Kevin Iole

The Yahoo MMA/Boxing writer talks Maxim Dadashev’s death.

July 23, 2019 - 9:51 am

Info & Stats: Yahoo MMA/Boxing Writer

All Topics: Maxim Dadashev’s death | Have been ringside for too many deaths | Questioning what he does for a living in writing about boxing | Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman | Surprised Manny fought at the pace he did | Keith Thurman deserves credit | Manny’s work ethic | Where this win ranks for Manny | Covering Manny for so long | ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker’s death | Jon Jones possibly in trouble again |

July 23rd 2019


July 8th 2019

All Topics: UFC 239 | Jorge Masvidal KO’ing Ben Askren in 5 seconds with a flying knee | Violent knockouts at UFC 239 | Askren vs. Masvidal pre fight prediction | Masvidal’s extra punches on a knocked out Askren | Masvidal’s mood after the fight | How Askren will respond | Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm fight | Nunes’ head kick KO to Holm | Jon Jones winning a split decision Thiago Santos


Mar 1st 2019

All Topics: UFC 235 | Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith | Having a long conversation with Jones | Jones’ legacy | Jones 8 years ago | Jones and Dana White’s history | Jones’ entourage the past few years | Anthony Smith’s life journey | MMA saved Smith around | Smith’s chances against Jones | Ben Askren | Askren’s world class wrestling/ grappling ability | Tyron Woodley’s legacy | Vegas Golden Knights |


Dec 3rd 2018

All Topics: Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury living up to the hype | Wilder-Fury ending in a draw | Wilder dropping Fury in the 12th | Everyone thought Fury was done when Wilder dropped him in the 12th | Fury’s toughness | Fury saying he got touched by the hand of God to get up | Wilder saying the ref counted too slow on 12th round knockout | Fury singing | What’s next for Wilder | Wilder’s punching power is historic |


Oct 8th 2018

All Topics: UFC 229 | Khabib was 100 percent wrong for jumping over the cage | The UFC not penalizing Conor McGregor for the bus incident | Conor tapping against Khabib | Could see the UFC stripping Khabib of the belt | Conor could be in trouble with the Nevada State commission for throwing punches in the octagon after | Was UFC 229 good or bad for the sport



Mar 30th 2018

All Topics: Canelo’s tainted beef story | Canelo Alvarez vs. GGG is not going to happen May 5th | GGG’s camp has to be very angry | 1st fight | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor in MMA | Mayweather training with UFC champion Tyron Woodley | Vegas Golden Knights