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.


Cyborg: Latest weight cut the easiest of my career

While Cris Cyborg may have suffered the first loss of her young Muay Thai career on Friday night, she still took away one crucial positive from the experience.

Baars on beating Cyborg: 'It's my sport'

If you're looking for the person least surprised that Jorina Baars defeated Cris Cyborg on Friday night at Lion Fight 14, look no further than Baars herself.

UFC 173 gets new main event

When one door slams shut, another swings wide open. T.J. Dillashaw will now meet bantamweight champ Renan Barao in the new main event of UFC 173.

St-Pierre suffers torn ACL

Georges St-Pierre suffered a torn ACL in his left knee this week, an injury which effectively precludes the retired champ from any immediate comeback to the sport he dominated for the better part of a decade.

Ward is here to smash faces, not dilly-dally

Bellator 114 headliner Brennan Ward is nothing if not blunt when it comes to his philosophy, a fistic scorched earth policy which tends to leave behind a trail of mangled bodies.

Hendricks sets timetable for return

One week after his gritty title-winning performance at UFC 171, new welterweight champ Johny Hendricks underwent successful surgery to repair a torn bicep in his right arm.

Cormier vs. Cavalcante in talks for July

While UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones focuses on his already hectic schedule, it appears that the division's other top contender, Daniel Cormier, will fight in the interim.

Weidman to undergo surgery on both knees

After withdrawing from UFC 173, middleweight champ Chris Weidman will undergo surgery on both of his knees next week.

Condit, two others out indefinitely after UFC 171

Carlos Condit and two other fighters received indefinite medical suspensions in the wake of UFC 171, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation announced on Tuesday.


Bellator 113 Uncut

Check out behind-the-scenes footage from Bellator 113, including Emanuel Newton vs. Attila Vegh plus plenty from season 10's lightweight tournament quarterfinals.

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