All posts by Mick Hammond

Miguel Torres Looking for a Restart at Worl...

Oct 28, 2012Comments off2232 Views

Following a turbulent end to his UFC career, former WEC champion Miguel Torres looks to restart his career in his new home, the World Series

Justin Gaethje to Close Out 2012 with a Ban...

Oct 27, 2012Comments off760 Views

With a 12-second knockout of UFC veteran Drew Fickett under his belt, undefeated Justin Gaethje wants two more fights in 2012 to close out the

Elvis Mutapcic Plans to Take MFC Middleweig...

Oct 26, 2012Comments off1228 Views

Elvis Mutapcic believes he's headed into a breakout year and he intends to capture the MFC middleweight title as he rides the wave.

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Featherweight Title Logjammed, Daniel Strau...

Oct 26, 2012Comments off930 Views

Daniel Straus is waiting his turn at the Bellator featherweight championship, but isn't standing pat. He's waiting out the logjam by squaring off with Alvin

Joseph Henle Hopes to Cap Off Amazing Year ...

Oct 25, 2012Comments off676 Views

Undefeated Joseph Henle has already had an amazing year, but he hopes to cap 2012 off with the MFC middleweight championship this Friday night on

Mike Jasper Intends to Ride His Perfect Rec...

Oct 24, 2012Comments off1254 Views

Mike Jasper is thus far a perfect 6-0 in his professional mixed martial arts career. After his recent win at BAMMA USA Badbeat 7, he

Shane Nelson Looks to Reshape His Career wi...

Oct 23, 2012Comments off726 Views

An alumnus of The Ultimate Fighter, Shane Nelson looks to restart his career in a new weight class when he makes his MFC debut on

Bantamweight Propsect Chris Beal Goes 4-0 i...

Oct 22, 2012Comments off651 Views

Red hot bantamweight prospect Chris "Real Deal" Beal, following a recent victory at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 7, is ready to gear up for big things

Undefeated Alexander Sarnavsky Gets Tough L...

Oct 19, 2012Comments off644 Views

Highly regarded Russian lightweight Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy is on an amazing undefeated streak of 20 victories, but he has a tough draw in UFC vet

Title Belt in Tow, Justin Gaethje Believes ...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off775 Views

Undefeated and jumping up a weight class just to get a fight and win a title, Colorado's Justin Gaethje believes he's ready and belongs in

Julia Budd is Just Fine Making Her Home in ...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off1616 Views

While everyone else seems to be shuffling weight classes, Julia Budd says she intends to make her home in Invicta FC's 145-pound division.

Sarah D’Alelio Aims to Make it 3-for-...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off1872 Views

Sarah D'Alelio has been resurgent fighting under the Invicta FC banner and aims to keep it going against Shayna Baszler on Saturday night.

Splitting Atoms, Naho Sugiyama Comes to Ame...

Oct 06, 2012Comments off1593 Views

Undefeated Japanese star Naho Sugiyama makes her first trip to America to try and lay claim to Invicta FC's first title belt.

Barb Honchak Bolstering Credentials for Fut...

Oct 05, 2012Comments off1277 Views

One of the top women in the flyweight division, Barb Honchak heads into Invicta FC 3 ready to add to her credentials to lay claim

Mike Wessel Has Rekindled the Fire Heading ...

Oct 05, 2012Comments off1256 Views

Having rekindled his passion for mixed martial arts, Mike Wessel is ready to kick second place to the curb and become the Bellator heavyweight champion.

Tara LaRosa Sees Invicta FC as a Place She ...

Oct 05, 2012Comments off1596 Views

Tara LaRosa is one of the least known, but most veteran women in mixed martial arts. She aims to change that at Invicta FC 3

Richard Hale Sees Mike Wessel as First Step...

Oct 04, 2012Comments off1163 Views

Richard Hale is gunning for the vacant Bellator heavyweight title and sees Bellator 75 opponent Mike Wessel as the first step to getting there.

Michelle Waterson Back at Invicta FC 3 Read...

Oct 03, 2012Comments off1909 Views

Michelle "Karate Hottie" Waterson is back at Invicta FC 3 for her second fight since becoming a mother and she's determined to prove that she's

Cat Zingano Rides the Roller Coaster from S...

Oct 01, 2012Comments off2399 Views

To say the past couple weeks have been a roller coaster ride for women’s MMA standout Cat “Alpha” Zingano would be an understatement, making the

Julian Erosa Back to CageSport to Prove He ...

Sep 29, 2012Comments off686 Views

With a spotless 8-0 record, Julian Erosa returns to CageSport on Saturday night to continue proving he belongs at the top of the heap.

Back at Flyweight, Sofia Bagherdai Looking ...

Sep 28, 2012Comments off1330 Views

Sofia Bagherdai returned to fighting earlier this year, now she returns to her natural weight class at flyweight for XFC 20 on Friday night.

Brandon Dudley, 5 Years Later, Hopes to Pic...

Sep 28, 2012Comments off976 Views

After five years out of the sport, Brandon Dudley returns Saturday at CageSport XXI, hoping not to miss a beat of his undefeated career.

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Marius Zaromskis Enters Bellator Welterweig...

Sep 28, 2012Comments off1253 Views

Once considered one of the best young welterweights in the world, Marius Zaromskis is trying to fight his way back to the top via Bellator's

Michelle Ould Hunting Victory at Bellator 7...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off2562 Views

Michelle Ould has a tough fight against Munah Holland in front of her at Bellator 74, but she's hoping to be successful and campaign for

Shah Bobonis Tells XFC to Bring on the Best

Sep 27, 2012Comments off757 Views

Now focused on fighting full time, Shah Bobonis is riding a five-fight winning streak and demanding only the best challenges from XFC officials.

After Rough Trip Home to Italy, Lorenzo Bor...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off929 Views

Following a rough trip home to Italy, fighting under rules that seem several years past, Lorenzo Borgomeo returns Stateside in the XFC 20 main event

Scott Holtzman Making a Name for Himself, T...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off749 Views

Still relatively new to the sport, Scott Holtzman is making his way, plying his trade in the XFC. He takes his next step on Friday

Jim Wallhead Brings a Fresh New Mindset int...

Sep 27, 2012Comments off677 Views

Jim Wallhead has made the turn back from teacher to student, giving himself a fresh new mindset heading into Bellator 74.

Eric Reynolds Building a Solid Career Headi...

Sep 26, 2012Comments off713 Views

Heading into Friday night's XFC 20 main event, Eric Reynolds is finally hitting his stride, building a career that will last.

What Does the Future Hold for MMA in Japan?

Sep 26, 2012Comments off1758 Views

What does the future hold for MMA in Japan? AXS TV's Hans Thompson weighs in.