Tag Archives: Interviews

Micol Di Segni: “I want to be the first Italian strawweight to sign with the UFC”

Micol Di Segni made the decision to expand her MMA game by taking a trip to JacksonWink MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The move has paid off to the point where she’s one big performance from a UFC contract. On the August 20th edition of Dana White’s Contender Series Di Segni will face LFA vet Mallory Martin. You’ve won six of your last seven fights and have shown a lot of progression as a martial artist. What […]

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Erin Harpe Talks About Her Win From Invicta FC 36

Erin Harpe (2-0) made her debut at Invicta FC 36 when she won a split decision victory over Auttumn Norton. While the fight went the distance, Harpe showed she’s right where she should be in the sport of mixed martial arts by fighting Norton the way she did. While Norton did give Harpe trouble to convince one of the judges to see it for Norton. The knockdown that happened that may have worked against her, likely happened […]

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David Farias Competes for Combat Jiu-jitsu Worlds Championship

Combat Jiu-jitsu Worlds has built a unique platform garnering worldwide attention within the fight sports community. The upcoming August 18 tournament installment features 16 elite welterweight competitors, all aspiring to become the Combat Jiu-Jitsu World Champion. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt David Farias enters the tournament with two decades of experience, accumulating many prestigious grappling titles throughout his journey. Farias’s background could pose a significant threat to the other CJJ competitors. What makes his deserving this opportunity? Why […]

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Tim Means: ” For the most part the leg is feeling better, getting stronger”

In March, Tim Means suffered a TKO loss to Niko Price. When Means hit the ground he came out holding his leg. Five months later, the New Mexico fighter is almost fully cleared to return to training. How is recovery going? I heard it’s been going very well.“Recovery has been recovery. Some days hurt a little more than others. For the most part the leg is feeling better, getting stronger. I wrestled and grappled last week, did […]

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Hilarie Rose eyes UFC Boston spot following CES 57 finish

Hilarie Rose just picked up her fourth consecutive win over the weekend and she hopes to parlay that into competing on the biggest state in her home state. Rose picked up a first-round submission win over Kaiyana Rain at CES 57 this past Friday night. The event took place at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI and aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. A few days following the impressive win, the 26-year-old Rose checked in with MyMMANews.com […]

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Aleksa Camur: ‘I want to represent Serbians around the world’ with UFC contract

Unbeaten light heavyweight Aleksa Camur discusses his upcoming main event fight with Fabio Cherant this Tuesday night at Dana White’s Contender Series 22. Camur joined us from Las Vegas, just minutes before the UFC 240 main card was about to begin. Tuesday night’s event will take place at the UFC Apex. Aleksa talked about getting the fight, how quickly his opportunity has come with only four pro fights, Cherant as an opponent, visualization, how he sees the […]

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Eric Naples discusses James Brooks before F2W 119

This Saturday, July 27th at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA, Eric Naples, an established purple belt representing Elite BJJ of Newark, DE. steps on the mat to handle business with James Brooks at Fight 2 Win 119. Once identifying himself as “timid”, Naples has recently found his stride in coming out aggressive from the gate and putting forward his game-plan first. Although the scrappy young Naples isn’t too familiar with his Brooks, he plans to utilize […]

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Chris Stanford eager to make his debut at USKA “It’s On”

Interview with Chris Stanford above. USKA Fight Sports has been sanctioning shows for upcoming amateur fighters for the better part of two decades with some of the East Coasts’ elite stand up fighters hone their craft. Chris Stanford is no different as he makes his eagerly awaited kickboxing debut this weekend at USKA “Its On” at the Parkview Inn, located in Allentown, PA. Stanford meets 1-0 fighter, JJ Veramendi in a fight that is expected to be […]

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Jordan Espinosa: ‘I feel like I can get a finish’ vs. Matt Schnell at UFC Newark

Jordan Espinosa checks in with MyMMANews.com to discuss his upcoming fight with Matt Schnell at UFC on ESPN 5. The event emanates at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ and the flyweight bout will take place during the main card. Espinosa, who is riding a five-fight winning streak, discusses his last couple of years — which includes two finishes on Dana White’s Contender Series and an injury withdrawal for a November fight with Mark De La Rosa […]

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JJ Veramendi geared up for next challenge at USKA “It’s On”

JJ Veramendi has fallen in love with training hard and fighting.  He has always been involved in competitive team sports his whole life and now relishes the one-on-one battles inside the ring and in the future, the cage.  JJ has a huge smile and personality that follows him wherever he goes.  He is all business with the gloves on, but you can tell he is having fun. Please check out our interview with JJ Veramendi above.  Veramendi […]

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