Dave Doyle

Staff Writer

Veteran sports reporter and editor with an emphasis on combat sports. Was the first reporter to write about mixed martial arts for a major mainstream sports website, covering the sport since March 2006. Has also worked for, The Boston Globe,, and Yahoo! Sports. A Boston native, he currently lives in Los Angeles. You can follow him on Twitter at @davedoylemma.


Pettis returns Dec. 6; admits criticism bugs him


Anthony Pettis will return and defend his lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez on Dec. 6. He's not afraid to admit that those who have criticized his style and injuries have gotten under his...

'Mighty Mouse' doesn't care if opponents cheat


The way UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson looks at it, he's going to defeat his opponents whether they're clean or they're cheating.

Las Vegas likely for McGregor's next fight


There will be no more Fight Pass for Irish star Conor McGregor. UFC president Dana White says that Las Vegas is most likely his next stage.

McGregor finishes Brandao in electric main event

In one of the most charged atmospheres ever seen at a UFC event, hometown hero Conor McGregor finished Diego Brandao in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 46 main event in Dublin on Saturday.

Nelson submits Cummings, stays unbeaten


Icelandic welterweight Gunnar Nelson got off to a slow start against Zak Cummings on Saturday. But when he turned it on, he left no doubt.

McCall states his case against Pickett


Ian McCall had the most impressive performance of his UFC career, as he dominated veteran Brad Pickett on Saturday.

Parke beats Kotani, calls out Sanchez


Norman Parke left no doubt who he wants to fight next after his victory at UFC Fight Night 46, as he called Diego Sanchez a "punk" in his post fight interview.

Pendred rallies for electrifying win over King


Ireland's Cathal Pendred blew the roof off Dublin's O2 Arena when he shook off a 10-8 first round and finished Mike King in the second.

Fightweets: Cerrone for Fighter of the Year?


With three victories so far in 2014, all by way of spectacular finish, Donald Cerrone is making his case for inclusion on the Fighter of the Year contenders list.

Cerrone finishes Miller at UFC Fight Night 45


Donald Cerrone made it four wins in eight months when he finished Jim Miller with a head kick Wednesday night.

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