All posts by Mick Hammond

Win at MFC 37 Puts Sam Alvey in Title Talk:...

May 13, 2013Comments off908 Views

With his win over Jay Silva this past Friday at MFC 37, former Ultimate Fighter cast member “Smilin’” Sam Alvey was able to get back

Sean Santella Ready to Defend CFFC Flyweigh...

May 11, 2013Comments off709 Views

Sean Santella has been on an amazing run. He intends to keep it going at Saturday night's CFFC 24 and then up the ante on

Ready to Fight Any Time Anywhere, George Su...

May 11, 2013Comments off1039 Views

Seven years and 15 fights into his MMA career and Cage Fury Fighting Championships welterweight champion George Sullivan is feeling the best he’s ever been.

Bellator in His Past, Zach Makovsky Drops t...

May 10, 2013Comments off665 Views

Former Bellator bantamweight champ Zach Makovsky has a new promotional home, a new weight class, and a new outlook on his career, eyeing a future

Next Stop for Brandon Becker: CFFC Welterwe...

May 10, 2013Comments off1028 Views

Eking out a victory in his first fight of 2013 in February, the next stop for Brandon Becker is a shot at the CFFC welterweight

King Mo Weighs In On Eddie Alvarez vs. Bell...

May 10, 2013Comments off1134 Views

Bellator fighter "King Mo" Lawal is an outspoken individual, but in the case of Eddie Alvarez vs. Bellator, he's fairly reserved. "Contract disputes are part

Anthony Birchak Wants to Turn MFC 37 Headli...

May 10, 2013Comments off549 Views

Bantamweight Anthony Birchak intends to take the faith the MFC put into signing him and run with it... all the way to championship gold.

Luke Harris Used Nine-Month Layoff to Shore...

May 10, 2013Comments off1408 Views

Nearly nine months after he last fought, Luke Harris used his time wisely, and plans to put his efforts on display at MFC 37 on

Jason Zentgraf Wants To Do More Than Win Wh...

May 09, 2013Comments off884 Views

Jason Zentgraf wants to do more than just win at MFC 37, he wants to "put on fights that everyone talks about.”

Ryan Benoit Set to Make History in MFC̵...

May 08, 2013Comments off1683 Views

Riding a four-fight winning streak, Ryan Benoit intends to remain on track in the MFC's first bantamweight bout, which has also been elevated to MFC

Back on Track, CageSport Featherweight Juli...

May 06, 2013Comments off839 Views

CageSport featherweight Julian Erosa rebounded recently at CageSport 24, and now he's looking to see how he matches up against UFC caliber fighters.

Title Talk is Well and Good, but Mukai Maro...

May 05, 2013Comments off815 Views

Like any fighter, Mukai Maromo wants to become a champion, but he's taking a step back from the title talk and focusing on putting in

For Xian Ji, Being the Legend FC Champion C...

May 04, 2013Comments off823 Views

For Xian Ji, being the Legend FC bantamweight champion comes with the weight of an entire nation on his shoulders.

Cory Vom Baur

Cory Vom Baur Captures CageSports Interim T...

May 02, 2013Comments off513 Views

At the recent CageSport event, up-and-coming 135-pound fighter Cory Vom Baur took the next step in his career by securing the promotion’s interim bantamweight championship.

Missing Out on The Ultimate Fighter, Josh R...

Apr 27, 2013Comments off625 Views

Josh Rettinghouse didn't make the cut for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter, so now he's taking aim at the CageSport bantamweight championship on

The Juggernaut is Coming: Luke Jumeau Targe...

Apr 26, 2013Comments off1093 Views

Luke "The Juggernaut" Jumeau looks to start 2013 off on the right foot with the Legend FC welterweight championship.

Koji Ando Intends to Kickoff Breakout Year ...

Apr 26, 2013Comments off981 Views

After winning back-to-back fights in 2012 and raising his overall record to 7-3-2, veteran lightweight Koji “The Commander” Ando is looking forward to making 2013

Jingliang Li

Jingliang Li Looking to Bring Legend FC Wel...

Apr 25, 2013Comments off1256 Views

Jingliang Li is looking for a double-play of redemption and bringing the Legacy FC welterweight championship belt back home to China.

Damien Brown Credits Those Around Him Headi...

Apr 25, 2013Comments off788 Views

When looking at Australian lightweight Damien Brown’s career, it would be easy to compare it to the ocean tide. But Brown credits being able to

KOTC Champ Lowen Tynanes Hitting Stride, Ke...

Apr 23, 2013Comments off1849 Views

King of the Cage champion Lowen Tynanes is staying busy with fights for One FC and a KOTC title defense already on his calendar.

King of the Cage Champion David Gomez Has H...

Apr 21, 2013Comments off3331 Views

Reclaiming a championship is never easy, and newly crowned King of the Cage welterweight titleholder David Gomez found that out firsthand when he defeated Joshua

Eric Moell Intends to Continue Blazing His ...

Apr 19, 2013Comments off822 Views

To say that flyweight prospect Eric Moell is off to a fast start in his pro MMA career is an understatement. In three fights over

Zach Underwood Takes Next Step Up at XFC 23...

Apr 19, 2013Comments off961 Views

Zach Underwood knows that it's all about winning, and he intends to add to his two-fight streak at XFC 23 on Friday night.

For Stephanie Eggink, Friday’s XFC Fi...

Apr 18, 2013Comments off1708 Views

Stephanie Eggink has a championship score to settle with Angela Magana, but first she's got to take care of business against Brianna Van Buren at

Shamar Bailey Will Take Care of Luis Santos...

Apr 17, 2013Comments off2406 Views

Following rough stints in the UFC and Bellator, Shamar Bailey is back on track and knows a win over Luis Santos at XFC 23 on

Rocker, Fighter Robin Black Excited for New...

Apr 16, 2013Comments off1231 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

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

Apr 15, 2013Comments off1338 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

Overcoming Nerves and Fear, Lauren Taylor P...

Apr 15, 2013Comments off788 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.

Georgi Karakhanyan

Georgi Karakhanyan Expecting the Din Thomas...

Apr 12, 2013Comments off784 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

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

Apr 12, 2013Comments off757 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.