Luke Thomas Joins Press Row

By Jordan Breen Mar 9, 2011

Every Wednesday, Administrative Editor Jordan Breen welcomes a member of the mixed martial arts media into “Press Row” on the blog. This week, Breen is joined by Luke Thomas, the MMA senior editor at

Breen and Thomas discuss the current media climate in mixed martial arts, how major online entities are covering the sport, and the costs and benefits of big-money coverage of MMA. The two get in-depth on the changing and consolidating landsape of MMA journalism and what kinds of specialized coverage the still-developing sport is sorely lacking compared to its stick-and-ball brethren.

Also on tap: how technology is changing traditional media roles, the ideal goals of MMA coverage and the proliferation of video, and what it means to the sport.

Grab your credential and get a seat in “Press Row.”

The above file can be saved in MP3 format here.

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