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Mike Pendleton is a former staff member of FanSided MMA and former host of On The Mic, a MMA radio show broadcasted on ChicagoLandSportsRadio.com Currently a writer for MyMMANews and Combat Press, Joining the sport of mixed martial arts later than most, Mike enjoys talking to local fighters in the Chicagoland area, but also telling fight stories from all aspects. Follow me on Twitter: @MP2310

Mark Henry getting deserved spotlight at UFC Atlantic City Opinion 

Mark Henry getting deserved spotlight at UFC Atlantic City

When the UFC invades Atlantic City this Saturday, the main and co-main event fights are loaded with some of the top talent in the lightweight and featherweight divisions, respectively. Atlantic City won’t just be a showcase for some big names like Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson, Edson Barboza, and Kevin Lee, it’ll also give a chance to bring coach Mark Henry... Read More
Report: Zabit Magomedsharipov gets new UFC contract MMA News 

Report: Zabit Magomedsharipov gets new UFC contract

Coming off his incredible performance against Kyle Bochniak at UFC 223, featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov is reportedly getting rewarded. According to Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, Magomedsharipov has signed a new deal with the UFC. Helwani reports that while contract terms were not disclosed, Magomedsharipov’s new deal is for more than four fights. Currently 3-0 in the UFC and 15-1 in... Read More
Kevin Lee fighting for more than just a win at UFC Fight Night 128 MMA News Opinion 

Kevin Lee fighting for more than just a win at UFC Fight Night 128

Former lightweight title contender Kevin Lee will return to the Octagon this Saturday against Edson Barboza for the first time since he lost to Tony Ferguson at UFC 216 in an interim title fight. Adversity is nothing new to Lee and he faced that when he entered the Octagon with a very visible staph infection which certainly didn’t help his... Read More
Dustin Poirier deserves the first title shot against Khabib Nurmagomedov Opinion 

Dustin Poirier deserves the first title shot against Khabib Nurmagomedov

In what will go down as one of the best fights we may ever see, Dustin Poirier came back from fighting hell against Justin Gaethje and secured a TKO win to further cement his standing in the lightweight division. With his win, Poirier became only the second guy to finish Gaethje and improving to three wins in his last four... Read More