1. UFC 167: Johny Hendricks Ready to Capitalize on the Opportunity of a Lifetime

    There is a genuine enthusiasm pulsing through Johny Hendricks . As a reporter who has covered the sport of mixed martial arts closely for the past several years, working with fighters ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 11,499 reads 60 comments

  2. UFC Has Options Besides Vitor Belfort in Suddenly Deep Middleweight Division

    As we found out all over again early this week, things in MMA often turn on a dime. Around here, favor can be fickle, and at times it seems nothing is quite as fleeting as the promise of what’s next...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 12,939 reads 83 comments

  3. UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    First, here's my standard introduction for this series: Gambling on mixed martial arts, like anything else in life, is about assuming risks. But we have the ability to negate those risks, or at least minimize them, by carefully selecting our plays...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 63,331 reads 78 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 32: Is Belfort's Resurgence Cause for Celebration or Concern?

    Here’s a loaded statement for you: Vitor Belfort is back. For a third consecutive fight, Belfort appeared to have recaptured the speed and power of his 19-year-old self ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 21,579 reads 200 comments

  5. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 32

    It might seem strange to some that Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson could headline a UFC fight card in 2013...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 10,305 reads 19 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 32: What We Learned from Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson II

    There is always one major storyline leading into any Vitor Belfort fight: testosterone-replacement therapy. It is a hotly debated subject by fans and media looking for any way to explain Belfort's career resurgence at age 36...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 24,401 reads 107 comments

  7. Dropping Knowledge: Jon Anik Breaks Down the Card for Fight Night 32

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts have been providing the most in-depth coverage mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 2,209 reads 4 comments

  8. UFC's Age in the Cage: How Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson Defy Father Time

    Like most high-level wrestlers, especially guys with a gritty and hard-nosed style, Dan Henderson received an intriguing phone call in the mid-'90s...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 15,303 reads 47 comments

  9. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker November 2013 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 7,733 reads 11 comments

  10. Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping? Yeah, That Sounds About Right

    Fresh off the biggest win of his career over Rafael Natal at UFC Fight for the Troops 3, Tim Kennedy wasted little time in setting his sights on a new opponent. Well, truth be told, he wasted a little time...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 12,505 reads 76 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey Needs to Dial Back the Insane-O-Meter a Few Notches

    People say crazy things in mixed martial arts—just like they do in any other sport or walk of life. This is not new, nor is it exclusive to athletes or others involved in different forms of entertainment...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 150,843 reads 346 comments

  12. UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Delivers on Promise of Wild Action

    It seems as though every time the UFC and the U.S. military get together, fireworks ensue. Wednesday night’s Fight for the Troops 3 card from Fort Campbell, Ky...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 6,010 reads 8 comments

  13. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight for the Troops 3

    The UFC has worked closely with the United States military for the past decade to show their appreciation for the commitment and sacrifices made by the men and women in uniform who protect this country...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 8,051 reads 16 comments

  14. UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    It's a busy two weeks for the UFC. The sport's premier promotion will trot out 72 different fighters at three venues in two different countries...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 18,446 reads 54 comments

  15. Tim Kennedy on Machida Miss, Fighting for the Troops and War

    "I will never leave Austin," Tim Kennedy tells me. "You should know better." He has a point. I should know better. I know how much Kennedy loves the quirky Texas state capital, and I know how much he loves breakfast tacos and barbecue...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 3,096 reads 2 comments

  16. Fight Night 32: The Fire and Passion of Vitor Belfort

    Vitor Belfort truly believes the best is yet to come. With the caliber of resume he carries and the legendary status he's already achieved, to think the latest—and possibly ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 10,811 reads 60 comments

  17. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann Gives His Breakdown of Fight for the Troops 3

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts have been providing the most in-depth coverage mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 9,314 reads 6 comments

  18. Junior dos Santos Somehow Still Hasn't Learned a Thing About Cain Velasquez

    Over the past year, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has twice stepped in the cage with current champ Cain Velasquez for championship fights. Ten rounds...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 31,834 reads 170 comments

  19. FFTT3: George Roop on a Quest for Respect in the Bantamweight Division

    Overall experience may not be something that George Roop has in bulk, but the "right" type of experience is something the Tuscon native believes he has in large supply...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 2,794 reads 2 comments

  20. UFC 169: A Super Bowl Weekend Event Unlike Any Other, but Is That a Good Thing?

    Tuesday's news that the UFC's traditional Super Bowl weekend event—held not in Las Vegas this time around, but in Newark— would feature a pair of lower-weight title ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 15,252 reads 56 comments

  21. The Rising Tide: James Krause Making the Most of a Second Chance

    Time is perhaps the most interesting of all indicators. We use it to track our journeys, mark connections and stamp occurrences in our minds for the purpose of memory...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 4,527 reads 3 comments

  22. UFC 167: Early Main Card Preview, Betting Odds and Predictions

    It's been more than six years since UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has lost a fight in the Octagon. His 11 consecutive wins have included wrestlers, strikers and jiu-jitsu specialists...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 23,843 reads 111 comments

  23. Lyoto Machida's Arrival Shakes Up Title Picture in UFC's Middleweight Division

    Saying Lyoto Machida 's arrival to the middleweight division was highly anticipated is putting it mildly...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 7,315 reads 5 comments

  24. The Buzz List: The 5 Hottest, Most Controversial MMA Topics for 10/28-11/3

    What you'll find in the following slides is not anything resembling fighter rankings. We've got plenty of those already...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 19,732 reads 19 comments

  25. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 30

    It had been four years since the UFC last touched down in Manchester, England for a night of face-punching action, but on Saturday night, the biggest promotion in MMA returned for UFC Fight Night 30...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 14,432 reads 6 comments