All posts by Mick Hammond

Undefeated Strawweight Jodie Esquibel Ready...

Apr 04, 2013NoNo Comments1199 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

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Rick Hawn Returns to Welterweight Looking f...

Apr 04, 2013NoNo Comments1210 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, 2013NoNo Comments1504 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, 2013NoNo Comments2064 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, 2013NoNo Comments2302 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

Ryan Ford at MFC 26

Top Canadian Welterweight Ryan Ford Not Wai...

Mar 31, 2013NoNo Comments2395 Views

Rejuvenating his career with a move to the Tristar Gym alongside UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, Ryan Ford isn't waiting for a big league call-up.

Barb Honchak Poised to Capture Invicta FC F...

Mar 29, 2013NoNo Comments2519 Views

Riding a six-fight winning streak, Barb Honchak is poised to win the Invicta FC flyweight championship.

Don Frye

Catching Up with MMA Legend Don Frye Follow...

Mar 28, 2013NoNo Comments3719 Views

MMAWeekly.com caught up with MMA legend Don Frye recently to talk about his rematch with Yoshihiro Takayma, recovering from some serious back problems, and more.

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

Mar 28, 2013NoNo Comments3268 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, 2013NoNo Comments1234 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, 2013NoNo Comments1466 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, 2013NoNo Comments984 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, 2013NoNo Comments899 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, 2013NoNo Comments880 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, 2013NoNo Comments1218 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, 2013NoNo Comments2661 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, 2013NoNo Comments1163 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, 2013NoNo Comments746 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, 2013NoNo Comments1442 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, 2013NoNo Comments628 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

Shannon Culpepper-Ring of Fire

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

Mar 20, 2013NoNo Comments1689 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, 2013NoNo Comments965 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, 2013NoNo Comments1779 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, 2013NoNo Comments970 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, 2013NoNo Comments1250 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, 2013NoNo Comments1503 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

Steve Magdelano

Steve Magdelano Looking to BAMMA USA: Badbe...

Mar 15, 2013NoNo Comments746 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, 2013NoNo Comments744 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, 2013NoNo Comments2570 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, 2013NoNo Comments1563 Views

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