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.


Miocic still wants JDS fight


Stipe Miocic was supposed to fight Junior dos Santos back in May. The heavyweight contender still wants a crack at the former champ.

Jones' 'ninja' message to Cormier: 'Come to daddy'


In his first public comments after accepting a fight with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier said his new opponent left him a bizarre direct message on Twitter.

Gina Carano's talks with UFC 'getting close'


Gina Carano isn't officially with the UFC just yet, but things are looking closer after Carano's recent meeting wth the UFC.

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.

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