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.


UFC on FOX 12 Aftermath: Lawler Fighter of Year?


Even with a loss to Johny Hendricks on his record, with 13 rounds logged against top-10 opponents, "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler belongs in the Fighter of the Year discussion.

White: Carano contract talks 'complicated'


UFC president Dana White said that negotiations with Gina Carano's team on a new contract were positive, but he also termed the process 'complicated.'

White: Aldo-Mendes rematch rescheduled for Brazil


Chad Mendes was hoping his featherweight title rematch with Jose Aldo Jr., originally scheduled for Los Angeles, would stay in the United States. But UFC president Dana White said the bout will be...

Masvidal rallies, defeats Cruickshank


Crafty veteran Jorge Masvidal rallied from an early knockdown and took over his fight with Daron Cruickshank at UFC on FOX 12.

Cummins dominates Kingsbury at UFC on FOX 12


No longer just a barista-turned-fighter, Patrick Cummins dominated Kyle Kingsbury at UFC on FOX 12, earning rare 30-25 and 30-24 scores along the way.

UFC results: Ortega submits de la Torre in debut


Brian Ortega became the latest former RFA champ to find success in the UFC, as he made short work of Mike de la Torre at UFC on FOX 12.

Fightweets: Silva vs. Diaz a no-brainer?


In one of the busiest weeks for MMA news in recent memory, Nick Diaz still managed to stand out. But is Anderson Silva the right fight for his return to the UFC?

UFC signs Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo


2008 Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has signed with the UFC and will be tested right away in a flyweight bout against Scott Jorgensen.

Nick Diaz signs new deal; Spider Silva bout next?

Nick Diaz has signed a three-fight extension, according to the UFC, with an eye on returning next year. This set off major speculation about the possibility of Anderson Silva as his first foe.

Sadollah returns after two-year absence


TUF 7 winner Amir Sadollah will return to action after a long absence when he meets Niko Musoke in Sweden in October.

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