All posts by Mick Hammond

Ben Saunders

For Ben Saunders, A Lifetime of Training Al...

Sep 19, 2013Comments off1299 Views

For Bellator welterweight Ben Saunders, a lifetime of training all boils down to this one night: the Bellator Welterweight Tournament Final against Douglas Lima.

Chris Culley

Chris Culley Ready to Cap a Successful Year...

Sep 17, 2013Comments off1022 Views

The past year has been the most successful of featherweight “Urban Legend” Chris Culley’s career, and he's ready to take it even further.

Elvis Mutapcic

Elvis Mutapcic on WSOF Debut: “I Want...

Sep 14, 2013Comments off727 Views

Heading into Saturday's World Series of Fighting 5, Elvis Mutapcic just wants people to know who he is. If he keeps doing what he has

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Mike Kyle Sees World Series of Fighting as ...

Sep 14, 2013Comments off663 Views

After some disappointing results in the past few years, Mike Kyle steps into his headlining bout at World Series of Fighting 5 for the "opportunity

Georgi Karakhanyan

Georgi Karakhanyan Plans to Break a Leg at ...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off894 Views

Georgi Karakhanyan has rekindled the fire that kickstarted his career, and now he plans to break his leg, kicking Waylon Lowe into submission at Saturday's

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Leonard Garcia Aiming for UFC Return, but C...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off1130 Views

Leonard Garcia desperately wants to return to the UFC, but knows he has to keep winning. His next hurdle is Nick Gonzalez at Legacy FC

Dave Branch

David Branch Will Accept Nothing Less Than ...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off1293 Views

Having defeated former WEC champion Paulo Filho in his last fight, David Branch expects nothing less than to eventually have the WSOF middleweight championship around

Rodrigo Pinheiro

BJJ Champion Rodrigo Pinheiro Finally Gets ...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off1514 Views

Three years since his last MMA fight and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion Rodrigo Pinheiro is ready to make his return at Friday night's Legacy FC 23.

Paulina Granados

Paulina Granados Heads into Legacy FC 23 as...

Sep 12, 2013Comments off1150 Views

Paulina Granados heads into Friday's Legacy FC 23 as one of the promotion's rising stars. That designation comes with added expectations, but she's happy to

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Heading into Bellator 99, Vladimir Matyushe...

Sep 11, 2013Comments off723 Views

Even at 42 years of age, motivation is not something that eludes UFC veteran Vladimir Matyushenko as he prepares to face Houston Alexander at Bellator

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Pete Spratt Heads Into Legacy FC 23 Gunslin...

Sep 11, 2013Comments off645 Views

At 42 years of age, Pete Spratt, a self-proclaimed gunslinger from Texas, doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon.

Stephen Bass

Having Overcome Health Issues, Stephen Bass...

Sep 06, 2013Comments off1161 Views

Having overcome some health issues, Stephen Bass is back in action after two years on the sidelines. He makes his XFC debut on Friday night.

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Emerging from Disaster, Angela Magana Takes...

Sep 06, 2013Comments off3432 Views

Angela Mangana has been through a couple near-misses in her life, and she's bound not to leave any opportunity on the table. She'll aiming for

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Ryan Thomas Poised for Rematch at XFC 25, W...

Sep 06, 2013Comments off1171 Views

Although his original opponent appears to have flaked out on him, Ryan Thomas is Poised for a Rematch with Rocky France at XFC 25, and

Joby Sanchez

XFC Standout Joby Sanchez Has Eric Moell in...

Sep 05, 2013Comments off1079 Views

XFC standout Joby Sanchez has Eric Moell in front of him on Friday night, but has his sights set on featherweight domination.

Farkad Sharipov

Return to MMA Could Land Farkhad Sharipov i...

Sep 05, 2013Comments off898 Views

Bellator veteran Farkhad Sharipov returns to MMA at Friday's XFC 25, hoping to earn a shot at the promotion's featherweight title.

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XFC 25 Fighter Stephanie Eggink: “She...

Sep 03, 2013Comments off1851 Views

Stephanie Eggink finally gets her shot at Angela Magana at XFC 25 on Friday. Not only that, but the 115-pound title is on the line.

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XFC’s Ricky Rainey Knows There Are No...

Sep 02, 2013Comments off924 Views

XFC welterweight Ricky “Sniper” Rainey knows there are no easy fights, and he doesn't want any easy fights. He wants to show what he's made

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After Capturing KOTC Title, Josh Paiva Goes...

Sep 02, 2013Comments off1495 Views

What does Josh Paiva do after capturing the KOTC junior flyweight championship? He goes back to his day job... as a nuclear plant inspector.

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Successful in His Light Heavyweight Debut, ...

Sep 01, 2013Comments off1104 Views

After 16 years and nearly 50 fights in MMA, former UFC heavyweight title contender Paul Buentello decided the time was now or never to make

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Climbing the Ladder, CageSport’s Just...

Aug 24, 2013Comments off882 Views

Sporting and undefeated record, CageSport's Dustin Harrington believes it's time that he got that "blood and guts fight" that will really test him.

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CageSport Champion Anthony Hamilton Ready t...

Aug 24, 2013Comments off895 Views

Anthony Hamilton returns to defend his heavyweight belt at CageSport 26 unafraid to throw down with anyone.

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CageSports 26 the Next Stepping-Stone to Re...

Aug 23, 2013Comments off849 Views

Hoping to fight his way into the UFC, Josh Rettinghouse sees CageSport 26 as the next stepping-stone.

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UFC Vet Charlie Brenneman Looks to Continue...

Aug 17, 2013Comments off770 Views

Following his UFC release, Charlie Brenneman made the drop to lightweight and has reaped the rewards with three consecutive victories. He hopes to keep that

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After Getting a Mulligan on His Last Fight,...

Aug 17, 2013Comments off1542 Views

After getting a do-over due to his last opponent's positive drug test, Aung La N Sang is trying to get back on track to a

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No Rest for the Wicked… Or for CFFC W...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off987 Views

Although he's eyeng a short break for the first time in months following Saturday night's title defense, CFFC welterweight champion George Sullivan has been running

John Doomsday Howard

John Howard Wants the UFC to Know that He&#...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off1263 Views

John "Doomsday" Howard is back at middleweight and back in the UFC. He intends to let everyone know that this time, he's here to stay.

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Casey Ryan Ready to Put His Skills on Displ...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off1028 Views

Undefeated middleweight prospect Casey Ryan believes Friday night's RFA 9 is the perfect platform to put his skills on display for those that don't know

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Pedro Munhoz Sees Defeating Jeff Curran and...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off928 Views

Pedro Munhoz has high hopes of winning an RFA championship on Friday night. "If I can win this title, I think a lot of things

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RFA Featherweight Jordan Rinaldi Believes C...

Aug 15, 2013Comments off891 Views

RFA featherweight up-and-comer Jordan Rinaldi is in a new camp that has him feeling confident heading into his RFA 9 fight with Brian Ortega on