All posts by Mick Hammond

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D-Bomb Targeting MFC LIght Heavyweight Titl...

Jan 18, 2012Comments off573 Views

Dwayne "D-Bomb" Lewis has had a tough go of it the last year or so, but he's ready for MFC 32, and he's ready to

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Dhiego Lima Building a Career, Not Taking a...

Jan 16, 2012Comments off662 Views

Dhiego Lima's profile has risen to an all-time high over the past year, but he's not looking to be the flavor of the day, Lima

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MMA Life: Metal Band Biohazard Links to Gra...

Jan 09, 2012Comments off2112 Views

In the latest installment of MMA Life, the guitarist and vocalist for heavy metal band Biohazard talks about his connections to the UFC's founding family,

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Can Fedor Lead a Rebound for Japanese MMA?

Jan 08, 2012Comments off603 Views

HDNet broadcaster Hans Thompson breaks down Dream's New Year's Eve event and how Fedor's return to Japan could impact the MMA scene there.

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Past, Present, and Future: HDNet’s Mi...

Dec 25, 2011Comments off501 Views

HDNet broadcaster Michael Schiavello breaks down Dream's past, present, and future, focusing heavily on this year's New Year's Eve extravaganza.

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Where Does a Fighter Go When the Dream Fade...

Dec 25, 2011Comments off359 Views

What happens when the dream fades for one of the top up-and-coming prospects in mixed martial arts?

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Tyler Toner Ready When UFC Calls Him Back

Dec 22, 2011Comments off314 Views

After back-to-back victories for Ring of Fire in 2011, Tyler Toner is ready to return to the Octagon as soon as the UFC calls.

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Tyler Toner Focused on Ring of Fire, Not Ru...

Dec 17, 2011Comments off286 Views

Tyler Toner is taking his time, refining his game, and focusing on the task at hand at Saturday's Ring of Fire, not rushing to get

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Upstart Nick Macias Looks to Upset Tyler To...

Dec 16, 2011Comments off427 Views

Rising up through the ranks, Nick Macias hopes to upset Tyler Toner's hopes of returning to the UFC when the two meet in the Ring

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Former IFL Champ Ryan Schultz Starts a New ...

Dec 16, 2011Comments off512 Views

After nearly three years away from MMA, former IFL lightweight champion Ryan “The Lion” Schultz is ready to make his return to the cage.

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Is Justin Gaethje Ring of Fire’s Next...

Dec 15, 2011Comments off417 Views

Justin Gaethje has emerged as one of the top up-and-coming talents in Colorado. Will Ring of Fire 42 be his launching pad to the big

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Champ Yasubey Enomoto Wants to Rep M-1

Dec 15, 2011Comments off407 Views

New M-1 Global champion Yasubey Enomoto, following a big year in 2011, wants to give back by representing M-1 in other promotions.

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Cody Bollinger Carrying On Where Dad Left O...

Dec 13, 2011Comments off655 Views

Cody Bollinger is ready to take up where his dad, former King of the Cage champion Frankie Bollinger, left off.

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Ryan Martinez Finally Hitting on All Cyclin...

Dec 11, 2011Comments off412 Views

Finally hitting a groove in his training and fighting, up-and-coming heavyweight Ryan Martinez on the fast track in ProElite Heavyweight Grand Prix.

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Clock Ticking, Chris Clements Wants UFC Now

Dec 03, 2011Comments off282 Views

At 35 years old, Chris Clements hears the clock ticking on his career. He heads into Saturday's Score Fighting Series looking to propel himself into

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Score Fighting: John Fraser Out to Prove Th...

Dec 02, 2011Comments off444 Views

Heading into Saturday's Score Fighting Series riding six consecutive victories, John Fraser is out to prove there should be no doubts about him jumping to

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Rich Clementi’s Got Something to Prov...

Nov 30, 2011Comments off472 Views

Statistics are not always the measure of success according to former UFC lightweight Rich “No Love” Clementi.

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Ryan Healy Out, Score Shifts Gears

Nov 28, 2011Comments off307 Views

While he was looking to finish out 2011 with a bang, it appears that Ryan Healy will not be in action again until next year,

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The Evolution of John Alessio Includes Titl...

Nov 25, 2011Comments off317 Views

Testing himself in lighter waters, UFC veteran John Alessio believes his evolution as a fighter includes a run for the title.

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Seth Baczynski Living the Dream, Chipping A...

Nov 19, 2011Comments off535 Views

Stepping in on short notice for injured fighters is becoming something of a trend for Seth Baczynski, but he's still living his dream, chipping away

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UFC 139: Jason Brilz Expects Ryan Bader to ...

Nov 18, 2011Comments off385 Views

Both of them coming off of back-to-back losses, Jason Brilz expects nothing less than the best out of Ryan Bader at UFC 139 on Saturday

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Antwain Britt Ready to Shake Up the 185ers

Nov 18, 2011Comments off275 Views

Strikeforce Challengers 20 headliner Antwain Britt recently made the move to middleweight, and he plans on immediately shaking up the division... beginning Friday night.

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Ronda Rousey Out to Make a Statement

Nov 18, 2011Comments off1538 Views

Ronda Rousey is out to do more than win a fight, she wants to make a point for female mixed martial artists, proving they belong

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Lumumba Sayers Ready for Slugfest at Strike...

Nov 17, 2011Comments off475 Views

He doesn't necessarily expect it, but Lumumba Sayers is prepared to fight a slugfest with Antwain Britt in the Strikeforce Challengers 20 main event on

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Is Julia Budd One Win Away from Cris Cyborg...

Nov 17, 2011Comments off745 Views

Despite being the underdog at Strikeforce Challengers 20, Julia Budd believes she's just one win away from a shot at champion Cris Cyborg.

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Darren Uyenoyama Eyeing Mighty Mouse in Jap...

Nov 16, 2011Comments off996 Views

With Kid Yamamoto a notch still fresh in his belt, Darren Uyenoyama is amazed at his progress in MMA, but already eyeing a fight with

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Bristol Murande is Gonna ‘Go Big or G...

Nov 04, 2011Comments off453 Views

Like most fighters, Bristol Murande wants to get a call from UFC matchmaker Joe Silva, but he knows he has to go big or he's

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SCC 3 Win Could Put John Alessio on UFC Rad...

Nov 04, 2011Comments off271 Views

Finding new life at lightweight, John Alessio is looking to a win over Luiz "Buscape" Firmino at SCC 3 to put him back on the

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Jay Silva Has Gold in His Eyes, UFC Will Wa...

Nov 03, 2011Comments off457 Views

Jay Silva is looking to ditch memories of a failed run through the UFC by winning gold at Friday's Superior Cage Combat 3 in Las

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Jason High and LC Davis Open New MMA Gym

Oct 28, 2011Comments off1070 Views

Recognizing an opportunity staring them smack in the face, MMA veterans Jason High and LC Davis have partnered to open a new gym in Kansas