Mike Straus

Mike Straus @AKAstraus21 is a credentialed MMA journalist and a member of the MMAJA. He has been a fan of the sport since its inception and has been covering the sport professionally for three years. In the past, he has produced content for Fansided's Cagepages, mma-media.com, and Combatpress.com. He currently contributes for MyMMANews.com, he is a staff writer for Cagesidepress.com, and LowKickMMA.com. He most recently began writing for BJPenn.com.

Tyron Woodley Explains Decision To Pull Out Of Lawler Fight

Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not happy about pulling out of his rematch with Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 3. "The Chosen One"...

Rachael Ostovich’s Ex-Husband Handed Punishment In Domestic Assault Case

Rachael Ostovich's ex-husband, Arnold Berdon, has been sentenced to four years probation stemming from his involvement in a November 2018 domestic violence case with...

Coach: Nate Diaz’ Hate ‘Will Cost Him’ Against Anthony Pettis

Unlike many mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, Duke Roufus is confident that Nate Diaz will fight Anthony Pettis at August's UFC 241. That's because the...

Kamaru Usman: Ben Askren Is ‘Just Another Guy’

As the reigning UFC welterweight champion, "The Nigerian Nightmare" Kamaru Usman feels he needs some worthy adversaries to prove his greatness. There is still...

Conor McGregor Will Have A Familiar Face In His Corner When He Returns

Straight Blast Gym (SBG) Ireland head coach John Kavanagh says he will be in the corner of Conor McGregor when the superstar makes his...

Jordan Burroughs Will ‘Definitely’ Consider MMA After 2020 Olympics

Jordan Burroughs has hinted at the idea of competing in mixed martial arts (MMA) for some time now. And after the 2020 Olympics, it may...

Breaking: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar Verbally Agreed To For UFC 240

Max Holloway will defend his featherweight title against "The Answer" Frankie Edgar. The fight has been verbally agreed upon UFC 240 on July 27 in...

Douglas Lima Wants Title Back, But Doesn’t Want Gracies To Hate Him

ROSEMONT, Ill - Former 170-pound champion Douglas Lima will get another crack at the title in the finals of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand...

UFC 237 Medical Suspensions: Silva & Namajunas Given Potential Six-Month Layoff

Following UFC 237 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last night, it's no surprise that Anderson Silva and Rose Namajunas have been given the longest...

Jared Cannonier Isn’t Buying Excuses Of Anderson Silva’s Injury

Jared Cannonier won't let Anderson Silva's knee injury (watch it) take away from the biggest win of his career last night at UFC 237. It...

Michael Bisping Says Daniel Cormier Doesn’t Want To Fight Stipe Miocic

Former middleweight champion and soon-to-be UFC Hall of Fame fighter Michael Bisping says heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier doesn't want to fight Stipe Miocic again. It...

Michael Chandler: I Will Rematch Freire, ‘Just A Matter Of When’

ROSEMONT, Ill. - Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is not happy about his supposedly early stoppage loss to Patricio Pitbull Freire at Bellator...

25-Year-Old UFC Bantamweight Retires Suddenly

25-year-old UFC bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy is walking away from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) just shy of his 26 birthday. The "Fire Kid"...

Nate Diaz Still In USADA Testing Pool

Nate Diaz has been rumored for so many fights lately without any of them happening that it is hard to take them seriously. However,...

Thiago Alves Is ‘Having Too Much Fun’ To Think About Retirement

Thiago Alves will face Laureano Staropoli in a welterweight scrap this weekend in the main card of UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Strangely...

PFL 2019 Week 1 Results: Kayla Harrison Cruises To Another Win

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) will kick off their second season tonight (Thurs. May 9, 2019). With a fresh start, 68 fighters compete for...