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Luke Thomas
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Attended College of William and Mary
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I cover combat sports (mostly MMA) for SB Nation, Spike TV and SiriusXM.
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  • Sirius Satellite Radio
    Radio Host, 2012 - present
  • SB Nation
    Senior Editor, 2011 - present
  • Spike
    TV Host, 2012 - 2013
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New York, New York - Marietta, Georgia - Valdosta, Georgia - Nashville, Georgia - New Delhi, India - Doha, Qatar - Williamsburg, VA - Oxon Hill, MD - Arlington, VA
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Senior Editor for SB Nation covering combat sports
Introduction
Son of a foreign service officer and Armenian mother who lived in Lebanon. Born in India, raised mostly in the States. Lived in Washington, DC, various cities in Georgia, New York City and now back to DC. Served in the U.S. Marines, double majored in Philosophy and Government from the College of William & Mary. Turned a passion into a hobby then a hobby into a career.
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Achieved rank of Sergeant in U.S.M.C.
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  • College of William and Mary
    Philosophy, 1998 - 2002
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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Luke Thomas. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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How did Cody Garbrandt and Bryan Caraway win? I take a look at the finer technical details.
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Brian Stann makes the case for Demetrious Johnson as MMA's top pound-for-pound fighter on my radio show.
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Brian Stann argues Demetrious Johnson is MMA's best pound-for-pound fighter by SiriusXM Rush
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Michael 'Venom' Page confirms Tristar Gym, Rory MacDonald have hired him to help MacDonald prepare for his upcoming Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson bout.
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Michael 'Venom' Page admits being hired by Tristar to help Rory MacDonald against Stephen Thompson by SiriusXM Rush
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I talked about Khabib Nurmagomedov's game on the Heavy Hands podcast with Patrick Wyman and Connor Ruebusch. Enjoy!
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Diego Sanchez would like to be the first person to earn a win over both Diaz brothers.
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Diego Sanchez interested in 'street fight' with Nate Diaz, but happy to face Conor McGregor, too by SiriusXM Rush
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I discuss my background in #MMA  journalism, how I thought the +UFC - Ultimate Fighting Championship handled the credentialing issue and so much more. If you're a mix between biography and my opinion on what happened last weekend, don't miss this.
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What did Ray Longo learn about Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman after Weidman's loss to the now champion? He explains it to me in this telling interview.
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Ray Longo on what Luke Rockhold's victory over Chris Weidman taught him about both men and himself by SiriusXM Rush
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What does ESPN's coverage of the McGregor vs. Mayweather rumors say about it's coverage of MMA or boxing, generally? Nothing good. Here's my commentary on that from yesterday's show.
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Mainstream media discussion of McGregor vs. Mayweather is evidence of how insincerely they treat MMA by SiriusXM Rush
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ESPN will cover only news about MMA & Boxing,when the big names are involved. ESPN didn't even have a crawl about last Sunday UFC results. Plus ESPN has dive some deep. That they've a weekly segment for the WWE on SPORTSCENTER on Tuesday Night. So that tells you how they look at both sports.
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Let's take a moment to appreciate Demetrious Johnson's clinch destruction of Henry Cejudo from UFC 197.
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Why does Matt Brown intentionally take bad match-ups? He explains in this short audio clip.
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Matt Brown explains taking bad match-ups in the UFC to preserve his purity of purpose by SiriusXM Rush
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Boxing coach to Frankie Edgar (and Chris Weidman) says Edgar's UFC 200 bout is an unnecessary impediment to Edgar claiming three weight class titles.
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Mark Henry 'disappointed' Jose Aldo fight slows Frankie Edgar's path to three UFC division titles by SiriusXM Rush
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