All posts by Mick Hammond

Justin Gaethje

Job Security In Hand, Now It’s Time f...

Jan 18, 2014NoNo Comments1517 Views

A new five-fight contract in hand, Justin Gaethje can now focus on the task set before him, claiming the World Series of Fighting inaugural lightweight

Lightweight Title Shot at MFC 39 Puts Kurt ...

Jan 17, 2014NoNo Comments889 Views

Kurt Southern had a great year in 2013, but he is on the precipice of attaining a major goal when he fights for the lightweight

Anthony Hamilton Looking to MFC 39 Title De...

Jan 17, 2014NoNo Comments1062 Views

Coming off of a stellar year in which he won the MFC and CageSports heavyweight titles, Anthony Hamilton looks to continue the march with his

Jason South - MFC

Jason South Believes He Can One-Up TUF Alum...

Jan 16, 2014NoNo Comments1261 Views

Jason South is looking to bounce back from his first career loss at Friday night's MFC 39 against Ultimate Fighter alum Gilbert Smith.

Anthony Johnson

World Series of Fighting Title on the Radar...

Jan 14, 2014NoNo Comments1247 Views

Though it’s been 10 months since he last fought, World Series of Fighting light heavyweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has been using his time off productively

After Misfiring on The Ultimate Fighter, Gi...

Jan 11, 2014NoNo Comments2217 Views

2013 was perhaps both the best year and worst year for Colorado middleweight Gilbert Smith. After misfiring on The Ultimate Fighter, he's headed to MFC

Cung Le Walks a Mile in UFC President Dana ...

Jan 01, 2014NoNo Comments2965 Views

UFC middleweight Cung Le talks to MMAWeekly.com about having to fill UFC president Dana White's shoes for The Ultimate Fighter China and his plans for

Kito Andrews

For Kito Andrews, the Plan is to Fight and ...

Dec 22, 2013NoNo Comments1346 Views

When it appeared as if 2013 could be the low point of his career, veteran Kito Andrews closed out the year, quite possibly, on his

Dustin Jacoby

Dustin Jacoby Finds New Life with a Career ...

Dec 18, 2013NoNo Comments1696 Views

UFC veteran Dustin Jacoby reignited his combat sports career in 2013 with an unexpected turn in kickboxing, but plans to return to mixed martial arts

Julie Kedzie UFC 94

Julie Kedzie Embraces Invicta FC Matchmaker...

Dec 18, 2013NoNo Comments1473 Views

Retired UFC fighter Julie Kedzie has already embraced her new role as Invicta FC's matchmaker.

Anthony Figueroa

King of the Cage Champ Anthony Figueroa is ...

Dec 16, 2013NoNo Comments1968 Views

Rebounding from a rough patch in his career, Anthony Figueroa is now a KOTC champ and on his way back to the top.

Heading into His BAMMA UK Fight, Colin Flet...

Dec 14, 2013NoNo Comments3354 Views

UFC veteran Colin "Freakshow" Fletcher may be 9-3 in MMA, but in his mind, he's always the underdog.

With Move to Lightweight, Dave Courchaine R...

Dec 13, 2013NoNo Comments938 Views

Finally making the drop to lightweight, Dave Courchaine has a run at XFC gold in his sights.

Farkad Sharipov

After Successful MMA Return, Farkhad Sharip...

Dec 12, 2013NoNo Comments1203 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 Comments1989 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 Comments1912 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 Comments1016 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 Comments1984 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 Comments1106 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 Comments1210 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 Comments1534 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 Comments1042 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 Comments1010 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 Comments1026 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 Comments1366 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 Comments1330 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 Comments1756 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 Comments1925 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 Comments1724 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 Comments1941 Views

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