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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Ty Gwerder defeated Mike Jones in LFA
Middleweight prospect Ty Gwerder signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

Bellator’s middleweight division just gained a highly regarded prospect. Ty Gwerder signed a multi-fight contract…

Alexander Volkanovski celebrates his UFC win
Alexander Volkanovski: Max Holloway will see ‘a whole different me’ at UFC 245

Alexander Volkanovski is fully confident in the fact that he is the one that will…

Herb Dean checks Jeremy Stephens' eye at UFC Mexico City
UFC Mexico Results: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens ends in no contest, fans revolt

In a fight that was expected to be a drawn-out war, the most significant strike…

Brandon Girtz weighs-in before Bellator
Brandon Girtz out of Bellator Dublin bout with Jon Tuck

Bellator Dublin took yet another hit on Friday. Just days after it was announced that…

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…