Shaun Al-Shatti

Staff Writer

Shaun Al-Shatti is a combat sports writer for MMA Fighting. He lives in Phoenix and generally gets angry about the Phoenix Suns. Follow him at @shaunalshatti. Read his two other SB Nation Longform pieces, "The India Diaries,” and “Ghosts of the Desert.”


Dennis Bermudez vs. Clay Guida video highlights

Dennis Bermudez cemented himself as a bonafide contender on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 12. Catch highlights of his dramatic victory over Clay Guida here.


Anthony Johnson vs. Lil Nog video replay

It took Anthony Johnson just 44 seconds to flat-out manhandle Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 12. But if you missed it, not to worry, you can see the entire finish here.


Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown video highlights

Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown collided in an absolute war of attrition on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 12. Check out highlights of all the action here.

Pros react to Lawler-Brown, Rumble's romp


The mixed martial arts community reacts to Robbie Lawler's hard-fought victory over Matt Brown, Anthony Johnson's 44-second romp over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, plus much more from UFC on FOX 12.

How it feels to get dragged into a brawl


A millennium ago, men like Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown could have been kings. Instead the two welterweights will vie for a UFC title shot on Saturday, but boy, it's going to be fun.

Gustafsson out, Cormier in against Jones


The biggest rematch of the year will have to wait. Alexander Gustafsson is out, and Daniel Cormier is in against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178.

Sonnen handed two-year suspension by NAC


Retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen was handed a two-year suspension from mixed martial arts by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) at a Wednesday hearing in Las Vegas.

MGM Grand lands Jones-Gustafsson 2


The fall's most anticipated fight card finally has a venue, as UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 is slated to hit the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

Bermudez: Clay Guida's best days are behind him


Whether you've been watching or not, Dennis Bermudez has won six straight fights. Now he finally gets his first top-10 opponent, a challenge long overdue... although Bermudez admitted, he hoped...

Paul Daley signs with Bellator


Paul Daley has returned to the Bellator fold. The British slugger announced his decision to ink a deal with his former home on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour.

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