All posts by Mick Hammond

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

May 04, 2013Comments off863 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 off537 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 off660 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 off1148 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 off1018 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 off1300 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 off829 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 off1900 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 off3413 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 off843 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 off995 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 off1776 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 off2463 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 off1278 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 off1390 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 off827 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 off820 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 off794 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.

Will Campuzano at WEC 46

Always Ready for a Scrap, Will Campuzano Ma...

Apr 12, 2013Comments off694 Views

Always ready for a scrap, Will Campuzano is ready to make the first defense of his Legacy FC flyweight belt and show Allan Nascimento what

DJ Linderman Looks to Legacy FC 19 and Robe...

Apr 11, 2013Comments off725 Views

DJ Linderman sees his Legacy FC 19 fight with Robert Drysdale as the launching pad for 2013. “This fight is going to make or break

Aung La N Sang is Finally Hitting His Strid...

Apr 11, 2013Comments off718 Views

Though he’s nearly a decade into his fight career, Crazy 88 BJJ fighter Aung “Burmese Python” La N Sang feels like he’s just now hitting

15 Years Later, Din Thomas Still Has a Few ...

Apr 11, 2013Comments off1018 Views

Entering year 15 in his mixed martial arts, American Top Team lightweight Din Thomas is still going strong and remains competitive, even though he never

12-Second Flying Armbar Catapults Rose Nama...

Apr 09, 2013Comments off4324 Views

She may only have two fights on her resume, but a 12-second flying armbar has launched Rose Namajunas into the record books and the spotlight.

Undefeated in Seven Pro Fights, Sergio Pett...

Apr 08, 2013Comments off1093 Views

Rocketing to a 7-0 professional record, Sergio Pettis is anxious to join older brother Anthony on the UFC roster.

Julia Budd Sees Invicta FC 5 as Next Step T...

Apr 05, 2013Comments off1413 Views

Finally building some momentum in her career, Julia Budd sees her Invicta FC 5 fight with Mollie Estes as the next step towards her goal

Undefeated Strawweight Jodie Esquibel Ready...

Apr 04, 2013Comments off1181 Views

Happy to finally have a stable home to ply her trade, undefeated strawweight Jodie Esquibel intends to take the next step up the ladder at

Rick Hawn

Rick Hawn Returns to Welterweight Looking f...

Apr 04, 2013Comments off1199 Views

Having failed to wrest the lightweight title from Michael Chandler, Rick Hawn returns to welterweight at Bellator 95, looking for redemption in the form of

Pat Curran

Pat Curran on Bellator Belt: “You’r...

Apr 03, 2013Comments off1485 Views

Pat Curran has worked hard for his steady rise up the ranks to become Bellator's featherweight champion. Losing that belt, he says, has something to

Zoila Frausto-Gurgel: First Up Jennifer Mai...

Apr 02, 2013Comments off2050 Views

Former Bellator champion Zoila Frausto-Gurgel sees the challenge of Jennifer Maia before her, but has plans to capture Invicta FC gold by year's end.

Michelle Waterson Has All the Reasons in th...

Apr 01, 2013Comments off2279 Views

Fighting for something much more important than herself since the birth of her daughter, Michelle Waterson has all the reasons in the world to defeat