All posts by Mick Hammond

Strikeforce: Joe Duarte, “I Don’...

Aug 11, 2011Comments off968 Views

Joe Duarte doesn't really know which Jorge Gurgel will show up at Strikeforce Challengers 18 on Friday night, and he doesn't care. Duarte is ready

With a Win Over Julie Kedzie, Alexis Davis ...

Aug 05, 2011Comments off461 Views

After four years of working her way up the ranks, women’s 135-pound fighter Alexis Davis finally got her shot at in a major MMA promotion

Want to Train MMA? UFC Vet Ivan Salaverry h...

Aug 03, 2011Comments off1029 Views

It used to be that if you wanted to learn a technique from a well-known MMA fighter, you either had to train at their gym

Bobby Green Feels He’s a Winner Comin...

Aug 02, 2011Comments off786 Views

The scorecards may not back it up, but Bobby Green came away from his split decision loss to JZ Cavalcante on Saturday night feeling like

With Latest Strikeforce Win, Bobby Voelker ...

Jul 30, 2011Comments off760 Views

A trilogy is all well and good, but now that Bobby Voelker has won two out of three against Roger Bowling, he's ready to move

The Rob Kimmons Game Plan: Crush it at Tita...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off517 Views

If Rob Kimmons learned one thing during his UFC tenure, it was to game plan. His current road map includes crushing Brendan Seguin at Titan

Titan Fighting 19: James Krause Sees Himsel...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off993 Views

Following a stretch where he lost three of his last four fights, former WEC fighter James Krause knows how motivating it is to get back

Titan Fighting’s Tonya Evinger, ̶...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off584 Views

Tonya Evinger steps in the cage with former Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann at Titan FC 19 on Friday night. She plans to bring some

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MMA Life: TUF and IFL Vet Alex Schoenauer i...

Jul 27, 2011Comments off1362 Views

Alex Schoenauer, an alum of the original "Ultimate Fighter" season, goes up again military special ops experts in a series of challenges on the new

Strikeforce Standout Ovince St. Preux has N...

Jul 27, 2011Comments off410 Views

Though he's in no rush to jump to the top of the light heavyweight division, Strikeforce standout Ovince St. Preux is at the ready when

Roger Bowling Still Feels the Need to Prove...

Jul 22, 2011Comments off599 Views

Roger Bowling, in his third bout with Bobby Voelker, still feels the need to prove himself when the two square off at Strikeforce Challengers 17

Bobby Voelker Expects to Get the Best of Ra...

Jul 22, 2011Comments off359 Views

With the sport being so young, it's rare to have a trilogy between two mixed martial artists. Be that as it may, Bobby Voelker expects

With Recent Win at Shark Fights, Jake Rosho...

Jul 19, 2011Comments off785 Views

Caught off guard by late-fight conversation with Matt Horwich at Shark Fights 17, Jake Rosholt stayed focused, got the win, and plans to steamroll his

Cung Le Promoting Movies, Hopes for a Call ...

Jul 18, 2011Comments off1187 Views

Cung Le has been busy promoting a batch of movies that he has taken part in, including Tekken, but he has let it be known

Kenny Garner Out to Prove First Time Wasn&#...

Jul 07, 2011Comments off850 Views

On July 8 in Costa Mesa, Calif., Kenny “Duce” Garner will get an opportunity at M-1 Challenge 26 to make amends for what he feels

Don’t Let It Go to the Judges? That&#...

Jul 07, 2011Comments off1423 Views

If there is one fighter on the upcoming M-1 Challenge 26 event from Costa Mesa, Calif., that could stand out as one of the night’s

Daniel Weichel Wants M-1 Lightweight Belt, ...

Jul 06, 2011Comments off1116 Views

While he may have been initially unhappy with the fact that his M-1 Global lightweight title shot against Jose Figueroa at M-1 Challenge 26 would

It’s Not the Expected Title Shot, but...

Jul 04, 2011Comments off746 Views

For Pat Bennett, there is a silver lining in the cloud that eliminated his M-1 Global heavyweight championship shot at Guram Gugenishvili on the July

MMA in Small-Town USA? Hey, It’s the ...

Jul 04, 2011Comments off1067 Views

it may make someone wonder why anyone would start a mixed martial arts gym in a small town, far from the bright lights of Las

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MMA Life: Julie Kedzie Isn’t Just a F...

Jul 04, 2011Comments off750 Views

While Julie Kedzie is known for her career as one of the most resurgent fighters in the women’s 135-pound weight class, she’s also heavily involved

Strikeforce Challengers: Lorenz Larkin Will...

Jun 24, 2011Comments off890 Views

Lorenz Larkin is known as an excellent striker, but he's not going to trade blow for blow. He'll stand and bang if Gian Villante wants

Strikeforce Challengers: James Terry Plans ...

Jun 23, 2011Comments off324 Views

After years of building himself on the local circuit and then as an undercard fighter for Strikeforce, James Terry is being given the opportunity to

Ryan Couture Blazing His Own Trail; Not Fol...

Jun 23, 2011Comments off353 Views

It would be easy for Ryan Couture to get caught up in all hype that surrounds being the son of one of the sport’s most

Strikeforce Challengers: Julia Budd Out to ...

Jun 23, 2011Comments off651 Views

After dominating in her first fight for Strikeforce this past October, Julia “Jewel” Budd had some people buzzing that she could be the next big

Conor Heun Putting Everything on the Line a...

Jun 17, 2011Comments off558 Views

After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time in his career, Strikeforce lightweight Conor Heun has taken steps to ensure his return to the promotion

Bas Rutten Returns… as a Wolf in R...

Jun 16, 2011Comments off2101 Views

With the summer movie season in full swing, former “King of Queens” actor Kevin James enters the fray with his latest movie, “The Zookeeper” (coming

Marcus Davis Proves He’s Still Got Tr...

Jun 14, 2011Comments off539 Views

With his victory over Pete Spratt at MFC 30 this past weekend, 37-year-old UFC veteran Marcus Davis believes he's still got a little tread on

Former Sengoku Star Yasubey Enomoto Back on...

Jun 14, 2011Comments off404 Views

Having lost two fights in a row for the first time in his career, former Sengoku star Yasubey Enomoto felt a sense of urgency entering

After Defeating Drew Fickett, Brian Cobb Fe...

Jun 13, 2011Comments off545 Views

Brian Cobb's fight with Drew Fickett didn't go exactly according to plan, but he walked out with a win and now he's ready to challenge

Joey Villasenor: “I Got Hometowned in...

Jun 01, 2011Comments off1242 Views

“I couldn’t believe the outcome,” said Joey Villasenor after his bout at Shark Fights 15. “I’m still shocked and I’m upset... I got hometowned in