All posts by Mick Hammond

Paulina Granados - Legacy

Paulina Granados Dedicates Combate Americas...

Oct 10, 2016Comments off356 Views

Paulina Granados is feeling confident heading into her Combate Americas fight, a fight she is dedicating to a fallen teammate.

Chris Gutierrez vs Timur Valiev

Chris Gutierrez: ‘It’s Going to...

Oct 06, 2016Comments off446 Views

Pressed into an immediate rematch, Chris Gutierrez said it's "going to be bad" for Timur Valeiv at WSOF 33 on Friday night.

For Vinny Magalhaes, WSOF Title Fight with ...

Oct 04, 2016Comments off577 Views

Vinny Magalhaes entire MMA career could, quite literally, hang in the balance of his WSOF 33 title fight with David Branch on Friday night.

Justin Gaethje - WSOF

Undefeated WSOF Champ Justin Gaethje Focuse...

Oct 02, 2016Comments off333 Views

Having racked up a spotless 16-0 record, WSOF champ Justin Gaethje is now focused on getting out of the cage quicker.

V3Fight - Polk vs Nanney

Mandy Polk Leveraging Her Competitive Fitne...

Oct 01, 2016Comments off340 Views

Mandy Polk hopes to leverage her competitive fitness background to ensure her success at V3 Fights on Saturday.

Rampage Jackson’s Cousin, Nick Payne ...

Oct 01, 2016Comments off353 Views

Undefeated Nick Payne, the cousin of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, is looking to add the V3 Fights lightweight title to his spotless record.

Donald Cerrone: Conor McGregor is ‘Ea...

Sep 30, 2016Comments off1321 Views

UFC lightweight and welterweight contender Donald Cerrone gives his prediction of the UFC 205 title fight between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor.

With Matt Hughes in His Corner, Adam Osmoe ...

Sep 30, 2016Comments off462 Views

With UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes in his corner and school behind him, Adam Osmoe is ready to kick his fight career into full

Ken Porter Has Put in the Work, Now It̵...

Sep 29, 2016Comments off386 Views

Ken Porter has taken a lot of time, putting in a lot of work and a lot of travel to improve his game. Now, it's

Zach Freeman Gunning for RFA Title, Whateve...

Sep 28, 2016Comments off396 Views

Following a lackluster number of fights the past couple years, Zach Freeman is focused on taking the RFA lightweight title.

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Alain Moussi on Working with Georges St-Pie...

Sep 25, 2016Comments off1293 Views

Action star Alain Moussi is the lead in the Kickboxer: Vengeance reboot. He dishes on working alongside Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez, and more.

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Kyra Batara Gets Out of Her Comfort Zone, H...

Sep 24, 2016Comments off462 Views

Kyra Batara climbs out of her comfort zone and heads to Japan to fight for RIZIN FF.

Rizin Fighting Federation

Destanie Yarbrough Jumps From Women’s...

Sep 24, 2016Comments off1061 Views

In a short amount of time, Destanie Yarbrough has transitioned from women's pro football to fighting Gabi Garcia for RIZIN FF.

Amy Coleman, in Her Invicta FC Debut, Looki...

Sep 23, 2016Comments off457 Views

Amy Coleman makes her Invicta FC debut on Friday in Kansas City, taking on promotional veteran Amber Leibrock in a main card 145-pound fight.

Ed Soares

Legacy Fighting Alliance: The Anatomy of an...

Sep 21, 2016Comments off904 Views

New MMA promotion Legacy Fighting Alliance CEO Ed Soares details how the RFA and Legacy FC merger came together, and what it means for MMA.

Unbeaten Julia Jones Expecting a War in Inv...

Sep 21, 2016Comments off709 Views

Julia Jones will finally make her Invicta debut on September 23 in Kansas City, Missouri, against veteran Stephanie Skinner in a main card 105-pound bout.

Daron Cruickshank

Daron Cruickshank Finding New Life in RIZIN...

Sep 19, 2016Comments off832 Views

For his return to RIZIN on the promotion’s Grand Prix 2016: First Round event, Daron Cruickshank takes on former K-1 MAX kickboxing champion Andy Souwer.

Roxanne Modafferi

Roxanne Modafferi’s Goal: Finish Jenn...

Sep 19, 2016Comments off920 Views

For her second bout of the year, Roxanne Modafferi challenges incumbent Jennifer Maia for the Invicta 125-pound title.

Jinh Yu Frey

Jinh Yu Frey: ‘I’m Here to Deth...

Sep 18, 2016Comments off1092 Views

On September 23 in Kansas City, Missouri, Jinh Yu Frey will challenge Ayaka Hamasaki for the Invicta 105-pound title in the evening’s co-main event.

Sam Sicilia

Sam Sicilia Aims to Shut Off Gabriel Benite...

Sep 16, 2016Comments off675 Views

Sam Sicilia knows he needs to perform to get the big fights he wants. He is intent on shutting off Gabriel Benitez at UFC Hidalgo

Mark Dickman Says He’s a ‘Step ...

Sep 15, 2016Comments off635 Views

Mark Dickman will make his return at Bellator 161 on Friday in Texas to take on local veteran Daniel Pineda in a preliminary card 145-pound

Tony Johnson Believes a Win Over Cheick Kon...

Sep 14, 2016Comments off685 Views

Tony Johnson has worked his way into a heavyweight main event fight against Cheick Kongo at Bellator 161 on Friday. Is it his route to

Derek Campos Expecting Explosive Fight with...

Sep 13, 2016Comments off538 Views

Derek Campos steps into a Bellator 161 lightweight bout against Djamil Chan on Friday, in what could very well end up being a title elimination

Bellator 161 - Yankova vs. Anteaga Fight Poster

Veta Arteaga Knows What She Signed Up for a...

Sep 12, 2016Comments off729 Views

Undefeated flyweight Veta Arteaga knows what she signed up for at Bellator 161, and she's ready.

Rhys McKee Looks to Finish Tommy McCafferty...

Sep 10, 2016Comments off316 Views

Rhys McKee will seek his fourth straight win when he returns to BAMMA on Saturday in Dublin against veteran Tommy McCafferty in a preliminary 145-pound

Alexandre Bezerra Feels No Pressure Heading...

Sep 09, 2016Comments off491 Views

Alexandre Bezerra will look to keep his winning streak going when he makes his Titan FC debut on Friday to challenge Andre Harrison for the

Cory Sandhagen Thinks RFA 43 Opponent Clay ...

Sep 09, 2016Comments off482 Views

After a couple months off, Croy Sandhagen returns to the RFA on Friday in Broomfield, Colo., to take on Clay Wimer in a main card

Evan Tanner

Evan Tanner: Remembering a Wayward UFC Cham...

Sep 08, 2016Comments off1356 Views

Before the days of Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold, and Anderson Silva’s historic five-year run as UFC middleweight champion, there was Evan Tanner.

Aaron Blackwell Has All the Confidence to W...

Sep 08, 2016Comments off313 Views

Aaron Blackwell returns to fighting in a 135-pound main card title challenge against incumbent champion Alan Philpott at BAMMA 26 on Saturday in Dublin.

Boston Salmon Looking for Title Shot with W...

Sep 08, 2016Comments off452 Views

Boston Salmon returns to action this Friday in Broomfield, Colo., to take on hot-streaking Zac Riley in a main card 135-pound bout at RFA 43.