All posts by Mick Hammond

UFC on Versus 5: Jared Hamman Returns Leane...

Aug 13, 2011NoNo Comments672 Views

Jared Hamman returns to the Octagon at UFC on Versus 5 on Sunday night after a year off. He shed a little weight and added

Strikeforce Challengers 18: Eric Wisely Pla...

Aug 12, 2011NoNo Comments473 Views

While he may come off as extremely low-key, don’t let Eric Wisely’s calm demeanor fool you; he’s every bit as dedicated as any fighter in

Strikeforce Challengers 18: Pat Healy Makes...

Aug 12, 2011NoNo Comments939 Views

Even with more than 40 professional bouts on his resume, Pat Healy knew he needed to make some changes if he wanted to make a

Strikeforce Challengers: Sarah D’Alel...

Aug 11, 2011NoNo Comments621 Views

Sarah D’Alelio is not under any delusions heading into her Strikeforce Challengers 18 fight against former Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey Friday night. But she's

Strikeforce: Joe Duarte, “I Don’...

Aug 11, 2011NoNo Comments1205 Views

Joe Duarte doesn't really know which Jorge Gurgel will show up at Strikeforce Challengers 18 on Friday night, and he doesn't care. Duarte is ready

With a Win Over Julie Kedzie, Alexis Davis ...

Aug 05, 2011NoNo Comments569 Views

After four years of working her way up the ranks, women’s 135-pound fighter Alexis Davis finally got her shot at in a major MMA promotion

Want to Train MMA? UFC Vet Ivan Salaverry h...

Aug 03, 2011NoNo Comments1242 Views

It used to be that if you wanted to learn a technique from a well-known MMA fighter, you either had to train at their gym

Bobby Green Feels He’s a Winner Comin...

Aug 02, 2011NoNo Comments947 Views

The scorecards may not back it up, but Bobby Green came away from his split decision loss to JZ Cavalcante on Saturday night feeling like

With Latest Strikeforce Win, Bobby Voelker ...

Jul 30, 2011NoNo Comments927 Views

A trilogy is all well and good, but now that Bobby Voelker has won two out of three against Roger Bowling, he's ready to move

The Rob Kimmons Game Plan: Crush it at Tita...

Jul 29, 2011NoNo Comments672 Views

If Rob Kimmons learned one thing during his UFC tenure, it was to game plan. His current road map includes crushing Brendan Seguin at Titan

Titan Fighting 19: James Krause Sees Himsel...

Jul 29, 2011NoNo Comments1291 Views

Following a stretch where he lost three of his last four fights, former WEC fighter James Krause knows how motivating it is to get back

Titan Fighting’s Tonya Evinger, ̶...

Jul 29, 2011NoNo Comments686 Views

Tonya Evinger steps in the cage with former Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann at Titan FC 19 on Friday night. She plans to bring some

MMA Life: TUF and IFL Vet Alex Schoenauer i...

Jul 27, 2011NoNo Comments1604 Views

Alex Schoenauer, an alum of the original "Ultimate Fighter" season, goes up again military special ops experts in a series of challenges on the new

Strikeforce Standout Ovince St. Preux has N...

Jul 27, 2011NoNo Comments514 Views

Though he's in no rush to jump to the top of the light heavyweight division, Strikeforce standout Ovince St. Preux is at the ready when

Roger Bowling Still Feels the Need to Prove...

Jul 22, 2011NoNo Comments737 Views

Roger Bowling, in his third bout with Bobby Voelker, still feels the need to prove himself when the two square off at Strikeforce Challengers 17

Bobby Voelker Expects to Get the Best of Ra...

Jul 22, 2011NoNo Comments461 Views

With the sport being so young, it's rare to have a trilogy between two mixed martial artists. Be that as it may, Bobby Voelker expects

With Recent Win at Shark Fights, Jake Rosho...

Jul 19, 2011NoNo Comments907 Views

Caught off guard by late-fight conversation with Matt Horwich at Shark Fights 17, Jake Rosholt stayed focused, got the win, and plans to steamroll his

Cung Le Promoting Movies, Hopes for a Call ...

Jul 18, 2011NoNo Comments1467 Views

Cung Le has been busy promoting a batch of movies that he has taken part in, including Tekken, but he has let it be known

Kenny Garner Out to Prove First Time Wasn&#...

Jul 07, 2011NoNo Comments1009 Views

On July 8 in Costa Mesa, Calif., Kenny “Duce” Garner will get an opportunity at M-1 Challenge 26 to make amends for what he feels

Don’t Let It Go to the Judges? That&#...

Jul 07, 2011NoNo Comments1628 Views

If there is one fighter on the upcoming M-1 Challenge 26 event from Costa Mesa, Calif., that could stand out as one of the night’s

Daniel Weichel Wants M-1 Lightweight Belt, ...

Jul 06, 2011NoNo Comments1325 Views

While he may have been initially unhappy with the fact that his M-1 Global lightweight title shot against Jose Figueroa at M-1 Challenge 26 would

It’s Not the Expected Title Shot, but...

Jul 04, 2011NoNo Comments934 Views

For Pat Bennett, there is a silver lining in the cloud that eliminated his M-1 Global heavyweight championship shot at Guram Gugenishvili on the July

MMA in Small-Town USA? Hey, It’s the ...

Jul 04, 2011NoNo Comments1298 Views

it may make someone wonder why anyone would start a mixed martial arts gym in a small town, far from the bright lights of Las

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MMA Life: Julie Kedzie Isn’t Just a F...

Jul 04, 2011NoNo Comments950 Views

While Julie Kedzie is known for her career as one of the most resurgent fighters in the women’s 135-pound weight class, she’s also heavily involved

Strikeforce Challengers: Lorenz Larkin Will...

Jun 24, 2011NoNo Comments1145 Views

Lorenz Larkin is known as an excellent striker, but he's not going to trade blow for blow. He'll stand and bang if Gian Villante wants

Strikeforce Challengers: James Terry Plans ...

Jun 23, 2011NoNo Comments440 Views

After years of building himself on the local circuit and then as an undercard fighter for Strikeforce, James Terry is being given the opportunity to

Ryan Couture Blazing His Own Trail; Not Fol...

Jun 23, 2011NoNo Comments454 Views

It would be easy for Ryan Couture to get caught up in all hype that surrounds being the son of one of the sport’s most

Strikeforce Challengers: Julia Budd Out to ...

Jun 23, 2011NoNo Comments818 Views

After dominating in her first fight for Strikeforce this past October, Julia “Jewel” Budd had some people buzzing that she could be the next big

Conor Heun Putting Everything on the Line a...

Jun 17, 2011NoNo Comments687 Views

After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time in his career, Strikeforce lightweight Conor Heun has taken steps to ensure his return to the promotion

Bas Rutten Returns… as a Wolf in R...

Jun 16, 2011NoNo Comments2423 Views

With the summer movie season in full swing, former “King of Queens” actor Kevin James enters the fray with his latest movie, “The Zookeeper” (coming