1. Dropping Knowledge: Chael Sonnen Breaks Down Fight Night 29

    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 12 months ago 8,795 reads 18 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 29: Demian Maia and the Great Welterweight Redemption

    At some point in their journey, every fighter dreams of becoming a champion. When the pursuit of such things begin, that lofty goal is set somewhere in the far-off distance as the process of rubber meeting road gets underway...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,905 reads 25 comments

  3. UFC Suspends Heavyweight Ben Rothwell for Elevated Levels of Testosterone

    It looks like Ben Rothwell will be spending the next nine month on the sidelines. The 35-year-old Milwaukee-based fighter recently battled his way back into the win column by knocking out Brandon Vera in the third round of their bout at UFC 164 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 4,576 reads 26 comments

  4. Coach for Alexander Gustafsson, Phil Davis Names Opponents He'd Like for Them

    It has been a banner year for the team at Alliance MMA . The San Diego-based collective has quickly established itself as one of the premier gyms in mixed martial arts, and it ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 13,492 reads 137 comments

  5. Chael Sonnen Says Anthony Pettis Had His Back in Wanderlei Silva Confrontation

    The video of a confrontation between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva made the rounds on the MMA media circuit last week...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,562 reads 8 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 29: Jake Shields Determined to Solve the Demian Maia Puzzle

    Jake Shields is a card-carrying member of the "Been there, done that" club in mixed martial arts. The 34-year-old Tennessee native has competed on the sport's biggest stages, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 11,549 reads 31 comments

  7. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: October 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, where several ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 7,707 reads 33 comments

  8. Cathal Pendred Eager to Join Teammate Conor McGregor in the UFC

    Cathal Pendred has set his sights on a UFC contract, and he's determined to accomplish this goal by any means necessary...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 7,186 reads 13 comments

  9. Mark Munoz Surprised but Game for Bout with Lyoto Machida at Fight Night 30

    The unpredictable nature of mixed martial arts is certainly something Mark Munoz is familiar with. The former NCAA Div...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 22,679 reads 53 comments

  10. Interesting Times Ahead for UFC Light Heavyweight Division

    Less than a week has gone by since the epic battle between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson went down at UFC 165...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 7,926 reads 23 comments

  11. Change of Perspective Has Joseph Benavidez Ready for Title Shot

    Perception dictates everything. When a point of view is established, the realities of a situation begin to fill in...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 4,367 reads 18 comments

  12. Alexander Gustafsson Yet to Be Contacted by UFC for Rematch with Jones

    Alexander Gustafsson nearly defeated Jon Jones last weekend at UFC 165, and he's eager to get another crack at the light heavyweight champion...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 6,548 reads 118 comments

  13. Benson Henderson Looking to Return in February of 2014

    Benson Henderson is eyeing a comeback, but don't expect to see him inside the Octagon anytime soon. According to reports on UFC Tonight , the former lightweight champion is looking ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,675 reads 37 comments

  14. Dana White Blasts 'Irrelevant' Ken Shamrock, Now Going After $175k He's Owed

    Getting on Dana White 's bad side has proven to be an unenviable place to be over the years, and it appears Ken Shamrock has worked his way back onto the UFC President's radar...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 15,444 reads 92 comments

  15. The Fighting Life: The Quiet Storm of Gilbert Melendez

    Gilbert Melendez is the definition of quiet intensity. In a profession filled with individuals who posture and boast about their toughness, or jaw themselves into self-constructed grudge matches, Melendez is simply a different type of animal...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 9,429 reads 32 comments

  16. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 165

    Jon Jones , one of the top pound-for-pound mixed martial artists on the planet, set out to add another chapter to his storied career on Saturday night at UFC 165 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 19,654 reads 57 comments

  17. The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 100

    Mark a milestone in the books as Bellator Fighting Championship logged its 100th event on Friday night in Phoenix, Ariz...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,702 reads 1 comments

  18. The Rising Tide: The Sky Is the Limit for UFC 165's Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Stone. Cold. Impressive. Every prospect in mixed martial arts becomes that way by earning accolades of this nature, but every now and again, one fighter will show a level of potential that deserves more than basic descriptive adjectives...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 10,365 reads 38 comments

  19. Trash Talk Heating Up Between Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier Heading into UFC 166

    Heavy hands are going to be thrown when Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier step into the Octagon at UFC 166 on Oct. 10, but bombs of the verbal variety are already being launched...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 12,163 reads 49 comments

  20. Bantamweight Division Finally Getting Back on Track at UFC 165

    Things have been a veritable mess in the UFC's bantamweight division. With champion Dominick Cruz being on the sidelines due to injury for the past two years, and interim strap ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,264 reads 1 comments

  21. Dropping Knowledge: Kenny Florian Breaks Down UFC 165

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

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,811 reads 8 comments

  22. UFC 165: The Road to Toronto Paved with Expectation for Myles Jury

    Myles Jury has embraced the Californian state of mind. The surging 24-year-old prospect may have developed his work ethic in the blue-collar haven of the greater Detroit area, but ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,448 reads 4 comments

  23. UFC 165: Alexander Gustafsson 'I'm Not Leaving the Cage Without That Belt'

    Jon Jones is the fastest rising star in UFC history, but next weekend at UFC 165 , Alexander Gustafsson intends to bring that trajectory to an abrupt halt...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,779 reads 71 comments

  24. Jacare Souza Wants Winner of Upcoming Bout Between Munoz and Bisping

    Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is wrecking shop under the UFC banner. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion has steamrolled the first two opponents he's faced inside the Octagon and is quickly working his way toward a championship opportunity...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 2,021 reads 22 comments

  25. Glover Teixeira Keeping Watch on UFC 165 Main Event, Wants to Fight Jon Jones

    Glover Teixeira came to the UFC with intentions of becoming a champion, and it looks like that opportunity is about to come into focus...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,325 reads 14 comments