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Mike Hamel biography: 13 things about Bellator MMA fighter from Gilbert, Arizona

full name: Michael Hamel
fight name: Magic
residence: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
height: 5’9″
weight division: lightweight
current promotion: Bellator MMA
pro MMA record: 10-5


Mike Hammel is a professional mixed martial artist originally from Gilbert, Arizona, United States. He is 5’9″ tall and he competes in the lightweight division.

Currently, Hammel is training at The MMA Lab in Phoenix, Arizona and is signed with Bellator MMA, which is based in Hollywood, California, USA. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. In 2010, he graduated from Mesquite High School in Gilbert.
  2. In 2015, he graduated from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. In the same year, he defeated Josh Clifton and lost to Paris Stanford in amateur MMA bouts.
  3. On January 30, 2016, he defeated Jon Petrucci via technical knockout via punches in an amateur bout at “World Fighting Federation 26” in Chandler, Arizona.
  4. On April 16, 2016, he made his professional MMA debut at “World Fighting Federation 27” in Tucson, Arizona where he defeated Derrick Brown via unanimous decision. He defeated Kasey Yates via technical knockout via punches on June 4, 2016, Brian Castillo via unanimous decision on August 27, 2016 and Adam McGurk via technical knockout via punches on October 1, 2016.
  5. He defeated Race Sawyer via technical knockout via punches at “Fierce FC 4” on January 21, 2017 but lost to Luiz Antonio Lobo Gavinho via technical knockout via punches at “LFA 11” on May 5, 2017.
  6. He submitted Jordan Winski at “LFA 31” via armbar on January 19, 2018 but lost to Javier Reyes Rugeles at “Combate Americas” on September 14, 2018.
  7. On July 26, 2019, he lost to Bruno Souza at “LFA 72” via disqualification due to illegal punches. On March 29, 2019, he married Emily Hamel.
  8. On February 15, 2020, he defeated Fabio Serrao via unanimous decision at “Fierce FC: New Era” in West Valley City, Utah, USA.
  9. On August 7, 2020, he made his Bellator MMA debut at “Bellator 243” in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA where he lost to Adam Borics via split decision.
  10. On April 2, 2021, he lost to Usman Nurmagomedov via unanimous decision at “Bellator 255” in Uncasville.
  11. On August 20, 2021, he defeated Bryce Logan via unanimous decision at “Bellator 265” in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA.
  12. On December 3, 2021, he defeated Killys Mota via split decision at “Bellator 272” in Uncasville.
  13. He was 30 years old when he defeated Nick Browne via technical knockout via head kick and punches at “Bellator 293” in Temecula, California, which upgraded his professional MMA record to 10 wins and 5 losses.

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