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 175 live blog: Brimage vs. Doane


Follow the Marcus Brimage vs. Russell Doane fight live at UFC 175 on Saturday night.

UFC 175 fight card: What's at stake?


UFC 175 is an excellent test of the state of the casual mixed martial arts fan base. The event has legitimate, well-known fighters in bouts of consequence. Is that enough to draw a significant buy...

WSOF 11 predictions


Will Nick Newell make history or is Justin Gaethje's roll through the division set to continue?

MacDonald says bout with Saffiedine 'makes sense'


After being called out by Tarec Saffiedine on Monday's The MMA Hour, UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald says a bout with the former Strikeforce welterweight champion 'makes sense'.

UFC 175 predictions


Will Chris Weidman continue his run of middleweight dominance or is Lyoto Machida going to win two titles in two weight classes? Is Ronda Rousey set to land her patented armbar or is Alexis Davis...

Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis possible for fall


Nothing is finalized yet, but UFC light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis could meet in the Octagon this fall, according to a report by Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight.

Chat Wrap: Sonnen, UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale and more


Luke Thomas discussed on his weekly live chat topics that include UFC 175 discussion, Chael Sonnen's situation and a host of reader questions and comments.

GSP explains support of drug kingpin in letter to fans


After news broke that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre wrote a letter in defense of Jimmy Cournoyer, a notorious drug kingpin, GSP decided to explain to fans why he was taking the side of a man so far on the other side of the law.

Myles Jury attempts to nudge Nate Diaz into bout agreement


UFC lightweight Myles Jury took to Twitter to see if he could bring the semi-retired Nate Diaz back to the Octagon. Interestingly, Jury's tweet was re-tweeted by the UFC's Twitter account.

Marquardt claims $50,000 bonus in return to 185lbs


Nate Marquardt's return to middleweight proved a fruitful one as he earned a win for the first time in four fights as well as Performance of the Night bonus for his first-round submission of James...

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