All posts by Mick Hammond

Brandon Halsey

After Being Stripped, Brandon Halsey Return...

Oct 20, 2015Comments off1744 Views

Brendan Halsey won his last bout, but still lost the Bellator middleweight title for missing weight. On Friday, he'll try to get his belt back.

Brennan Ward

Brennan Ward: ‘I’m Going to Win...

Oct 19, 2015Comments off1643 Views

Brennan Ward makes no bones about his goal for Friday's Bellator 144, and that's to win... by knockout.

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UFC Vet Matt Riddle Happy Bringing the Real...

Oct 13, 2015Comments off2012 Views

Once a promising UFC fighter, Matt Riddle has made the transition to another of his true loves, professional wrestling.

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Matthew Lopez Eyes RFA 31 Bout as Route to ...

Oct 09, 2015Comments off1551 Views

Matthew Lopez believes his RFA 31 fight with Justin Linn affords him the opportunity to cement his place in the upper echelon of non-UFC fighters.

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UFC Vet Bristol Marunde Firing on All Cylin...

Oct 09, 2015Comments off1778 Views

After going back to his roots, UFC vet Bristol Marunde is firing on all cylinders, as he heads into Friday night's RFA welterweight championship main

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RFA’s Shai Lindsey Won’t Allow ...

Oct 08, 2015Comments off368 Views

Undefeated RFA fighter Shai Lindsey looks to keep his record unblemished at Friday night's fights, judges be damned.

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Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger Faces Tough Task in ...

Oct 07, 2015Comments off833 Views

in former Bellator champ Zoila Frausto Gurgel, Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger knows she faces no easy path to the RFA strawweight championship.

Gilbert Smith

If Gilbert Smith Isn’t Moving Up, He&...

Oct 06, 2015Comments off764 Views

At 33 years of age, if Gilbert Smith is moving up, he's moving on.

Irwin Rivera

Irwin Rivera Undefeated Heading into Legacy...

Oct 02, 2015Comments off2054 Views

Training with the famed Blackzilians camp, Irwin Rivera expected nothing less than to be undefeated heading into Friday's Legacy FC 46 main event.

Steven Peterson

Steven Peterson Overcomes Life’s Obst...

Oct 02, 2015Comments off1328 Views

Overcoming some significant obstacles in his life, Steven Peterson is ready to roll through the Legacy FC 46 main event and force the UFC's hand.

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Jason Sampson Returns to Legacy to Make an ...

Oct 01, 2015Comments off778 Views

Teetering on a trip to the UFC, Jason Sampson returns to Legacy FC on Friday night to make an impact on the flyweight division.

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TUF 22’s Tom Gallicchio Believes His ...

Sep 28, 2015Comments off1697 Views

Team Faber's Tom Gallicchio believes his wealth of experience plays to his advantage on season twenty-two of The Ultimate Fighter.

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Daniel Swain Looks to SFL America Fight to ...

Sep 26, 2015Comments off392 Views

In a battle of Northwestern U.S. prospects, Daniel Swain is looking to his SFL America fight with Drew Brokenshire to get back on a winning

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Hey, Bellator, Look Over Here: It’s U...

Sep 26, 2015Comments off481 Views

Hoping to get Bellator's attention, undefeated middleweight Manny Meraz heads into Saturday's Shamrock FC looking to put on a show.

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Rising Middleweight Alfonso Gonzalez Trying...

Sep 26, 2015Comments off525 Views

It's been a good year for rising middleweight Alfonso Gonzalez, so now he's going to try his luck in an SFL America light heavyweight bout.

Jake Butler

Jake Butler Looking to ONE: Odyssey of Cham...

Sep 26, 2015Comments off776 Views

He won't talk titles before he gets past Christiano Kaminishi, but a victory makes Jake Butler an attractive choice for a ONE Championship title shot.

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Would Impressive Win Over Bobby Voelker Pun...

Sep 25, 2015Comments off1406 Views

Nearly ending his MMA career recently, Mike Estus heads into Saturday's Shamrock FC believing a win over Bobby Voelker could propel him into the UFC.

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Bobby McIntyre Hoping to Capitalize on Late...

Sep 24, 2015Comments off1064 Views

Stepping up on short notice, Bobby McIntyre hoping to capitalize on shot at Justin Harrington's SFL America championship.

Roger Huerta

Roger Huerta Rekindling His Career Heading ...

Sep 22, 2015Comments off2985 Views

Rekindling his career, Roger Huerta heads into ONE: Odyssey of Champions looking for a big victory over Yoji Ando.

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Justin Harrington Has Something to Prove, b...

Sep 22, 2015Comments off1533 Views

Justin Harrington has a point to prove, but defending his SFL America lightweight championship is his focus.

Bobby Voelker

Bobby Voelker, at 36 Years Old and Nearly 4...

Sep 22, 2015Comments off1701 Views

Most might see Bobby Voelker, at age 36 and nearly 40 fights into his career, nearing the end, but he says he has yet to

Drew Brokenshire

Can Drew Brokenshire Retake the Race to be ...

Sep 22, 2015Comments off1570 Views

Hopeful to eventually fight in the UFC, right now, Drew Brokenshire is looking to regain his status as the next best featherweight.

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Melissa Anderson Welcoming UFC Vet Shayna B...

Sep 20, 2015Comments off3090 Views

UFC vet Shayna Baszler is getting ready to make her pro wrestling debut. Melissa "Future Legend" Anderson is ready to welcome her.

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Victory at Titan FC 35 Could Launch Zane Ka...

Sep 19, 2015Comments off782 Views

Zane Kamaka is well aware that a win over Belal Muhammed at Titan FC 35 could skyrocket his career.

Mike Bronzoulis

Mike Bronzoulis Ready to Spoil Josh Thomson...

Sep 19, 2015Comments off555 Views

Having already captured the Legacy FC belt, lightweight Mike Bronzoulis is now taking aim at the Bellator belt. First, he's got to spoil Josh Thomson's

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Thrown into Fire Early, James Nakashima Com...

Sep 18, 2015Comments off667 Views

When deciding to turn pro this year, former Nebraska wrestling standout James Nakashima knew it was going to be a challenge, but he had no

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LaRue Burley Prepared for All-Out War, Aimi...

Sep 17, 2015Comments off479 Views

Undefeated lightweight LaRue Burley has a tough task ahead of him in veteran Brian Foster, but he's prepared for war... and an eventual title shot.

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Fernando Gonzalez Looking to Jump the Title...

Sep 17, 2015Comments off459 Views

Although their fight on Saturday is of the Glory kickboxing variety, Fernando Gonzalez believes a win over Paul Daley could line him up for a

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Adam Townsend Ready for Primetime at RFA 30...

Sep 17, 2015Comments off540 Views

Andre Townsend is eyeing a possible RFA title shot should blow by Ryan Roberts on Friday night in Lincoln, Neb.

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Brock Jardine Looks to Derail a Streaking T...

Sep 16, 2015Comments off504 Views

Believing his train is pulling into the UFC station soon, Brock Jardine heads into RFA 30 on Friday looking to derail fellow UFC vet Anthony