Marc Ray

Marc Ray has lived his entire life in Houston, Texas, where he was born, raised and attended the University of Houston, studying broadcast journalism. As you may imagine, he spends much of his time watching mixed martial arts as part of his daily routine — not only to pump himself up, but also because he deeply enjoys the sport. Ray has worked for Houston Public Media, where he interned in the newsroom and produced community stories. Ray also created sports features in Houston for El Gato Media Network and occasionally produced content for an internship at AARP.

Islam Makhachev claims Charles Oliveira was forced to take UFC 280 fight, Michael Chandler poised to step in

Islam Makhachev will face Charles Oliveira for the vacant lightweight belt on Oct.22 at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi. The native of Dagestan has...

Deiveson Figueiredo Doesn’t Care Who Wins at UFC 277: “They Want To Take What’s Mine”

Deiveson Figueiredo insists that he is the true king of the 135-pound division. The Brazilian native has his eyes set on tonight’s winner in...

Khamzat Chimaev’s Coach Reveals Plan For Back-To-Back Fights With Kamaru Usman & Israel Adesanya

The rumored fight between Khamzat Chimaev (11-0) and Nate Diaz (20-13) is on. The two welterweights will main event UFC 279 on Sept. 10...

Molly McCann Looking To Fight Antonina Shevchenko, Calls For Future Bout With Valentina Shevchenko

Molly McCann secured another highlight-reel knockout at UFC London against Hannah Goldy on Saturday. Now, the Liverpool native has her eyes set on a...

Covington-Masvidal 911 Call Leaked: Cop Calls For Several Units During Altercation

Friends turned rivals, Colby Covington (17-3) and Jorge Masvidal (35-16) have been wrapped up in bitter a feud for the past few years. The...

Charles Oliveira Offers To Start Islam Makhachev Fight “Playing Guard”

After months of speculation, Charles Oliveira has a new opponent.  The former 155lb champion is scheduled to face Islam Makhachev at UFC 280 on Oct....

Jack Shore Aims “To Retire Undefeated” & Become “MMA’s Joe Calzaghe”

UFC bantamweight Jack Shore is unbeaten in his MMA career and wants it to stay that way. The welch UFC star would like to...

Buakaw Banchamek Signs Multi-Fight Deal With Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, Debut Set for Sept. 3

Muay Thai and kickboxing legend Buakaw Banchamek has a new home.  Buakaw has agreed to a multi-fight deal with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, the promotion...

Coach Javier Mendez Backs Islam Makhachev To Defeat Any Lightweight In The UFC: “Line Them Up”

American Kickboxing Academy Head (AKA) Coach Javier Mendez is confident Islam Makhachev can dominate the UFC lightweight division.  The long-time AKA head coach, who has...

Sean O’Malley Believes Pedro Munhoz’s “Fake” Eye Injury Cost Him A Highlight-Reel Knockout

Sean O’Malley wasn’t happy with how UFC 276 played out.  The 27-year-old had two goals: Be the first person to finish Pedro Munhoz and make...

Felice Herrig Signs With BKFC Weeks After MMA Retirement

Former UFC strawweight Felice Herrig left her gloves inside the octagon, following her loss at UFC Vegas 56. The gesture signaled an end to...

Video | Sean O’Malley Mocks Pedro Munhoz’s Eye Injury Sustained At UFC 276

Sean O’Malley’s goal of finishing Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276 didn’t go according to plan. The pay-per-view opener ended in a no-contest due to...

Paddy Pimblett Is Not Impressed With UFC 4 Rating: “Sh*te Stats Them”

UFC 4’s latest update has added four new UK fighters to the game, including rising star Paddy Pimblett. Despite making his video game debut,...

Pedro Munhoz Calls Sean O’Malley’s Undefeated Attitude “Ridiculous”

Sean O’Malley is undefeated. Well, that’s according to the man himself.  The 27-year-old oozes confidence. From his colorful appearance to his highlight-reel knockouts, the bantamweight...

Sean O’Malley Says Jon Jones “Blacked Out” Before Each Fight, Relied On It As An Excuse

Jon Jones had a "built-in excuse" before stepping into the octagon. That’s according to Sean O’ Malley, who shared his thoughts on the former...

Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury Finalized For August 6

Jake Paul’s return to the squared circle is official. Six months after his last bout, Paul confirmed that he will face Tommy Fury at...