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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 CBSSports.com, The Boston Globe, FOXSports.com, and Yahoo! Sports. A Boston native, he currently lives in Los Angeles. You can follow him on Twitter at @davedoylemma.

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Sonnen on WWE; Metamoris/NAC, Olympics

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One thing's clear in the aftermath of Chael Sonnen's suspension: He might not be fighting again any time soon, but he has options.

Sonnen opens up: 'I tried to game the system'

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Speaking on pro wrestler Chris Jericho's podcast, retired contender Chael Sonnen talked at length about his Nevada suspension, admitting that he broke the rules in an attempt to gain a competitive...

Last man to defeat McGregor set for return

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Joseph Duffy, who handed Conor McGregor his last defeated back in 2010, returns to MMA after a three-year break when he headlines Saturday's Cage Warriors 70.

Swanson likes thought of Edgar fight

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Although Cub Swanson is the unofficial next fighter in line for a featherweight title shot after Jose Aldo meets Chad Mendes, he admitted on The MMA Hour that about with Frankie Edgar intrigues him.

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Manhoef vs. Marshall set for Bellator 125

Fists will fly in Fresno on Sept. 19, and Melvin Manhoef and Doug Marshall throw down in the Bellator 125 main event.

Jones on eye pokes: 'I'm aware that I do it'

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On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Jon Jones admitted his techniques occasionally result in eye pokes, but he denied any malicious intent.

Fightweets: Jon Jones and 'phoniness'

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The accusations of phoniness and fakery against Jon Jones rang out louder than ever this week, courtesy Daniel Cormier. But the UFC light heavyweight champ says the only opinions that matter are...

Pendred meets Umalatov in Stockholm

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Fresh off a stunning comeback win in Dublin, Cathal Pendred heads off to Sweden for his next fight on Oct. 4.

Mein meets Pyle after Maia drops out

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Demian Maia had to drop out of his UFC Fight Night matchup with Mike Pyle, leading to a welterweight bout between Pyle and Jordan Mein.

McGregor predicts first-round knockout of Poirier

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Conor McGregor did his best to wrest the spotlight back from Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier on Tuesday, ripping into Dustin Poirier and claiming he'll knock his foe cold in the first round come Sept....

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