Ollie Carlson

Student and sports fan in England with a passion for the sweet science of MMA

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Jessica Lindsay inquest confirms teenager’s death due to extreme weight cut prior to Muay Thai bout

An inquest following the death of Jessica Lindsay, an 18-year-old Perth native who tragically died…

Deiveson Figueiredo celebrates following his TKO victory over Joseph Benavidez at UFC Norfolk
How can the UFC resurrect the flyweight division (and why they should)?

The UFC has always sold itself as the place to witness the best mixed martial…

James Gallagher makes his walk to the Bellator cage
Bellator’s James Gallagher and IMMAF Junior World Champion Muhammad Mokaev trade shots on Twitter

Conor McGregor’s rivalry with Khabib Nurmagomedov is perhaps the most famous in MMA history. And…

How the Hickman Brothers created a network of next-generation superstars

Israel Adesanya, Alexander Volkanovski, and Petr Yan are three of the UFC’s most recent breakout…

Diego Sanchez celebrates (UFC/Getty Images)
Who is Diego Sanchez’s coach Joshua Fabia?

As MMA has rapidly grown as a sport, the knowledge and skill necessary to be…

Casey Kenney celebrates following his victory over Ray Borg
Casey Kenney compares coaches John Crouch and Chris Cariaso to Bill Belichick and Tom Brady

Over the past decade, Arizona has established itself as one of North America’s MMA hotspots.…

UFC 247: Who is the 49-46 judge Joe Soliz?

Note: The judge in question is Joe Soliz. Soliz’s name was misspelled on the official…

Loma Lookboonmee attacks Aleksandra Albu during their fight
Loma Lookboonmee ‘stronger and more powerful’ after gaining 9 pounds from strength training

Headlined by Demian Maia vs. Ben Askren, UFC Singapore was certainly one of the more…

Manel Kape is crowned RIZIN's bantamweight champion
RIZIN 20 is The Body Lock’s 2019 Event of the Year

On New Year’s Eve, while many combat sports fans (and journalists apparently) were out celebrating…

Manel Kape competes at RIZIN 18
Manel Kape blasts ‘p*ssy’ Kyoji Horiguchi for relinquishing titles

RIZIN 20 was supposed to be Kai Asakura’s moment. Facing the champion he had already…