool you; he’s every bit as dedicated as any fighter in

Strikeforce Challengers 18: Pat Healy Makes...

Aug 12, 2011Comments off410 Views

Even with more than 40 professional bouts on his resume, Pat Healy knew he needed to make some changes if he wanted to make a

Strikeforce Challengers: Sarah D’Alel...

Aug 11, 2011Comments off307 Views

Sarah D’Alelio is not under any delusions heading into her Strikeforce Challengers 18 fight against former Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey Friday night. But she's

Strikeforce: Joe Duarte, “I Don’...

Aug 11, 2011Comments off413 Views

Joe Duarte doesn't really know which Jorge Gurgel will show up at Strikeforce Challengers 18 on Friday night, and he doesn't care. Duarte is ready

With a Win Over Julie Kedzie, Alexis Davis ...

Aug 05, 2011Comments off255 Views

After four years of working her way up the ranks, women’s 135-pound fighter Alexis Davis finally got her shot at in a major MMA promotion

Want to Train MMA? UFC Vet Ivan Salaverry h...

Aug 03, 2011Comments off514 Views

It used to be that if you wanted to learn a technique from a well-known MMA fighter, you either had to train at their gym

Bobby Green Feels He’s a Winner Comin...

Aug 02, 2011Comments off415 Views

The scorecards may not back it up, but Bobby Green came away from his split decision loss to JZ Cavalcante on Saturday night feeling like

With Latest Strikeforce Win, Bobby Voelker ...

Jul 30, 2011Comments off386 Views

A trilogy is all well and good, but now that Bobby Voelker has won two out of three against Roger Bowling, he's ready to move

The Rob Kimmons Game Plan: Crush it at Tita...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off246 Views

If Rob Kimmons learned one thing during his UFC tenure, it was to game plan. His current road map includes crushing Brendan Seguin at Titan

Titan Fighting 19: James Krause Sees Himsel...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off513 Views

Following a stretch where he lost three of his last four fights, former WEC fighter James Krause knows how motivating it is to get back

Titan Fighting’s Tonya Evinger, ̶...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off362 Views

Tonya Evinger steps in the cage with former Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann at Titan FC 19 on Friday night. She plans to bring some

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MMA Life: TUF and IFL Vet Alex Schoenauer i...

Jul 27, 2011Comments off702 Views

Alex Schoenauer, an alum of the original "Ultimate Fighter" season, goes up again military special ops experts in a series of challenges on the new

Strikeforce Standout Ovince St. Preux has N...

Jul 27, 2011Comments off203 Views

Though he's in no rush to jump to the top of the light heavyweight division, Strikeforce standout Ovince St. Preux is at the ready when

Roger Bowling Still Feels the Need to Prove...

Jul 22, 2011Comments off291 Views

Roger Bowling, in his third bout with Bobby Voelker, still feels the need to prove himself when the two square off at Strikeforce Challengers 17

Bobby Voelker Expects to Get the Best of Ra...

Jul 22, 2011Comments off199 Views

With the sport being so young, it's rare to have a trilogy between two mixed martial artists. Be that as it may, Bobby Voelker expects

With Recent Win at Shark Fights, Jake Rosho...

Jul 19, 2011Comments off305 Views

Caught off guard by late-fight conversation with Matt Horwich at Shark Fights 17, Jake Rosholt stayed focused, got the win, and plans to steamroll his

Cung Le Promoting Movies, Hopes for a Call ...

Jul 18, 2011Comments off639 Views

Cung Le has been busy promoting a batch of movies that he has taken part in, including Tekken, but he has let it be known

Kenny Garner Out to Prove First Time Wasn&#...

Jul 07, 2011Comments off367 Views

On July 8 in Costa Mesa, Calif., Kenny “Duce” Garner will get an opportunity at M-1 Challenge 26 to make amends for what he feels

Don’t Let It Go to the Judges? That&#...

Jul 07, 2011Comments off907 Views

If there is one fighter on the upcoming M-1 Challenge 26 event from Costa Mesa, Calif., that could stand out as one of the night’s

Daniel Weichel Wants M-1 Lightweight Belt, ...

Jul 06, 2011Comments off508 Views

While he may have been initially unhappy with the fact that his M-1 Global lightweight title shot against Jose Figueroa at M-1 Challenge 26 would