All posts by Mick Hammond

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Ricky Palacios Says Combate Americas Openin...

Apr 19, 2016Comments off374 Views

Bantamweight Ricky “El Gallero” Palacios says Combate Americas is kicking doors wide open for Latino fighters.

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Chris Barnett Says He Has the Smarts to Bea...

Apr 16, 2016Comments off1019 Views

Chris "Huggy Bear" Barnett believes he has the smarts to beat the "Baby" version of Fedor at Rizin FF.

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AJ McKee Kicked His Career Off Right in 201...

Apr 16, 2016Comments off347 Views

AJ McKee started his professional MMA career off right with three victories in 2015. He aims to remain undefeated in 2016, beginning with Bellator 152.

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Joey Miolla Plans to Continue in Beast Mode...

Apr 15, 2016Comments off270 Views

Heading into the RFA 37 co-main event on Friday night on a hot streak, Joey Miolla plans to continue in Beast mode throughout 2016.

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After a False Start for Original RFA Debut,...

Apr 15, 2016Comments off311 Views

After missing weight for his original RFA debut, Joe Gigliotti looking to impress at RFA 37 on Friday night.

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Rizin VP Jerry Millen Talks About Rekindlin...

Apr 14, 2016Comments off841 Views

After nearly a decade, the spirit of Pride FC returned last year with the newly formed RIZIN Fighting Federation promotion.

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Melvin Manhoef Kickboxing as Bellator Takes...

Apr 14, 2016Comments off857 Views

On Saturday, Bellator will hold its first event in Torino, Italy, headlined by the company’s new kickboxing venture, which features Melvin Manhoef.

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Expect the Best Matt Lopez Ever Heading int...

Apr 14, 2016Comments off566 Views

Undefeated Matt Lopez believes he's in the midst of an MMA growth spurt, and intends to show it in his RFA 37 bout with Eli

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Undefeated Lowen Tynanes Sees Title Shot on...

Apr 14, 2016Comments off360 Views

If he can keep his unblemished record intact at ONE: Global Rivals on Friday, Lowen Tynanes sees a title shot on the horizon.

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Devin Clark Plans to Take RFA Light Heavywe...

Apr 13, 2016Comments off614 Views

Undefeated Devin Clark intends to capture the RFA light-heavyweight title on Friday night, and then keep reaching for new heights.

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Brian Rogers Plans to Unleash the Predator ...

Apr 12, 2016Comments off410 Views

Back on track, Brian Rogers plans to unleash the Predator on Italy, when he faces Alessio Sakara this week at Bellator 152.

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Brian Camozzi Looking to Build on Strong 20...

Apr 12, 2016Comments off488 Views

After a year on the sidelines, Brian Camozzi kicked off 2016 with a win. He intends to build on that at Friday's RFA 37.

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Tumultuous 2015 Behind Him, Ben Askren Plan...

Apr 12, 2016Comments off469 Views

Although 2015 was a wash for him, Ben Askren intends to remain busy this year, beginning with Friday's ONE: Global Rivals main event title defense.

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Can Undefeated Chazz Walton Keep First-Roun...

Apr 08, 2016Comments off537 Views

Undefeated lightweight prospect Chazz Walton hopes to keep his first-round finish streak alive at Friday night's Legacy FC 53.

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Jacob Hebeisen Looking to Make Waves and St...

Apr 08, 2016Comments off405 Views

Jacob Hebeisen hasn't fought as often as he'd like in his 10-year career. All that changes on Friday night with Legacy FC 53.

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The Only Belts Jake Heun Cares About are th...

Apr 02, 2016Comments off727 Views

"I don’t care much about belts,” Jake Heun said, heading into WSOF 30. “The belts I care about are the green ones that go into

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Clifford Starks Stalks Middleweight Tile at...

Apr 02, 2016Comments off614 Views

Clifford "Big Cat" Starks is stalking his first major MMA championship, when he faces middleweight titleholder David Branch at WSOF 30 on Saturday night.

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Heading into WSOF 30, Steve Kozola Looking ...

Apr 01, 2016Comments off743 Views

Lightweight prospect Steve Kozola heads into Friday night's WSOF 30 looking to make the most of a great opportunity.

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Seven Years In, Dakota Cochrane’s Car...

Apr 01, 2016Comments off907 Views

More than 30 fights and seven years into his career, Dakota Cochrane feels that things are finally falling into place, as he heads into Friday

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Jake Shannon and Josh Barnett Working to Ke...

Apr 01, 2016Comments off61 Views

Scientific Wrestling’s Jake Shannon and Wade Schalles have joined forces with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett to keep catch wrestling alive.

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Josh Barnett Has Wrestling on His Mind, but...

Mar 27, 2016Comments off1283 Views

Josh Barnett has a lot going on in the wrestling world, with ties to New Japan Pro Wrestling and catch-as-catch-can, but what about his UFC

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UFC Vet Sean Soriano Looking to Keep Resurg...

Mar 25, 2016Comments off827 Views

UFC vet Sean Soriano ran into a rough patch in 2014 and 2015, but is on the path to redemption heading into Legacy FC 52.

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After a Year and a Half on the Sidelines, J...

Mar 25, 2016Comments off829 Views

After a year and a half on the sidelines, Jose Ceja is back and ready to light things up at Friday's Legacy FC 52.

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Trevin Giles Taking Things Fight by Fight H...

Mar 24, 2016Comments off959 Views

Like most fighters, Trevin Giles wants a shot in the UFC, but he's taking things fight by fight heading into Legacy FC 52 on Friday

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Klayton Mai Hopes Lightning Strikes Twice H...

Mar 24, 2016Comments off312 Views

Klayton Mai steps into the cage with Matt Schnell for the second time, hoping lightning strikes twice, as the two meet for the Legacy FC

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Matt Schnell Targeting Legacy FC Interim Ti...

Mar 23, 2016Comments off349 Views

While things didn’t quite work out as planned in 2015 for Legacy FC flyweight Matt “Danger” Schnell, he is taking aim at the interim championship

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Bas Rutten on Reuniting with Mauro Ranallo ...

Mar 22, 2016Comments off1142 Views

UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten talks about reuniting with former Pride FC broadcast partner Mauro Ranallo on Inside MMA and saying goodbye to Kevin

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Mauro Ranallo Excited to Renew Partnership ...

Mar 21, 2016Comments off833 Views

Mauro Ranallo talks about renewing his partnership with Bas Rutten on Inside MMA. It's a partnership that began more than a decade ago on Pride

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Belt Back in Hand, KOTC Champ Danielle Tayl...

Mar 14, 2016Comments off787 Views

With the belt back around in hand, King of the Cage champion Danielle Taylor is taking over the women's strawweight division.

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Aiemann Zahabi Looks to Build on Undefeated...

Mar 12, 2016Comments off598 Views

Undefeated Aiemann Zahabi heads into Prestige FC 2 looking to add to his unblemished resume.