All posts by Mick Hammond

Julian Erosa Heads into CageSport 25 Lookin...

Jul 03, 2013NoNo Comments761 Views

Former CageSport champion Julian Erosa heads into his CageSport 25 bout with Lee Morrison eyeing a return shot at the belt.

Julie Kedzie UFC 94

Actor, Stunt Woman, Commentator aka UFC Wom...

Jul 02, 2013NoNo Comments2381 Views

Even at the top levels of MMA, fighters must do more than fight to maintain a living. For UFC women’s 135-pound veteran Julie “Fireball” Kedzie,

Despite Faltering at TUF 17, Jake Heun Look...

Jun 29, 2013NoNo Comments3246 Views

Despite stumbling in his attempt to get onto the UFC's roster, Jake Heun has a three-fight winning streak that he intends to add to at

Bas Rutten

Bas Rutten Undergoes Successful Neck Surger...

Jun 26, 2013NoNo Comments6883 Views

Former UFC champion Bas Rutten recently underwent a successful neck surgery, but is still having some health issues, while he continues numerous other ventures.

Jared Downing Ready to Take Lance Palmer...

Jun 21, 2013NoNo Comments1157 Views

Jared Downing doesn't understand why Lance Palmer is at the top of the featherweight prospect list, but believes that will change after they square off

Smokin’ Joe Pegg Sees RFA 8 Bout with...

Jun 21, 2013NoNo Comments898 Views

Dillard "Smokin' Joe" Pegg is already rolling with four first-round victories in 2013. But he sees Friday's RFA 8 bout with Sergio Pettis as a

Lance Palmer Carries a New Confidence into ...

Jun 20, 2013NoNo Comments1142 Views

Adding UFC vet Duane Ludwig as a coach, Lance Palmer has a new confidence heading into his RFA 8 battle with fellow up-and-comer Jared Downing.

Seth Petruzelli Sees King Mo Fight as an Op...

Jun 19, 2013NoNo Comments1060 Views

Seth Petruzelli sees his fight with Muhammad "King Mo" Lawal at Bellator 96 as one more opportunity to validate his legacy in mixed martial arts.

Jacob Noe Looking to Rebound Against Babalu...

Jun 19, 2013NoNo Comments1624 Views

After losing to Mikhail Zayats in the last Bellator light heavyweight tournament, Jacob Noe returns to face Babalu Sobral in the promotion's abbreviated summer tournament.

For Josh Burkman It’s Not About Aveng...

Jun 14, 2013NoNo Comments1196 Views

Josh Burkman at WSOF 3 on Friday night can avenge a loss to Jon Fitch and win a title shot, but for him, it's not

Scott Holtzman Moves Beyond Nick Newell Fia...

Jun 14, 2013NoNo Comments902 Views

Scott Holtzman has put the Nick Newell fiasco behind him, shifting his focus to John Mahlow and winning the vacant XFC lightweight championship.

Chad Livingston Takes a Leap Forward When H...

Jun 14, 2013NoNo Comments1189 Views

Chad Livingston's amateur career prepared him well, but he faces the toughest test of his professional career at XFC 24 on Friday night.

Steve Carl Doesn’t Just Want to Beat ...

Jun 13, 2013NoNo Comments850 Views

Steve Carl has more on his mind that just eking out a win over Tyson Steele at WSOF 3 on Friday night, he wants to

Cortney Casey Believes Soccer Gives Her Car...

Jun 13, 2013NoNo Comments1888 Views

A successful soccer player in college, Cortney Casey believes her athletic background gives her a cardio edge heading into her pro MMA debut at XFC

Broken Bones and All, XFC Fighter Ricky Rai...

Jun 13, 2013NoNo Comments1156 Views

XFC Fighter Ricky Rainey has fought with broken bones, but that's simply because he wants to deliver no matter what.

Justin Gaethje Rocketing Up Lightweight Ran...

Jun 13, 2013NoNo Comments1145 Views

Rising lightweight Justin Gaethje is rocketing up the 155-pound ranks, but he's taking it step by step, not worried about jumping into a WSOF title

Trevor Prangley at UFC 54

King of the Cage Champion Trevor Prangley W...

Jun 13, 2013NoNo Comments1857 Views

King of the Cage champion Trevor Prangley doesn't like to repeat mistakes, and he won't when he rematches Tony Lopez on Thursday night in Cour

After a Little Maintenance, Eric Reynolds S...

Jun 12, 2013NoNo Comments1139 Views

After failing to score the XFC belt in his fight with Nick Newell, Eric Reynolds has retooled his game and sees XFC 24 as an

Brian Cobb Sees WSOF 3 as Opportunity to Pu...

Jun 12, 2013NoNo Comments1373 Views

Brian Cobb has a laser focus on WSOF 3 opponent Justin Gaethje, knowing that a victory could put him in the thick of inevitable title

Dave Courchaine Taking it One Fight at a Ti...

Jun 11, 2013NoNo Comments908 Views

Dave Courchaine recently scored the biggest victory of his career, but title talk to the contrary, he is focused on XFC 24 opponent Luis Santos,

Jon Fitch at UFC 87

Despite Move to WSOF, the End Game is the S...

Jun 11, 2013NoNo Comments903 Views

UFC veteran Jon Fitch may have found a new promotional home in World Series of Fighting, but his end game remains the same: win a

Carlos Diego Ferreira Sees Win Over Carlo P...

Jun 10, 2013NoNo Comments1043 Views

In just two short years, Carlos Diego Ferreira has become one of the top lightweight prospects in Texas. His latest victory, at Legacy FC 20,

Lightweight Prospect Mike Hanks Ready to Re...

Jun 09, 2013NoNo Comments1039 Views

Lightweight prospect Mike Hanks returns at Thursday's King of the Cage in Idaho, looking to pick up where he left off two years ago.

The Sting of a Loss Put Tyson Steele on Fou...

Jun 09, 2013NoNo Comments1441 Views

Sometimes a loss is the best thing for a fighter's career. Tyson Steele still detests the only loss on his record, but it has fostered

Lyle Beerbohm

Lyle Beerbohm Rides Six-Fight Winning Strea...

Jun 06, 2013NoNo Comments864 Views

Following back-to-back losses in Strikeforce in 2011, lightweight Lyle “Fancy Pants” Beerbohm has rebounded with six wins in a row as he heads into his

TUF 13 Alum Keon Caldwell Signs with World ...

Jun 04, 2013NoNo Comments917 Views

Former Ultimate Fighter 13 cast member Keon “Black Assassin” Caldwell has signed a multi-fight deal with the World Series of Fighting.

King of the Cage Champ Wes Combs Just Follo...

Jun 03, 2013NoNo Comments1589 Views

It took just over a minute for King of the Cage cruiserweight champion Wes “Soldier” Combs to successfully defend his title at KOTC: World Championships

Winning King of the Cage Belt is Latest Ste...

Jun 03, 2013NoNo Comments1442 Views

In winning the King of the Cage flyweight championship (135-pound limit) on May 25, former Strikeforce Challengers participant Frankie Saenz has begun taking the necessary

UFC Vet Forrest Petz Hoping to Go Out on a ...

Jun 01, 2013NoNo Comments1091 Views

UFC veteran Forrest Petz wishes he could have done just a little bit better on the winning percentage in his career, but he'll be content

Better Than Ever, Jessica Eye Ready to Boun...

Jun 01, 2013NoNo Comments2699 Views

Earlier this year, Bellator 125-pound women’s champion Jessica “Evil” Eye experienced a career first, having to pull out of a fight due to injury. She's