All posts by Mick Hammond

Daniel Straus

Daniel Straus Going Mental to Start Climb B...

Jun 16, 2015Comments off580 Views

Mistakes have proved costly for Daniel Straus, so he's been working up a new mental approach to regain the Bellator belt.


Sans Bellator Belt, Michael Chandler Believ...

Jun 08, 2015Comments off653 Views

Despite losing his Bellator belt and sliding into a skid, Michael Chandler enters Bellator 138 believing he's still one of the best lightweights in the

Lance Palmer WSOF

WSOF Champ Lance Palmer’s Secret to S...

Jun 04, 2015Comments off425 Views

WSOF featherweight champion Lance Palmer has a simple secret to success: he just puts himself of the mind that he has to win his belt

Gilbert Smith

Gilbert Smith Focused on the RFA Belt, Not ...

Jun 04, 2015Comments off465 Views

Like most fighters, Gilbert Smith wants to be fighting for the UFC, but right now, he's focused on taking the RFA welterweight championship.

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RFA 26 is Next Step in the Clinton Williams...

Jun 04, 2015Comments off580 Views

Clinton Williams believes 2015 is his year to break out, and Friday's RFA 26 is his next step into the limelight.

Mark Drummond WSOF

Mark Drummond: ‘Everyone Has a Game P...

Jun 02, 2015Comments off539 Views

Facing TUF vet Michael Hill at Friday's WSOF 21, Mark Drummond believes he's got the plan to win, but that all goes out the window

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Ben Smith Ready to Put His Stamp on RFA Bel...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off605 Views

RFA welterweight champion Ben Smith feels ready to put his stamp on the belt, and make the UFC take notice.

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Brandon Griffin Making the Big Push for His...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off556 Views

Having balanced MMA with his career in the military, heavyweight up-and-comer Brandon Griffin is making 2015 his year for combat sports.

Hakeem Dawodu

Undefeated Hakeem Dawodu Starting to Eye WS...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off800 Views

Heading into WSOF 21, undefeated featherweight Hakeem Dawodu believes a win on Friday moves him close to a title a shot.


The American Bulldog is Looking to Rebound ...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off509 Views

Looking back on his 2014, Lee “American Bulldog” Morrison admits he had a bad year, but he's ready to rebound this week in Russia.

Josh Rettinghouse WSOF

Josh Rettinghouse Back From Failed Title Bi...

May 30, 2015Comments off617 Views

After a course correction, Josh Rettinghouse is back from losing his WSOF featherweight title bid, and looking to make a run at the UFC.

Amberlynn Orr

Is Amberlynn Orr the Next Women’s Ban...

May 17, 2015Comments off1116 Views

Though she is still an amateur, bantamweight Amberlynn Orr is on her way to becoming one of top pro prospects in MMA.

Brandon Halsey

Bellator Champ Brandon Halsey: ‘This ...

May 13, 2015Comments off967 Views

Bellator middleweight champion Brandon Halsey has a tough test next Friday, but says no one is taking his belt for a long time.

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Back at the Top of the Mountain, Kendall Gr...

May 13, 2015Comments off1135 Views

After over 10 years of active fighting, former Ultimate Fighter winner Kendall Grove has an opportunity to win his first major MMA championship.

Fernando Gonzalez

Fernando Gonzalez Continues Impressive Clim...

May 13, 2015Comments off802 Views

Fernando Gonzalez has been rocketing up Bellator's welterweight ranks. He intends to continue the climb at Friday's Bellator 137.

Mike Richman

Mike Richman’s Marine Power the Diffe...

May 11, 2015Comments off535 Views

U.S. Marine Mike Richman believes his punching power has followed his move to bantamweight and will be the difference against Eduardo Dantas.


Nah-Shon Burrell Looking for a Big YearR...

May 09, 2015Comments off537 Views

Nah-Shon Burrell is looking for a banner year in 2015, and the next step is a win over Lyman Good at CFFC 48 on Saturday

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Kevin Gray Looks to RFA vs. Legacy FC to Mo...

May 08, 2015Comments off523 Views

Kevin Gray has worked his way up the featherweight ranks, but sees Friday's RFA vs. Legacy FC as a way to move from prospect to

Damacio Page

Legacy Champ Damacio Page Has a Job To Do a...

May 08, 2015Comments off914 Views

Legacy FC champ Damacio Page carries the weight of the promotion on his shoulders at RFA vs. Legacy FC, but for him, it's just a

Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera Hoping for UFC Call-up with a...

May 07, 2015Comments off1124 Views

If he wins at CFFC 48 on Saturday, Jimmie Rivera will be on a 15-fight victorious streak. That should get the UFC's attention, right?

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Adam Townsend Ready to Impress at RFA vs. L...

May 07, 2015Comments off773 Views

Adam Townsend may be making his RFA debut at Friday's RFA vs. Legacy FC co-promotion on AXS TV, but he's ready to leave a lasting

Benji Radach

UFC and Strikeforce Veteran Benji Radach Re...

May 07, 2015Comments off787 Views

After nearly five years on the inactive list, MMA veteran Benji Radach is returning to the cage.

Terrion Ware BAMMA USA

Terrion Ware Ready to Claim RFA Title, Figh...

May 05, 2015Comments off637 Views

Terrion Ware intends to claim the bantamweight champion in the only all-RFA bout at Friday's Legacy FC vs. RFA event on AXS TV.

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Legacy FC vs. RFA: We Want to Kick Each Oth...

May 04, 2015Comments off612 Views

Legacy FC president Mick Maynard says they definitely want to win Friday's co-promotion war with RFA, but they're building something special.


Invicta Building for the Future, With or Wi...

May 02, 2015Comments off904 Views

Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp is building for her promotion's future, but decided a long time ago it wouldn't be built around Cris Cyborg or

Ciara Irvine

Ciara Irvine Starts New Conquest at SFL 40

Apr 25, 2015Comments off651 Views

Muay Thai fighter Ciara Irvine has big plans for her transition to MMA. Her conquest begins at SFL 40 on Saturday night in Tacoma, Wash.

Hector Lopez

Hector Lopez Ready to Step Through the Door...

Apr 25, 2015Comments off668 Views

Hector Lopez faces the toughest test of his career at SFL 40 in Tacoma, Wash., but knows it's his door to career success.

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Latoya Walker Ready to Drop Some Bombs on P...

Apr 24, 2015Comments off948 Views

Latoya Walker may be making her big stage debut, but she's ready to drop some bombs on Ultimate Fighter alum Peggy Morgan at Invicta FC

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Woo Johnson Sees 2015 as the Year to Build ...

Apr 24, 2015Comments off517 Views

Heading into Saturday's Super Fight League America show, Woo Johnson believes 2015 is the year that sets him up for the biggest stages of MMA.

Delaney Owen

Delaney Owen Seeking Redemption at Friday&#...

Apr 23, 2015Comments off526 Views

Delaney Owen will be seeking some redemption when she returns at Invicta FC 12 on Friday in Kansas City.