All posts by Mick Hammond

Can Fedor Lead a Rebound for Japanese MMA?

Jan 08, 2012NoNo Comments973 Views

HDNet broadcaster Hans Thompson breaks down Dream's New Year's Eve event and how Fedor's return to Japan could impact the MMA scene there.

Past, Present, and Future: HDNet’s Mi...

Dec 25, 2011NoNo Comments883 Views

HDNet broadcaster Michael Schiavello breaks down Dream's past, present, and future, focusing heavily on this year's New Year's Eve extravaganza.

Where Does a Fighter Go When the Dream Fade...

Dec 25, 2011NoNo Comments685 Views

What happens when the dream fades for one of the top up-and-coming prospects in mixed martial arts?

Tyler Toner Ready When UFC Calls Him Back

Dec 22, 2011NoNo Comments490 Views

After back-to-back victories for Ring of Fire in 2011, Tyler Toner is ready to return to the Octagon as soon as the UFC calls.

Tyler Toner Focused on Ring of Fire, Not Ru...

Dec 17, 2011NoNo Comments473 Views

Tyler Toner is taking his time, refining his game, and focusing on the task at hand at Saturday's Ring of Fire, not rushing to get

Upstart Nick Macias Looks to Upset Tyler To...

Dec 16, 2011NoNo Comments648 Views

Rising up through the ranks, Nick Macias hopes to upset Tyler Toner's hopes of returning to the UFC when the two meet in the Ring

Former IFL Champ Ryan Schultz Starts a New ...

Dec 16, 2011NoNo Comments831 Views

After nearly three years away from MMA, former IFL lightweight champion Ryan “The Lion” Schultz is ready to make his return to the cage.

Is Justin Gaethje Ring of Fire’s Next...

Dec 15, 2011NoNo Comments593 Views

Justin Gaethje has emerged as one of the top up-and-coming talents in Colorado. Will Ring of Fire 42 be his launching pad to the big

Champ Yasubey Enomoto Wants to Rep M-1

Dec 15, 2011NoNo Comments753 Views

New M-1 Global champion Yasubey Enomoto, following a big year in 2011, wants to give back by representing M-1 in other promotions.

Cody Bollinger Carrying On Where Dad Left O...

Dec 13, 2011NoNo Comments1087 Views

Cody Bollinger is ready to take up where his dad, former King of the Cage champion Frankie Bollinger, left off.

Ryan Martinez Finally Hitting on All Cyclin...

Dec 11, 2011NoNo Comments638 Views

Finally hitting a groove in his training and fighting, up-and-coming heavyweight Ryan Martinez on the fast track in ProElite Heavyweight Grand Prix.

Clock Ticking, Chris Clements Wants UFC Now

Dec 03, 2011NoNo Comments525 Views

At 35 years old, Chris Clements hears the clock ticking on his career. He heads into Saturday's Score Fighting Series looking to propel himself into

Score Fighting: John Fraser Out to Prove Th...

Dec 02, 2011NoNo Comments678 Views

Heading into Saturday's Score Fighting Series riding six consecutive victories, John Fraser is out to prove there should be no doubts about him jumping to

Rich Clementi’s Got Something to Prov...

Nov 30, 2011NoNo Comments793 Views

Statistics are not always the measure of success according to former UFC lightweight Rich “No Love” Clementi.

Ryan Healy

Ryan Healy Out, Score Shifts Gears

Nov 28, 2011NoNo Comments531 Views

While he was looking to finish out 2011 with a bang, it appears that Ryan Healy will not be in action again until next year,

The Evolution of John Alessio Includes Titl...

Nov 25, 2011NoNo Comments576 Views

Testing himself in lighter waters, UFC veteran John Alessio believes his evolution as a fighter includes a run for the title.

Seth Baczynski Living the Dream, Chipping A...

Nov 19, 2011NoNo Comments859 Views

Stepping in on short notice for injured fighters is becoming something of a trend for Seth Baczynski, but he's still living his dream, chipping away

Jason Brilz

UFC 139: Jason Brilz Expects Ryan Bader to ...

Nov 18, 2011NoNo Comments597 Views

Both of them coming off of back-to-back losses, Jason Brilz expects nothing less than the best out of Ryan Bader at UFC 139 on Saturday

Antwain Britt Ready to Shake Up the 185ers

Nov 18, 2011NoNo Comments445 Views

Strikeforce Challengers 20 headliner Antwain Britt recently made the move to middleweight, and he plans on immediately shaking up the division... beginning Friday night.

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey Out to Make a Statement

Nov 18, 2011NoNo Comments2174 Views

Ronda Rousey is out to do more than win a fight, she wants to make a point for female mixed martial artists, proving they belong

Lumumba Sayers Strikeforce

Lumumba Sayers Ready for Slugfest at Strike...

Nov 17, 2011NoNo Comments679 Views

He doesn't necessarily expect it, but Lumumba Sayers is prepared to fight a slugfest with Antwain Britt in the Strikeforce Challengers 20 main event on

Is Julia Budd One Win Away from Cris Cyborg...

Nov 17, 2011NoNo Comments1104 Views

Despite being the underdog at Strikeforce Challengers 20, Julia Budd believes she's just one win away from a shot at champion Cris Cyborg.

Darren Uyenoyama Eyeing Mighty Mouse in Jap...

Nov 16, 2011NoNo Comments1460 Views

With Kid Yamamoto a notch still fresh in his belt, Darren Uyenoyama is amazed at his progress in MMA, but already eyeing a fight with

Bristol Murande is Gonna ‘Go Big or G...

Nov 04, 2011NoNo Comments856 Views

Like most fighters, Bristol Murande wants to get a call from UFC matchmaker Joe Silva, but he knows he has to go big or he's

SCC 3 Win Could Put John Alessio on UFC Rad...

Nov 04, 2011NoNo Comments496 Views

Finding new life at lightweight, John Alessio is looking to a win over Luiz "Buscape" Firmino at SCC 3 to put him back on the

Jay Silva Tapology

Jay Silva Has Gold in His Eyes, UFC Will Wa...

Nov 03, 2011NoNo Comments668 Views

Jay Silva is looking to ditch memories of a failed run through the UFC by winning gold at Friday's Superior Cage Combat 3 in Las

Jason High and LC Davis Open New MMA Gym

Oct 28, 2011NoNo Comments1702 Views

Recognizing an opportunity staring them smack in the face, MMA veterans Jason High and LC Davis have partnered to open a new gym in Kansas

G4 Host: UFC Undisputed 3 is Only Game in T...

Oct 28, 2011NoNo Comments716 Views

G4 TV X-Play host Blair Herter says that, as far as MMA simulation video games go, UFC Undisputed 3 is the only game in town.

Ryan Healy

Ryan Healy Wants to Prove His UFC Worth

Oct 25, 2011NoNo Comments874 Views

After his latest victory at Sportfight, Ryan Healy has thoughts of the UFC dancing in his head.

Aaron Stark Used Rampage UFC 135 Camp to Ga...

Oct 20, 2011NoNo Comments709 Views

Former IFL fighter Aaron Stark recently trained with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, which helped in his preparation for Friday night's Sportfight bout against UFC veteran Mario