All posts by Mick Hammond

Already One of the World’s Best at Li...

Oct 13, 2013Comments off996 Views

There’s no denying that Shinya Aoki is one of MMA’s premier fighters at 155 pounds. Now, he's ready to prove he can be just as

Brian Foster

UFC Vet Brian Foster Rebounds from Brain He...

Oct 12, 2013Comments off1366 Views

After a brain hemorrhage threatened to derail his MMA career, former UFC welterweight Brian Foster has rebounded, and will step into the Glory 11 kickboxing

Victor Meza

KOTC’s Victor Meza Now Considers Hims...

Oct 11, 2013Comments off1819 Views

King of the Cage lightweight titleholder Victor Meza finally cemented his status as a champion with the recent defense of his belt.

David Rickels Wants Back in the Lightweight...

Oct 11, 2013Comments off964 Views

David Rickels would like to get back in the Bellator lightweight tourney and earn another shot at champion Michael Chandler, but he first faces J.J.

Lee Morrison Finally Hits the International...

Oct 08, 2013Comments off1469 Views

Lee Morrison is finally set to emerge on the international stage, taking aim at the M-1 Global 145-pound championship.

Harrison Bevens

Next Stop for Harrison Bevens? CageSport Li...

Oct 05, 2013Comments off1096 Views

Harrison Bevens has bounced back from the first loss of his career, and now finds himself stepping into a CageSport lightweight championship bout on Saturday

Hadley Griffith

CageSport on the Cusp: Hadley Griffith

Oct 05, 2013Comments off1472 Views

To say Washington-based women’s 125-pound fighter “Relentless” Hadley Griffith stepped up in her pro debut might be an understatement.

Jessica Aguilar

Jessica Aguilar is Going to Give Retiring M...

Oct 05, 2013Comments off1609 Views

Jessica Aguilar plans to send Megumi Fujii into retirement in style. "I’m going to give her the best fight of her career and she’s going

Lavar Johnson Getting a Fresh Start, Aims f...

Oct 04, 2013Comments off1414 Views

Lavar Johnson has suffered through a lot of ups and downs recently, but sees his spot in the Bellator heavyweight tournament as a fresh start.

Smealinho Rama Plans to Take What Comes, In...

Oct 04, 2013Comments off1484 Views

Smealinho Rama finally gets a crack at the vacant MFC heavyweight title on Friday night. He plans to take whatever openings Anthony Hamilton gives him,

Jason South - MFC

Jason South Finally Gets Long-Awaited Shot ...

Oct 02, 2013Comments off1206 Views

Jason South has been after a shot at a belt "since day one." He will finally get that shot at MFC 38 on Friday night

Anthony Birchak, the Adopted Mexican Son of...

Oct 01, 2013Comments off1687 Views

Feeling like he is Edmonton's adopted Mexican son, Anthony Birchak returns at MFC 38 on Friday night to try and defeat Tito Jones to become

Finally Back on Track, Caros Fodor Looking ...

Sep 28, 2013Comments off1015 Views

Caros Fodor is finally back on the winning track following a two-year skid, and now he's looking to fight for One FC again by year's

Joe Warren on Nick Kirk: “He’s Just...

Sep 27, 2013Comments off839 Views

After their fight was nixed earlier this month, Joe Warren is back, ready to fight Nick Kirk, and put a hole through him.

Will Brooks Looks to the Past to Keep From ...

Sep 26, 2013Comments off1105 Views

Will Brooks has made the mistake of getting comfortable with his success. Now, he looks back at his failures to make sure he doesn't look

For Bellator Lightweight Alexander Sarnavsk...

Sep 26, 2013Comments off1150 Views

Often bullied by older kids when he was a youngster, Bellator lightweight Alexander Sarnavskiy carries those times with him when he enters the cage.

Marcus Davis Returns to Lightweight Against...

Sep 25, 2013Comments off1159 Views

UFC veteran Marcus Davis returns to lightweight on Friday in the opening round of the Bellator Season 9 tournament, facing the "most dangerous guy" in

Brent Weedman Bellator

Brent Weedman Enters Bellator Tourney with ...

Sep 20, 2013Comments off692 Views

Brent Weedman enters the Bellator Season 9 Welterweight Tournament riding the confidence of the biggest victory of his career.

Douglas Lima Has Sights on Ben SaundersR...

Sep 20, 2013Comments off1466 Views

Douglas Lima has his sights set on Ben Saunders at Friday's Bellator 100... but then it's on to the Bellator welterweight championship.

Ben Saunders

For Ben Saunders, A Lifetime of Training Al...

Sep 19, 2013Comments off1390 Views

For Bellator welterweight Ben Saunders, a lifetime of training all boils down to this one night: the Bellator Welterweight Tournament Final against Douglas Lima.

Chris Culley

Chris Culley Ready to Cap a Successful Year...

Sep 17, 2013Comments off1095 Views

The past year has been the most successful of featherweight “Urban Legend” Chris Culley’s career, and he's ready to take it even further.

Elvis Mutapcic

Elvis Mutapcic on WSOF Debut: “I Want...

Sep 14, 2013Comments off800 Views

Heading into Saturday's World Series of Fighting 5, Elvis Mutapcic just wants people to know who he is. If he keeps doing what he has

Mike Kyle Sees World Series of Fighting as ...

Sep 14, 2013Comments off717 Views

After some disappointing results in the past few years, Mike Kyle steps into his headlining bout at World Series of Fighting 5 for the "opportunity

Georgi Karakhanyan

Georgi Karakhanyan Plans to Break a Leg at ...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off964 Views

Georgi Karakhanyan has rekindled the fire that kickstarted his career, and now he plans to break his leg, kicking Waylon Lowe into submission at Saturday's

Leonard Garcia Aiming for UFC Return, but C...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off1211 Views

Leonard Garcia desperately wants to return to the UFC, but knows he has to keep winning. His next hurdle is Nick Gonzalez at Legacy FC

Dave Branch

David Branch Will Accept Nothing Less Than ...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off1400 Views

Having defeated former WEC champion Paulo Filho in his last fight, David Branch expects nothing less than to eventually have the WSOF middleweight championship around

Rodrigo Pinheiro

BJJ Champion Rodrigo Pinheiro Finally Gets ...

Sep 13, 2013Comments off1608 Views

Three years since his last MMA fight and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion Rodrigo Pinheiro is ready to make his return at Friday night's Legacy FC 23.

Paulina Granados

Paulina Granados Heads into Legacy FC 23 as...

Sep 12, 2013Comments off1228 Views

Paulina Granados heads into Friday's Legacy FC 23 as one of the promotion's rising stars. That designation comes with added expectations, but she's happy to

Heading into Bellator 99, Vladimir Matyushe...

Sep 11, 2013Comments off786 Views

Even at 42 years of age, motivation is not something that eludes UFC veteran Vladimir Matyushenko as he prepares to face Houston Alexander at Bellator

Pete Spratt Heads Into Legacy FC 23 Gunslin...

Sep 11, 2013Comments off716 Views

At 42 years of age, Pete Spratt, a self-proclaimed gunslinger from Texas, doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon.