1. UFC 168: Another Atypical Pre-Fight Interview with Josh Barnett

    As a writer who has made a career out of doing interviews and features, I have come to learn that timing means everything...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 12,024 reads 45 comments

  2. UFC 168's Travis Browne: Hungry for Gold, on a Mission of Destruction

    Travis Browne has every intention of becoming the UFC heavyweight champion. Where the rangy Hawaiian's immense potential once garnered the prospect label, he's since traded in that particular tag for contender status...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 9,080 reads 30 comments

  3. Brad Tavares Ready for Battle with Lorenz Larkin, Aiming at Top 10 in 2014

    The past two years have been interesting for Brad Tavares. In addition to winning all four of his showings inside the Octagon over that stretch, the 25-year-old Hawaiian has steadily made his way up the ladder in the middleweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 3,648 reads 6 comments

  4. Report: Phil Davis Wants to Fight Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua in His Next Fight

    There was a lot of doubt and uncertainty surrounding Mauricio Rua heading into his last fight against James Te Huna at UFC Fight Night 33, and "Shogun" silenced those critics in highlight-reel fashion...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 10,387 reads 85 comments

  5. UFC 171: Johny Hendricks Refuses to Let the Title Slip Away from Him Again

    When the final second ticked off the clock in the main event of UFC 167, Johny Hendricks felt his heart start pounding. In his mind, he had just accomplished what few believed he could: defeat the long-reigning welterweight king Georges St-Pierre...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 21,007 reads 96 comments

  6. Stipe Miocic Looking to Keep Momentum Rolling Against Gabriel Gonzaga

    Stipe Miocic is on the verge of doing big things in the UFC heavyweight division. The Cleveland-based fighter has been one of the organization's best heavyweight prospects since making his promotional debut in 2011...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 5,704 reads 15 comments

  7. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 9

    The card was officially billed as UFC on Fox 9 , but it very well could have passed as "Team Alpha Male vs. Everybody...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 10,250 reads 20 comments

  8. Jon Jones on GSP's Decision: 'I Think He's Right Where He Needs to Be'

    After dominating the welterweight division for the better part of a decade, Georges St-Pierre has decided to vacate his title and walk away from MMA for the time being...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 37,119 reads 139 comments

  9. Alexander Gustafsson Wins Contest, Joins Jon Jones on Cover of EA UFC

    The votes are in—11 million of them in fact—and Alexander Gustafsson will join light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on the cover of the EA UFC video game, according to EA Sports' official website...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 16,640 reads 78 comments

  10. Chael Sonnen Officially Invites Anderson Silva to Be Asst. Coach on TUF: Brazil

    Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva have one of the most storied rivalries in the current era of mixed martial arts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 15,893 reads 56 comments

  11. Dana White Confirms Vitor Belfort Will Fight Winner of Silva vs. Weidman 2

    The resurgence of Vitor Belfort has been one of the MMA biggest stories of 2013. The former light heavyweight champion watched his 2012 campaign end with a failed yet spirited ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 10,702 reads 77 comments

  12. Diego Sanchez vs. Myles Jury Set for UFC 171 in Dallas

    Diego Sanchez wanted to keep things moving in the new year, and it didn't take long for the the UFC to line him up something exciting...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 9,807 reads 24 comments

  13. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann Breaks Down Card for UFC on Fox 9

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

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 3,532 reads 6 comments

  14. Diego Sanchez Signs New Multi-Fight Contract with the UFC

    Diego Sanchez is coming off one of his most memorable performances to date, and it looks like the UFC plans on keeping him around for quite a while...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 8,797 reads 17 comments

  15. UFC on Fox 9: It's One Step at a Time for the Resilient Court McGee

    As fighters continue to find success under the bright lights of the UFC and their profiles rise in the realm of public perception, it's easy to lose things in the shuffle...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 3,763 reads 2 comments

  16. UFC Stars Break Down What They Dread About Training Camp

    Stepping into the Octagon on fight night is the moment when fighters finally get to show what they are made of...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 23,959 reads 3 comments

  17. Chad Mendes Intends to Give Nik Lentz a Reality Check at UFC on Fox 9

    Chad Mendes isn't a fighter that people are lining up to face. The former title challenger has been a staple in the upper tier of the featherweight division for the past several years and has left a trail of wrecked opposition in his wake...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 6,919 reads 26 comments

  18. Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard Official for UFC 171

    There is no other weight class under the UFC banner that can boast the depth of elite-level talent the welterweight division does...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 12,347 reads 108 comments

  19. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 33

    Mixed martial arts is a thriving passion for the fighting faithful in Australia. The fanbase has grown to become one of the most lively collectives across the globe, and on Friday night (Saturday for them), the UFC returned for UFC Fight Night 33...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 10,054 reads 27 comments

  20. Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia Set for UFC 170

    Talk of a fight between Demian Maia and Rory MacDonald has been swirling for some time, but on Friday night, it became official. The matchup between two of the UFC's top welterweights will go down at UFC 170 , which will take place on Feb...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 11,538 reads 35 comments

  21. Ryan Bader and Sponsor Donate $20,000 to Navy SEALs

    Heading into his next tilt against Anthony Perosh this weekend at Fight Night 33, Ryan Bader has his mind set on getting back into the upper-tier of the UFC light heavyweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 11,119 reads 51 comments

  22. The Fighting Life: Josh Thomson Is Determined to Leave His Mark on the UFC

    Josh Thomson won't deny there is a chip on his shoulder. And it's been there for quite some time. The AKA staple and top-ranked lightweight has hovered in the conversation as one of the best 155-pound fighters in the world for the past decade...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 4,568 reads 9 comments

  23. Urijah Faber: Instincts Key to Defeating Michael McDonald at UFC on Fox 9

    The UFC bantamweight title is the ultimate destination for Urijah Faber . "The California Kid" has been shredding the competition in the bantamweight division as of late as ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 14,063 reads 14 comments

  24. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker December 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 11 months ago 8,213 reads 33 comments

  25. The Good, Bad and Strange from The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale

    Anytime a six-figure contract is on the line, you can expect some intense battles. On Saturday night at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale in Las Vegas, two UFC contracts were ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 23,030 reads 22 comments