All posts by Mick Hammond

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Mike Rhodes Sees RFA 10 as Opportunity to T...

Oct 25, 2013Comments off900 Views

For welterweight prospect Mike “Biggie” Rhodes, working with some of the best young talent in MMA has had a profound effect on his career.

Badbeat 11

BAMMA USA Champ Ernest Chavez Ready to Take...

Oct 24, 2013Comments off1033 Views

BAMMA USA welterweight champion Ernest “EJ” Chavez knows the benefits of preparation, and he believes it is his preparation that will be the key on

Rachel Cummins by Ray Kasprowicz TUFFnUFF

Looks Can Be Deceiving; Just Ask BAMMA USA ...

Oct 23, 2013Comments off3271 Views

A model and a fighter, Rachel Cummins doesn't mind when people focus on her looks. “I actually really like it because people will underestimate me.”

Justin Lawrence

Justin Lawrence Sees RFA as the Place to Be...

Oct 23, 2013Comments off2148 Views

Justin Lawrence found the going rough when he made his way into the UFC via The Ultimate Fighter. He sees RFA as a place he

Joshua Sampo

CFA Champ Joshua Sampo’s a Little Fru...

Oct 23, 2013Comments off1172 Views

CFA champ Joshua Sampo was a little frustrated by how his recent title defense played out, but also proud that he could pull out a

John Case

John Case Plans to “Little Brother...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off1153 Views

Midwest prospect John Case isn't lacking for confidence as he plans to "little brother" E.J. Brooks at Friday's RFA 10 on AXS TV.

Josh Rettinghouse Finally Steps onto the Na...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off973 Views

Josh Rettinghouse finally takes a step outside of the northwestern United States and onto the national stage at Saturday's World Series of Fighting 6.

Carson Beebe

At WSOF 6, Carson Beebe Finally Gets Opport...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off915 Views

Heading into Friday's World Series of Fighting 6, Carson Beebe believes he finally has the opportunity to prove that he is a top-tier bantamweight.

Aaron Wetherspoon

With UFC in His Sights, Aaron Wetherspoon D...

Oct 21, 2013Comments off1416 Views

Former King of the Cage welterweight champion Aaron Wetherspoon is down to featherweight for Friday's BAMMA USA: Badbeat 11.

EJ Brooks

It’s Out of the Darkness and into the...

Oct 21, 2013Comments off1503 Views

Following his October 2012 loss to Darrell Horcher at Bellator 77, lightweight E.J. Brooks disappeared from the fight game, but he returns at Friday's RFA

Will Campuzano at WEC 46

Will Campuzano Forging a New Path Post-UFC;...

Oct 21, 2013Comments off1124 Views

Following two straight losses in the UFC at bantamweight, Will Campuzano decided it was time to make a change, and that change resulted in an

Luis Sapo Santos

Luis “Sapo” Santos Continues Hi...

Oct 18, 2013Comments off1013 Views

Out to prove he's the best welterweight in the XFC, Luis "Sapo" Santos continues the hunt at Friday night's XFC 26.

Heading into XFC Title Fight, Cortney Casey...

Oct 17, 2013Comments off898 Views

Heading into Friday night's XFC championship, Cortney Casey says she's more than prepared, but hasn't made any drastic changes just because it's a title fight.

Jason Hicks Isn’t Looking to Bounce B...

Oct 16, 2013Comments off1118 Views

Jason Hicks isn't just looking forward to Friday's XFC 26, he's looking beyond that to the XFC featherweight championship.

For Adrenaline Junkie Ann Osman, Fighting f...

Oct 16, 2013Comments off2970 Views

An admitted adrenaline junkie, Ann Osman – One FC's first female pro Malaysian MMA fighter – MMA is the most extreme sport she's ever undertaken.

Now That He’s the XFC Champ, Scott Ho...

Oct 15, 2013Comments off1055 Views

Now that he is the XFC lightweight champion, Scott Holtzman says Roger Carroll will have to kill him to take his belt at XFC 26

Interim Titleholder Bibiano Fernandes Looki...

Oct 15, 2013Comments off1424 Views

Already one of Asia's most decorated champions, Bibiano Fernandes looks forward to the opportunity to add to his accolades at Friday's One FC: Total Domination.

Hideo Tokoro: “I’m Ready to Fig...

Oct 13, 2013Comments off5187 Views

Despite being upset about a recent controversial decision at Japan Vale Tudo 3, Hideo Tokoro says he is ready to make the leap to the

KOTC Champ Frankie Saenz’s Only Conce...

Oct 13, 2013Comments off995 Views

After making the first defense of his title, King of the Cage champ Frankie Saenz has only one concern: he wants to fight tough guys

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

Oct 13, 2013Comments off1011 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 off1381 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 off1836 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 off976 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 off1484 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 off1110 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 off1492 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 off1632 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 off1431 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 off1500 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 off1225 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