All posts by Mick Hammond

Lance Palmer WSOF

For Lance Palmer, It’s About More Tha...

Dec 09, 2014Comments off916 Views

For WSOF featherweight contender Lance Palmer, it's not about just winning a title, it's about becoming a better mixed martial artist.

Chase Gormley vs Dale Sopi RFA 21

Heavyweight Dale Sopi Stepping into Rarefie...

Dec 05, 2014Comments off619 Views

Undefeated in his first six fights, heavyweight up-and-comer Dale Sopi steps into RFA 21 knowing he could make an impact in a division that is

Michelle Waterson

After Stepping into Main Event, Michelle Wa...

Dec 05, 2014Comments off540 Views

Having already defended her belt once, Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson is now focused on the fight.

Bruno Frazatto vs Joe Murphy RFA 21

Joe Murphy Knows Friday’s RFA 21 is a...

Dec 04, 2014Comments off582 Views

Heading into Friday's RFA 21, Joe Murphy is well aware that his fight with Bruno Frazatto represents a tremendous career opportunity.

Sam Toomer vs Altair Alencar RFA 21

Sam Toomer Hopes RFA 21 Victory Helps Him R...

Dec 04, 2014Comments off580 Views

Undefeated bantamweight Sam Toomer believes a victory at RFA 21 on Friday night will help him rise to the top.

DeAnna Bennett

Undefeated DeAnna Bennett Rocketing Towards...

Dec 04, 2014Comments off896 Views

In getting an opportunity to step up into Invicta FC this year, flyweight prospect DeAnna Bennett worked as hard as she could to ensure her

Zach Juusola vs Mehdi Baghdad RFA 21

Personal Issues Behind Him, Zach Juusola St...

Dec 04, 2014Comments off614 Views

Zach “Juice” Juusola hadn’t intended to take nearly two years off from MMA, but personal circumstances dictated otherwise. Now he steps into the RFA 21

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Catch Wrestling Expert Jake Shannon Weighs ...

Dec 04, 2014Comments off1164 Views

Scientific Wrestling’s Jake Shannon discusses the influence of catch wrestling on MMA, the year the sport has had, and the future of the Scientific Wrestling

Chase Gormley

Taking Things More Seriously, Chase Gormley...

Dec 03, 2014Comments off588 Views

Former UFC heavyweight Chase Gormley knows he made mistakes in his first MMA go-around, but he's taking things more seriously heading into RFA 21.

Tonya Evinger

Tonya Evinger Sees Cindy Dandois as a ̵...

Dec 01, 2014Comments off796 Views

Tony Evinger believes she's already taken out Invicta FC's top bantamweights, and sees her fight with Cindy Dandois on Saturday as something to keep her

Luigi Fioravanti

Luigi Fioravanti Hints at Career Sunset Hea...

Nov 30, 2014Comments off799 Views

Luigi Fioravanti, at 33 years old, isn't exactly over the hill, but heading into his M-1 Challenge bout in December, he's not sure what his

Cody McKenzie

Cody McKenzie Hopes to Rebound at M-1 Chall...

Nov 30, 2014Comments off847 Views

By his own admission, 2014 has not been the best of years for former UFC welterweight Cody McKenzie, especially after fishing season derailed his tournament

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Daniel Swain Heads into M-1 Challenge with ...

Nov 28, 2014Comments off664 Views

While inconsistency has plagued Daniel Swain over the past two years, he could have very much put himself back on track with a 67-second win

Jason Zentgraf

Refocused Jason Zentgraf Sets Big Goals Fol...

Nov 26, 2014Comments off585 Views

After spending the last 18 months out of action due to injury, former MFC middleweight Jason Zentgraf returned to MMA recently with a win at

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Former WEC Champ Cole Escovedo on His Journ...

Nov 24, 2014Comments off951 Views

Perseverance has been a big theme in the life of Cole Escovedo, who has launched a book about his journey from paralysis to the UFC.

V3 Fight Medina vs Townsend

Adam Townsend Sees V3 Fights as First Step ...

Nov 22, 2014Comments off553 Views

Following a rocky start to his year, lightweight prospect Adam Townsend is back on track and riding high into his V3 Fights return Saturday night.

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Jorge Medina’s Marine Mentality Led H...

Nov 21, 2014Comments off667 Views

Jorge Medina's time in the Marine Corp. has prepared him for success in the cage, leading him to an undefeated career heading in Saturday's V3

Amy Cadwell Montenegro

Amy Cadwell Montenegro Hoping to Convert Mo...

Nov 20, 2014Comments off700 Views

Fresh off of a win at King of the Cage, strawweight Amy Cadwell Montenegro is hoping to ride a wave of momentum into a career

Kailin Curran

Turning Pro Last Year Ushered Kailin Curran...

Nov 20, 2014Comments off1584 Views

After three years in the amateur ranks, Hawaiian native Kailin Curran turned pro in 2013 and so far the move has proven successful. She's now

Trevor Prangley

At 42, Trevor Prangley Intends to Keep Figh...

Nov 19, 2014Comments off780 Views

At 42 years of age, Trevor Prangley doesn't know how much more time his career holds. He's prepared to take whatever comes and enjoy the

Robert Neal

Robert Neal’s Next Fight is One Step ...

Nov 19, 2014Comments off707 Views

Robert Neal doesn't know exactly what a win over Tony Johnson would hold, other than it will take him one step closer to whoever holds

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David Branch on Yushin Okami WSOF Title Fig...

Nov 15, 2014Comments off655 Views

World Series of Fighting middleweight champion David Branch puts his title on the line for the first time against Yushin Okami on Nov. 15 at

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Nam Phan On Bellator MMA Debut: “I Ne...

Nov 15, 2014Comments off787 Views

Nam Phan says he needs to win his Bellator MMA promotional debut against Mich Richman at Bellator 131.

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Melvin Manhoef Says Fighting Joe Schilling ...

Nov 14, 2014Comments off844 Views

Melvin Manhoef says his Bellator 131 bout against Joe Schilling will be like a K-1 fight with small gloves.

Jessica Aguilar

The Plan is Simple for WSOF Champ Jessica A...

Nov 14, 2014Comments off883 Views

For WSOF strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar, her career aspirations are quite simple: "continue winning and be the champion."

Justin Reiswerg

Justin Reiswerg Believes a Win at Legacy FC...

Nov 14, 2014Comments off528 Views

Justin Reiswerg heads into Friday night's Legacy FC 37 believing that a win over Mike Bronzoulis will punch his ticket to the UFC.

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Quentin Henry Expects Nothing Less Than a T...

Nov 13, 2014Comments off770 Views

Legacy FC middleweight contender Quentin Henry expects nothing less than a title shot with a victory on Friday night.

Larry Crowe

Larry Crowe Steps in the Legacy FC Cage Loo...

Nov 12, 2014Comments off793 Views

Larry Crowe is shooting for his third-consecutive victory at Legacy FC 37, and hopes it takes him a step closer to a title shot.

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Tito Ortiz Had To Go Through Hell, but He&#...

Nov 12, 2014Comments off995 Views

Tito Ortiz has been through a lot in his lengthy career. But now that he's been through heaven, the former UFC champ says he is

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Justin Gaethje Intends to Make Melvin Guill...

Nov 11, 2014Comments off919 Views

Through his high school years, WSOF champ Justin Gaethje grew up watching Melvin Guillard. Now he intends to make him look really bad.