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.


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.

Cyborg out-earns Baars 5-to-1

Cris "Cyborg" Justino may have fallen short on Friday night at Lion Fight 14, but she still topped opponent Jorina Baars in one major way: salary.

Palhares leads payroll in WSOF debut

Fighting in his WSOF debut, newly crowned welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares led the reported payroll for Saturday night's WSOF 9 event.

Carl potentially out six months

As expected, former WSOF welterweight champ Steve Carl led the list of medical suspensions handed down by the NSAC following WSOF 9.

Brown: Hendricks, Lawler 'were playing pattycake'

Sorry folks, but Matt Brown just isn't impressed with the motley crew who currently reign atop the UFC's welterweight throne.

WSOF 11 gets Palhares-Fitch, Gaethje-Newell, Spong

Less than an hour after Rousimar Palhares defeated Steve Carl to become WSOF champ, the leglock savant's first title defense highlighted a trio of major fights announced by the promotion.

Sefo calls Palhares controversy 'crazy'

For new WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares, the issue is a simple one: referee Yves Lavigne instructed the Brazilian not to release a submission until he intervened, and that's exactly what Palhares did.

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