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Zane Simon is a senior editor, writer, and podcaster for Bloody Elbow. He has worked with the website since 2013, taking on a wide variety of roles. A lifelong combat sports fan, Zane has trained off & on in both boxing and Muay Thai. He currently hosts the long-running MMA Vivisection podcast, which he took over from Nate Wilcox & Dallas Winston in 2015, as well as the 6th Round podcast, started in 2014. Zane is also responsible for developing and maintaining the ‘List of current UFC fighters’ on Bloody Elbow, a resource he originally developed for Wikipedia in 2010.

Miocic: Gonna be ‘a long time’ before Ngannou’s UFC demands happen

Stipe Miocic says he ‘gets it’ with the kind of provisions Francis Ngannou was asking the UFC for, but thinks the promotion is a long way away from things like healthcare and fighter advocacy.

Askarov returns with Absolute Championship Akhmat

The former flyweight top contender announced he was stepping away from competition back in October of last year and was granted his release from the UFC.

Pereira vs. Adesanya IV, Burns vs. Masvidal hit UFC 287

It looks like the UFC’s April 8th PPV event just got a new main event and a new co-main.

‘It wasn’t my time’ - Conor McGregor struck by car on bike ride

The UFC superstar posted pictures of the aftermath from getting struck by a car while riding his bike in Ireland.

Bella Mir signs UFC’s first amateur NIL contract

Mir will represent the UFC while studying and competing for the University of Iowa.

Northcutt was planning comeback ‘the very next day’ after face-breaking ONE debut

It’s been almost four years since Northcutt was last seen in competition, but that’s all time that he’s spent training and recuperation for a return to fighting.

We’re re-watching Palhares vs. Henderson

Zane Simon, Connor Ruebusch, and Phil Mackenzie are back for another UFC off-week, with the best of the worst from MMA history. Focusing on fights from PRIDE, the UFC, WEC, and Strikeforce.

Todd Duffee signs on for KSW title fight

The former UFC talent hasn’t competed since a no-contest to Jeff Hughes in 2019.

Hooker vs. Turner headed to UFC 285

The upcoming UFC PPV schedule just got a new fantastic lightweight booking.

Coach Hackleman done cornering after UFC 283

The long time head coach of the famed ‘The Pit’ MMA gym tried unsuccessfully to get the title fight between Glover Teixeira and Jamahal Hill stopped between rounds.