Luke Thomas

Senior Editor

Luke Thomas covers mixed martial arts and combat sports for and SB Nation. Luke is the former Editor in Chief of Bloody Elbow, one of SB Nation's MMA blogs. He's also a host on SiriusXM Fight Club.


UFC 179 predictions


Will Jose Aldo successfully retain his featherweight title? Who will emerge victorious in the co-main event between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis?

It's OK to not adore Jose Aldo's style of fighting


Jose Aldo's resume is above reproach, but if you don't necessarily love the way he competes, that perfectly acceptable.

Sanchez out of UFC 180 with knee injury


A day after his previously-scheduled opponent withdrew from the event due to injury, Diego Sanchez also is out of UFC 180.

Lauzon out of UFC 180 bout opposite Sanchez


Joe Lauzon is no longer facing Diego Sanchez at UFC 180. No replacement for Sanchez has yet been named.


Chat Wrap: Cain & UFC 180, UFC 179 and Cung Le

Luke Thomas hosted his Promotional Malpractice Live Chat and today's topics included Cain Velasquez's injury and removal from UFC 180, Cung Le's rescinded punishment and a UFC 179 preview.

Harris vs. Palelei set for UFC Fight Night 55


Walt Harris returns to the UFC after being cut 10 months ago as he faces Soa Palelei in Australia at UFC Fight Night 55.


Countdown to UFC 179: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the lives and training of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes as they get set to fight at UFC 179.


Metamoris 5 Countdown: MacDonald vs. Torres

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation of J.T. Torres and Rory MacDonald as they prepare to face one another in November at Metamoris 5.

Hallmann on drug test: I know they made a mistake


He can't quite pinpoint the exact moment where or how the error was made, but UFC lightweight Piotr Hallmann argues the only way for him to test positive for a drug is if the Brazilian commission...


Chat Wrap: Anderson, Goldberg, MMA in 2015 & more

Luke Thomas held his Promotional Malpractice Live Chat where today's topics included Anderson Silva, Mike Goldberg and UFC 179.

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