Ollie Carlson

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

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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…

Aung La N Sang spars with a partner at Sanford MMA's press day
Hard Knocks 365 rebrands to Sanford MMA with sponsorship from Sanford Health

Despite its relatively recent arrival into the world of MMA, Hard Knocks 365 is no…

Kamaru Usman walks back to his corner after dominating Tyron Woodley at UFC 235
Kamaru Usman on Colby Covington clash: “He’s found a way to be hated by everybody, even the veterans”

At UFC 245, fans will be blessed with a spectacular array of fights, including three…

Colby Covington defeats Dong Hyun Kim via UD (30-25, 30-26, 30-27) at UFC Singapore
Colby Covington on Kamaru Usman rivalry: “He knows better than to go around my block”

This weekend, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, fans will be treated to one…

UFC Fight Night: Ladd v Eubanks
Aspen Ladd says third-round TKO of Yana Kunitskaya was ‘exclamation mark’ performance

Following her 16-second TKO loss to Germaine de Randamie at UFC Sacramento earlier this year,…

Urijah Faber after his UFC win
Urijah Faber on Petr Yan clash: “This fight is the toughest fight out there”

While fighters cutting their retirement short isn’t uncommon in MMA, making a successful return is.…

Paul Capaldo
A Gracie, a legacy, and Zabit’s training partner: The prospects to keep an eye on this weekend

With two major events taking place on Thursday, this week’s MMA schedule starts earlier and…