Shane Connelly

Shane Connelly is a journalism student at Penn State with a passion for sharing the stories of MMA fighters.

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Leon Edwards celebrate his win against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN 4
Leon Edwards earns statement win, calls for Jorge Masvidal or a title shot

In the biggest test of his career thus far, Leon Edwards proved to the world…

Steven Peterson throws a right hand in the UFC
Steven Peterson balances promising fight career with building an empire

Steven Peterson is growing his brand both inside and outside of the cage. His fighting…

Kevin Lee training with Nasrat Haqparast at Tristar Gym
Kevin Lee confirms move to Tristar, plans to train with Georges St-Pierre

After an unsuccessful move up to welterweight that resulted in his second-straight loss, Kevin Lee…

Steven Peterson celebrates after winning a UFC fight
Steven Peterson on John Lineker: ‘If you can’t make weight, then you’re not a professional’

To Steven Peterson, being a professional fighter requires more than stepping into the cage and…

Jack Hermansson signs posters ahead of his UFC main event bout
Jack Hermansson signs new six-fight deal with the UFC

Swedish middleweight contender Jack Hermansson inked a new six-fight deal with the UFC on Tuesday,…

Brendan Allen competing at LFA 43
Brendan Allen hopes to showcase full potential on Dana White’s Contender Series

Brendan Allen knows that he’s a UFC caliber fighter. He has a chance to prove…

Kevin Syler training at American Top Team
Kevin Syler embraces pioneer role as a Bolivian MMA fighter

As mixed martial arts continues its global expansion, the sport is finding its way into…

Mike Rodriguez brings cerebral approach to UFC’s light heavyweight division

At 30-years-old and with a 1-1 record in the UFC, Mike Rodriguez is still learning…

Marlon Vera competing at UFC 239
Marlon Vera won’t “chase” a fight with Sean O’Malley, will accept if offered

Marlon Vera is not going out of his way to pursue a re-booking of his…

PFL 4 Weigh In Results: Roberta Samad, Zane Kamaka miss weight

Two fighters missed weight for Professional Fighters League’s fourth event of 2019, which takes place…