Michael Fiedel

Michael Fiedel is The Body Lock's deputy editor, a staff writer for FloCombat, and a Russell-Rice scholarship recipient at Vanderbilt University.

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RIZIN champ Tofiq Musayev and ex-ACA titlist Eduard Vartanyan on opposite ends of Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict 11
RIZIN champ Tofiq Musayev and ex-ACA titlist Eduard Vartanyan on opposite ends of Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

RIZIN Fighting Federation lightweight champion Tofiq Musayev (18-3) and former Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) lightweight…

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Jon Jones appears to give credence to infamous ‘hiding under the ring’ story

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appeared to confirm the veracity of a long-rumored…

Boston Salmon pondered retirement after brutal illegal knee: "This could potentially ruin my career" 12
Boston Salmon pondered retirement after brutal illegal knee: “This could potentially ruin my career”

On July 15, Boston Salmon joined host Michael Fiedel on Fighting Words to discuss the…

Shawn West is "paying the price" for illegal knee against Boston Salmon at LFA 84 13
Shawn West is “paying the price” for illegal knee against Boston Salmon at LFA 84

Shawn West joined Michael Fiedel on Fighting Words on July 22 to reflect on the…

PFL launches OTT platform, app will house extensive fight library and exclusive content 15
PFL launches OTT platform, app will house extensive fight library and exclusive content

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) is coming to a smartphone near you. In a Wednesday…

Bellator MMA secures exclusive channel on free TV service Pluto TV 16
Bellator MMA secures exclusive channel on free TV service Pluto TV

Bellator MMA viewers now have another place to watch the promotion’s past fights. Tuesday, the…

PFL appoints longtime combat sports media exec Loren Mack to lead communications efforts 17
PFL appoints longtime combat sports media exec Loren Mack to lead communications efforts

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) announced Wednesday that longtime MMA media executive Loren Mack will…

Amir Albazi recaps UFC Fight Island win: "Happy to bring really good jiu-jitsu back to the UFC" 18
Amir Albazi recaps UFC Fight Island win: “Happy to bring really good jiu-jitsu back to the UFC”

Michael Fiedel of Fighting Words spoke with Amir Albazi following his first-round submission victory at…