Michael Fiedel

Hey, all! My name is Michael Fiedel, and I'm from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I love everything there is about MMA, particularly jiu jitsu. I do my best to cover what's going on in the sport, and my favorite thing to do is cover up-and-coming prospects. Thanks for reading!
  • Contender Series Recap: Season 2 Week 1 – Greg Hardy, Alonzo Menifield Claim Contracts

    The Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series is back, ladies and gentlemen. The show, which received much acclaim after a successful first season, features up-and-coming fighters looking to break into the UFC. The season opener will feature five fights, including a much-talked-about heavyweight matchup between ex-NFL defenders, turned MMA...
  • Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo II in the Works for UFC 227

    According to Ariel Helwani, a championship rematch between flyweight king, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (27-2-1 MMA, 15-1-1 UFC), and Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is reportedly in the works for UFC 227. UFC is close to finalizing Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo 2 for UFC 227...
  • Teddy Ash vs. Seth Baczynski Set for Unified MMA 34 Headliner

    This afternoon, one of Canada’s top promotions, Unified MMA,  announced an incredible main event for their next card. The promotion’s light heavyweight champion, Teddy “Bear” Ash (11-3), will drop down to 185 pounds to face UFC veteran Seth “The Polish Pistola” Baczynski (20-14) for the vacant Unified MMA middleweight title. The Unified...
  • Kickboxing Star Hesdy Gerges Signs with Bellator MMA

    Hesdy Gerges is a world-class kickboxer. He’s also the newest addition to a rapidly growing Bellator heavyweight division. According to a report early this morning from NUSport, Gerges has signed with Bellator MMA to begin a career in mixed martial arts. Kickbokser Gerges maakt na verloren gevecht met Hari...
  • UFC Chile Winner Claudio Puelles: “I Want to Make My Name”

    UFC Chile marked the UFC’s first trip to Latin America just over a week ago. The card featured six finishes, but perhaps none was as impressive as Claudio Puelles‘. The twenty-two year old Peruvian pulled off a Comeback of the Year contender with a late, third-round kneebar victory. Puelles...
  • UFC Liverpool Results: Darren Stewart Does Some Dental Work on Eric Spicely

    UFC Fight Night 130 is live, now, from Liverpool, England. The six-fight main card opened with a welterweight showdown between Eric “Zebrinha” Spicely (10-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC) and Darren “The Dentist” Stewart (8-3, 1 NC MMA, 1-3, 1 NC UFC). It was an acknowledged do-or-die matchup for Spicely, 31,...
  • BREAKING: Nick Diaz Allegedly Arrested for Felony Domestic Battery

    Nick Diaz made headlines back in April when he was officially eligible to return to active competition after a long spate with USADA. This time, however, the elder Diaz finds himself in substantially graver news. Diaz, 34, was apparently charged with felony domestic battery and misdemeanor domestic battery after...
  • LFA 40’s Austin Lingo: “Hit the Guy Hard, and He’ll Fall.”

    Austin “Lights Out” Lingo is an undefeated featherweight prospect fighting in Legacy Fighting Alliance. The 3-0 Dallas, Texas, native turned pro in 2017. He has quickly made a name for himself, with two finishes in his first three fights. Fighting out of Fortis MMA, Lingo spoke to MMA Today...
  • The Grappling Guide: May!

    As every grappling fan knows, sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of all the events that occur around the world. In an effort to make the process easier, we at MMA Today have put together a comprehensive guide of what to expect. Every month, we’ll send out...