I am the author of the nonfiction book "Raw Combat: The Underground World of Mixed Martial Arts" (Citadel Press, 2011). I was also the assistant editor at MMAConvert.com. Prior to that, I was an editor at Full Contact Fighter magazine and was with the publication since 2001. All content on this blog is original. My MMA resume includes:
*"A Fistful of Dollars: The Uncertain, But Inevitable, Return of Sanctioned MMA in New York", which was the cover story of the March 24th, 2010 New York Press.
* “Bloodsport: Inside New York’s Underground Fight Clubs”, which was the cover story of the May 31st, 2006 New York Press.
*Print and online content for Newsday, a Long Island/NYC-based newspaper and the tenth largest newspaper in the country.
*Regular articles on such websites as MMAWeekly.com and MMAMemories.com.
*Color commentary for the Ring of Combat PPV broadcast (working alongside NBCSports’ Bruce Beck).
*Advising on a variety of media projects, including a National Geographic documentary on underground fight shows.
*Consulting for promoters, matchmakers and other industry insiders.