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.


Curran stuns Straus in Fight of the Year contender

Pat Curran made Daniel Straus submit with 16 seconds left in the fifth round on Friday night, regaining the Bellator featherweight title in their trilogy fight.

Bellator 112 Results: Straus vs. Curran

Follow Bellator 112 results for the Straus vs. Curran fight card at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind.

Bermudez learned lessons from Grice fight

Getting into a Fight of the Year candidate of a slugfest against Matt Grice taught Dennis Bermudez that a thing or two about what it takes to make it at the top level.

Alvarez, Chandler get back to business

When you cut through all the clutter and distractions, the fact remains that Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler have elevated each other in competition.

Injured Cruz is back in the gym

Dominick Cruz has returned to drilling and grappling at Alliance MMA as the former champ looks to return from his latest injury.

Alvarez: Melendez is a phony who is dodging me

Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez said the Gilbert Melendez didn't end up with his company because the former Strikeforce champ wants no part of him.

Bisping: Kennedy's only concerned with his image

Michael Bisping has taken slings and arrows from his April 16 opponent, Tim Kennedy. On Monday's MMA Hour, it was "The Count's" turn to fire back.

Can Woodley walk the walk against Condit?

Tyron Woodley used a Twitter campaign to jump the welterweight line and get a match with Carlos Condit. Now that he's talked the talk, can he walk the walk at UFC 171?

Diabate announces retirement

After a 22-year combat sports career, Cyrille Diabate's UFC Fight Night 37 bout against Ilir Latifi was his last.

White: Gustafsson gets Jones-Teixeira winner

Regardless who wins the UFC 172 main event between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, UFC president Dana White says Alexander Gustafsson will get the next light heavyweight title shot.

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