All posts by Mick Hammond

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Peggy Morgan Relishes Underdog Status Headi...

Feb 28, 2013NoNo Comments1067 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, 2013NoNo Comments682 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, 2013NoNo Comments607 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, 2013NoNo Comments1644 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.

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

Feb 22, 2013NoNo Comments978 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, 2013NoNo Comments777 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, 2013NoNo Comments1039 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

Ricky Rainey Carrying Lessons Learned into ...

Feb 21, 2013NoNo Comments1562 Views

2012 was a learning year for welterweight prospect Ricky “Sniper” Rainey, and he intends to take the lessons he learned into Friday night's XFC 22

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King Mo Shooting for Five Bellator Fights t...

Feb 21, 2013NoNo Comments863 Views

King Mo Lawal has plans to fight at least five times in 2013, but knows that's only possible if he takes care of business against

Rad Martinez Says Delay in Bellator Final w...

Feb 20, 2013NoNo Comments560 Views

Initially frustrated at the delay in his Bellator featherweight tourney final fight with Shahbulat Shamhalaev, Rad Martinez now calls it a blessing in disguise as

Scott Holtzman Taking XFC Run Fight by Figh...

Feb 20, 2013NoNo Comments639 Views

Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman is a classic example of a fighter that was virtually unknown to start a year, only to become one of his

For Legend FC Fighter Xian Ji, “MMA i...

Feb 18, 2013NoNo Comments993 Views

For Legend FC fighter Xian Ji, mixed martial arts isn't just what he does, it's who he is. He hopes to help spread the word

Three for Three in 2012, Masanori Kanehara ...

Feb 18, 2013NoNo Comments1014 Views

With wins in five of his last six fights, former Sengoku featherweight champion Masanori Kanehara is on a roll, and he's hoping to roll right

Cris Cyborg vs Yamanaka

Excited for Marquee Signings, Invicta Pres ...

Feb 17, 2013NoNo Comments1147 Views

Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp is excited to have Cris "Cyborg" Santos and Zoila Frausto-Gurgel in the fold, believing that Cyborg deserves a chance to

Enoch Wilson is Riding the Lightning into C...

Feb 16, 2013NoNo Comments1241 Views

Enoch "The Animal" Wilson is branching out, riding the lightning into his Saturday night shot at CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire.

Drew Brokenshire Knows He Needs to be at Hi...

Feb 16, 2013NoNo Comments795 Views

CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire has done a lot of growing over the past year, but he knows he needs to be at his best on

Graham Spencer Looks to Build on a Solid 20...

Feb 15, 2013NoNo Comments941 Views

Graham Spencer has a solid 2012, but he plans on making 2013 an even better one, beginning with taking the MFC lightweight championship on Friday

TUF Fluke in His Past, Sam Alvey Gunning fo...

Feb 15, 2013NoNo Comments1083 Views

Sam Alvey looks to put his TUF experience behind him as he steps into a battle with Elvis Mutapcic for the MFC middleweight championship on

Jason Zentgraf Wants Nothing More than to L...

Feb 15, 2013NoNo Comments1042 Views

Jason Zentgraf was successful in his last fight, but not at all pleased with his performance. He intends to rectify that at Friday night's MFC

MFC Champ Elvis Mutapcic Back From Injury, ...

Feb 15, 2013NoNo Comments589 Views

Finally returning to the fight game after an unplanned injury break, MFC middleweight champ Elvis Mutapcic is ready to make the first defense of his

Shooto Champ Mikihito Yamagami Making the M...

Feb 14, 2013NoNo Comments1037 Views

While he might not be widely known in the U.S., current Shooto 115-pound champion Mikihito Yamagami is looking to change that in 2013, and fight

Smealinho Rama Riding Undefeated Wave to th...

Feb 14, 2013NoNo Comments979 Views

Smealinho RamaFive first-round finishes in five fights during his rookie campaign in 2012 has MFC heavyweight prospect Smealinho Rama on the verge of becoming the

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Mukai Maromo Gunning for MFC Title and Aven...

Feb 14, 2013NoNo Comments1115 Views

MFC lightweight Mukai Maromo looks to follow up a watershed year by starting of 2013 with a championship victory and avegging a loss, all in

Legend FC Champion Wenbo Liu Inspired by Op...

Feb 10, 2013NoNo Comments920 Views

Legend FC middleweight champion Wenbo Liu finally has career on track, just in time for the new Legend FC television deals and the added exposure

New Movie Out with Hendo, Melendez & P...

Feb 09, 2013NoNo Comments1253 Views

With his new moving Dragon Eyes out on Cinemax on Saturday night, Cung Le talks about acting with Dan Henderson, Gilbert Melendez, and Trevor Prangley,

With His Career Winding Down, KOTC Champ To...

Feb 07, 2013NoNo Comments692 Views

Nearing the end of his career, 39-year-old KOTC champ Tony Lopez looks to finish the rest of his career off going out with a bang,

First Career Loss and Knee Surgery Have Jar...

Feb 01, 2013NoNo Comments873 Views

Following the first loss of his career and being sidelined due to knee surgery, Jared Rosholt is ready to return to Legacy FC and retake

KOTC Heavyweight Cody East Riding a Freight...

Jan 31, 2013NoNo Comments1518 Views

With his recent first-round TKO win over Strikeforce veteran Lolohea Mahe at KOTC: Regulators, New Mexican heavyweight Cody “Freight Train” East earned a shot at

Will Brooks Carries the Confidence of a Bet...

Jan 31, 2013NoNo Comments843 Views

Improvements in his personal life have spilled over to Will Brooks' undefeated professional life, leaving him brimming with confidence heading into Bellator's lightweight tournament.

EXCLUSIVE: Hatsu Hioki Responds to Fan Crit...

Jan 29, 2013NoNo Comments2757 Views

Although Hatsu Hioki thought he did more damage than Clay Guida at UFC on Fox 6, he didn't take kindly to the criticism leveled at