All posts by Mick Hammond

Strikeforce Challengers: Jason High’s...

Sep 23, 2011NoNo Comments537 Views

Jason High wants to work his way back up the ladder, starting with Strikeforce Challengers 19. With that in mind, he's shifted up his training

James Terry Sees Challengers as Opporunity ...

Sep 22, 2011NoNo Comments449 Views

After losing his last time out in a Challengers headliner, James Terry is back on the undercard of Strikeforce Challengers 19 and out to prove

30 Fights Into His Career and Jordan Mein i...

Sep 19, 2011NoNo Comments512 Views

Most fight fans hadn't ever heard of Jordan Mein before he TKO'd Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos at the recent Strikeforce event in Cincinnati, but now, 30

Alexis Davis Proving that She Belongs Among...

Sep 18, 2011NoNo Comments930 Views

Alexis Davis hopes that she's proven to Strikeforce officials that she should be included in the title picture... and yet, she holds out hope that

Strikeforce’s Pat Healy Pleased with ...

Sep 16, 2011NoNo Comments589 Views

Pat Healy was pleased with his win over Maximo Blanco at the recent "Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov" event in Cincinnati, but now his sights have

MFC Champ Douglas Lima Believes He’s ...

Sep 10, 2011NoNo Comments693 Views

MFC champion Douglas Lima believes he's got what it takes to roll through Bellator's Season 5 Welterweight Tournament. “I have a title in (MFC), and

Seth Baczynski Believes He’s Learned ...

Sep 08, 2011NoNo Comments638 Views

Seth Baczynski didn't last long his first go around in the UFC, but now he's back and he believes he now knows how to survive

Names in the Game: Ring of Fire’s Jus...

Sep 04, 2011NoNo Comments860 Views

You may not have heard of Justin Gaethje yet, but hang tight, he's being fast tracked en route to a sure career in the big

Superior Cage Combat Building a Home for Fi...

Sep 03, 2011NoNo Comments640 Views

When creating a successful promotion, something that can easily get lost in the mix is an emphasis on the way a company treats its talent.

Dream Commentator Hans Thompson Breaks Down...

Aug 30, 2011NoNo Comments1253 Views

With its second show in three months, Dream continues to rebuild and establish itself as a major promotion for Japanese MMA. Among those who have

Brandon Thatch has Big League Splash and Da...

Aug 29, 2011NoNo Comments856 Views

Brandon Thatch believes he's got what it takes – both in and out of the cage – to compete in the UFC, but the Ring

Like Most, Bristol Marunde Eyes UFC, but Ha...

Aug 24, 2011NoNo Comments720 Views

Since the IFL closed up shop in 2008, Bristol Marunde has quietly racked up eight wins in his last nine fights. He's hoping the UFC

Tyler Toner Fights Through Frustration for ...

Aug 23, 2011NoNo Comments760 Views

After fighting through two-plus rounds of frustration, Tyler Toner walked away with a victory at Saturday's Ring of Fire in Colorado. Now, he's angling for

Justin Buchholz Happy to Have a Home in SCC...

Aug 22, 2011NoNo Comments870 Views

Justin Buchholz won his fight over the weekend at SCC 2. He's hoping that it helps put him on the path back to the UFC,

Josh Neer Working His Way Back Into the Spo...

Aug 20, 2011NoNo Comments686 Views

With a record of 5-1 since exiting the Octagon, UFC veteran Josh Neer is fighting his way back into the spotlight.

UFC Vet John Gunderson Looking to Bounce Ba...

Aug 19, 2011NoNo Comments828 Views

Walking a rocky road lately, UFC veteran John Gunderson is looking to get back on track at Saturday night's SCC 2 in Las Vegas.

Michelle Ould Looking to Get Back on Track ...

Aug 19, 2011NoNo Comments989 Views

After a year off due to injuries, Michelle Ould is ready to get back in the ring at Friday night's Mez Sports Pandemonium V.

John Alessio Blames Power of Positive Think...

Aug 17, 2011NoNo Comments725 Views

“Honestly, I blame it on positive motivational books," John Alessio says of his poor performance in March. But he's back at Saturday's SCC 2 in

MMA Life: Mac Danzig On Pursuing His Other ...

Aug 16, 2011NoNo Comments1388 Views

Long before he became an MMA fighter and won “The Ultimate Fighter 6,” Mac Danzig’s passion was photography. Check out MMAWeekly.com's exclusive interview with Mac

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

Aug 13, 2011NoNo Comments684 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 Comments490 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 Comments961 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 Comments638 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 Comments1237 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 Comments580 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 Comments1279 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 Comments967 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 Comments943 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 Comments689 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 Comments1319 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