All posts by Mick Hammond

Marlon Moraes

Marlon Moraes on World Series of Fighting T...

Mar 29, 2014Comments off1413 Views

Having won six consecutive fights, including four for World Series of Fighting, Marlon Moraes believes his time is now and that he'll capture the bantamweight

WSOF Champion Steve Carl Says He May Have t...

Mar 29, 2014Comments off1635 Views

World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Steve Carl feels like he still has a lot to prove when he faces Rousimar Palhares on March

Yushin Okami at UFC on Versus 2

After Seven and a Half Years in the UFC, Yu...

Mar 28, 2014Comments off1262 Views

After spending the last seven and a half years and 18 fights with the UFC, middleweight veteran Yushin Okami is set to make his debut

Kyra Batara - BAMMA USA

Kyra Batara Looking to Make a Splash in Pro...

Mar 28, 2014Comments off1804 Views

With a solid 4-1 record as an amateur, up-and-coming atomweight fighter Kyra Batara is looking to make a splash in her pro debut at Friday's

Brennan Ward - Bellator

For Brennan Ward, Challenging Alexander Shl...

Mar 28, 2014Comments off2100 Views

Brennan Ward may be challenging Alexander Shlemenko for the Bellator middleweight championship on Friday night, but he's not stressing. "My life doesn’t revolve around this

Eric Winston

Eric Winston Won’t Let Magnitude of T...

Mar 27, 2014Comments off1009 Views

Eric Winston has a tremendous opportunity before him heading into Friday's BAMMA USA title fight, but he's not letting the magnitude of the moment overwhelm

John Gunderson Ring of Fire 35

UFC Vet John Gunderson Looks to Rejuvenate ...

Mar 26, 2014Comments off1154 Views

Knowing he needed a change, 35-year-old UFC veteran John Gunderson is making the drop to featherweight heading into Saturday's World Series of Fighting 9 in

Aaron Wetherspoon

Aaron Wetherspoon Just Takes the Fight Game...

Mar 26, 2014Comments off1371 Views

A former King of the Cage champion with big stage aspirations, Aaron Wetherspoon knows enough to take the fight game day by day as he

For Joseph Henle, BAMMA USA’s Bad Bea...

Mar 25, 2014Comments off904 Views

For Joseph Henle, his fight against Ronald Lebreton Jr., could quite literally be a make or break fight for his career following recent complications with

Following Failed Bid on The Ultimate Fighte...

Mar 25, 2014Comments off1296 Views

After a disappointing experience on The Ultimate Fighter 18, bantamweight “The Real Deal” Chris Beal has healed his broken hand and is ready to return

After Nearly Passing on a Big Opportunity, ...

Mar 24, 2014Comments off1316 Views

Josh Rettinghouse missed out on being selected for The Ultimate Fighter, but after nearly turning down his initial WSOF opportunity, he now finds himself in

Terrion Ware - BAMMA USA

Terrion Ware Has BAMMA USA Title and a Trip...

Mar 24, 2014Comments off1387 Views

Terrion Ware has a shot at the BAMMA USA bantamweight belt on Friday, and if he wins that, he believes that a trip up to

Tyler Stinson

Tyler Stinson’s Goal is World Series ...

Mar 22, 2014Comments off965 Views

Tyler Stinson's goal is to put a World Series of Fighting title on the mantle next to roommate Justin Gaethje's, but until that opportunity arises,

Shane Howell

For Shane Howell, Fighting Leonard Garcia a...

Mar 21, 2014Comments off1388 Views

For Shane Howell, he truly fights for the fun of it. He doesn't rely on it as his main source of income. So for Howell,

Emanuel Newton Sees Winning Bellator Champi...

Mar 21, 2014Comments off1469 Views

For Emanuel Newton, unifying the Bellator light heavyweight championship means much more to him than just helping himself.

For Leonard Garcia It’s No Longer Eno...

Mar 20, 2014Comments off1192 Views

It used to be enough for Leonard Garcia to put on an exciting fight. Now, the Legacy FC featherweight champion, he wants to not only

After Falling Short in 2013, David Rickels ...

Mar 20, 2014Comments off1204 Views

David Rickels was unable to capture the Bellator lightweight championship in 2013, but he's ready to make another run-up through the Season 10 tournament to

Myron Dennis

Myron Dennis Hopes Victory Over Paul Buente...

Mar 19, 2014Comments off1473 Views

Myron Dennis' career is on track with back-to-back victories in 2013, but he's hoping a victory over UFC veteran Paul Buentello at Friday's Legacy FC

Paul Buentello Heads into Legacy FC 29 with...

Mar 19, 2014Comments off2648 Views

Formerly a heavyweight, Paul Buentello heads into Friday's Legacy FC 29 in a new weight class with an eye towards earning another run in the

Daniel Straus Still Has a Lot to Prove, Eve...

Mar 12, 2014Comments off1277 Views

Yes, Daniel Straus currently has the Bellator featherweight belt wrapped around his waist, but he still feels there is much to prove to the naysayers.

Pat Curran Nearly Quit After Losing His Tit...

Mar 12, 2014Comments off1577 Views

When former featherweight champion Pat Curran lost his title, he considered retirement. With the help of his cousin, he refocused and is ready to try

BJ Kojima

BJ Kojima Believes He’ll Best Andrew ...

Mar 11, 2014Comments off1320 Views

BJ Kojima believes Friday's ONE FC: War of Nations bout with Andrew Leone is just the next step along his path to the flyweight championship.

Yasuhiro Urushitani

Yasuhiro Urushitani Heads into ONE FC: War ...

Mar 10, 2014Comments off1123 Views

After a disappointing run in the UFC, Yasuhiro Urushitano has rebounded and, heading into Friday's ONE FC: War of Nations, has his sights set on

On a Four-Fight Winning Streak, KOTC Champ ...

Mar 09, 2014Comments off1337 Views

King of the Cage champ Frankie Saenz is on a four-fight winning streak and believes this should be his year to get a call up

Amanda Bobby Cooper

Amanda “Bobby” Cooper Wins Pro ...

Mar 09, 2014Comments off2314 Views

After three years on the amateur MMA circuit, Michigan 125-pound standout “ABC” Amanda Bobby Cooper finally made her successful pro debut, and now looks forward

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Anthony Leone’s Game Plan to Win Bell...

Mar 07, 2014Comments off1200 Views

Anthony Leone's game plan to defeat Eduardo Dantas and capture the Bellator bantamweight belt is simple... just win every second of the fight.

Dan Moret

Dan Moret Hoping an RFA 13 Victory Puts Him...

Mar 06, 2014Comments off1292 Views

Off to a great start both in his amateur and professional career, Dan Moret hopes a victory at Friday's RFA 13 would propel him into

Luke Sanders

Undefeated Featherweight Prospect Luke Sand...

Mar 05, 2014Comments off1374 Views

Undefeated featherweight prospect Luke Sanders looks to take the next step in his career at RFA 13 on Friday, when he faces Dan Moret.

Andrew Sanchez

Andrew Sanchez Has RFA Championship in Mind...

Mar 04, 2014Comments off1671 Views

Like any fighter, Andrew Sanchez has his sights set on becoming a champion, but for now, he's laser focused on Miles Marshall at RFA 13

Miles Marshall

Miles Marshall Hoping to Live Up to “...

Mar 04, 2014Comments off1543 Views

Miles Marshall has an extensive amateur background to bolster a strong start to his pro career, but he's got a lot to live up to