Shakiel Mahjouri

Stephen Thompson plans on striking after being deterred from wrestling: 'I want to be as exciting as possible'

Do not expect Thompson to shoot for many takedowns against Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night on Saturday

2022 Bellator MMA schedule: Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello, Liz Carmouche vs. Juliana Velasquez 2 on tap

The promotion closes out the year with some big fights on the docket

2022 WWE Survivor Series WarGames live stream, how to watch online, start time, card, matches

All the information you need to watch the WWE Survivor Series WarGames premium live event in Boston

UFC 282 -- Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev: Fight card, date, odds, rumors, location, complete guide

An unexpected vacant title fight closes out UFC's pay-per-view calendar for this year

2022 WWE Survivor Series WarGames card, matches, predictions, start time, rumors, match card, location, date

WWE's main roster welcomes WarGames for this year's Survivor Series premium live event

How Mia Yim went from contemplating retirement after WWE release to a marquee match at Survivor Series

Yim represents Team Belair at Survivor Series WarGames exactly one year after she considered putting pro wrestling behind her for good

Why scoring MMA fights continues to cause confusion and lack accountability

Scoring in MMA remains a confusing mess despite a greater desire for education

UFC 282 fight card: Jiri Prochazka out of title rematch with Glover Teixeira because of injury, vacates title

Instead of Prochazka vs. Teixeira 2, the main event will now see Magomed Ankalaev vs. Jan Blachowicz for the vacant title

Sheamus reveals how a visit to Edge's home sparked the best run of his 20-year career ahead of Survivor Series

The Celtic Warrior credits a visit to Hall of Famer's home for reigniting his passion and catapulting him to new heights among the fanbase

UFC news, rumors: Sean O'Malley says 'my next fight is for the title' as he targets return in July

O'Malley and and champion Aljamain Sterling's timelines match up nicely for a showdown next summer

UFC Fight Night: Derrick Lewis vs. Serghei Spivac main event canceled during event because of illness

A rarely-seen mid-broadcast fight cancellation occurred at UFC Fight Night

Combate Global -- Christian Perez vs. Gilber Ordonez Huila: Fight card, start time, date, how to watch

Perez vs. Ordonez Huila headlines Combate Global on Friday night

Bellator 288 predictions -- Vadim Nemkov vs. Corey Anderson 2: Fight card, odds, start time, live stream

A pair of title tilts tip the marquee for this loaded event in Chicago on Friday

Gervonta Davis, Ryan Garcia announce agreement in place for 2023 fight between the superstars

It looks as if boxing fans will finally get their long-awaited fight between the rising lightweights

Shakiel Mahjouri is a combat sports writer for CBS Sports. He has interviewed UFC champions like Israel Adesanya, WWE and AEW stars like CM Punk, and viral sensations like Jake Paul. With a background in entertainment - having interviewed stars from Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and Doctor Who, plus Grammy nominees - Shakiel seeks to inject some enthusiasm into the combat sports world. Previous bylines include ET Canada and SB Nation. Cheese baskets are always welcomed.

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