Lead staff reporter for @MMAjunkie and MMA writer for @USATODAY, co-host of @MMAjunkieRadio, columnist & staff writer for @FightersOnly magazine.

Anderson Silva, Maurcio ‘Shogun’ Rua named coaches for ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4′

mmajunkie.com — Brazilian MMA legends Anderson Silva and Mauricio Rua will serve as opposing coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4." Unlike previous seasons, the two will not be expected to fight at the conclusion of the series which airs on Globo on Brazil and streams worldwide on UFC Fight Pass next year.

UFC 179 staff picks: Splits with Aldo vs. Mendes, Teixeira vs. Davis

mmajunkie.com — MMAjunkie's writers and radio hosts don't have any unanimous picks for Saturday's UFC 179 main card. In fact, we're split on the co-headliners. UFC 179, which airs on pay-per-view from Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, is a top-heavy card. And in our staff picks, the top two fights proved evenly matched.

‘UFC 179 Embedded,’ episode No. 3: Catching pigeons, book club, McGregor’s bulletproof car

mmajunkie.com — In the third installment of "UFC 179 Embedded," we get everything from pigeon-catching to book-club recommendations to Conor McGregor 's arrival in Rio de Janeiro. The UFC's online preview series focuses on Saturday's UFC 179 pay-per-view event at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro.

Anderson Silva explains why all UFC champs could soon be American

mmajunkie.com — (This story appears in today's edition of USA TODAY.) For seven years, Brazilian Anderson Silva held onto the UFC middleweight title with an iron grip. But this past week, he found himself trying to answer the question why he and several of his countrymen had lost theirs in recent years.

Bellator MMA at Monster Energy Cup live results

mmajunkie.com — LAS VEGAS - MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today's Bellator MMA at Monster Energy Cup event. The special three-fight card, which is being held as a partnership with supercross' biggest event, takes place at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on Spike TV and Spike.com.

Ukip: cut foreign university students from migration figures

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Party policy is to remove non-European Union students from the UK's net targets

Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta reportedly meet with Georges St-Pierre in Montreal

mmajunkie.com — Is Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC) readying for a UFC comeback? The former UFC welterweight champ won't say, but today he reportedly met in his native Canada with UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta and UFC President Dana White. Canadian journalist Steven Chmielash said he happened upon the trio today in Montreal and posted his apparent finding on Twitter.

Michael Bisping remembers the time Dana White’s $10K check saved Christmas

mmajunkie.com — With 21 UFC fights under his belt, Michael Bisping (25-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) is currently among the highest-paid athletes in the UFC. But that hasn't always been the case, and "The Count" remembers a time where Christmas wasn't going to happen were it not for UFC President Dana White.

Chuka Umunna pledges action on lack of black professors

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Labour's Chuka Umunna wants to "hold universities' feet to the fire" on the "unacceptable lack of diversity in their leadership and their senior staff"

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington added to UFC 181 in December

mmajunkie.com — Former world boxing champion Holly Holm makes her UFC debut at UFC 181, where she'll meet former "The Ultimate Fighter 18″ cast member Raquel Pennington. UFC officials today announced the new contest. More on this in just a moment.
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Oct 31, 2014

@TheBMartin Trust me, that's my life damn near every Friday at 4 p.m. local. The spread of iPads is truly unnerving.

Oct 31, 2014

RT @philbaroni: If this email is legit fuck yeah I'll fight Wandy Silva NYE in Japan

Oct 31, 2014

RT @jakecbaum: Definitely the best Halloween costume I've seen yet! Haha pic.twitter.com/m4QYxuRusR

Oct 31, 2014

@NYR30_ Same thing was emailed to everyone for a Vegas appointment, as well.

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