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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Justin Gaethje stops Donald Cerrone in the first round at UFC Vancouver
UFC Vancouver results: Justin Gaethje stops Donald Cerrone in the first round

Justin Gaethje’s streak of first-round finishes continued in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. “The Highlight” once…

#LFA48 Results: Ryan Macdonald def. Trevor Ward via Submission 2:06 Round 2.
Ryan MacDonald looks to bounce back after ‘worst performance to date’ in UFC debut

All it took was one bad night for Ryan MacDonald to lose his perfect record.…

Paul Felder trades with Edson Barboza at UFC 242
Paul Felder: Barboza’s decision to appeal result is “spitting in my face a little bit”

Edson Barboza’s decision to appeal the result of his co-main event bout with Paul Felder…

Jeff Hughes prepare for Contender Series
Jeff Hughes expects to prove Todd Duffee lost a step in long layoff

One can imagine the shock on Jeff Hughes’s face when he received a fight offer…

Ryan Bader retains title in bizarre fight with Cheick Kongo
Bellator 226 Results: Ryan Bader retains title in bizarre fight with Cheick Kongo

It was about as anticlimactic as a title fight can be, but Ryan Bader is…

Khabib Nurmagomedov retains the UFC Lightweight Championship following UFC 242
UFC 242 Results: Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Dustin Poirier, moves to 28-0

In front of an Abu Dhabi crowd polka-dotted with papakhas, “The Eagle” reigned supreme once…

Demian Maia and Ben Askren shake hands before UFC Singapore
Ben Askren and Demian Maia share mutual respect leading up to UFC Singapore

The leadup to UFC Singapore’s headlining bout, which features Ben Askren and Demian Maia, has…

Alexander Gustafsson weighs-in at UFC Fight Night Stockholm
Alexander Gustafsson ‘talking with UFC’ about return, wants Luke Rockhold fight

After losing to Anthony Smith in front of a home crowd in Stockholm, Sweden, Alexander…

Robert Whittaker accepts the Sportsman of The Year award during the GQ Australia Men of The Year Awards Ceremony
Robert Whittaker opens up about depression: ‘I was just tired of it all’

From the outside, fighters often appear to be unbreakable. Their willingness to go to battle…

Jessica Andrade of Brazil celebrates after her knockout victory over Rose Namajunas
Jessica Andrade: ‘My dreams are much bigger than being a champ champ’

Jessica Andrade hopes to earn her first title defense of the strawweight belt at UFC…