T.P. Grant

MMA Editor

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.


UFC on Fuel China, Bellator 80: MMA Weekend

Two MMA cards will hit the air waves this weekend, starting on Friday night with Bellator putting on a show in Florida and then the UFC travels to Macao in their first attempt to crack into the highly coveted Chinese market.

World Series of Fighting Results and Highlights

NBC Sports held their first MMA event Saturday night, and it was good debut for the World Series of Fighting as the card was very entertaining. It was an event full of Florida fighters and the warriors from the Sunshine state hada a very good night.

World Series of Fighting Debut

This Saturday NBC Sports throws their hat into the MMA ring, or cage, with their first installment of the World Series of Fighting and it features a plethora of Florida fighters.

Florida Monthly MMA Planner: November

If you want to catch some live martial arts action in the Sunshine State this coming month and want to make your plans then SB Nation Tampa Bay has you covered with a list of martial art events in the coming month.

UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier Joins ATT

The all-star roster of the Florida based American Top Team just added another elite fighter to their ranks as Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier, a UFC featherweight, has officially moved his training camp to Coconut Creek.

UFC 153 Results: Anderson Silva Dominates

It was good night for Brazilian fighters at UFC 153 as the majority of the matches went the hometown fighter's way. Anderson Silva again put on a showcase performance against Stephan Bonnar.

UFC 153 Results: Florida Fighters Break Even

The undercard of UFC 153 featured two Florida area fighters, Luiz Cane and Glesion Tiabu, and it was mixed results as one fighter came up short and another notched a win.

UFC 153: Will Stephan Bonnar Score a Huge Upset?

UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva has moved up to Light Heavyweight on short notice. Stepping up to face Silva is Light Heavyweight gatekeeper Stephan Bonnar. A huge underdog, how can Bonnar hope to upset Silva?

UFC 153: MMA Weekend Preview

The UFC returns to action for the fourth straight week with a Pay-Per-View card featuring pound-for-pound great Anderson "The Spider" Silva in just his third bout at Light Heavyweight against Stephan Bonnar. The event is being held in Rio de Janeiro

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