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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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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....

Cormier, Jones trade jabs, weirdness at 178 Q&A

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Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones continued to trade insults, and some weirdness, during a UFC 178 Q&A in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

Brawl aftermath: Cell phone, a shoe, and PPV sales

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In the aftermath of Monday's press conference fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, Jones had a pair of sunglasses broken; Cormier had a cell phone returned by a fan; and all who were there...

Jones, DC trade barbs in first post-brawl comments

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Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier made their first television appearance a couple hours after brawling at the MGM Grand on Monday. While no punches were thrown, tensions still ran high.

Jones says Gustafsson is owed 'a severe beating'

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Alexander Gustafsson had to drop out of his fight with Jon Jones due to a knee injury. But Jones still has an eye on rematch with the opponent who gave him the toughest challenge of his title reign.

Jones on Cormier: 'We all see what he looks like'

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On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took a swipe at challenger Daniel Cormier's physical condition.

SB Nation welterweight rankings

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Robbie Lawler got his hand raised after his UFC on FOX 12 victory over Matt Brown, but it was the sort of fight in which both gained in esteem.

Moraga vs. Scoggins in flyweight showdown

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An intriguing flyweight matchup has been added to an already deep UFC Fight Night card on Sept. 5, as John Moraga squares off with Justin "Tank" Scoggins.

Featherweight rankings: Too soon for McGregor?

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Conor McGregor has talked his way into big fights. But has he earned a spot in the SB Nation featherweight rankings?

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