Shaun Al-Shatti

Staff Writer

Shaun Al-Shatti is a combat sports writer for MMAFighting.com. He begrudgingly lives and dies with the Phoenix Suns, but only because he doesn't have a choice.


Newell no stranger to 'pissing in the punch bowl'

Nick Newell always knew this opportunity would come. It was just the waiting game that tested his resolve the most.

Holm crushes Werner at Legacy FC 30

Holly Holm made the most-hyped fight of her young mixed martial arts career count, crushing Juliana Werner with a fifth-round head kick to preserve her undefeated record and seize a TKO victory in the main event of Legacy FC 30.

Minakov outlasts Kongo to defend Bellator title

It may not have been pretty, but Vitaly Minakov outlasted and outworked Cheick Kongo to successfully defend his Bellator heavyweight title for the first time on Friday night at Bellator 115.

For Kimball, second chances are a family affair

Rarely are second chances expected. And even more rarely do they come easy -- a fact Bellator semifinalist Jeremy Kimball understands all too well.


Bellator Uncut: 'Who wants this belt? Come get it'

Check out behind the scenes footage of Alexander Shlemenko's title defense against middleweight tourney winner Brennan Ward at Bellator 114 on this latest edition of Bellator Uncut.

Baszler out of TUF Nations Finale with injury

For a second time, injury has delayed the UFC debut of veteran women's bantamweight Shayna Baszler.

Steve Carl reveals MRI results

The MRI results are in for former WSOF champ Steve Carl, who suffered a brutal inverted heel hook loss to Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 9.

Will Brooks joins Bellator pay-per-view lineup

Bellator's debut pay-per-view lineup continues to fill out, as the promotion's most recent lightweight tournament winner joined the main card of Bellator 120.

Henderson passes UFC Fight Night 38 drug test

The final TUE for TRT expected to be handed out by the CBMMA went off without a hitch, as drug tests for all 22 fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 38 came back clean.

Uriah Hall returns at UFC 175

TUF 17 runner-up Uriah Hall will look to pick up his second win in a row when he travels to Las Vegas this summer for UFC 175.

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