All posts by Mick Hammond

Farkad Sharipov

After Successful MMA Return, Farkhad Sharip...

Dec 12, 2013NoNo Comments1141 Views

After a two-year layoff, featherweight Farkhad “Frank” Sharipov returned to MMA and finds himself fighting for an XFC championship.

Daniel Swain

Daniel Swain Happy to Have XFC Behind Him, ...

Dec 12, 2013NoNo Comments1910 Views

Happy to finally have a multi-fight deal and the backing of the XFC, Daniel Swain is ready for Friday's promotional debut.

Holly Holm Taking a Break and Then It’...

Dec 12, 2013NoNo Comments1829 Views

Earlier this month, Holly Holm won her fourth fight of the year. Now she's just looking forward to a long awaited break, and then getting

Despite Opponent Change, Eric Reynolds Read...

Dec 11, 2013NoNo Comments957 Views

Despite an opponent change, Eric Reynolds is ready for whatever Dom O'Grady throws his way at XFC 27 on Friday night.

As Always, Paul Daley Planning an Exciting ...

Dec 10, 2013NoNo Comments1894 Views

With his confidence running high, Paul Daley plans another exciting knockout as he returns to BAMMA UK.

Jim Wallhead Tapping into His Inner Aggress...

Dec 08, 2013NoNo Comments1048 Views

Disappointed in his last performance, Jim Wallhead believes it was just what he needed to force him to tap into his inner aggression heading into

Georgi Karakhanyan

Georgi Karakhanyan Wants to Top a Stellar Y...

Dec 07, 2013NoNo Comments1149 Views

Georgi Karakhanyan is having the best year of his career so far, and he's looking to top it off with the World Series of Fighting

Claudia Gadelha

For Claudia Gadelha, Winning the Invicta FC...

Dec 07, 2013NoNo Comments1450 Views

Winning the Invicta FC strawweight title would mean the world to Claudia Gadelha. It would be the culmination of 10 years of hard work.

Brent Knopp Looking for the Knockout in Lat...

Dec 07, 2013NoNo Comments988 Views

After a disappointing result in April, Brent Knopp is looking for the knockout in Saturday's defense of his Cagesport middleweight title.

Elvis Mutapcic

Elvis Mutapcic Believes a Win Over Jesse Ta...

Dec 06, 2013NoNo Comments952 Views

Knowing that he's headed to a title fight if he defeats Jesse Taylor at WSOF 7 on Saturday, Elvis Mutapcic is looking forward to stepping

Leondard Garcia Plan to Win in a Firefight ...

Dec 05, 2013NoNo Comments960 Views

UFC veteran Leonard Garcia plans to win the Legacy FC featherweight championship in a firefight, but he's willing to take Kevin Aguilar into deep waters

Sabah Fadai MFC

Sabah Fadai Knows the Key to Beating Nick N...

Dec 04, 2013NoNo Comments1306 Views

Sabah Fadai believes he has the key to toppling Nick Newell's undefeated record: "be better than him everywhere it goes."

Koji Oishi Agrees with Honorio Banario Rema...

Dec 04, 2013NoNo Comments1268 Views

While Koji Oishi’s win over Honorio Banario the first time may have surprised some, he’s looking to put a definitive stamp on this rivalry when

Lauren Murphy

What a Difference a Year Makes: Lauren Murp...

Dec 04, 2013NoNo Comments1641 Views

About a year ago, Lauren Murphy was at a crossroads in her life. She chose to continue fighting, and Saturday, she steps into an Invicta

Her Career Renewed, Amy Cadwell Eyeing the ...

Dec 04, 2013NoNo Comments1840 Views

Prior to making her pro debut in May, women’s flyweight prospect Amy Cadwell had debated leaving the sport. Now, she's shooting for the top of

David Aranda Santacana

David Aranda Santacana Proves It’s Ne...

Dec 03, 2013NoNo Comments1653 Views

At 37 years old, Spanish bantamweight David Aranda Santacana has proven that even if you get into a sport later in life, that doesn’t mean

Kevin Aguilar

Kevin Aguilar Sees Big Opportunity in Legac...

Dec 03, 2013NoNo Comments1873 Views

Kevin Aguilar sees biggest challenge, and biggest opportunity, of his career in Friday's Legacy title fight against UFC veteran Leonard Garcia.

Cory Devela

Second Fight into Return, Cory Devela Chall...

Dec 03, 2013NoNo Comments1174 Views

Cory Devela is back in the game after a three-year layoff and now he's headed into battle for the CageSport middleweight championship.

Dae Hwan Kim Moves into the Spotlight at Fr...

Dec 02, 2013NoNo Comments1362 Views

Amassing and undefeated record, South Korean bantamweight prospect Dae Hwan Kim steps into the One FC spotlight on Friday.

Jesse Taylor Strikeforce

Let’s Try This Again: Jesse Taylor is...

Dec 02, 2013NoNo Comments1229 Views

Jesse Taylor has been scheduled to face Elvis Mutapcic before, so he's more than ready for their World Series of Fighting 7 bout on Saturday

Bantamweight Prospect Patrick Ybarra Over G...

Dec 02, 2013NoNo Comments1284 Views

After admittedly being a little startstruck in his last fight, bantamweight prospect Patrick Ybarra returns to get back on track at Friday's Legacy FC 26

Invicta FC’s Joanne Calderwood: ̶...

Dec 01, 2013NoNo Comments2140 Views

Invicta FC fighter Joanne Calderwood is undefeated, but she could care less about her record. She just wants to get better and take aim at

As He Rockets Up the Ranks, Lance Palmer Ta...

Dec 01, 2013NoNo Comments1106 Views

Lance Palmer has been rocketing up the 145-pound ranks, and now he's taking aim at the WSOF featherweight championship.

Caros Fodor Staring Down Vuyisile Colossa i...

Nov 30, 2013NoNo Comments1159 Views

Caros Fodor's eventual goal is the One FC lightweight championship, but first he has Vuyisile Colossa at One FC: Moment of Truth.

Settling into a Consistent Training Routine...

Nov 29, 2013NoNo Comments1100 Views

Finally stepping off the road and into a consistent training routine, King of the Cage champion Josh Paiva is ready to put his belt on

Ready to Put His Full Arsenal on Display, K...

Nov 23, 2013NoNo Comments944 Views

Racking up the wins, KOTC fighter Mike Hanks wants a tough challenge, so he can put his full arsenal of weaponry on display.

Matt Manzanares

After a Slow Start, Matt Manzanares Aims to...

Nov 21, 2013NoNo Comments878 Views

Following a slow start to 2013, Matt Manzares aims to finish the year on top, capturing the inaugural flyweight title at RFA 11 on Friday

For 40-Year-Old Legacy Champ Jorge Patino, ...

Nov 15, 2013NoNo Comments1281 Views

Despite reaching 40 years of age, Legacy FC lightweight champion Jorge Patino doesn't show any signs of slowing down.

Joey Beltran on Fighting Rampage: “I ...

Nov 15, 2013NoNo Comments1667 Views

On the rebound from his UFC exit, Joey Beltran isn't fighting Rampage Jackson for a paycheck. He wants it all. He wants the Bellator title.

For Carlos Diego Ferreira “It Will Be...

Nov 15, 2013NoNo Comments1838 Views

In just his third year of MMA, Texas-based lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira has become one of the premier prospects in the Southwest.