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.


Dodson out after ACL surgery


That Demetrious Johnson-John Dodson flyweight title rematch is on hold for the foreseeable future, as Dodson is out awhile following knee surgery.

Mendes: Aldo can't run from me forever


Chad Mendes is getting a little sick of having to wait around for Jose Aldo, and he's not afraid to say it.

Sluggers Mitrione, Lewis meet at Fight Night 50


A pair of fighters who have most of their career wins via knockout will square off in September when Matt Mitrione meets Derrick Lewis.

Overeem vs. Rothwell set for UFC Fight Night 50


Alistair Overeem makes his anticipated return on Sept. 5 when he meets fellow slugger Ben Rothwell.

Cruz vs. Mizugaki set for UFC 178


Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be tested against streaking veteran Takeya Mizugaki when he makes his return at UFC 178.

UFC Weekend Aftermath


He took a backseat to B.J. Penn's retirement on Sunday night. But make no mistake about it, Frankie Edgar is still "The Answer."

B.J. Penn makes it official: 'This is the end'


In case there was any doubt, B.J. Penn made his retirement official at the post-fight press conference following his TUF 19 Finale loss to Frankie Edgar.

Miletich inducted into UFC Hall of Fame


Inaugural welterweight champion Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Sunday.

Stitches in hand, knee surgery on tap for Rousey


Ronda Rousey's big overhand right which connected on Alexis Davis didn't just do damage to Davis. Plus, Rousey will undergo knee surgery she termed "maintenance."

UFC 175 results: Weidman defeats Machida


Chris Weidman got off to a fast start, weather the storm, and held on to defeat Lyoto Machida and retain his UFC middleweight title in the main event of UFC 175 on Saturday.

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