All posts by Mick Hammond

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CFA Stands Up for Its Fighter, Fallon Fox, ...

Mar 08, 2013Comments off934 Views

CFA promoter Jorge De La Noval stands behind his fighter, Fallon Fox, who has come under scrutiny since it came to light that she is

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Following Rough 2012, Brett Cooper Focused ...

Mar 07, 2013Comments off790 Views

Entering his third year in Bellator, Brett “Fudoshin” Cooper sought only one thing, to win this season’s 185-pound tournament and go on to fight for

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Mike Richman’s Bellator Goal? “...

Mar 07, 2013Comments off504 Views

Mike Richman's quest to become Bellator champ before 2013 is over continues Thursday night at Bellator 92.

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Doug Marshall’s Bellator Path is Simp...

Mar 06, 2013Comments off608 Views

Former WEC champ Doug Marshall's plans for his Bellator run are simple, "I'm going to get that money and then get that belt."

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Revelina Berto’s Secret Weapon Headin...

Mar 02, 2013Comments off1385 Views

Revelina Berto's secret weapon heading into Saturday's CFA 145-pound women's tournament isn't such a secret. She's got a fighting family.

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Former Marine Kelsey De Santis Ready to Sto...

Mar 01, 2013Comments off1167 Views

After a year and a half out of competition, former Marine Kelsey De Santis is back and ready to take the CFA 145-pound women's tournament

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KOTC Middleweight Champ Sean Strickland Bui...

Feb 28, 2013Comments off1029 Views

King of the Cage middleweight champ Sean Strickland has dominated the opposition through 11 professional bouts, but he's still working on a solid foundation for

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Peggy Morgan Relishes Underdog Status Headi...

Feb 28, 2013Comments off836 Views

Peggy "Daywalker" Morgan relishes her underdog status heading into Saturday's CFA 145-pound women's tournament.

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CFA Celebrates Second Anniversary with Wome...

Feb 27, 2013Comments off557 Views

For the second anniversary of the Florida-based Championship Fighting Alliance, promoter Jorge De La Noval decided to do something different.

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Bantamweight Patrick “Juggernaut̶...

Feb 26, 2013Comments off498 Views

Bantamweight prospect Patrick "Juggernaut" Ybarra entered his recent Legacy FC fight a nervous wreck, but now he's riding the wave of attention for his stunning

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Cat Zingano Zeroes In on Miesha Tate, but R...

Feb 25, 2013Comments off1345 Views

New UFC women's bantamweight contender Cat Zingano is hesitant to look beyond her upcoming fight with Miesha Tate, but she wants Ronda Rousey's belt.

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Jimmy Fowler Heads into XFC 22 to Show the ...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off739 Views

"I would love to go in and get a good victory and show the world what I can do," said Jimmy Fowler as he prepared

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Trevor Prangley Heads into Friday’s K...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off572 Views

Trevor Prangley heads into Friday night's King of the Cage fully believing that he's ready to make this his last year of active MMA competition.

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Suzie Montero Ready to Put Refined Approach...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off832 Views

Suzie Montero enters her fight with Pearl Gonzalez at XFC 22 ready to put all the hard work and effort she's put into herself and

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Ricky Rainey Carrying Lessons Learned into ...

Feb 21, 2013Comments off1392 Views

2012 was a learning year for welterweight prospect Ricky “Sniper” Rainey, and he intends to take the lessons he learned into Friday night's XFC 22

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King Mo Shooting for Five Bellator Fights t...

Feb 21, 2013Comments off706 Views

King Mo Lawal has plans to fight at least five times in 2013, but knows that's only possible if he takes care of business against

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Rad Martinez Says Delay in Bellator Final w...

Feb 20, 2013Comments off414 Views

Initially frustrated at the delay in his Bellator featherweight tourney final fight with Shahbulat Shamhalaev, Rad Martinez now calls it a blessing in disguise as

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Scott Holtzman Taking XFC Run Fight by Figh...

Feb 20, 2013Comments off482 Views

Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman is a classic example of a fighter that was virtually unknown to start a year, only to become one of his

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For Legend FC Fighter Xian Ji, “MMA i...

Feb 18, 2013Comments off805 Views

For Legend FC fighter Xian Ji, mixed martial arts isn't just what he does, it's who he is. He hopes to help spread the word

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Three for Three in 2012, Masanori Kanehara ...

Feb 18, 2013Comments off781 Views

With wins in five of his last six fights, former Sengoku featherweight champion Masanori Kanehara is on a roll, and he's hoping to roll right

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Excited for Marquee Signings, Invicta Pres ...

Feb 17, 2013Comments off939 Views

Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp is excited to have Cris "Cyborg" Santos and Zoila Frausto-Gurgel in the fold, believing that Cyborg deserves a chance to

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Enoch Wilson is Riding the Lightning into C...

Feb 16, 2013Comments off996 Views

Enoch "The Animal" Wilson is branching out, riding the lightning into his Saturday night shot at CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire.

Drew Brokenshire Knows He Needs to be at Hi...

Feb 16, 2013Comments off656 Views

CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire has done a lot of growing over the past year, but he knows he needs to be at his best on

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Graham Spencer Looks to Build on a Solid 20...

Feb 15, 2013Comments off749 Views

Graham Spencer has a solid 2012, but he plans on making 2013 an even better one, beginning with taking the MFC lightweight championship on Friday

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TUF Fluke in His Past, Sam Alvey Gunning fo...

Feb 15, 2013Comments off844 Views

Sam Alvey looks to put his TUF experience behind him as he steps into a battle with Elvis Mutapcic for the MFC middleweight championship on

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Jason Zentgraf Wants Nothing More than to L...

Feb 15, 2013Comments off811 Views

Jason Zentgraf was successful in his last fight, but not at all pleased with his performance. He intends to rectify that at Friday night's MFC

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MFC Champ Elvis Mutapcic Back From Injury, ...

Feb 15, 2013Comments off467 Views

Finally returning to the fight game after an unplanned injury break, MFC middleweight champ Elvis Mutapcic is ready to make the first defense of his

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Shooto Champ Mikihito Yamagami Making the M...

Feb 14, 2013Comments off837 Views

While he might not be widely known in the U.S., current Shooto 115-pound champion Mikihito Yamagami is looking to change that in 2013, and fight

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Smealinho Rama Riding Undefeated Wave to th...

Feb 14, 2013Comments off805 Views

Smealinho RamaFive first-round finishes in five fights during his rookie campaign in 2012 has MFC heavyweight prospect Smealinho Rama on the verge of becoming the

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Mukai Maromo Gunning for MFC Title and Aven...

Feb 14, 2013Comments off930 Views

MFC lightweight Mukai Maromo looks to follow up a watershed year by starting of 2013 with a championship victory and avegging a loss, all in