All posts by Mick Hammond

For Jessamyn Duke, UFC is Her Future, Invic...

Mar 28, 2013Comments off3240 Views

Invicta FC featherweight Jessamyn Duke knows that the UFC is coming quickly, but she's ready to keep her undefeated streak alive at Invcita FC 5.

Emanuel Newton Rides Improvements to Bellat...

Mar 27, 2013Comments off1218 Views

An improved Emanuel Newton takes on Mikhail Zayats at Bellator 94 for this season’s 205-pound tournament title.

Curtis Brigham Continues His Second-Life in...

Mar 26, 2013Comments off1448 Views

Following an eight-year retirement, Canadian bantamweight Curtis Brigham’s return to MMA last year with a win was a great human-interest story, but the story didn’t

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Are CFA’s 145-Pound Women’s Tou...

Mar 24, 2013Comments off971 Views

While fallout from CFA's 145-pound women's tournament is focused on Fallon Fox's transgender controversy, fellow fighter Peggy Morgan says the other competitors are being neglected.

Dave Branch

David Branch Finally Coming Into His Own He...

Mar 23, 2013Comments off885 Views

David Branch feels like he's finally coming into his own as a fighter and the timing couldn't be better as he heads into a fight

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

Mar 22, 2013Comments off872 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 off1202 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 off2646 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 off1149 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 off738 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 off1427 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 off618 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 off1675 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 off955 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 off1758 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 off955 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 off1233 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 off1484 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 off735 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 off732 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 off2529 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 off1539 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 off880 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 off1980 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 off882 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 off1148 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 off908 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 off621 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 off760 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 off1670 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.