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Veteran sports reporter and editor with an emphasis on combat sports. Was the first reporter to write about mixed martial arts for a major mainstream sports website, covering the sport since March 2006. Has also worked for CBSSports.com, The Boston Globe, FOXSports.com, and Yahoo! Sports. A Boston native, he currently lives in Los Angeles. You can follow him on Twitter at @davedoylemma.

Ralek Gracie on troubles with the Metamoris promotion: ‘I created a monster’

As Gracie looks for investors to revive the submission grappling promotion, he wants to atone for past mistakes.

Matt Mitrione not a fan of champ-champ fights: ‘It muddies the waters’

Matt Mitrione has nothing against Bellator champ-champ Ryan Bader, but he believes the concept doesn’t help the sport grow.

Fightweets: Conor McGregor is no co-feature fighter

The biggest active draw in combat sports should take a backseat to no one when it comes to fight billing.

Thiago Alves vs. Laureano Staropoli targeted for UFC 237

The veteran welterweight looks to go 2-0 in 2019 as he meets an Argentine upstart.

UFC 235 Aftermath: Tyron Woodley’s path back to Kamaru Usman’s title not looking too good

The history of fighters who lost their titles in lopsided bouts that went the distance doesn’t bode well for the former welterweight champ.

Tyron Woodley felt ‘flat,’ ‘hypnotized,’ but wants a rematch with Kamaru Usman

Woodley fully admits Usman deserved to win the UFC welterweight belt, but he believes his resume merits a rematch.

UFC 235 results: Jon Jones cruises to decision over a tough Anthony Smith

Not even a deduction of two points for an illegal knee could much of a dent in the light heavyweight champ’s victory.

UFC 235 results: Kamaru Usman dominates Tyron Woodley, wins welterweight title

UFC 235 results: Ben Askren stops Robbie Lawler in wild, controversial fight

Askren’s long-awaited debut lived up to the hype and ended with a controversial call.

UFC 235 results: Weili Zhang earns unanimous decision over Tecia Torres

The Chinese standout won her 19th straight fight and had her biggest UFC win to date.