Tom Tierney

A 29-year-old paralegal by day, but I rather write. MMA nut since '04.

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Yorgan De Castro prepares for Contender Series bout
Yorgan De Castro is ready to ‘throw bombs’ with Justin Tafa at UFC 243

UFC 243’s main card bout between Yorgan De Castro and Justin Tafa is poised to…

Louis Smolka folllowing his victory at UFC Beijing
Louis Smolka “ready, hungry” to get back in the win column at UFC Vancouver

On September 14 at UFC Vancouver, Louis Smolka will step back into the Octagon for…

Alesha Zappitella takes on Jillian DeCoursey at Invicta FC 30
Alesha Zappitella talks RIZIN 18 and ‘impressive’ Weili Zhang

It never crossed the mind of Alesha Zappitella to take an extended break after suffering…

Mixed martial artist Anthony Johnson salutes as he poses on the scale during his weigh-in for UFC 202
3 realistic opponents for Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s potential UFC return

This past weekend at Submission Underground Grappling 9, former UFC title contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson…

The future can still be bright for Aaron Pico despite early struggles

Bellator 222 gave fans a glimpse at a new Aaron Pico. It was his first…

Alton Meeks training at Colorado Springs
Alton Meeks ready to make an impact in Contender Series debut: “I have a unique skill set that nobody in the UFC really has”

Undefeated heavyweight Alton Meeks hasn’t made himself a household name just yet. However, the 25-year-old…

Bellator's Jordan Williams during training
Jordan Williams talks Bellator 220, NSAC suspension and how “man’s best friend” is helping his career

The last time we saw Bellator 220’s Jordan Williams compete was in the UFC’s Octagon…

Damien Brown of Australia shouts at the end of the second round during his lightweight bout bout against Frank Camacho
Damien Brown on preparing for life after fighting, handing Koji Takeda his first loss at Rizin 15

Damien Brown has been busy putting in work in the fight game and beyond recently.…

John Makdessi wraps his hand before training for a UFC fight
John Makdessi continues to evolve at Roufusport; ready for Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Nashville

John Makdessi will make his 16th appearance in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 148 in…

Colby Covington defeats Dong Hyun Kim via UD (30-25, 30-26, 30-27) at UFC Singapore
Colby Covington believes Tyron Woodley will “starch” Kamaru Usman at UFC 235; wants to unify title at UFC 238

Despite being in UFC limbo, Colby Covington still holds out hope he can unify in…