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.


White on Sonnen: 'It's something we had to do'


UFC president said that the decision to end Chael Sonnen's TV gig with FOX was a difficult one.

White will urge Penn to retire if he loses


Dana White says that if B.J. loses to Frankie Edgar on Sunday night, he'll strongly push for the future Hall of Famer to call it a career.

UFC Hall of Fame calls Pat Miletich


Dana White confirmed the rumored news that pioneering fighter and trainer Pat Miletich will be this year's sole inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame.

Mike Dolce to UFC fighters: Fire your manager


In the wake of Kelvin Gastelum missing weight and likely losing a performance bonus because of it, Mike Dolce says UFC fighters should fire their managers and use the money on better coaching.

Dolce: 'Disappointed' in Sonnen; Conte 'criminal'


Mike Dolce has mixed feelings about Chael Sonnen's failed drug tests, but he has no such ambivalence about BALCO founder Victor Conte's attempts to troll him on Twitter.

Lyoto Machida's cool pursuit of history


With a victory over Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida would become just the third fighter in UFC history to win titles at two weight classes. But "The Dragon" has never been known for getting ahead of...

UFC issues official statement on Sonnen test


After UFC Fight Night 44, the UFC issued a statement saying they fully support the Nevada Athletic Commission in the wake of Chael Sonnen's second test failure.

UFC Fight Night 44 bonuses


Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens earned a cool $50,000 apiece for their five-round battle on Saturday night, while a pair of undercard fighters took home extra cash as well.

Swanson decisions Stephens for sixth straight win


Cub Swanson earned his sixth consecutive victory and potential shot at the featherweight title by decisioning a tough Jeremy Stephens at Saturday night's UFC Fight Night 44.

Rousey: McMann didn't want to be champion


Ronda Rousey said that her last opponent, Sara McMann, didn't have her heart into everything that goes into carrying a UFC championship.

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