All posts by Mick Hammond

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Undefeated Alexander Sarnavsky Gets Tough L...

Oct 19, 2012Comments off502 Views

Highly regarded Russian lightweight Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy is on an amazing undefeated streak of 20 victories, but he has a tough draw in UFC vet

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Title Belt in Tow, Justin Gaethje Believes ...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off603 Views

Undefeated and jumping up a weight class just to get a fight and win a title, Colorado's Justin Gaethje believes he's ready and belongs in

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Julia Budd is Just Fine Making Her Home in ...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off1186 Views

While everyone else seems to be shuffling weight classes, Julia Budd says she intends to make her home in Invicta FC's 145-pound division.

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Sarah D’Alelio Aims to Make it 3-for-...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off1428 Views

Sarah D'Alelio has been resurgent fighting under the Invicta FC banner and aims to keep it going against Shayna Baszler on Saturday night.

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Splitting Atoms, Naho Sugiyama Comes to Ame...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off1150 Views

Undefeated Japanese star Naho Sugiyama makes her first trip to America to try and lay claim to Invicta FC's first title belt.

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Barb Honchak Bolstering Credentials for Fut...

Oct 05, 2012Comments off1010 Views

One of the top women in the flyweight division, Barb Honchak heads into Invicta FC 3 ready to add to her credentials to lay claim

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Mike Wessel Has Rekindled the Fire Heading ...

Oct 05, 2012Comments off962 Views

Having rekindled his passion for mixed martial arts, Mike Wessel is ready to kick second place to the curb and become the Bellator heavyweight champion.

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Tara LaRosa Sees Invicta FC as a Place She ...

Oct 05, 2012Comments off1193 Views

Tara LaRosa is one of the least known, but most veteran women in mixed martial arts. She aims to change that at Invicta FC 3

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Richard Hale Sees Mike Wessel as First Step...

Oct 04, 2012Comments off928 Views

Richard Hale is gunning for the vacant Bellator heavyweight title and sees Bellator 75 opponent Mike Wessel as the first step to getting there.

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Michelle Waterson Back at Invicta FC 3 Read...

Oct 03, 2012Comments off1479 Views

Michelle "Karate Hottie" Waterson is back at Invicta FC 3 for her second fight since becoming a mother and she's determined to prove that she's

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Cat Zingano Rides the Roller Coaster from S...

Oct 01, 2012Comments off1887 Views

To say the past couple weeks have been a roller coaster ride for women’s MMA standout Cat “Alpha” Zingano would be an understatement, making the

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Julian Erosa Back to CageSport to Prove He ...

Sep 29, 2012Comments off520 Views

With a spotless 8-0 record, Julian Erosa returns to CageSport on Saturday night to continue proving he belongs at the top of the heap.

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Back at Flyweight, Sofia Bagherdai Looking ...

Sep 28, 2012Comments off1069 Views

Sofia Bagherdai returned to fighting earlier this year, now she returns to her natural weight class at flyweight for XFC 20 on Friday night.

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Brandon Dudley, 5 Years Later, Hopes to Pic...

Sep 28, 2012Comments off716 Views

After five years out of the sport, Brandon Dudley returns Saturday at CageSport XXI, hoping not to miss a beat of his undefeated career.

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Marius Zaromskis Enters Bellator Welterweig...

Sep 28, 2012Comments off933 Views

Once considered one of the best young welterweights in the world, Marius Zaromskis is trying to fight his way back to the top via Bellator's

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Michelle Ould Hunting Victory at Bellator 7...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off1819 Views

Michelle Ould has a tough fight against Munah Holland in front of her at Bellator 74, but she's hoping to be successful and campaign for

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Shah Bobonis Tells XFC to Bring on the Best

Sep 27, 2012Comments off573 Views

Now focused on fighting full time, Shah Bobonis is riding a five-fight winning streak and demanding only the best challenges from XFC officials.

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After Rough Trip Home to Italy, Lorenzo Bor...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off687 Views

Following a rough trip home to Italy, fighting under rules that seem several years past, Lorenzo Borgomeo returns Stateside in the XFC 20 main event

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Scott Holtzman Making a Name for Himself, T...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off510 Views

Still relatively new to the sport, Scott Holtzman is making his way, plying his trade in the XFC. He takes his next step on Friday

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Jim Wallhead Brings a Fresh New Mindset int...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off511 Views

Jim Wallhead has made the turn back from teacher to student, giving himself a fresh new mindset heading into Bellator 74.

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Eric Reynolds Building a Solid Career Headi...

Sep 26, 2012Comments off546 Views

Heading into Friday night's XFC 20 main event, Eric Reynolds is finally hitting his stride, building a career that will last.

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What Does the Future Hold for MMA in Japan?

Sep 26, 2012Comments off1338 Views

What does the future hold for MMA in Japan? AXS TV's Hans Thompson weighs in.

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How Roufusport Has Lead Fighters Like Antho...

Sep 25, 2012Comments off1235 Views

It's hard for any team to distinguish itself from the crowd in mixed martial arts and ascend to the top of the heap, but Roufusport,

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UFC Vet Joe Doerksen Nearing Retirement, bu...

Sep 24, 2012Comments off520 Views

Approaching his 35th birthday, UFC veteran Joe Doerksen knows that his career is winding down, but finally finding some momentum, he's not ready to hang

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Originally Fighting His Way Through School,...

Sep 15, 2012Comments off544 Views

Curtis Brigham originally used MMA to pay his way through school. Now, eight years later, he's back for more at Saturday night's Aggression FC 11.

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Jeff Rexroad Returns From a Year on the Sid...

Sep 14, 2012Comments off424 Views

Jeff Rexroad returns from a year on the sidelines at Legacy FC 14, trying to fight his way into the big show.

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Jimmie Rivera Gunning for Another Shot at U...

Sep 14, 2012Comments off1432 Views

Jimmie Rivera, like most fighters, is gunning for another shot at the UFC, but the Ring of Combat champion has the little matter of a

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The Only Pressure Joshua Sampo Feels is to ...

Sep 13, 2012Comments off438 Views

Heading into Friday's Legacy FC 14 on AXS TV, Joshua Sampo only feels the pressure of giving it everything he's got against UFC and WEC

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Antonio Banuelos Dropping to Flyweight

Sep 09, 2012Comments off679 Views

Former WEC and UFC fighter Antonio Banuelos is making his flyweight debut at Legacy FC 14 on AXS TV.

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Zach Underwood Credits Roufusport Prep for ...

Sep 03, 2012Comments off1066 Views

Rising talent Zach Underwood credits his preparation at Roufusport for much of his recent success in the cage.