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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Carlo Pedersoli Jr
Carlo Pedersoli Jr. released by UFC, scooped up by Bellator

Despite having one fight remaining on his deal, Carlo Pedersoli Jr. was released by the…

Colby Covington after defeating Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark
Colby Covington defeats Robbie Lawler, calls for shot against Kamaru Usman

Under the watchful eyes of UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington stated his case…

Matt Schnell poses before UFC Fight
Matt Schnell is fighting for respect at UFC Newark

Matt Schnell has done just about everything in his power to please the UFC, but…

Shavkat Rakhmonov celebrates his MMA victory
Shavkat Rakhmonov becomes first Kazakhstani UFC fighter

Shavkat Rakhmonov officially became the first UFC fighter from Kazakhstan after signing his contract on…

Martin Nguyen smiling while at the ONE: Dawn of Heroes press conference
Martin Nguyen: ‘People are just seeing me scratch the surface of my peak’

For ONE Championship featherweight king Martin Nguyen, holding a belt doesn’t validate his success. The…

Cris Cyborg says there’s “a lot of issues” between her and UFC

Former UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made it clear Saturday that she remains the top…

Max Holloway defends his title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 240
Max Holloway defends featherweight title, Alexander Volkanovski calls for his shot

Max Holloway reminded everyone that despite his loss at 155 pounds, he’s still the king…

Artem Lobov talks possible Amir Khan match, hints at Conor McGregor return

Artem Lobov is in talks with BRAVE CF about a possible crossover fight with professional…

PFL stands by decision to book Schulte vs. Ronson after weigh-in snafu

Weight misses for three individual fighters prior to the Professional Fighters League’s event this Thursday…

Brian Ortega lands a heavy punch against Frankie Edgar
Sorting out the bulk of the featherweight division before UFC 240

The featherweight division is one of the UFC’s best, but Dana White, Sean Shelby, and…