All posts by Mick Hammond

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Karo Parisyan Looking to Take Out Phil Baro...

Jul 25, 2014Comments off172 Views

Karo "The Heat" Parisyan is looking to take out former training partner Phil Baroni at Bellator 122 in Temecula, Calif. on Friday.

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Brett Cooper on Bellator Final: “All ...

Jul 25, 2014Comments off81 Views

For Bellator middleweight Brett Cooper, he feels that all he has to do is "show up for this fight" to win the promotion's latest 185-pound

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Go Big or Go Home! Maureen Riordon’s ...

Jul 25, 2014Comments off109 Views

RFA 16 is just the latest step in Maureen Riordon's assault on the combat sports world. Also competing in boxing and kickboxing, Riordon makes her

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Liam McGeary Will Just Keep Knocking Guys O...

Jul 24, 2014Comments off175 Views

Although recent management changes at Bellator have left a cloud over tournament winners and their title shots, Liam McGeary isn't fazed. He's just gonna keep

Josh Cavan

Josh Cavan Ready to Take the Next Step Up a...

Jul 24, 2014Comments off156 Views

Josh Cavan believes the time is right to get some national exposure and take the next step up on his career ladder. He hopes to

Jarred Mercado

Destiny is in His Hands, as Jarred Mercado ...

Jul 22, 2014Comments off164 Views

Colorado standout Jarred Mercado, after cleaning up on the regional scene, believes destiny is in his hands at Friday's RFA 16 in Denver.

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Learning from a Loss, Harrison Bevens Retur...

Jul 19, 2014Comments off54 Views

Harrison Bevens learned from his failure to capture the CageSport title in October, and has been steadily building towards his return at Saturday's CageSport in

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For Legacy FC’s Steven Peterson ̵...

Jul 18, 2014Comments off69 Views

After suffering the first back-to-back defeats of his career, Steven Peterson decided to employ the "if you can't beat them, join them" strategy, and it

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From Sleeping in Cars to Sleeping with Bell...

Jul 18, 2014Comments off119 Views

Will Brooks has gone from sleeping in his car to wearing Bellator gold around his waist, and he couldn't be more excited for his future

Katie Howard

Following Strong Amateur Career, Katie Howa...

Jul 17, 2014Comments off153 Views

After an extensive amateur career, women’s 115-pound prospect Katie Howard turned pro this year with solid results so far. Her next step is at Saturday's

Damon Jackson

Damon Jackson Finally Has His Shot at Leona...

Jul 17, 2014Comments off114 Views

Damon Jackson has been steadily working towards a Legacy FC title shot. This Saturday, when he challenges Leonard Garcia, he'll finally get it.

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Undefeated Bantamweight Eli Tamez Looking t...

Jul 15, 2014Comments off107 Views

Bantamweight prospect Eli “Tomahawk” Tamez has quickly established himself as one of the top up-and-coming young fighters on the Texas fight scene, and now he's

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Amy Cadwell is Taking Her Lumps and Earning...

Jul 15, 2014Comments off78 Views

Amy Cadwell has been through some tough fights en route to a 3-0 record, but she keeps finding a way to win, something she intends

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Legacy Champion Leonard Garcia Believes If ...

Jul 14, 2014Comments off168 Views

In the year following his release from the UFC, featherweight Leonard “Bad Boy” Garcia has righted himself and become one of the best comeback stories

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Following a Sour-Tasting No Contest, Yusup ...

Jul 10, 2014Comments off69 Views

After a sour-tasting no-contest decision disrupted a three-fight winning streak, Yusup Saadulaev is ready to get back on track at ONE FC: War of Dragons

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Koetsu Okazaki Tells Bibiano Fernandes to H...

Jul 10, 2014Comments off66 Views

After getting his legs under him in his last ONE FC bout, Koetsu Okazaki tells champion Bibiano Fernandes to hang on to the belt because

Koji Ando

Koji Ando Looking to Make a Splash in His O...

Jul 09, 2014Comments off69 Views

After spending the last three years in the now-defunct Legend FC, where he captured the promotion’s lightweight title, “Commander” Koji Ando is ready to take

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Legacy FC Champ Bubba Bush Finally Gets His...

Jul 02, 2014Comments off109 Views

This summer is proving to be the turning point in the career of middleweight Bubba Bush. The Legacy FC champ will make his promotional debut

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King of the Cage Champ Joshua Aveles: ̵...

Jul 01, 2014Comments off80 Views

"A lot of people underestimate me like that, but my performances (over the last couple years) speak for themselves," says King of the Cage welterweight

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Not Focused on WSOF Title, Lance Palmer Hon...

Jun 20, 2014Comments off65 Views

Despite vacating the RFA title to make a run at the WSOF belt and failing to capture it, Lance Palmer isn't lasered in on another

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Rick Glenn Going into the Cage to Fight Geo...

Jun 20, 2014Comments off66 Views

Of course fighting for a title is a big deal, but when Rick Glenn steps in the WSOF cage opposite Georgi Karakhanyan, it's just another

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Jesse Taylor Intends to Start Building His ...

Jun 19, 2014Comments off103 Views

Jesse Taylor has strung together an amazing couple of years, and he plans to finally kick off 2014 with the World Series of Fighting middleweight

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Ashlee Evans-Smith Wants to Make a Statemen...

Jun 18, 2014Comments off157 Views

Ashlee Evans-Smith wants to make a statement when she meets Marciea Allen in her World Series of Fighting Debut on Saturday in Las Vegas.

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Jessica Aguilar on Upcoming WSOF Title Defe...

Jun 18, 2014Comments off87 Views

WSOF women's strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar expects her first title defense against Emi Fujino to go easy on Saturday.

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Damacio Page Trying to Earn His Way Back to...

Jun 17, 2014Comments off168 Views

Since his release from the UFC in 2012, Damacio Page has taken steps to make it known that he is ready to get back into

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Kentaro Watanabe Adds New Elements to His G...

Jun 13, 2014Comments off63 Views

With six wins in his last seven fights, current ONE FC flyweight Kentaro Watanabe has proven himself to be a top fighter in his weight

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Adriano Moraes Riding a Wave of Confidence ...

Jun 12, 2014Comments off72 Views

Riding a wave of confidence after defeating Yasuhiro Urushitani, Adriano “Black Diamond” Moraes is ready for Kosuke Suzuki in Saturday's ONE FC headliner.

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Kosuke Suzuki Finally Hitting His Stride, S...

Jun 12, 2014Comments off71 Views

Four years into his MMA career and former Shooto star Kosuke “Rambo” Suzuki finally feels like he’s hitting his stride.

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Thierry Sokoudjou Looking to Live Up to His...

Jun 06, 2014Comments off100 Views

If one thing has eluded former Pride FC star Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou Nkamhoua throughout his career it’s been consistency and he hopes to change that

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An Improved James Thompson Ready to Show He...

Jun 06, 2014Comments off117 Views

After nearly retiring from MMA, James Thompson hopes to showcase his improvements in Bellator MMA debut against Eric Prindle.