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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Conor McGregor after defeating Donald Cerrone at UFC 246
UFC 246 Results: Conor McGregor crushes Donald Cerrone to claim first win since 2016

Conor McGregor was looking to start fast against the notoriously slow-starting Donald Cerrone, and that’s…

Bryce Mitchell's twister submission
Bryce Mitchell’s Twister is The Body Lock’s 2019 Submission of the Year

When a UFC fighter does something that only one other has done in the history…

Jorge Masvidal KO's Ben Askren in 5 seconds
Jorge Masvidal’s historic knockout is The Body Lock’s 2019 Knockout of the Year

It took just five seconds for Jorge Masvidal to etch his name in UFC history.…

Israel Adesanya after winning the UFC Middleweight Championship
Israel Adesanya is The Body Lock’s 2019 Fighter of the Year

In 2018, Israel Adesanya made his presence felt in the UFC. In 2019, he made…

Goiti Yamauchi reacts after winning a Bellator fight
Goiti Yamauchi embracing return to Japan after more than two decades away

Goiti Yamauchi may not be fighting for a belt at Bellator Japan, but he’s expecting…

Bellator 236 Results: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane dominates Kate Jackson in Hawaii to retain flyweight title

With an entire arena behind her, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane couldn’t be stopped. Macfarlane defended her flyweight…

UFC 245 Results: Kamaru Usman stops Colby Covington in fifth round of grudge match

It was the 16th win of his career, but it’s hard to imagine any victories…

Chase Hooper
Chase Hooper takes first step of UFC career at UFC 245

Chase Hooper is different from the average MMA prospect. Unlike many of those that came…

Report: Jack Hermansson in talks to face Darren Till in UFC London main event

A bout between Jack Hermansson and Darren Till is reportedly in the works for UFC…

Bryce Mitchell has his hand raised following UFC twister submission victory
Bryce Mitchell inks new four-fight contract with UFC

Bryce Mitchell’s impressive submission victory at UFC DC was rewarded in more ways than one.…