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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Bo Nickal wrestling for Penn State
Bo Nickal to partner with American Top Team, open gym at Penn State

Former Penn State wrestler Bo Nickal has been vocal about his planned transition into the…

Karl Roberson competes at UFC Mosow
Eryk Anders accepts Karl Roberson’s callout shortly after Roberson’s UFC Moscow win

Karl Roberson earned his third UFC win on Saturday in impressive fashion, and now he…

Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar at UFC Moscow
UFC Moscow Results: Zabit Magomedsharipov calls for title shot after win over Calvin Kattar

It may have only been three rounds, but Zabit Magomedsharipov did his best to put…

Sidney Outlaw v Cora
What Bellator 234’s Sidney Outlaw learned from Jorge Masvidal at American Top Team

Training at one of MMA’s top gyms has its perks. For Sidney Outlaw, it’s not…

ONE Masters of Fate Results: Joshua Pacio defends ONE strawweight title with submission win over Rene Catalan

Youth prevailed in Manila on Friday night. ONE strawweight champion Joshua Pacio earned the first…

Cynthia Calvillo and Michelle Waterson trade strikes
Cynthia Calvillo on VanZant’s recent callout: ‘Paige VanZant sucks at fighting’

Paige VanZant’s recent Instagram post in which she called out nearly every women’s strawweight and…

UFC 244 Results: Jorge Masvidal beats Nate Diaz via doctor stoppage, both fighters call for rematch

When Dana White and his team put UFC 244 together — bringing in the celebrities,…

Colbey Northcutt signs with ONE Championship
Colbey Northcutt, sister of Sage Northcutt, signs with ONE Championship

A second Northcutt is headed overseas to ONE Championship. Colbey Northcutt, sister of Sage Northcutt,…

Julio Arce at the UFC 244 media day staredowns
How Tiger Schulmann’s shaped UFC featherweight Julio Arce

For quite some time, Tiger Schulmann’s didn’t have a reputation for being a gym that…

Dana White's Contender Series
Dana White’s Contender Series set to launch in Asia in 2020

Dana White’s Contender Series will continue its expansion globally with the addition of an Asia-based…