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!
  • 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...
  • A Bellator vs. ONE Cross-Promotion Dream

    Lately on Twitter, Bellator Welterweight Champion Rory MacDonald and recently retied ONE Welterweight Champion Ben Askren have been trading verbal jabs at one another. It all started with Marco Polo. Twitter user @mmarcopoloo tweeted out a side-by-side image of Askren and MacDonald, captioning the picture, “who would win”. He...
  • RUMOR: Bellator Targeting Jake Smith/Dillon Danis Fight for September?

    It looks like Jake Smith might well get his wish. Before Dillon Danis’ Bellator 198 debut, Smith called out the jiu jitsu champion. In an interview with MMA Today, Smith made no bones about his dislike of Danis. “There’s that (expletive) Dillon Danis guy. I don’t like him at...
  • Israel Adesanya Draws Brad Tavares for TUF 27 Finale

    Just minutes ago, the UFC announced the main event for the Ultimate Fighter Season 27 Finale. The July 6, 2018 fight card, held during International Fight Week, has been without a main event – until now. Per the UFC’s official Twitter account, top prospect Israel “The Last StyleBender” Adesanya...
  • Bantamweight Title Bout Between Dinis Paiva and Andre Ewell Headlines CES 50

    On Monday afternoon, CES MMA announced they will be holding their milestone 50th show on June 15. Airing on AXS TV from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, CES 50 will feature a fight for the vacant bantamweight title. The night’s main event will feature an exciting...
  • Mike Drops the Mic: What to Make of Leslie Smith’s Situation

    UFC Atlantic City saw the eye-opening re-emergence of Kevin Lee, the star-making knee of Dan Hooker, a stunning first round knockout for David Branch, and systematic dominations by Frankie Edgar, Aljamain Sterling, and Justin Willis. What UFC Atlantic City did not see, however, was Leslie Smith. The ranked bantamweight...
  • UFC LHW Roundup: Oezdemir/Shogun Moved, Latifi/Teixeira Reported

    It’s been a busy day for the UFC light heavyweight division. Two top ranked contenders are slated to headline UFC Hamburg, and another highly anticipated matchup is reportedly targeted for this summer. The @UFCEurope Twitter account tweeted out just hours ago that former title-challenger Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir (15-2...
  • Santiago Ponzinnibio Injured, Out of UFC Chile Main Event with Kamaru Usman

    As MMA fans around the world are tuned in to UFC Atlantic City, some unfortunate news broke regarding UFC Chile. Per Raphael Marinho of Combate, Santiago Ponzinibbio is injured, and subsequently pulled from his main event bout with Kamaru Usman. Santiago Ponzinibbio lesiona a mão nos treinos e está...
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