All posts by Mick Hammond

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Michael Chandler: Will Brooks is Tough, but...

Nov 11, 2014Comments off886 Views

Former Bellator champ Michael Chandler looks to erase the "former" from his title against Will Brooks at Bellator 131 on Saturday.

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Leonard Garcia Changing Focus to the Fight,...

Nov 10, 2014Comments off961 Views

Having stumbled when he put his eyes on the prize instead of the task at hand, UFC veteran Leonard Garcia is refocused heading into Legacy

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Will Brooks Expected Michael Chandler Remat...

Nov 10, 2014Comments off844 Views

Bellator interim lightweight champ Will Brooks knew that he would likely have to rematch Michael Chandler, but he doesn't want to warrant a third fight.

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New Regime Means New Life for Mike Richman ...

Nov 09, 2014Comments off863 Views

Under a new regime in Bellator, Mike Richman has finally been able to move to bantamweight. He faces Nam Phan at Bellator 131 on Saturday.

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Benjamin Smith Looking to Make His Mark in ...

Nov 07, 2014Comments off665 Views

Benjamin Smith is ready to make his mark on the MMA world, and he knows that starts with a win over Josh Cavan at RFA

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Luke Sanders Believes RFA Title Win Would T...

Nov 06, 2014Comments off813 Views

Undefeated bantamweight prospect Luke Sanders is fighting for the RFA belt on Friday night. He plans to win it and follow in the footsteps of

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Boston Salmon Off to a Booming Start as a P...

Nov 06, 2014Comments off801 Views

After a brief, but successful, amateur career, featherweight prospect Boston Salmon has started off his pro career in 2014 in strong fashion.

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Cody Mumma Finally Making His Way to the Bi...

Nov 06, 2014Comments off699 Views

Following a slow build-up, Cody Mumma climbs into the RFA Octagon on Friday night ready to shift gears into the fast lane.

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Bojan Velickovic Left Serbia to Pursue His ...

Nov 05, 2014Comments off904 Views

Bojan Velickovic left everything behind in his home country of Serbia – family and friends included – to pursue his MMA dreams in America.

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Gilbert Smith Believes RFA 20 Victory Would...

Nov 05, 2014Comments off1020 Views

Gilbert Smith is already a veteran of some of the biggest promotions in American MMA, and he's got his sights set on returning to the

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Jarred Mercado Looks to Continue Strong Yea...

Nov 04, 2014Comments off870 Views

It’s been a very good year so far for Colorado prospect Jarred “Shutout” Mercado, and he aims to keep it going with an RFA championship

Alan Jouban

After Making a Splash in His Debut, Alan Jo...

Nov 03, 2014Comments off870 Views

Alan Jouban was nothing short of spectacular in his UFC debut. He intends to be just as good at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 56 in

Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera Sees CFFC Championship as Nex...

Nov 01, 2014Comments off936 Views

Like most fighters, Jimmie Rivera wants to make it to the UFC. That's a large part of his motivation heading into Saturday's CFFC title fight.

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CFFC Champ Jonavin Webb Stays Fresh by Chal...

Oct 31, 2014Comments off835 Views

CFFC champion Jonavin Webb stays fresh not by worrying about the defense of his belt, but by seeing it as a new championship challenge every

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Kenny Garner Heads into Titan FC 31 Aiming ...

Oct 31, 2014Comments off777 Views

Kenny Garner is playing a game of career chess, and he believes his Titan FC 31 opponent is giving him a rather large target to

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Steve Montgomery Stepping into Titan FC Cha...

Oct 30, 2014Comments off717 Views

Steve Montgomery steps into Friday's Titan FC 31 bout searching for a victory and hoping to catch the UFC's eye.

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A Rougher, Meaner Mike Ricci Takes Aim at Y...

Oct 30, 2014Comments off639 Views

Following his UFC tenure, Mike Ricci has reinvented himself with a tougher, meaner mentality. He carries that into Friday's Titan FC title fight.

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Scott Barrett Ignores Intercamp Rivalry Hea...

Oct 29, 2014Comments off705 Views

Scott Barrett ignores intercamp rivalry between the Blackzilians and American Top Team heading into Titan FC 31 heavyweight showdown.

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Move to GSP’s Gym Prepares Desmond Gr...

Oct 28, 2014Comments off948 Views

A move to George St-Pierre's TriStar Gym in Montreal helped prepare Desmond Green for his Titan FC debut and a fresh start in his career.

Lyman Good

Lyman Good Ready, Excited to Fight for CFFC...

Oct 28, 2014Comments off946 Views

Former Bellator champ Lyman Good ready, excited to face undefeated Jonavin Webb for CFFC welterweight championship.

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TNA Star Bobby Lashley Already Eyeballing B...

Oct 24, 2014Comments off2211 Views

After years of bouncing around and splitting time between MMA and pro wrestling, Bobby Lashley has found a home with Bellator, and now he's targeting

Emanuel Newton

The Universe Directs Emanuel Newton as He H...

Oct 23, 2014Comments off1708 Views

For Emanuel Newton, the universe makes the decisions, he just steps into the cage and fights.

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Paul Bradley Shooting for More Than a Roste...

Oct 17, 2014Comments off1328 Views

Paul Bradley sees Friday Night's Bellator 129 main event as more than an opportunity to solidify his roster spot, he wants to earn a shot

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Cody East Eyeing Legacy FC Championship The...

Oct 17, 2014Comments off1836 Views

Cody East is not only gunning for the Legacy FC heavyweight championship on Friday night, he's hoping to parlay a victory into a shot in

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For Brian Hall, Winning the Legacy FC Belt ...

Oct 17, 2014Comments off1427 Views

For up and comer Brian Hall, 2014 could very well be his breakthrough year. But winning the Legacy FC belt would mean more to him

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For Josh Neer, Things Are Coming Together f...

Oct 16, 2014Comments off1466 Views

Heading into Friday’s Bellator 129, longtime welterweight veteran Josh Neer is riding a three-fight winning streak and is performing again at a high level.

Damacio Page

Damacio Page Aiming for Legacy FC Title, An...

Oct 15, 2014Comments off1858 Views

As he gets older, Damacio Page is looking to capture the Legacy FC championship on Friday, then wants to finish his career with another UFC

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Jake Shields Doesn’t Think Ryan Ford ...

Oct 11, 2014Comments off5508 Views

Heading into his WSOF debut, Jake Shields doesn't feel Ryan Ford is the same caliber he is. Shields aims for a dominant win and a

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Smealinho Rama Believes He’s Too Much...

Oct 11, 2014Comments off1526 Views

Smealhino Rama believes his advanced technique will be too much for the "basic" style of Derrick Mehmen in WSOF heavyweight title fight on Saturday night.

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WSOF Canadian Champ Ryan Ford Relishes Oppo...

Oct 10, 2014Comments off5748 Views

A shift to George St-Pierre's Tristar Gym has reinvigorated Ryan Ford, who relishes the opportunity to fight Jake Shields at WSOF 14 on Saturday.