Zane Simon is a senior editor, writer, and podcaster for Bloody Elbow. He has worked with the website since 2013, taking on a wide variety of roles. A lifelong combat sports fan, Zane has trained off & on in both boxing and Muay Thai. He currently hosts the long-running MMA Vivisection podcast, which he took over from Nate Wilcox & Dallas Winston in 2015, as well as the 6th Round podcast, started in 2014. Zane is also responsible for developing and maintaining the ‘List of current UFC fighters’ on Bloody Elbow, a resource he originally developed for Wikipedia in 2010.
UFC Vegas 69: Fights to make
All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to book following their latest event in Las Vegas, NV.
Have it your way! - Anik hit by burger at UFC 284
Unhappy with the food? Unhappy with the fights? The UFC play-by-play man says he got hit with a veritable fast food feast at UFC 284.
Congressman asks Warner Bros. to take Power Slap off the air
Is it a replay of the ‘human cockfighting’ scare over MMA in the 90s? Or is slap fighting simply too stupid and exploitative to live?
Can Blanchfield get Andrade down and keep her there?
Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Jessica Andrade vs. Erin Blanchfield in the main event down to Clayton Carpenter vs. Juancamilo Ronderos in the opening prelim.
Report: Gamrot replaces Hooker, fights Turner at UFC 285
It looks like Jalin Turner is getting a high profile replacement after Dan Hooker was forced from their UFC 285 PPV bout due to injury.
Team Makhachev: ‘Salty’ Hooker’s IV claim is ‘completely BS’
The City Kickboxing lightweight was looking to stir the pot after Alexander Volkanovski’s loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC 284.
‘The way we do business has to change’ - Adesanya supports Ngannou vs. UFC
The former middleweight champ wants it known that he’s in full support of the recently stripped heavyweight, and rebuffs any idea that Ngannou was being a "diva" with his demands of the UFC.
Yair wants Mexico City title fight, but can he get it?
Given the UFC’s past events in Mexico City, the UFC might have second thoughts about bringing the featherweight title there.
UFC 284: Fights to make
All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to book following their latest event in Perth, Australia.
Metaverse of Madness - Volk & Zuck spar in virtual reality
One of the world’s richest men is looking to do a little image polishing while advertising Facebook’s virtual reality platform.