Ollie Carlson

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

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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…

Brad Pickett wraps his hands before a UFC Fight
Vaughan Lee vs. Brad Pickett rematch “down to contracts,” per Valor BK champion Mark Godbeer

Following the mainstream revival of bare-knuckle boxing in the last few years, many MMA veterans…

Petr Yan attacks Urijah Faber during their contest at UFC 245
Petr Yan earned a laundry list of potential dance partners by defeating Urijah Faber

Dominick Cruz’s rivalry with Team Alpha Male fighters is the stuff MMA legend is made…