All posts by Mick Hammond

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

Mar 22, 2013Comments off838 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

Jeremy Kimball RFA 7

Jeremy Kimball Intends to Use Home Turf Adv...

Mar 22, 2013Comments off1142 Views

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

RFA 7’s Mirsad Bektic: ‘Not Doi...

Mar 21, 2013Comments off2580 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

Cameron Dollar Intending to Take Back What&...

Mar 21, 2013Comments off1102 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

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

Mar 21, 2013Comments off702 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

Bellator’s Dave Jansen: ‘I’m ...

Mar 21, 2013Comments off1374 Views

Bellator fighter Dave Jansen's goals have been clear from day one: “I’m going to win this tournament, win that title and shock the world."

After Near Retirement, Marcus Davis Continu...

Mar 20, 2013Comments off583 Views

After nearly calling it a career a year or so ago, UFC veteran Marcus Davis continues the latest chapter of his career at Bellator 93

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Training with UFC’s Cat Zingano, Shan...

Mar 20, 2013Comments off1618 Views

Helping UFC fighter Cat Zingano prepare for Miesha Tate, Shannon Culpepper is ready for anything that her RFA 7 opponent, Gina Begley, brings to the

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A Little Older, A Little Wiser, Chidi Njoku...

Mar 20, 2013Comments off913 Views

A little older and a little wiser, Chidi Njokuani heads into Friday's RFA 7 showdown with Jeremy Kimball confident he'll continue his winning streak.

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Vinnie Lopez Flips the Switch, Rides Five-F...

Mar 19, 2013Comments off1679 Views

Vinnie Lopez easily could have called it a career after losing his first three pro bouts, but he flipped the switch and now rides a

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Mike “Biggie” Rhodes Won’...

Mar 18, 2013Comments off909 Views

Mike "Biggie" Rhodes gladly accepted an open slot opposite RFA 7 hometown favorite Brandon Thatch, but he doesn't intend to let the hometown judges haven

Tyson Nam Believes Conditioning is Catching...

Mar 18, 2013Comments off1171 Views

Tyson Nam has been making waves in the MMA world recently, and believes that his conditioning finally catching up to his skills has a lot

Joseph Henle Hasn’t Arrived Until He ...

Mar 15, 2013Comments off1432 Views

Joseph Henle heads into BAMMA USA Badbeat 8 ready to impress, but says, "until I have a UFC championship around my waist, there’s always room

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Steve Magdelano Looking to BAMMA USA: Badbe...

Mar 15, 2013Comments off698 Views

Knowing that if he wants to make it to the next level, Steve Magdelano knows that he needs to do more than win at BAMMA

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Terrion Ware Feeling No Pressure as He Step...

Mar 15, 2013Comments off690 Views

In the span of just over a year, Terrion Ware has impressed enough in his young career to warrant an opportunity to headline a sizable

Adema Drummer Kris Kohls Plans to Continue ...

Mar 11, 2013Comments off2415 Views

Kris Kohl, drummer for the metal band Adema, says he still plans to continue his professional MMA career with the band on the eve of

Twin Brothers Marvin and Melvin Blumer Work...

Mar 10, 2013Comments off1465 Views

Identical twin Minnesota bantamweights Marvin and Melvin Blumer are fighting their way up the ranks, side by side.

Legacy FC Champion Jorge ‘Macaco̵...

Mar 10, 2013Comments off845 Views

Just a couple months shy of his 40th birthday, Legacy FC lightweight champion Jorge “Macaco” Patino shows no signs of slowing down.

Undefeated Women’s 135-Pound Prospect...

Mar 09, 2013Comments off1939 Views

Legacy FC women’s 135-pound prospect Lauren Taylor knows that the fight game is a work in progress, and that’s fine with her, as her work

Dave Courchaine Getting His Act Together, R...

Mar 09, 2013Comments off829 Views

Getting his career on track, Dave Courchaine is already two victories into 2013 with plans for four or five more before the year is up.

CFA Stands Up for Its Fighter, Fallon Fox, ...

Mar 08, 2013Comments off1083 Views

CFA promoter Jorge De La Noval stands behind his fighter, Fallon Fox, who has come under scrutiny since it came to light that she is

Following Rough 2012, Brett Cooper Focused ...

Mar 07, 2013Comments off873 Views

Entering his third year in Bellator, Brett “Fudoshin” Cooper sought only one thing, to win this season’s 185-pound tournament and go on to fight for

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Mike Richman’s Bellator Goal? “...

Mar 07, 2013Comments off582 Views

Mike Richman's quest to become Bellator champ before 2013 is over continues Thursday night at Bellator 92.

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Doug Marshall’s Bellator Path is Simp...

Mar 06, 2013Comments off720 Views

Former WEC champ Doug Marshall's plans for his Bellator run are simple, "I'm going to get that money and then get that belt."

Revelina Berto’s Secret Weapon Headin...

Mar 02, 2013Comments off1603 Views

Revelina Berto's secret weapon heading into Saturday's CFA 145-pound women's tournament isn't such a secret. She's got a fighting family.

Former Marine Kelsey De Santis Ready to Sto...

Mar 01, 2013Comments off1365 Views

After a year and a half out of competition, former Marine Kelsey De Santis is back and ready to take the CFA 145-pound women's tournament

KOTC Middleweight Champ Sean Strickland Bui...

Feb 28, 2013Comments off1274 Views

King of the Cage middleweight champ Sean Strickland has dominated the opposition through 11 professional bouts, but he's still working on a solid foundation for

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Peggy Morgan Relishes Underdog Status Headi...

Feb 28, 2013Comments off980 Views

Peggy "Daywalker" Morgan relishes her underdog status heading into Saturday's CFA 145-pound women's tournament.

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CFA Celebrates Second Anniversary with Wome...

Feb 27, 2013Comments off637 Views

For the second anniversary of the Florida-based Championship Fighting Alliance, promoter Jorge De La Noval decided to do something different.

Bantamweight Patrick “Juggernaut̶...

Feb 26, 2013Comments off566 Views

Bantamweight prospect Patrick "Juggernaut" Ybarra entered his recent Legacy FC fight a nervous wreck, but now he's riding the wave of attention for his stunning