All posts by Mick Hammond

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After Four Years Away, Vanessa Porto Return...

Jul 26, 2012Comments off881 Views

Brazilian fighter Vanessa Porto returns to the U.S. for the first time in four years at Invicta FC 2, ready to make a splash in

In the Twilight of Her Career, Hitomi Akano...

Jul 26, 2012Comments off1251 Views

Even at 37 years of age, Hitomi Akano believes there could be another run at gold in her future, and it starts with Alexis Davis

Alexis Davis Believes Win Over Hitomi Akano...

Jul 24, 2012Comments off648 Views

Alexis Davis realizes that here next Invicta charge, Hitomi Akano, is no easy task, but if she's successful, Davis believes she's still in the Strikeforce

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Liz Carmouche Working Towards Invicta Title...

Jul 23, 2012Comments off574 Views

Liz Carmouche is under contract with both Invicta and Strikeforce. As such, she's working towards an eventual Invicta championship, but wouldn't mind a shot at

Mike Guymon Running Away from Father Time, ...

Jul 22, 2012Comments off1017 Views

Knowing that the clock is winding down, Mike "Joker" Guymon is out of retirement, running away from Father Time and chasing a UFC return.

Waachiim Spiritwolf Pouring More Gas on the...

Jul 20, 2012Comments off1064 Views

Ready to put an end to his trilogy with Marious Zaromskis, Waachiim Spiritwolf is pouring a little more gas on the dynamite that is there

Paul Daley Plans Knockout Bellator Debut

Jul 20, 2012Comments off667 Views

Paul Daley is trying hard not to look past Rudy Bears at Bellator 72, but he can't help but plan for a knockout debut.

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Bryan Baker Fighting for More than a Tourna...

Jul 19, 2012Comments off673 Views

Bryan Baker is fighting for much bigger goals than just a tournament championship at Bellator 72 on Friday night.

Travis Wiuff Isn’t with Bellator to S...

Jul 19, 2012Comments off880 Views

Travis Wiuff isn't in Bellator to "shake hands" or "kiss babies." He's objective is clear. He wants to be the light heavyweight champion.

Controversy, Weight Cuts, and the Future: L...

Jul 18, 2012Comments off614 Views

This past Friday’s Legacy FC 12 was not without its share of controversy. MMWeekly.com spoke with Legacy FC president Mick Maynard to explain how things

Pat Healy: ‘I’ve Earned a (Stri...

Jul 18, 2012Comments off878 Views

Heading off to work with BJ Penn, Pat Healy believes that his win over Mizuto Hirota proves he's ready for and has earned a Strikeforce

Jason High Believes Quick Victory Puts Him ...

Jul 17, 2012Comments off1051 Views

With a quick win at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy, Jason High believes he should now be on the welterweight title shot short list.

Controversy Follows Jay Hieron, but He̵...

Jul 16, 2012Comments off652 Views

Controversy just seems to follow Jay Hieron wherever he goes, but he's not one to back down.

Sally Krumdiack Fights Tonight at CageSport...

Jul 13, 2012Comments off1043 Views

Sally Krumdiack slipped up at Invicta FC 1. She'll try to vindicate herself at CageSport 20 on Saturday night, hoping to earn a return berth

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John Gunderson Not Waiting Around, Fighting...

Jul 13, 2012Comments off422 Views

Having fought in the UFC before, John Gunderson surely wants to get back there, but he's not waiting around for an invitation. He's fighting his

Sterling Ford Headlines CageSport, Not Rush...

Jul 13, 2012Comments off544 Views

Content, for now, to headline at regional promotions like Saturday night's CageSport XX, Sterling Ford not rushing into the brighter lights of the world stage.

David Castillo Charging to a Title, Shot at...

Jul 13, 2012Comments off1585 Views

Learning from past mistakes, David Castillo is rocketing towards a regional championship and looking to break into the big leagues.

After Toppling UFC Vet, Reggie Pena Ready f...

Jun 29, 2012Comments off682 Views

Having toppled UFC veteran John Salter at XFC 18, Reggie Pena is ready to move on to whoever XFC has planned for him next.

There’s a Hurricane Brewing; Heather ...

Jun 28, 2012Comments off3692 Views

After her recent victory for XFC, Heather "Hurricane" Clark won't stop until she's "become the best female fighter in the world."

Chris Gruetzemacher

Chris Gruetzemacher Will Just Keep Winning ...

Jun 26, 2012Comments off652 Views

With a record that now stands at 11-1, rising featherweight prospect Chirs Gruetzemacher will just keep winning until he can't be denied.

Sam Stout Looking to Springboard to the Top...

Jun 22, 2012Comments off603 Views

Sam Stout knows that an impressive win over Spencer Fisher at UFC on FX 4 on Friday night could springboard him towards the top of

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Kendall Grove Back with Tito Ortiz to Shore...

Jun 19, 2012Comments off3009 Views

Following his latest win at ShoFIGHT, Kendall Grove is heading to Big Bear to help his former coach, Tito Ortiz, train for his upcoming fight,

Eye Surgery in the Past, Derek Brunson̵...

Jun 15, 2012Comments off666 Views

After starting off his career with 11victories in 11 fights over a two-year span, the last seven months have been the lowest point for Derek

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John Gunderson Sees Karo Parisyan ShoFIGHT ...

Jun 14, 2012Comments off821 Views

As John Gunderson's career winds down, he knows a victory over Karo Parisyan at ShoFIGHT on Saturday could help him get a last run in

TUF Alum Cameron Dollar Sees Recent Win Ove...

Jun 06, 2012Comments off712 Views

Ultimate Fighter season 9 alum Cameron Dollar believes his recent drop to 145 and victory over Tyler Toner is propelling him to the big leagues.

Lyle Beerbohm

Recent Success Has Lyle Beerbohm Targeting ...

Jun 03, 2012Comments off1011 Views

Heading into last year, Lyle “Fancy Pants” Beerbohm was making a name for himself in the Strikeforce lightweight division, but now, he's targeting the UFC.

Chris Holland Looking to KO the New York Ba...

Jun 02, 2012Comments off778 Views

With back-to-back knockout victories in his two most recent fights, Chris “Hammer” Holland is looking to do the same to Phil Baroni at Ring of

Justin Gaethje’s Next Big Step? Ring ...

Jun 01, 2012Comments off888 Views

Justin Gaethje is anxious to take the next step in his dream of reaching the UFC. That next step is a battle for a Ring

Trevor Prangley Bounces Back from Career Lo...

Jun 01, 2012Comments off552 Views

UFC veteran Trevor Prangley has bounced back from one of the low points of his career to win back-to-back bouts, his eyes gazing brightly on

Tyler Toner Ready for Five Rounds at Ring o...

Jun 01, 2012Comments off611 Views

Tyler Toner is ready to throw down with fellow UFC veteran Cameron Dollar in a five-round title fight at Ring of Fire on Saturday, with