All posts by Mick Hammond

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Jorge Santiago Puts Excitement Back in His ...

Mar 01, 2012Comments off408 Views

Having stumbled through his past couple of fights, Jorge Santiago is back and ready to put excitement back into his game plan.

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For Joe Wilk It’s Submission or Bust ...

Mar 01, 2012Comments off614 Views

Many fighters won't reveal their game plan prior to a fight. Not so for Joe Wilk. For him, it's submission or bust.

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Justin Salas: ‘I’m at Where I&#...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off578 Views

Justin Salas, who made his Octagon debut at UFC on Fuel TV 1, is exactly where he expected to be... in the UFC, sitting atop

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Being Back Isn’t Enough, Ellenberger ...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off578 Views

Returning from a two-year absence due to a rare blood disorder, Joe Ellenberger isn't satisfied with just being back. Now he's shooting for the top

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Caros Fodor’s Focus Shifts From Winni...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off618 Views

Caros Fodor had a great year in 2011, but now he's shifted his goals from just winning to winning a Strikeforce championship.

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Strikeforce’s Scott Smith, ‘Thi...

Feb 29, 2012Comments off898 Views

Scott Smith has been on a rough road of late, but he's not about to let Lumumba Sayers end his career at Strikeforce: Tate vs.

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UFC 144 Japan: Palaszewski Sees Hioki as St...

Feb 20, 2012Comments off496 Views

Bart Palaszewski sees his UFC 144 Japan fight against Hatsu Hioki as an opportunity to crack into the upper echelon of the featherweight division.

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Growth is Name of the Game for Titan FC in ...

Feb 19, 2012Comments off536 Views

While 2011 set the baseline for Titan FC, company CEO Joe Kelly says that growth, both for the promotion and its fighters, is the name

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Chris Cariaso Looking to UFC 144 Japan to E...

Feb 18, 2012Comments off849 Views

Chris Cariaso has ridden a roller coaster during his time fighting for Zuffa. With Takeya Mizugaki, he's looking to get his first back-to-back wins in

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Jay Silva Sees Kendall Grove as the Next St...

Feb 16, 2012Comments off821 Views

Jay Silva stumbled through his stint in the UFC, but he plans on returning to the Octagon and Kendall Grove, at SCC 4, is just

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SCC Belt Has Meaning for John Gunderson

Feb 16, 2012Comments off1118 Views

John Gunderson had a rough year in 2011, but he's in a battle for the SCC belt on Thursday night, and that means something to

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Kendall Grove Going Back to the Love of ...

Feb 16, 2012Comments off636 Views

Having turned fighting into a job, Kendall Grove is back to headline SCC 4 on Thursday night, and he's back to his love of "punching

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Justin Buchholz Believes John Gunderson Wil...

Feb 15, 2012Comments off893 Views

His lack of self confidence behind him, Justin Buchholz believes he will break John Gunderson and take home the SCC lightweight title on Friday night.

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TUF 7’s Jesse Taylor Goes Guns Blazin...

Feb 13, 2012Comments off815 Views

Believing he should be in the SCC 4 main event, TUF 7 alum Jesse Taylor has guns blazing, shooting to take the respect he deserves.

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MMA Life: Heath Herring Turns from MMA to P...

Feb 12, 2012Comments off2815 Views

While he’s not been active on the fight scene for the last couple years, former Pride/UFC heavyweight Heath Herring has remained busy with a different

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G4’s Blair Herter Breaks Down UFC Und...

Feb 12, 2012Comments off1765 Views

G4's Blair Herter checks in on the new UFC Undisputed 3 video game, slated for release on Valentine's Day.

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Bellator Champ Michael Chandler’s Ups...

Feb 11, 2012Comments off606 Views

There were a lot of doubters when Michael Chandler challenged Eddie Alvarez, but the new Bellator champ never questioned that he would win the tournament

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Quadros and Rutten Back in Pride Mode

Feb 11, 2012Comments off1158 Views

One of the most highly anticipated new features in THQ’s upcoming UFC Undisputed 3 is the addition of Pride FC mode, which includes commentary from

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Bas Rutten Glad to be Back as Pride Comment...

Feb 09, 2012Comments off1518 Views

Nearly five years after he last commentated a Pride FC event, Bas Rutten’s voice will once again grace the promotion’s action with his former broadcast

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Jay Hieron Says Ben Askren Knows Who the Re...

Feb 05, 2012Comments off848 Views

Jay Hieron isn't quite sure what his next step is, but he is sure of one thing, that both he and Ben Askren know who

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Antonio McKee Loses MFC Belt, but Still has...

Jan 27, 2012Comments off533 Views

Officially or unofficially, Antonio McKee sees his fight with Brian Cobb at MFC 32 as a title defense, and plans to leave no doubts following

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Brian Cobb Wants to Build on 2011 with MFC ...

Jan 26, 2012Comments off491 Views

Last year was a solid step forward for MFC lightweight title contender Brian “The Bandit” Cobb. He plans to keep building on 2011 by adding

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Good Reviews Can’t Save Gina Carano&#...

Jan 23, 2012Comments off2561 Views

Even a slew of positive reviews couldn't bolster the bottom line of Gina Carano's "Haywire" on opening weekend.

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MFC’s Mark Pavelich Happy with 2011, ...

Jan 22, 2012Comments off672 Views

MFC owner Mark Pavelich has never been one to mince words. Such is the case when he was asked to look back on the year

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After BAMMA USA False Start, Gabe Ruediger ...

Jan 22, 2012Comments off847 Views

Trying to make his way back from a year out of the fight game, TUF veteran Gabe Ruediger is planning a drop to featherweight after

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D-Bomb Targeting MFC LIght Heavyweight Titl...

Jan 18, 2012Comments off680 Views

Dwayne "D-Bomb" Lewis has had a tough go of it the last year or so, but he's ready for MFC 32, and he's ready to

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Dhiego Lima Building a Career, Not Taking a...

Jan 16, 2012Comments off871 Views

Dhiego Lima's profile has risen to an all-time high over the past year, but he's not looking to be the flavor of the day, Lima

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MMA Life: Metal Band Biohazard Links to Gra...

Jan 09, 2012Comments off2807 Views

In the latest installment of MMA Life, the guitarist and vocalist for heavy metal band Biohazard talks about his connections to the UFC's founding family,

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Can Fedor Lead a Rebound for Japanese MMA?

Jan 08, 2012Comments off830 Views

HDNet broadcaster Hans Thompson breaks down Dream's New Year's Eve event and how Fedor's return to Japan could impact the MMA scene there.

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Past, Present, and Future: HDNet’s Mi...

Dec 25, 2011Comments off750 Views

HDNet broadcaster Michael Schiavello breaks down Dream's past, present, and future, focusing heavily on this year's New Year's Eve extravaganza.