All posts by Mick Hammond

Gina Carano In Re-Shoots for Haywire, Is a ...

Mar 11, 2011Comments off448 Views

Gina Carano, tentatively on tap for a June 18 return to Strikeforce, was called in recently for re-shoots on the movie "Haywire." Will it take

MFC 29 Takes Shape With Two Title Bouts and...

Mar 10, 2011Comments off291 Views

Maximum Fighting Championship recently announced several fights for its upcoming MFC 29: Conquer on April 8, including two title bouts and UFC veterans Drew Fickett

Jay Hieron Using Bellator Tournament To Sho...

Mar 10, 2011Comments off281 Views

Mired in contract negotiations and other career distractions, Jay Hieron returned at Bellator 35 last weekend with a first-round submission. He tells MMAWeekly.com that he's

So Far, Jorge Gurgel Living Up To New Year&...

Mar 09, 2011Comments off361 Views

Jorge Gurgel and his wife, the former Zoila Frausto, made New Year's resolution for this year. So far, Gurgel has lived up to what he

Zoila Gurgel Kicks Off 2011 With a Victory,...

Mar 09, 2011Comments off407 Views

Bellator champion Zoila Gurgel (formerly Zoila Frausto) kicked off 2011 with a victory and a new name, but unfortunately, also with a broken hand.

Roger Bowling Headed Back To The Winning Tr...

Mar 05, 2011Comments off419 Views

Coming off of the first loss of his career has fired Roger Bowling up. He'll attempt to get back on track in the top preliminary

Marloes Coenen

Strikeforce: Marloes Coenen Finds Tate̵...

Mar 04, 2011Comments off1098 Views

Strikeforce women's welterweight champion Marloes Coenen questions original opponent Meisha Tate's injury, but is prepared for her stand-in, Liz Carmouche.

UFC On Versus 3: Alessio Sakara About The F...

Mar 03, 2011Comments off664 Views

Alessio Sakara faced numerous obstacles outside the Octagon in 2010. Renewed, he intends to move onward and upward in 2011, starting with Thursday's UFC on

UFC On Versus 3: Rousimar Palhares Confiden...

Mar 01, 2011Comments off331 Views

Rousimar Palhares returns to the Octagon at Thursday's UFC On Versus 3 against Dave Branch. It's his first fight since a loss to Nate Marquardt

Ryan Jimmo Captures MFC Title, “Only ...

Mar 01, 2011Comments off216 Views

After a long period of time when he was the proverbial next in line, Canadian light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo has stepped to the front of

The Voice Waxes On The Dire State Of Japane...

Feb 25, 2011Comments off276 Views

MMAWeekly.com recently caught up with HDNet broadcaster Michael "The Voice" Schiavello to discuss the ever-changing world of MMA and what he has in store for

MFC 28: Dwayne Lewis, “No Way I’...

Feb 25, 2011Comments off490 Views

He's either gonna look really good or really bad, but Dwayne Lewis doesn't plan on letting his fight with MFC light heavyweight champion Ryan Jimmo

Drew Fickett Gets New Opponent For MFC 28, ...

Feb 21, 2011Comments off258 Views

After a disastrous 2009 in which he went winless in four fights, former UFC fighter Drew Fickett rebounded last year by going undefeated, finishing all

UFC Vet Alvin Robinson Ready To Roll Into F...

Feb 20, 2011Comments off645 Views

UFC veteran Alvin Robinson has overcome several obstacles heading into Friday's Fight To Win "Mortal Combat" main event, believing he is ready to make a

Strikeforce: Lyle Beerbohm Riding High On C...

Feb 18, 2011Comments off284 Views

Running his record to a spotless 15-0, Lyle Beerbohm is riding a wave of confidence heading into his Strikeforce Challengers 14 headline bout against Pat

Strikeforce: Pat Healy Enlists BJ Penn To P...

Feb 18, 2011Comments off335 Views

After a decade in the sport, Pat Healy believes enlisting the help of the likes of BJ Penn and George Sotiropoulos will finally propel him

Law Practice Set, Tyron Glover Takes MMA Re...

Feb 16, 2011Comments off796 Views

Having taken time off from fighting to kick his law practice into gear, Tyrone Glover is back and out to prove he can pick up

Strikeforce: Shane Del Rosario Sees Lavar J...

Feb 10, 2011Comments off362 Views

Shane Del Rosario has been one of the brightest prospects in the Strikeforce heavyweight division. He's now ready to prove that he is no longer

“Lights Out” Star Proud of Work...

Feb 08, 2011Comments off1046 Views

Holt McCallany, star of new FX series "Lights Out," says the show is the culmination of a lifelong dream and credits Bas Rutten in helping

With Win Over Tim Syliva, Abe Wagner’...

Feb 04, 2011Comments off649 Views

Former TUF cast member Abe Wagner scored a big win over Tim Sylvia at Titan Fighting recently, but that only feeds his ultimate goal... the

Another Notch In His Belt, Grudge Fighter J...

Feb 02, 2011Comments off418 Views

Scoring an impressive victory over UFC veteran Rob Emerson, Grudge fighter Justin Salas believes he's met all the criteria to take a big step up

Bas Rutten Staying As Busy Out Of The Ring ...

Jan 30, 2011Comments off701 Views

Bas Rutten was always relentless when fighting inside the ring. Now retired from fighting, he's just as relentless in his acting and other career pursuits.

Strikeforce Fighter James Terry Out To Prov...

Jan 28, 2011Comments off343 Views

Cung Le student James Terry has shown he can win, now he wants to prove that he can a finisher too. His next step takes

Strikeforce: Trevor Prangley Looks To Roger...

Jan 27, 2011Comments off365 Views

Nearing 40 years of age, Trevor Prangley isn't ready to give up on his attempt to reach the top in MMA. He faces Roger Gracie

Evangelista Cyborg Santos

If He Gets Past Nick Diaz, Cyborg Wants Geg...

Jan 25, 2011Comments off781 Views

Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos gets a shot at Nick Diaz and the Strikeforce welterweight title on Jan. 29, but he also has his sights set on

UFC Vet Drew McFedries Returns At Titan Fig...

Jan 24, 2011Comments off215 Views

After more than a year out of the game, UFC veteran Drew McFedries returns at Titan FC 16 on Friday night a rejuvenated fighter always

Ronaldo Jacare Souza - Strikeforce

Strikeforce Champ Jacare Plans To Ride 2010...

Jan 24, 2011Comments off306 Views

Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza had a banner year, both in and out of the cage, in 2010. He plans to continue his success

UFC Fight for the Troops 2: Chris Cariaso S...

Jan 16, 2011Comments off391 Views

Chris Cariaso wants to prove he belongs, not only in the UFC Octagon, but also among the list of Top 10 bantamweight fighters in the

Win Over Mach Sakurai Under His Belt, Jason...

Jan 16, 2011Comments off373 Views

On a three-fight roll since leaving the UFC, including a win over legendary Japanese fighter Hayato "Mach" Sakurai on New Year's Eve, Jason High intends

UFC Fight for the Troops 2: Will Campuzano ...

Jan 15, 2011Comments off258 Views

Losing three of his last four Zuffa-promoted fights, Will Campuzano knows he has a lot on the line against Chris Cariaso at UFC Fight for