Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor
Tom Taylor has covered combat sports for Vice, Ozy, Maxim, , Bleacher Report, Complex and other publications.

Show more

Latest from Tom Taylor

UFC: Alistair Overeem vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik stoppage too early, says Curtis Blaydes

Curtis Blaydes thinks referee Dan Miragliotta allowed Jairzinho Rozenstruik ‘to control the outcome’ by the way he walked off after dropping Alistair Overeem.

12 Dec 2019 - 12:55PM

Curtis Blaydes thinks referee Dan Miragliotta allowed Jairzinho Rozenstruik ‘to control the outcome’ by the way he walked off after dropping Alistair Overeem.

UFC: Alistair Overeem vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik stoppage too early, says Curtis Blaydes
Legend FC: how Conor McGregor’s manager is reviving a dormant Hong Kong MMA promotion

‘I think this can get very big,’ says Audie Attar, with Legend FC looking to determine the best fighters in China – and they’re not afraid of stiff competition from UFC and One Championship.

30 Nov 2019 - 12:33PM

‘I think this can get very big,’ says Audie Attar, with Legend FC looking to determine the best fighters in China – and they’re not afraid of stiff competition from UFC and One Championship.

Legend FC: how Conor McGregor’s manager is reviving a dormant Hong Kong MMA promotion
UFC: Joanna Jedrzejczyk says she deserves ‘female BMF’ status after Jorge Masvidal’s title win

Former strawweight champion says ‘these other girls can make it but there’s nobody like Ronda Rousey and me’ after teammate Jorge Masvidal’s ‘BMF’ win.

20 Nov 2019 - 12:47PM

Former strawweight champion says ‘these other girls can make it but there’s nobody like Ronda Rousey and me’ after teammate Jorge Masvidal’s ‘BMF’ win.

UFC: Joanna Jedrzejczyk says she deserves ‘female BMF’ status after Jorge Masvidal’s title win
UFC: Conor McGregor’s manager says ‘talks progressing’ for Donald Cerrone comeback fight on January 18

Conor McGregor’s manager Audie Attar says he hopes an announcement for UFC comeback on January 18 in Las Vegas could happen ‘in the coming weeks’.

19 Nov 2019 - 11:02PM

Conor McGregor’s manager Audie Attar says he hopes an announcement for UFC comeback on January 18 in Las Vegas could happen ‘in the coming weeks’.

UFC: Conor McGregor’s manager says ‘talks progressing’ for Donald Cerrone comeback fight on January 18
UFC: Joanna Jedrzejczyk would ‘take a canoe to China’ to beat up Zhang Weili – ‘I know I’m better than her’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk says she’s waiting for date, location for title shot against strawweight champion – ‘anytime, anywhere … I see gaps in her game, I’m more well-rounded’.

15 Nov 2019 - 1:41PM

Joanna Jedrzejczyk says she’s waiting for date, location for title shot against strawweight champion – ‘anytime, anywhere … I see gaps in her game, I’m more well-rounded’.

UFC: Joanna Jedrzejczyk would ‘take a canoe to China’ to beat up Zhang Weili – ‘I know I’m better than her’
UFC: is Jorge Masvidal or Israel Adesanya Fighter of the Year? Here’s the verdict

Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya are stand-out fighters of 2019 – but will ‘Gamebred’ or ‘Stylebender’ walk away with UFC’s coveted award?

7 Nov 2019 - 4:14PM

Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya are stand-out fighters of 2019 – but will ‘Gamebred’ or ‘Stylebender’ walk away with UFC’s coveted award?

UFC: is Jorge Masvidal or Israel Adesanya Fighter of the Year? Here’s the verdict
UFC 244: five fights we need to see next including Nate Diaz vs Dustin Poirier

Nate Diaz wants an immediate rematch with Jorge Masvidal, but here are the five match-ups that make most sense going forward for the UFC after a huge night in New York.

5 Nov 2019 - 3:03PM

Nate Diaz wants an immediate rematch with Jorge Masvidal, but here are the five match-ups that make most sense going forward for the UFC after a huge night in New York.

UFC 244: five fights we need to see next including Nate Diaz vs Dustin Poirier
UFC: Alistair Overeem offers thoughts to Walt Harris over missing daughter Aniah Blanchard

Alistair Overeem ‘would’ve made same decision’ as Walt Harris withdraws from their bout – ‘I can only imagine how devastating this must be’.

2 Nov 2019 - 11:22AM

Alistair Overeem ‘would’ve made same decision’ as Walt Harris withdraws from their bout – ‘I can only imagine how devastating this must be’.

UFC: Alistair Overeem offers thoughts to Walt Harris over missing daughter Aniah Blanchard
UFC 244 preview: card, time, odds and predictions as Nate Diaz fights Jorge Masvidal

Here’s all you need to know about Saturday’s stacked Madison Square Garden show – the Post breaks down every fight on the main card and the prelims.

31 Oct 2019 - 8:10PM

Here’s all you need to know about Saturday’s stacked Madison Square Garden show – the Post breaks down every fight on the main card and the prelims.

UFC 244 preview: card, time, odds and predictions as Nate Diaz fights Jorge Masvidal
One Championship: Angela Lee reminds the world – and herself – she belongs at the top

Angela Lee admits she was plagued by self-doubt after losing last two fights but Tokyo triumph shows she’s learned more in six months than her whole life.

13 Oct 2019 - 7:17PM

Angela Lee admits she was plagued by self-doubt after losing last two fights but Tokyo triumph shows she’s learned more in six months than her whole life.

One Championship: Angela Lee reminds the world – and herself – she belongs at the top
One Championship: Angela Lee submits Xiong Jingnan with 12 seconds left to retain title

‘Unstoppable’ gets dramatic victory in main event of Century Part 1 in Tokyo as ‘The Panda’ taps to Lee’s rear-naked choke in the fifth round of a thrilling bout.

13 Oct 2019 - 10:41PM

‘Unstoppable’ gets dramatic victory in main event of Century Part 1 in Tokyo as ‘The Panda’ taps to Lee’s rear-naked choke in the fifth round of a thrilling bout.

One Championship: Angela Lee submits Xiong Jingnan with 12 seconds left to retain title
One Championship: Angela Lee targets Xiong Jingnan trilogy tie-breaker if she wins Tokyo rematch

‘Unstoppable’ wants another crack at the strawweight title in early 2020 – ‘I still have plans of accomplishing that. I think the whole world would want to see it’.

12 Oct 2019 - 4:31PM

‘Unstoppable’ wants another crack at the strawweight title in early 2020 – ‘I still have plans of accomplishing that. I think the whole world would want to see it’.

One Championship: Angela Lee targets Xiong Jingnan trilogy tie-breaker if she wins Tokyo rematch