All posts by Mick Hammond

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Adema Drummer Kris Kohls Plans to Continue ...

Mar 11, 2013Comments off2308 Views

Kris Kohl, drummer for the metal band Adema, says he still plans to continue his professional MMA career with the band on the eve of

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Twin Brothers Marvin and Melvin Blumer Work...

Mar 10, 2013Comments off1373 Views

Identical twin Minnesota bantamweights Marvin and Melvin Blumer are fighting their way up the ranks, side by side.

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Legacy FC Champion Jorge ‘Macaco̵...

Mar 10, 2013Comments off799 Views

Just a couple months shy of his 40th birthday, Legacy FC lightweight champion Jorge “Macaco” Patino shows no signs of slowing down.

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Undefeated Women’s 135-Pound Prospect...

Mar 09, 2013Comments off1888 Views

Legacy FC women’s 135-pound prospect Lauren Taylor knows that the fight game is a work in progress, and that’s fine with her, as her work

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Dave Courchaine Getting His Act Together, R...

Mar 09, 2013Comments off769 Views

Getting his career on track, Dave Courchaine is already two victories into 2013 with plans for four or five more before the year is up.

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CFA Stands Up for Its Fighter, Fallon Fox, ...

Mar 08, 2013Comments off1026 Views

CFA promoter Jorge De La Noval stands behind his fighter, Fallon Fox, who has come under scrutiny since it came to light that she is


Following Rough 2012, Brett Cooper Focused ...

Mar 07, 2013Comments off833 Views

Entering his third year in Bellator, Brett “Fudoshin” Cooper sought only one thing, to win this season’s 185-pound tournament and go on to fight for

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Mike Richman’s Bellator Goal? “...

Mar 07, 2013Comments off550 Views

Mike Richman's quest to become Bellator champ before 2013 is over continues Thursday night at Bellator 92.

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Doug Marshall’s Bellator Path is Simp...

Mar 06, 2013Comments off670 Views

Former WEC champ Doug Marshall's plans for his Bellator run are simple, "I'm going to get that money and then get that belt."

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Revelina Berto’s Secret Weapon Headin...

Mar 02, 2013Comments off1528 Views

Revelina Berto's secret weapon heading into Saturday's CFA 145-pound women's tournament isn't such a secret. She's got a fighting family.

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Former Marine Kelsey De Santis Ready to Sto...

Mar 01, 2013Comments off1285 Views

After a year and a half out of competition, former Marine Kelsey De Santis is back and ready to take the CFA 145-pound women's tournament

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KOTC Middleweight Champ Sean Strickland Bui...

Feb 28, 2013Comments off1213 Views

King of the Cage middleweight champ Sean Strickland has dominated the opposition through 11 professional bouts, but he's still working on a solid foundation for

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Peggy Morgan Relishes Underdog Status Headi...

Feb 28, 2013Comments off924 Views

Peggy "Daywalker" Morgan relishes her underdog status heading into Saturday's CFA 145-pound women's tournament.

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CFA Celebrates Second Anniversary with Wome...

Feb 27, 2013Comments off607 Views

For the second anniversary of the Florida-based Championship Fighting Alliance, promoter Jorge De La Noval decided to do something different.

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Bantamweight Patrick “Juggernaut̶...

Feb 26, 2013Comments off538 Views

Bantamweight prospect Patrick "Juggernaut" Ybarra entered his recent Legacy FC fight a nervous wreck, but now he's riding the wave of attention for his stunning

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Cat Zingano Zeroes In on Miesha Tate, but R...

Feb 25, 2013Comments off1463 Views

New UFC women's bantamweight contender Cat Zingano is hesitant to look beyond her upcoming fight with Miesha Tate, but she wants Ronda Rousey's belt.

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Jimmy Fowler Heads into XFC 22 to Show the ...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off830 Views

"I would love to go in and get a good victory and show the world what I can do," said Jimmy Fowler as he prepared


Trevor Prangley Heads into Friday’s K...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off663 Views

Trevor Prangley heads into Friday night's King of the Cage fully believing that he's ready to make this his last year of active MMA competition.

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Suzie Montero Ready to Put Refined Approach...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off911 Views

Suzie Montero enters her fight with Pearl Gonzalez at XFC 22 ready to put all the hard work and effort she's put into herself and

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Ricky Rainey Carrying Lessons Learned into ...

Feb 21, 2013Comments off1459 Views

2012 was a learning year for welterweight prospect Ricky “Sniper” Rainey, and he intends to take the lessons he learned into Friday night's XFC 22

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King Mo Shooting for Five Bellator Fights t...

Feb 21, 2013Comments off764 Views

King Mo Lawal has plans to fight at least five times in 2013, but knows that's only possible if he takes care of business against


Rad Martinez Says Delay in Bellator Final w...

Feb 20, 2013Comments off467 Views

Initially frustrated at the delay in his Bellator featherweight tourney final fight with Shahbulat Shamhalaev, Rad Martinez now calls it a blessing in disguise as


Scott Holtzman Taking XFC Run Fight by Figh...

Feb 20, 2013Comments off550 Views

Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman is a classic example of a fighter that was virtually unknown to start a year, only to become one of his

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For Legend FC Fighter Xian Ji, “MMA i...

Feb 18, 2013Comments off879 Views

For Legend FC fighter Xian Ji, mixed martial arts isn't just what he does, it's who he is. He hopes to help spread the word

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Three for Three in 2012, Masanori Kanehara ...

Feb 18, 2013Comments off884 Views

With wins in five of his last six fights, former Sengoku featherweight champion Masanori Kanehara is on a roll, and he's hoping to roll right

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Excited for Marquee Signings, Invicta Pres ...

Feb 17, 2013Comments off1023 Views

Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp is excited to have Cris "Cyborg" Santos and Zoila Frausto-Gurgel in the fold, believing that Cyborg deserves a chance to

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Enoch Wilson is Riding the Lightning into C...

Feb 16, 2013Comments off1094 Views

Enoch "The Animal" Wilson is branching out, riding the lightning into his Saturday night shot at CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire.

Drew Brokenshire Knows He Needs to be at Hi...

Feb 16, 2013Comments off702 Views

CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire has done a lot of growing over the past year, but he knows he needs to be at his best on


Graham Spencer Looks to Build on a Solid 20...

Feb 15, 2013Comments off838 Views

Graham Spencer has a solid 2012, but he plans on making 2013 an even better one, beginning with taking the MFC lightweight championship on Friday

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TUF Fluke in His Past, Sam Alvey Gunning fo...

Feb 15, 2013Comments off927 Views

Sam Alvey looks to put his TUF experience behind him as he steps into a battle with Elvis Mutapcic for the MFC middleweight championship on