All posts by Mick Hammond

Paulina Granados

Paulina Granados Heads into Legacy FC 23 as...

Sep 12, 2013NoNo Comments1370 Views

Paulina Granados heads into Friday's Legacy FC 23 as one of the promotion's rising stars. That designation comes with added expectations, but she's happy to

Heading into Bellator 99, Vladimir Matyushe...

Sep 11, 2013NoNo Comments947 Views

Even at 42 years of age, motivation is not something that eludes UFC veteran Vladimir Matyushenko as he prepares to face Houston Alexander at Bellator

Pete Spratt Heads Into Legacy FC 23 Gunslin...

Sep 11, 2013NoNo Comments873 Views

At 42 years of age, Pete Spratt, a self-proclaimed gunslinger from Texas, doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon.

Stephen Bass

Having Overcome Health Issues, Stephen Bass...

Sep 06, 2013NoNo Comments1479 Views

Having overcome some health issues, Stephen Bass is back in action after two years on the sidelines. He makes his XFC debut on Friday night.

Emerging from Disaster, Angela Magana Takes...

Sep 06, 2013NoNo Comments3938 Views

Angela Mangana has been through a couple near-misses in her life, and she's bound not to leave any opportunity on the table. She'll aiming for

Ryan Thomas Poised for Rematch at XFC 25, W...

Sep 06, 2013NoNo Comments1413 Views

Although his original opponent appears to have flaked out on him, Ryan Thomas is Poised for a Rematch with Rocky France at XFC 25, and

Joby Sanchez

XFC Standout Joby Sanchez Has Eric Moell in...

Sep 05, 2013NoNo Comments1302 Views

XFC standout Joby Sanchez has Eric Moell in front of him on Friday night, but has his sights set on featherweight domination.

Farkad Sharipov

Return to MMA Could Land Farkhad Sharipov i...

Sep 05, 2013NoNo Comments1119 Views

Bellator veteran Farkhad Sharipov returns to MMA at Friday's XFC 25, hoping to earn a shot at the promotion's featherweight title.

XFC 25 Fighter Stephanie Eggink: “She...

Sep 03, 2013NoNo Comments2184 Views

Stephanie Eggink finally gets her shot at Angela Magana at XFC 25 on Friday. Not only that, but the 115-pound title is on the line.

XFC’s Ricky Rainey Knows There Are No...

Sep 02, 2013NoNo Comments1160 Views

XFC welterweight Ricky “Sniper” Rainey knows there are no easy fights, and he doesn't want any easy fights. He wants to show what he's made

After Capturing KOTC Title, Josh Paiva Goes...

Sep 02, 2013NoNo Comments1820 Views

What does Josh Paiva do after capturing the KOTC junior flyweight championship? He goes back to his day job... as a nuclear plant inspector.

Successful in His Light Heavyweight Debut, ...

Sep 01, 2013NoNo Comments1335 Views

After 16 years and nearly 50 fights in MMA, former UFC heavyweight title contender Paul Buentello decided the time was now or never to make

Climbing the Ladder, CageSport’s Just...

Aug 24, 2013NoNo Comments1089 Views

Sporting and undefeated record, CageSport's Dustin Harrington believes it's time that he got that "blood and guts fight" that will really test him.

CageSport Champion Anthony Hamilton Ready t...

Aug 24, 2013NoNo Comments1119 Views

Anthony Hamilton returns to defend his heavyweight belt at CageSport 26 unafraid to throw down with anyone.

CageSports 26 the Next Stepping-Stone to Re...

Aug 23, 2013NoNo Comments1061 Views

Hoping to fight his way into the UFC, Josh Rettinghouse sees CageSport 26 as the next stepping-stone.

UFC Vet Charlie Brenneman Looks to Continue...

Aug 17, 2013NoNo Comments1000 Views

Following his UFC release, Charlie Brenneman made the drop to lightweight and has reaped the rewards with three consecutive victories. He hopes to keep that

After Getting a Mulligan on His Last Fight,...

Aug 17, 2013NoNo Comments1870 Views

After getting a do-over due to his last opponent's positive drug test, Aung La N Sang is trying to get back on track to a

No Rest for the Wicked… Or for CFFC W...

Aug 16, 2013NoNo Comments1303 Views

Although he's eyeng a short break for the first time in months following Saturday night's title defense, CFFC welterweight champion George Sullivan has been running

John Doomsday Howard

John Howard Wants the UFC to Know that He&#...

Aug 16, 2013NoNo Comments1604 Views

John "Doomsday" Howard is back at middleweight and back in the UFC. He intends to let everyone know that this time, he's here to stay.

Casey Ryan Ready to Put His Skills on Displ...

Aug 16, 2013NoNo Comments1283 Views

Undefeated middleweight prospect Casey Ryan believes Friday night's RFA 9 is the perfect platform to put his skills on display for those that don't know

Pedro Munhoz Sees Defeating Jeff Curran and...

Aug 16, 2013NoNo Comments1163 Views

Pedro Munhoz has high hopes of winning an RFA championship on Friday night. "If I can win this title, I think a lot of things

RFA Featherweight Jordan Rinaldi Believes C...

Aug 15, 2013NoNo Comments1153 Views

RFA featherweight up-and-comer Jordan Rinaldi is in a new camp that has him feeling confident heading into his RFA 9 fight with Brian Ortega on

Alan Jouban

Welterweight Prospect Alan Jouban Sees RFA ...

Aug 14, 2013NoNo Comments1617 Views

Alan Jouban recently got back on the horse following a yearlong layoff, and he doesn't intend to slow down at RFA 9 on Friday.

Jeff Curran Sets UFC Ambitions Aside, Focus...

Aug 13, 2013NoNo Comments951 Views

Jeff Curran has long yearned to return to the UFC, but he's set those ambitions aside to put his focus on fighting Pedro Munhoz for


Bubba Bush Hopes Winning Legacy FC Belt is ...

Aug 12, 2013NoNo Comments929 Views

Newly crowned Legacy FC middleweight champion Bubba Bush hopes that winning the title proves to be a launching point to the next level in his

Dave Huckaba-WSOF

For Dave Huckaba, WSOF President Ray Sefo i...

Aug 10, 2013NoNo Comments1405 Views

Dave Huckaba knows he's a couple steps away from a title shot, but defeating company president Ray Sefo sure would be a big first step

Ray Sefo on Dave Huckaba at WSOF 4: “...

Aug 10, 2013NoNo Comments1302 Views

WSOF president Ray Sefo is 99.9 percent sure Saturday's fight with Dave Huckaba will be his last, but same as always, the game plan is

Jesse Newell

Jesse Newell is Back and Intends to Continu...

Aug 09, 2013NoNo Comments1303 Views

Jesse NewellFollowing a year away from MMA, featherweight prospect Jesse “Powder” Newell returned to fighting this past May with an impressive 40-second knockout of Richard

Keon Caldwell Sees WSOF 4 Opponent Nick New...

Aug 09, 2013NoNo Comments1153 Views

Putting disappointment of TUF 13 behind him, Keon Caldwell sees WSOF 4 opponent as just another opponent, but sees opportunity and fireworks in the match-up.

Angel DeAnda Ready to Topple Tyrone Spong a...

Aug 07, 2013NoNo Comments1770 Views

Angel DeAnda may not be as established on the world stage as his WSOF 4 opponent, Tyrone Spong, but he believes big things are ahead