All posts by Mick Hammond

After Racking Up Nine Years in MMA, UFC Vet...

Apr 06, 2014NoNo Comments1341 Views

After nine years competing in MMA, UFC veteran Tyler Toner may be in the latter half of his career, but he's not fading away as

Vitaly Minakov

Undefeated Bellator Champion Vitaly Minakov...

Apr 04, 2014NoNo Comments2956 Views

Bellator heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov heads into his Friday night fight with Cheick Kongo with a simple outlook: "If I keep winning I will establish

Julien Williams Heads to Russia, Planning a...

Apr 04, 2014NoNo Comments1460 Views

Julien Williams is hoping to fight more than one time a year now that he's signed with M-1 Global.

Donald Sanchez Looking to Extend Winning St...

Apr 04, 2014NoNo Comments1412 Views

Donald Sanchez is looking to extend his winning streak when he faces Flavio Alvaro at Legacy FC 30 on April 4 in Albuquerque.

Hot Prospect Lee Morrison Steps into M-1 Fe...

Apr 03, 2014NoNo Comments2384 Views

After a couple of years trying to make a step up to the next level, 2013 was finally the year that featherweight Lee “American Bulldog”

Nick Urso

Nick Urso Faces Crosstown Rival at Friday&#...

Apr 02, 2014NoNo Comments1629 Views

While he might not be a big name yet, 125-pound prospect Nick Urso is taking the necessary steps to climb up the MMA ladder. Next

Adrian Cruz - Bellator

Legacy FC Flyweight Adrian Cruz Knows to Be...

Apr 01, 2014NoNo Comments2695 Views

Legacy FC flyweight Adrian Cruz knows that if he wants to keep advancing his career to bigger and bigger platforms, he's "got to fight the

Marlon Moraes

Marlon Moraes on World Series of Fighting T...

Mar 29, 2014NoNo Comments1584 Views

Having won six consecutive fights, including four for World Series of Fighting, Marlon Moraes believes his time is now and that he'll capture the bantamweight

WSOF Champion Steve Carl Says He May Have t...

Mar 29, 2014NoNo Comments1820 Views

World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Steve Carl feels like he still has a lot to prove when he faces Rousimar Palhares on March

Yushin Okami at UFC on Versus 2

After Seven and a Half Years in the UFC, Yu...

Mar 28, 2014NoNo Comments1441 Views

After spending the last seven and a half years and 18 fights with the UFC, middleweight veteran Yushin Okami is set to make his debut

Kyra Batara - BAMMA USA

Kyra Batara Looking to Make a Splash in Pro...

Mar 28, 2014NoNo Comments2033 Views

With a solid 4-1 record as an amateur, up-and-coming atomweight fighter Kyra Batara is looking to make a splash in her pro debut at Friday's

Brennan Ward - Bellator

For Brennan Ward, Challenging Alexander Shl...

Mar 28, 2014NoNo Comments2315 Views

Brennan Ward may be challenging Alexander Shlemenko for the Bellator middleweight championship on Friday night, but he's not stressing. "My life doesn’t revolve around this

Eric Winston

Eric Winston Won’t Let Magnitude of T...

Mar 27, 2014NoNo Comments1165 Views

Eric Winston has a tremendous opportunity before him heading into Friday's BAMMA USA title fight, but he's not letting the magnitude of the moment overwhelm

John Gunderson Ring of Fire 35

UFC Vet John Gunderson Looks to Rejuvenate ...

Mar 26, 2014NoNo Comments1315 Views

Knowing he needed a change, 35-year-old UFC veteran John Gunderson is making the drop to featherweight heading into Saturday's World Series of Fighting 9 in

Aaron Wetherspoon

Aaron Wetherspoon Just Takes the Fight Game...

Mar 26, 2014NoNo Comments1550 Views

A former King of the Cage champion with big stage aspirations, Aaron Wetherspoon knows enough to take the fight game day by day as he

For Joseph Henle, BAMMA USA’s Bad Bea...

Mar 25, 2014NoNo Comments1039 Views

For Joseph Henle, his fight against Ronald Lebreton Jr., could quite literally be a make or break fight for his career following recent complications with

Following Failed Bid on The Ultimate Fighte...

Mar 25, 2014NoNo Comments1458 Views

After a disappointing experience on The Ultimate Fighter 18, bantamweight “The Real Deal” Chris Beal has healed his broken hand and is ready to return

After Nearly Passing on a Big Opportunity, ...

Mar 24, 2014NoNo Comments1477 Views

Josh Rettinghouse missed out on being selected for The Ultimate Fighter, but after nearly turning down his initial WSOF opportunity, he now finds himself in

Terrion Ware - BAMMA USA

Terrion Ware Has BAMMA USA Title and a Trip...

Mar 24, 2014NoNo Comments1548 Views

Terrion Ware has a shot at the BAMMA USA bantamweight belt on Friday, and if he wins that, he believes that a trip up to

Tyler Stinson

Tyler Stinson’s Goal is World Series ...

Mar 22, 2014NoNo Comments1103 Views

Tyler Stinson's goal is to put a World Series of Fighting title on the mantle next to roommate Justin Gaethje's, but until that opportunity arises,

Shane Howell

For Shane Howell, Fighting Leonard Garcia a...

Mar 21, 2014NoNo Comments1610 Views

For Shane Howell, he truly fights for the fun of it. He doesn't rely on it as his main source of income. So for Howell,

Emanuel Newton Sees Winning Bellator Champi...

Mar 21, 2014NoNo Comments1643 Views

For Emanuel Newton, unifying the Bellator light heavyweight championship means much more to him than just helping himself.

For Leonard Garcia It’s No Longer Eno...

Mar 20, 2014NoNo Comments1349 Views

It used to be enough for Leonard Garcia to put on an exciting fight. Now, the Legacy FC featherweight champion, he wants to not only

After Falling Short in 2013, David Rickels ...

Mar 20, 2014NoNo Comments1410 Views

David Rickels was unable to capture the Bellator lightweight championship in 2013, but he's ready to make another run-up through the Season 10 tournament to

Myron Dennis

Myron Dennis Hopes Victory Over Paul Buente...

Mar 19, 2014NoNo Comments1673 Views

Myron Dennis' career is on track with back-to-back victories in 2013, but he's hoping a victory over UFC veteran Paul Buentello at Friday's Legacy FC

Paul Buentello Heads into Legacy FC 29 with...

Mar 19, 2014NoNo Comments2947 Views

Formerly a heavyweight, Paul Buentello heads into Friday's Legacy FC 29 in a new weight class with an eye towards earning another run in the

Daniel Straus Still Has a Lot to Prove, Eve...

Mar 12, 2014NoNo Comments1434 Views

Yes, Daniel Straus currently has the Bellator featherweight belt wrapped around his waist, but he still feels there is much to prove to the naysayers.

Pat Curran Nearly Quit After Losing His Tit...

Mar 12, 2014NoNo Comments1741 Views

When former featherweight champion Pat Curran lost his title, he considered retirement. With the help of his cousin, he refocused and is ready to try

BJ Kojima

BJ Kojima Believes He’ll Best Andrew ...

Mar 11, 2014NoNo Comments1474 Views

BJ Kojima believes Friday's ONE FC: War of Nations bout with Andrew Leone is just the next step along his path to the flyweight championship.

Yasuhiro Urushitani

Yasuhiro Urushitani Heads into ONE FC: War ...

Mar 10, 2014NoNo Comments1289 Views

After a disappointing run in the UFC, Yasuhiro Urushitano has rebounded and, heading into Friday's ONE FC: War of Nations, has his sights set on