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.


Baszler calls upset loss a blessing in disguise

Shayna Baszler obviously wasn't happy with her loss to Julianna Pena on TUF 18. But without it, the door may have never opened to join Ronda Rousey's "Four Horsewomen."

Content Rampage heads home

Quinton Rampage Jackson will fight in his hometown nearly a year after he signed with Bellator. What does Jackson make of his first year in the company?

Lawler meets Ellenberger at UFC 173 (updated)

Tarec Saffiedine had to pull out of a UFC 172 bouts against Jake Ellenberger, which led to the UFC making an Ellenberger fight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 173.

Sanchez vs. Pearson set for Fight Night card

Diego Sanchez will fight in his hometown for the first time in a decade when he meets Ross Pearson on a June 7 UFC Fight Night event.

Report: Pettis vs. Melendez on year-end show

According to a report by a Puerto Rican newspaper, the lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will go down on the company's annual year-end event in Las Vegas.

SB Nation welterweight rankings

The events of UFC 171 made it clear it's going to be a wild ride in 2014 at 170 pounds.

Condit suffered torn ACL in loss to Woodley

Carlos Condit's trainer, Greg Jackson, confirmed Carlos Condit suffered a torn right ACL in his loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 171.

Edgar-Penn 3 headlines TUF 19 Finale

Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. Penn will headline the TUF 19 Finale as the UFC hold events at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on back-to-back nights.

Ludwig splits with Team Alpha Male

In a surprising turn, coach Duane Ludwig will leave the Team Alpha Male camp in May.

White: UFC not interested in Holm

According to UFC president Dana White, talks with the management for undefeated Holly Holm did not go well.

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