Tom Tierney

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

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Francis Ngannou after securing a UFC victory
Predicting every UFC champion at the end of 2020

Last year was the year of the challenger in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Of the…

Lindsey VanZandt strikes Rena Kubota at Bellator 222
Lindsey VanZandt on Rena Kubota rematch: “She should have waited a little bit longer”

Lindsey VanZandt will spend her final day of 2019 in enemy territory. She will attempt…

Pannie Kianzad weighs in for her UFC bout
Pannie Kianzad on UFC Moscow bout: “I eat, sleep and breathe this fight”

UFC bantamweight Pannie Kianzad will look to secure her first official victory in the Octagon…

Sergio Pettis kicks Matt Hobar
3 ideal opponents for Sergio Pettis’ Bellator debut

Sergio Pettis is the latest in the growing list of fighters choosing not to re-sign…

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…