All posts by Mick Hammond

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

Mar 21, 2013Comments off720 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 off1401 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 off599 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 off1650 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 off933 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 off1726 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 off935 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 off1200 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 off1456 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 off718 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

Terrion Ware - BAMMA USA

Terrion Ware Feeling No Pressure as He Step...

Mar 15, 2013Comments off712 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 off2470 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 off1506 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 off864 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 off1960 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 off856 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 off1122 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 off888 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

Bellator 64 Mike Richman vs Chris Horodecki

Mike Richman’s Bellator Goal? “...

Mar 07, 2013Comments off602 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 off741 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 off1637 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 off1406 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 off1305 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 off1011 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 off651 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 off577 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

Cat Zingano Zeroes In on Miesha Tate, but R...

Feb 25, 2013Comments off1595 Views

New UFC women's bantamweight contender Cat Zingano is hesitant to look beyond her upcoming fight with Miesha Tate, but she wants Ronda Rousey's belt.

Jimmy Fowler - XFC

Jimmy Fowler Heads into XFC 22 to Show the ...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off928 Views

"I would love to go in and get a good victory and show the world what I can do," said Jimmy Fowler as he prepared

Trevor Prangley Heads into Friday’s K...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off724 Views

Trevor Prangley heads into Friday night's King of the Cage fully believing that he's ready to make this his last year of active MMA competition.

Suzie Montero Ready to Put Refined Approach...

Feb 22, 2013Comments off990 Views

Suzie Montero enters her fight with Pearl Gonzalez at XFC 22 ready to put all the hard work and effort she's put into herself and