Dave Doyle

  • joined Apr 25, 2012
  • last login Aug 20, 2014
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Veteran sports reporter and editor with an emphasis on combat sports. Was the first reporter to write about mixed martial arts for a major mainstream sports website, covering the sport since March 2006. Has also worked for, The Boston Globe,, and Yahoo! Sports. A Boston native, he currently lives in Los Angeles. You can follow him on Twitter at @davedoylemma.

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Mendes: Aldo can't run from me forever


Chad Mendes is getting a little sick of having to wait around for Jose Aldo, and he's not afraid to say it.

Sluggers Mitrione, Lewis meet at Fight Night 50


A pair of fighters who have most of their career wins via knockout will square off in September when Matt Mitrione meets Derrick Lewis.

Overeem vs. Rothwell set for UFC Fight Night 50


Alistair Overeem makes his anticipated return on Sept. 5 when he meets fellow slugger Ben Rothwell.

Cruz vs. Mizugaki set for UFC 178


Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be tested against streaking veteran Takeya Mizugaki when he makes his return at UFC 178.

UFC Weekend Aftermath


He took a backseat to B.J. Penn's retirement on Sunday night. But make no mistake about it, Frankie Edgar is still "The Answer."

B.J. Penn makes it official: 'This is the end'


In case there was any doubt, B.J. Penn made his retirement official at the post-fight press conference following his TUF 19 Finale loss to Frankie Edgar.

Miletich inducted into UFC Hall of Fame


Inaugural welterweight champion Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Sunday.

Stitches in hand, knee surgery on tap for Rousey


Ronda Rousey's big overhand right which connected on Alexis Davis didn't just do damage to Davis. Plus, Rousey will undergo knee surgery she termed "maintenance."

UFC 175 results: Weidman defeats Machida


Chris Weidman got off to a fast start, weather the storm, and held on to defeat Lyoto Machida and retain his UFC middleweight title in the main event of UFC 175 on Saturday.

UFC 175 results: Rousey beats Davis in 16 seconds


Ronda Rousey put on one of her most impressive career performances on Saturday night, finishing Canada's Alexis Davis in 16 seconds.

UFC 175 results: Hall ignores broken toe, wins


Uriah Hall forever answered questions about his heart as a fighter by ignoring a broken toe and defeating Thiago Santos at UFC 175.

UFC 175 results: Doane decisions Brimage


Russell Doane and Marcus Brimage went the distance in UFC 175's opening bout.

UFC 175 results: Faber submits Caceres


Urijah Faber answered Alex Caceres' challenge by schooling him in their bantamweight bout at Mandalay Bay.

White: 'people want to see' Silva vs. Diaz


At a fan Q & A at Saturday's UFC Fan Expo, Dana White hinted he might be down with fans who want to see a fight between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz.

Jones-Gustafsson rematch to be held in Las Vegas


Las Vegas beat out Toronto and Stockholm to become the host site of the much anticipated UFC light heavyweight title rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson.

Report: Jury vs. Gomi in Japan


Unbeaten Myles Jury will square off with Takanori Gomi when the UFC returns to the famed Saitama Super Arena in September.

Injury forces Hamill back into retirement


A 'nagging injury' has forced veteran Matt Hamill back into retirement, less than two years after his return to the sport.

White on Sonnen: 'It's something we had to do'


UFC president said that the decision to end Chael Sonnen's TV gig with FOX was a difficult one.

White will urge Penn to retire if he loses


Dana White says that if B.J. loses to Frankie Edgar on Sunday night, he'll strongly push for the future Hall of Famer to call it a career.

UFC Hall of Fame calls Pat Miletich


Dana White confirmed the rumored news that pioneering fighter and trainer Pat Miletich will be this year's sole inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame.

Mike Dolce to UFC fighters: Fire your manager


In the wake of Kelvin Gastelum missing weight and likely losing a performance bonus because of it, Mike Dolce says UFC fighters should fire their managers and use the money on better coaching.

Dolce: 'Disappointed' in Sonnen; Conte 'criminal'


Mike Dolce has mixed feelings about Chael Sonnen's failed drug tests, but he has no such ambivalence about BALCO founder Victor Conte's attempts to troll him on Twitter.

Lyoto Machida's cool pursuit of history


With a victory over Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida would become just the third fighter in UFC history to win titles at two weight classes. But "The Dragon" has never been known for getting ahead of...

UFC issues official statement on Sonnen test


After UFC Fight Night 44, the UFC issued a statement saying they fully support the Nevada Athletic Commission in the wake of Chael Sonnen's second test failure.

UFC Fight Night 44 bonuses


Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens earned a cool $50,000 apiece for their five-round battle on Saturday night, while a pair of undercard fighters took home extra cash as well.

Swanson decisions Stephens for sixth straight win


Cub Swanson earned his sixth consecutive victory and potential shot at the featherweight title by decisioning a tough Jeremy Stephens at Saturday night's UFC Fight Night 44.

Rousey: McMann didn't want to be champion


Ronda Rousey said that her last opponent, Sara McMann, didn't have her heart into everything that goes into carrying a UFC championship.

Fightweets: Looking back, looking forward


After a one-week hiatus, a look back at last week's Bellator changes and a look ahead to Saturday night's main event.

UFC Fight Night 43 Results: Te Huna vs. Marquardt


Follow UFC Fight Night 43 results for the Te Huna vs. Marquardt fight card at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday.

Ronda Rousey: Strawweights take pressure off me


Ronda Rousey is looking forward to the upcoming all-women's season of The Ultimate Fighter for many reasons. One of the biggest ones is that she'll no longer have to carry the torch for women's MMA...

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