All posts by Mick Hammond

Charles Rosa is making a quick return at UF...

Jun 13, 2020NoNo Comments510 Views

Charles Rosa (12-4) looks to rebound at UFC on ESPN 10 when he faces Kevin Aguilar (17-3) in a lightweight preliminary bout in Las Vegas.

Christian Aguilera confident he’ll ge...

Jun 12, 2020NoNo Comments481 Views

Christian Aguilera (13-6) will make his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo in a welterweight bout against fellow newcomer Anthony Ivy (8-2).

Anthony Ivy looking to finish Christian Agu...

Jun 12, 2020NoNo Comments521 Views

This Saturday, Anthony Ivy (8-2) will make his promotional debut when he faces Christian Aguilera (13-6) in a welterweight bout at UFC on ESPN 10.

Tyson Nam says UFC on ESPN 10 is ‘do ...

Jun 12, 2020NoNo Comments411 Views

Tyson Nam (18-11-1) will look to rebound versus late replacement Zarrukh Adashev (3-1) at UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo on Saturday.

Chris Gutierrez

Chris Gutierrez, returning from injury and ...

Jun 11, 2020NoNo Comments436 Views

Injury and the global pandemic were huge hurdles for Chris Gutierrez in his return to the Octagon, but he refused to allow himself to be

UFC 250’s Alex Perez: ‘I’...

Jun 02, 2020NoNo Comments505 Views

Alex Perez (23-5) will return to action against Jussier Forminga (23-7) in a UFC 250 flyweight preliminary bout on Saturday.

Roosevelt Roberts ‘looking forward to...

May 30, 2020NoNo Comments470 Views

While the novel coronavirus forced the world into a state of lockdown, for some fighters, like lightweight Roosevelt Roberts, it was only a temporary setback.

Ray Cooper III

Ray Cooper III staying ready to fight in PF...

May 29, 2020NoNo Comments553 Views

Following a win in the 2019 PFL tournament championship finals in December, welterweight Ray Cooper III was looking forward to continuing his momentum in 2020.

With Bellator on hold, Brent Primus excited...

May 27, 2020NoNo Comments582 Views

Brent Primus will shift his focus from MMA to grappling when he faces Jake Shields at Submission Underground 14 on Sunday, while Bellator remains on

Casey Kenney didn’t hesitate to accep...

May 26, 2020NoNo Comments507 Views

Casey Kenney didn't hesitate to accept UFC on ESPN 9 bout against Louis Smolka, despite the looming cloud of the global pandemic.

Brandon Royval looking to prove himself in ...

May 25, 2020NoNo Comments604 Views

The ability to stay ready helped Brandon Royval land a spot opposite Tim Elliott in his UFC debut on Saturday at UFC Fight Night: Woodley

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Tim Elliott sees his first fight since the ...

May 24, 2020NoNo Comments699 Views

Heading into his first fight since the pandemic engulfed the world, Tim Elliott believes he's just a fight or two away from another UFC flyweight

Myles Jury staying productive, expecting Be...

May 23, 2020NoNo Comments604 Views

After kicking off his 2020 with a unanimous decision win over Brandon Girtz at Bellator 239 in February, Miles Jury was making plans for his

Sage Northcutt still recovering from brutal...

May 22, 2020NoNo Comments842 Views

Even before the coronavirus forced MMA, and the rest of the world, into a lockdown, Sage Northcutt was already on the sidelines recovering from surgery.

Phil Davis discusses COVID-19’s impac...

May 21, 2020NoNo Comments546 Views

Former Bellator light-heavyweight champion Phil Davis was looking to build off his success of last year in 2020, but then. COVID-19 struck.

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Neiman Gracie talks COVID-19 impact on Bell...

May 20, 2020NoNo Comments612 Views

Highly touted welterweight Neiman Gracie says COVID-19 won't deter him from his ambition to become a Bellator champion.

Brett Martin hoping to find himself in the ...

May 18, 2020NoNo Comments877 Views

Coming into 2020, heavyweight Brett Martin had built up a five-fight winning streak and was looking to take his step to the next level of

Despite Stay-at-Home, AJ McKee targets Bell...

May 18, 2020NoNo Comments640 Views

AJ McKee is looking beyond the lockdown. He still aims to become a Bellator world champion in 2020.

Bellator MMA’s Emmanuel Sanchez stayi...

May 16, 2020NoNo Comments492 Views

After having won 11 of his 14 bouts in Bellator and having solidified his spot in the promotion’s grand prix, Emmanuel Sanchez was looking to

Ryan Bader atop Bellator 199 cage

Ryan Bader getting re-charged, ready to fig...

May 14, 2020NoNo Comments632 Views

Ryan Bader is currently staying in shape and working with a select crew of fighters to be ready for multiple fights in quick succession when

Coronavirus pandemic gave Ike Villanueva hi...

May 13, 2020NoNo Comments494 Views

At 36 years old, Ike Villanueva had essentially aged himself out of a UFC shot, until the novel coronavirus hit and all bets were off.

Will TUF experience lead Sarah Moras to vic...

May 12, 2020NoNo Comments521 Views

Following a series of will it or won’t it happen in regards to her originally scheduled bout, Sarah Moras will finally have her chance to

Kenny Cross trying to stay positive as Coro...

May 08, 2020NoNo Comments714 Views

Coming off a first-round TKO of Robert Hale at Lights Out Championship 7 in February, Kenny Cross' career has been put on hold due to

Tywan Claxton grateful to have his fights f...

May 07, 2020NoNo Comments424 Views

Tywan Claxton is grateful to have an opportunity to have his fights replayed on the recently launched “Bellator MMA: Recharged” on CBS Sports Network.

Matt Mitrione on Bellator’s eventual ...

May 02, 2020NoNo Comments526 Views

Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione has kept busy during the pandemic, but "the best thing that could be is for us to get out there and

Jeremy Luchau balancing being a promoter an...

May 01, 2020NoNo Comments584 Views

Working as both a managing partner at Iridium Sports Agency and as president of 559 Fights, Jeremy Luchau has had to deal with COVID-19 from

Calvin Kattar focused on things he can cont...

Apr 28, 2020NoNo Comments611 Views

At UFC 249 on May 9 in Florida, Calvin Kattar (20-4) is slated to face Jeremy Stephens (28-17) in a bout that he has been

Sam Hughes honored to sign with LFA, trying...

Apr 26, 2020NoNo Comments648 Views

Normally signing to a major promotion is a very joyous situation, but during a global pandemic it was something of a bittersweet moment for Sam

Charles Rosa staying laser focused on train...

Apr 25, 2020NoNo Comments544 Views

Charles Rosa (12-3) will look to have his first bout of 2020 when he faces Bryce Mitchell (12-0) on the revamped UFC 249 fight card

Marlon Vera staying positive after fight ca...

Apr 23, 2020NoNo Comments542 Views

Bantamweight Marlon “Chito” Vera's momentum has been derailed, but not his enthusiasm for fighting. He's ready for the UFC to put him back to work.