All posts by Mick Hammond

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Rocker, Fighter Robin Black Excited for New...

Apr 16, 2013Comments off1166 Views

A glam rocker and fighter, Robin Black is excited to co-host a new weekly in-depth MMA news show, "5 Rounds," on the Fight Network in

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Sometimes You Gotta Win Ugly, but It Paid O...

Apr 15, 2013Comments off1270 Views

All fights can’t end with a highlight reel finish. Sometimes you’ve got to win ugly. And that’s exactly what Brock Larson did in his unanimous

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Overcoming Nerves and Fear, Lauren Taylor P...

Apr 15, 2013Comments off744 Views

Stepping up as a last-minute replacement is never easy, but that’s what Lauren Taylor did at the recent Invicta FC 5 card.

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Georgi Karakhanyan Expecting the Din Thomas...

Apr 12, 2013Comments off747 Views

Georgi Karakhanyan may be in the midst of an impressive six-fight winning streak, but no way is he about to overlook UFC veteran Din Thomas

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Coming Off Back-to-Back Losses, Daniel Pine...

Apr 12, 2013Comments off716 Views

Coming off of back-to-back losses, Daniel Pineda realizes the truth of the matter... he has to win at Saturday's TUF 17 Finale.

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Always Ready for a Scrap, Will Campuzano Ma...

Apr 12, 2013Comments off631 Views

Always ready for a scrap, Will Campuzano is ready to make the first defense of his Legacy FC flyweight belt and show Allan Nascimento what

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DJ Linderman Looks to Legacy FC 19 and Robe...

Apr 11, 2013Comments off657 Views

DJ Linderman sees his Legacy FC 19 fight with Robert Drysdale as the launching pad for 2013. “This fight is going to make or break

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Aung La N Sang is Finally Hitting His Strid...

Apr 11, 2013Comments off644 Views

Though he’s nearly a decade into his fight career, Crazy 88 BJJ fighter Aung “Burmese Python” La N Sang feels like he’s just now hitting

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15 Years Later, Din Thomas Still Has a Few ...

Apr 11, 2013Comments off924 Views

Entering year 15 in his mixed martial arts, American Top Team lightweight Din Thomas is still going strong and remains competitive, even though he never

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12-Second Flying Armbar Catapults Rose Nama...

Apr 09, 2013Comments off4151 Views

She may only have two fights on her resume, but a 12-second flying armbar has launched Rose Namajunas into the record books and the spotlight.

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Undefeated in Seven Pro Fights, Sergio Pett...

Apr 08, 2013Comments off999 Views

Rocketing to a 7-0 professional record, Sergio Pettis is anxious to join older brother Anthony on the UFC roster.

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Julia Budd Sees Invicta FC 5 as Next Step T...

Apr 05, 2013Comments off1326 Views

Finally building some momentum in her career, Julia Budd sees her Invicta FC 5 fight with Mollie Estes as the next step towards her goal

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Undefeated Strawweight Jodie Esquibel Ready...

Apr 04, 2013Comments off1081 Views

Happy to finally have a stable home to ply her trade, undefeated strawweight Jodie Esquibel intends to take the next step up the ladder at

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Rick Hawn Returns to Welterweight Looking f...

Apr 04, 2013Comments off1096 Views

Having failed to wrest the lightweight title from Michael Chandler, Rick Hawn returns to welterweight at Bellator 95, looking for redemption in the form of

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Pat Curran on Bellator Belt: “You’r...

Apr 03, 2013Comments off1352 Views

Pat Curran has worked hard for his steady rise up the ranks to become Bellator's featherweight champion. Losing that belt, he says, has something to

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Zoila Frausto-Gurgel: First Up Jennifer Mai...

Apr 02, 2013Comments off1932 Views

Former Bellator champion Zoila Frausto-Gurgel sees the challenge of Jennifer Maia before her, but has plans to capture Invicta FC gold by year's end.

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Michelle Waterson Has All the Reasons in th...

Apr 01, 2013Comments off2160 Views

Fighting for something much more important than herself since the birth of her daughter, Michelle Waterson has all the reasons in the world to defeat

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Top Canadian Welterweight Ryan Ford Not Wai...

Mar 31, 2013Comments off2228 Views

Rejuvenating his career with a move to the Tristar Gym alongside UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, Ryan Ford isn't waiting for a big league call-up.

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Barb Honchak Poised to Capture Invicta FC F...

Mar 29, 2013Comments off2367 Views

Riding a six-fight winning streak, Barb Honchak is poised to win the Invicta FC flyweight championship.

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Catching Up with MMA Legend Don Frye Follow...

Mar 28, 2013Comments off3405 Views

MMAWeekly.com caught up with MMA legend Don Frye recently to talk about his rematch with Yoshihiro Takayma, recovering from some serious back problems, and more.

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For Jessamyn Duke, UFC is Her Future, Invic...

Mar 28, 2013Comments off3054 Views

Invicta FC featherweight Jessamyn Duke knows that the UFC is coming quickly, but she's ready to keep her undefeated streak alive at Invcita FC 5.

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Emanuel Newton Rides Improvements to Bellat...

Mar 27, 2013Comments off1123 Views

An improved Emanuel Newton takes on Mikhail Zayats at Bellator 94 for this season’s 205-pound tournament title.

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Curtis Brigham Continues His Second-Life in...

Mar 26, 2013Comments off1340 Views

Following an eight-year retirement, Canadian bantamweight Curtis Brigham’s return to MMA last year with a win was a great human-interest story, but the story didn’t

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Are CFA’s 145-Pound Women’s Tou...

Mar 24, 2013Comments off903 Views

While fallout from CFA's 145-pound women's tournament is focused on Fallon Fox's transgender controversy, fellow fighter Peggy Morgan says the other competitors are being neglected.

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David Branch Finally Coming Into His Own He...

Mar 23, 2013Comments off804 Views

David Branch feels like he's finally coming into his own as a fighter and the timing couldn't be better as he heads into a fight

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Underdog or Not, Rick Glenn Making Waves at...

Mar 22, 2013Comments off812 Views

Undefeated Roufusport featherweight Rick Glenn has been the underdog before. He doesn't care. "I want to go in there and make waves and make a

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Jeremy Kimball Intends to Use Home Turf Adv...

Mar 22, 2013Comments off1085 Views

Colorado-based fighter Jeremy Kimball is looking forward to using altitude to his advantage against Chidi Njokuani at RFA 7 on Friday night.

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RFA 7’s Mirsad Bektic: ‘Not Doi...

Mar 21, 2013Comments off2529 Views

RFA 7 fighter Mirsad Bektic isn't fighting as a side job. "I’m not doing it to see how far I can go. I’m going to

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Cameron Dollar Intending to Take Back What&...

Mar 21, 2013Comments off1067 Views

For Cameron Dollar, his World Series of Fighting bout against fellow former TUF fighter Waylon Lowe is personal. "He’s taken something from me and I

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Justin Gaethje Ready to Jump in the Fire at...

Mar 21, 2013Comments off676 Views

Having been steadily building his career since debuting as an amateur in 2006, Colorado lightweight Justin Gaethje has finally arrived in a large promotion with