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.


Ryan Hall signs with Titan FC


Felipe Costa black belt and ADCC 2009 bronze medalist Ryan Hall has signed a multi-fight deal with Titan FC.

Overeem optimistic fight with JDS will happen


Citing the positive 'chemistry' he has with the fighters at Greg Jackson's gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Overeem is ready to return to the Octagon against Ben Rothwell. If that goes as planned,...


Sonnen vs. Galvao Metamoris 4 Countdown video

Chael Sonnen reemerges from his retirement and pending suspension from MMA for this countdown video for his upcoming jiu-jitsu match against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4.

Coach: Rousey is top 3 pound-for-pound


After her defeat of Alexis Davis in a mere 16 seconds at UFC 175, Ronda Rousey's coach believes the UFC women's bantamweight champion belongs in the top three of MMA's pound-for-pound rankings.

Holly Holm signs with UFC


Despite negotiations that initially went sour, three-division boxing champion and undefeated MMA fighter Holly Holm has signed with the UFC to compete in their women's bantamweight division.

Chat Wrap: UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale, & UFC 176 talk


Luke Thomas discussed on his weekly live chat the topics of UFC 175 and TUF 19 Finale recap, UFC 176's cancellation and a host of reader questions and comments.

Signal to Noise: UFC weekend's best and worst


On the plus side, Weidman vs. Machida was the sort of title fight fans of this sport crave and deserve. It delivered in every way. On the downside, watching a legend forcing mauled into retirement...

Rousey's coach: 'Ronda knocks out Cyborg'


Ronda Rousey's coach Edmond Tarverdyan isn't only in favor of having Rousey fight Cyborg Justino or having that bout be next for her, but believes the Olympic judoka would knock out the fearsome...

TUF 19 Finale bonuses: Issa earns $100,000


UFC bantamweight Leandro Issa earned two post-fight bonuses for the effort and ultimately the finish he turned in when facing Jumabieke Tuerxun at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on Sunday night in...

TUF 19 Finale results: Edgar routs Penn


In the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, Frankie Edgar defeated B.J. Penn in a one-sided beating, making it the third time Edgar has bested the Hawaiian.

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