T.P. is the MMA Editor for SBNation Tampa Bay and a staff writer for Bloody Elbow. T.P. grew up in the midwest and was an athlete at The Ohio State University. He is an avid fan of football, baseball and combat spots. His sports allegiances still lay with his roots and he remains a fan of the Chicago Cubs, Ohio State Buckeyes and Chicago Bears.
He currently trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Boxing and has been writing about Mixed Martial Arts since 2008.
Benson Henderson retained his UFC Lightweight Championship with an all-around beat down of Nate Diaz. Also on the main card rising starts Alexander Gustafsson and Rory MacDonald defeated UFC legends to enter into title contention.
The UFC Lightweight title will be contested live on Fox this Saturday as two of the most exciting fighters in the sport, Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, square off. This four fight main card also features B.J. Penn and Shogun Rua.