All posts by Mick Hammond

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UFC Take Notice; Justin Salas Tops Joe Elle...

Oct 17, 2011Comments off603 Views

After capturing the VFC lightweight title with a win over Joe Ellenberger, Grudge fighter Justin Salas is ready to take the next step in his

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HDNet’s Michael Schiavello Takes Stoc...

Oct 16, 2011Comments off914 Views

HDNet's Michael Schiavello takes a look at the state of the Japanese fight promotion Dream, and says that the annual New Year's Eve extravaganza, Dynamite,

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Brett Cooper Ready for Whatever Joe Doerkse...

Oct 14, 2011Comments off383 Views

Former Bellator fighter Brett Cooper may be seen as an underdog by many in Friday night’s match-up with Joe Doerksen at Score Fighting Series 2,

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Vinny Magalhaes Puts His Title and His Winn...

Oct 12, 2011Comments off458 Views

UFC veteran Vinny Magalhaes puts his M-1 gold and his winning streak on the line at Friday's M-1 Challenge XXVII on Showtime.

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Enraged, Ryan Jimmo Plans on Retiring Sokou...

Oct 07, 2011Comments off735 Views

Normally Ryan Jimmo is cool, calm, and collected heading into fights, but not for his title defense against Sokoudjou at MFC 31. Jimmo is enraged!

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Richie Whitson Hopes to Step in at MFC 31 a...

Oct 05, 2011Comments off760 Views

Richie Whitson, at MFC 28, had one of those blood-and-guts type fights that everyone remembers at the end of the night. That's not what he

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Kajan Johnson Just Looking Forward to a Fig...

Oct 03, 2011Comments off1499 Views

In what must seem like déjà vu, Kajan Johnson is once again facing the prospect of fighting Richie Whitson at MFC 31 on Oct. 7,

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The Persian Warrior is Headed to the Great ...

Sep 30, 2011Comments off681 Views

After making a name for himself over the past year in Indonesia, Sabah “Persian Warrior” Fadai is ready to put his stamp on the North

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Holly Holm Plans to Continue Domination in ...

Sep 28, 2011Comments off1097 Views

Having won multiple titles across various weight classes in boxing, Holly Holm intends to continue dominating the "sweet science" while adding MMA to the mix.

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Strikeforce Challengers 19: Lavar Johnson R...

Sep 23, 2011Comments off459 Views

Lavar Johnson is ready for a good old-fashined slugfest at Strikeforce Challengers 19 on Friday night.

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Strikeforce Challengers: Jason High’s...

Sep 23, 2011Comments off407 Views

Jason High wants to work his way back up the ladder, starting with Strikeforce Challengers 19. With that in mind, he's shifted up his training

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James Terry Sees Challengers as Opporunity ...

Sep 22, 2011Comments off350 Views

After losing his last time out in a Challengers headliner, James Terry is back on the undercard of Strikeforce Challengers 19 and out to prove

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30 Fights Into His Career and Jordan Mein i...

Sep 19, 2011Comments off386 Views

Most fight fans hadn't ever heard of Jordan Mein before he TKO'd Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos at the recent Strikeforce event in Cincinnati, but now, 30

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Alexis Davis Proving that She Belongs Among...

Sep 18, 2011Comments off699 Views

Alexis Davis hopes that she's proven to Strikeforce officials that she should be included in the title picture... and yet, she holds out hope that

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Strikeforce’s Pat Healy Pleased with ...

Sep 16, 2011Comments off467 Views

Pat Healy was pleased with his win over Maximo Blanco at the recent "Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov" event in Cincinnati, but now his sights have

MFC Champ Douglas Lima Believes He’s ...

Sep 10, 2011Comments off565 Views

MFC champion Douglas Lima believes he's got what it takes to roll through Bellator's Season 5 Welterweight Tournament. “I have a title in (MFC), and

Seth Baczynski Believes He’s Learned ...

Sep 08, 2011Comments off519 Views

Seth Baczynski didn't last long his first go around in the UFC, but now he's back and he believes he now knows how to survive

Names in the Game: Ring of Fire’s Jus...

Sep 04, 2011Comments off733 Views

You may not have heard of Justin Gaethje yet, but hang tight, he's being fast tracked en route to a sure career in the big

Superior Cage Combat Building a Home for Fi...

Sep 03, 2011Comments off540 Views

When creating a successful promotion, something that can easily get lost in the mix is an emphasis on the way a company treats its talent.

Dream Commentator Hans Thompson Breaks Down...

Aug 30, 2011Comments off1023 Views

With its second show in three months, Dream continues to rebuild and establish itself as a major promotion for Japanese MMA. Among those who have

Brandon Thatch has Big League Splash and Da...

Aug 29, 2011Comments off715 Views

Brandon Thatch believes he's got what it takes – both in and out of the cage – to compete in the UFC, but the Ring

Like Most, Bristol Marunde Eyes UFC, but Ha...

Aug 24, 2011Comments off594 Views

Since the IFL closed up shop in 2008, Bristol Marunde has quietly racked up eight wins in his last nine fights. He's hoping the UFC

Tyler Toner Fights Through Frustration for ...

Aug 23, 2011Comments off623 Views

After fighting through two-plus rounds of frustration, Tyler Toner walked away with a victory at Saturday's Ring of Fire in Colorado. Now, he's angling for

Justin Buchholz Happy to Have a Home in SCC...

Aug 22, 2011Comments off717 Views

Justin Buchholz won his fight over the weekend at SCC 2. He's hoping that it helps put him on the path back to the UFC,

Josh Neer Working His Way Back Into the Spo...

Aug 20, 2011Comments off539 Views

With a record of 5-1 since exiting the Octagon, UFC veteran Josh Neer is fighting his way back into the spotlight.

UFC Vet John Gunderson Looking to Bounce Ba...

Aug 19, 2011Comments off716 Views

Walking a rocky road lately, UFC veteran John Gunderson is looking to get back on track at Saturday night's SCC 2 in Las Vegas.

Michelle Ould Looking to Get Back on Track ...

Aug 19, 2011Comments off816 Views

After a year off due to injuries, Michelle Ould is ready to get back in the ring at Friday night's Mez Sports Pandemonium V.

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John Alessio Blames Power of Positive Think...

Aug 17, 2011Comments off600 Views

“Honestly, I blame it on positive motivational books," John Alessio says of his poor performance in March. But he's back at Saturday's SCC 2 in

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MMA Life: Mac Danzig On Pursuing His Other ...

Aug 16, 2011Comments off1144 Views

Long before he became an MMA fighter and won “The Ultimate Fighter 6,” Mac Danzig’s passion was photography. Check out MMAWeekly.com's exclusive interview with Mac

UFC on Versus 5: Jared Hamman Returns Leane...

Aug 13, 2011Comments off576 Views

Jared Hamman returns to the Octagon at UFC on Versus 5 on Sunday night after a year off. He shed a little weight and added