All posts by Mick Hammond

Keoni Koch

Keoni Koch Targets RFA Belt on Friday Night...

Jan 24, 2014Comments off906 Views

Keoni Koch's immediate goal is the featherweight champion at RFA 12 on Friday night, but he then hopes to join his brother, Erik, in the

Justine Kish

Justine Kish Steps into the RFA Octagon wit...

Jan 24, 2014Comments off1530 Views

Undefeated in three MMA fights, multiple-time Muay Thai champion Justine Kish steps into the RFA Octagon with an eventual eye towards the UFC Octagon.

Brian Ortega

Brian Ortega Has a Lot to Prove and Plans t...

Jan 23, 2014Comments off1220 Views

Undefeated 145-pounder Brian Ortega still feels he has a lot to prove, and he plans to start by defeating Keoni Koch at RFA 12 for

Billy Daniels

Derailed by a Knee Injury in 2013, Billy Da...

Jan 22, 2014Comments off856 Views

After getting derailed early on in 2013 due to a knee injury, Billy Daniels is storming back into the cage to challenge bantamweight champ Pedro

Pedro Munhoz Has UFC Dreams, but For Now, H...

Jan 20, 2014Comments off1371 Views

Pedro Munhoz has aspirations of fighting in the UFC, but for now, he's content defending his RFA bantamweight belt at RFA 12 on Friday night.

Jessica Aguilar

Roller Coaster Ride in 2013 Lands Jessica A...

Jan 18, 2014Comments off1245 Views

Surprising turns was the name of the game in 2013 for top ranked women’s strawweight fighter Jessica “Jag” Aguilar, who fights for the inaugural starwweight

Justin Gaethje

Job Security In Hand, Now It’s Time f...

Jan 18, 2014Comments off1403 Views

A new five-fight contract in hand, Justin Gaethje can now focus on the task set before him, claiming the World Series of Fighting inaugural lightweight

Lightweight Title Shot at MFC 39 Puts Kurt ...

Jan 17, 2014Comments off795 Views

Kurt Southern had a great year in 2013, but he is on the precipice of attaining a major goal when he fights for the lightweight

Anthony Hamilton Looking to MFC 39 Title De...

Jan 17, 2014Comments off961 Views

Coming off of a stellar year in which he won the MFC and CageSports heavyweight titles, Anthony Hamilton looks to continue the march with his

Jason South - MFC

Jason South Believes He Can One-Up TUF Alum...

Jan 16, 2014Comments off1142 Views

Jason South is looking to bounce back from his first career loss at Friday night's MFC 39 against Ultimate Fighter alum Gilbert Smith.

Anthony Johnson

World Series of Fighting Title on the Radar...

Jan 14, 2014Comments off1132 Views

Though it’s been 10 months since he last fought, World Series of Fighting light heavyweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has been using his time off productively

After Misfiring on The Ultimate Fighter, Gi...

Jan 11, 2014Comments off2047 Views

2013 was perhaps both the best year and worst year for Colorado middleweight Gilbert Smith. After misfiring on The Ultimate Fighter, he's headed to MFC

Cung Le Walks a Mile in UFC President Dana ...

Jan 01, 2014Comments off2824 Views

UFC middleweight Cung Le talks to MMAWeekly.com about having to fill UFC president Dana White's shoes for The Ultimate Fighter China and his plans for

Kito Andrews

For Kito Andrews, the Plan is to Fight and ...

Dec 22, 2013Comments off1251 Views

When it appeared as if 2013 could be the low point of his career, veteran Kito Andrews closed out the year, quite possibly, on his

Dustin Jacoby

Dustin Jacoby Finds New Life with a Career ...

Dec 18, 2013Comments off1546 Views

UFC veteran Dustin Jacoby reignited his combat sports career in 2013 with an unexpected turn in kickboxing, but plans to return to mixed martial arts

Julie Kedzie UFC 94

Julie Kedzie Embraces Invicta FC Matchmaker...

Dec 18, 2013Comments off1348 Views

Retired UFC fighter Julie Kedzie has already embraced her new role as Invicta FC's matchmaker.

Anthony Figueroa

King of the Cage Champ Anthony Figueroa is ...

Dec 16, 2013Comments off1826 Views

Rebounding from a rough patch in his career, Anthony Figueroa is now a KOTC champ and on his way back to the top.

Heading into His BAMMA UK Fight, Colin Flet...

Dec 14, 2013Comments off3131 Views

UFC veteran Colin "Freakshow" Fletcher may be 9-3 in MMA, but in his mind, he's always the underdog.

With Move to Lightweight, Dave Courchaine R...

Dec 13, 2013Comments off823 Views

Finally making the drop to lightweight, Dave Courchaine has a run at XFC gold in his sights.

Farkad Sharipov

After Successful MMA Return, Farkhad Sharip...

Dec 12, 2013Comments off1081 Views

After a two-year layoff, featherweight Farkhad “Frank” Sharipov returned to MMA and finds himself fighting for an XFC championship.

Daniel Swain

Daniel Swain Happy to Have XFC Behind Him, ...

Dec 12, 2013Comments off1856 Views

Happy to finally have a multi-fight deal and the backing of the XFC, Daniel Swain is ready for Friday's promotional debut.

Holly Holm Taking a Break and Then It’...

Dec 12, 2013Comments off1775 Views

Earlier this month, Holly Holm won her fourth fight of the year. Now she's just looking forward to a long awaited break, and then getting

Despite Opponent Change, Eric Reynolds Read...

Dec 11, 2013Comments off908 Views

Despite an opponent change, Eric Reynolds is ready for whatever Dom O'Grady throws his way at XFC 27 on Friday night.

As Always, Paul Daley Planning an Exciting ...

Dec 10, 2013Comments off1836 Views

With his confidence running high, Paul Daley plans another exciting knockout as he returns to BAMMA UK.

Jim Wallhead Tapping into His Inner Aggress...

Dec 08, 2013Comments off1010 Views

Disappointed in his last performance, Jim Wallhead believes it was just what he needed to force him to tap into his inner aggression heading into

Georgi Karakhanyan

Georgi Karakhanyan Wants to Top a Stellar Y...

Dec 07, 2013Comments off1108 Views

Georgi Karakhanyan is having the best year of his career so far, and he's looking to top it off with the World Series of Fighting

Claudia Gadelha

For Claudia Gadelha, Winning the Invicta FC...

Dec 07, 2013Comments off1395 Views

Winning the Invicta FC strawweight title would mean the world to Claudia Gadelha. It would be the culmination of 10 years of hard work.

Brent Knopp Looking for the Knockout in Lat...

Dec 07, 2013Comments off947 Views

After a disappointing result in April, Brent Knopp is looking for the knockout in Saturday's defense of his Cagesport middleweight title.

Elvis Mutapcic

Elvis Mutapcic Believes a Win Over Jesse Ta...

Dec 06, 2013Comments off908 Views

Knowing that he's headed to a title fight if he defeats Jesse Taylor at WSOF 7 on Saturday, Elvis Mutapcic is looking forward to stepping

Leondard Garcia Plan to Win in a Firefight ...

Dec 05, 2013Comments off902 Views

UFC veteran Leonard Garcia plans to win the Legacy FC featherweight championship in a firefight, but he's willing to take Kevin Aguilar into deep waters