1. UFC Fight Night 27: Brad Tavares on a Mission for Respect

    In the mixed martial arts game, respect is earned not given, and Brad Tavares is on a quest to make his mark in the sport...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 2,581 reads 5 comments

  2. The Fighting Life: Through the Looking Glass with Matt Mitrione

    For the majority of human beings on the planet, perception is reality. The individuals we meet on a daily basis and those things which become rooted in our lives are complex, but the simplest explanation is often the one most readily available...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 6,818 reads 24 comments

  3. White: Vitor Belfort Able to Fight in Las Vegas but Commission Decides TRT Issue

    There has been a lot of buzz lately surrounding what's next for Vitor Belfort . The Brazilian knockout artist's name has been attached to multiple matchups over the past several ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 9,167 reads 57 comments

  4. Reza Madadi Cut from the UFC After Receiving Prison Sentence

    Boston -After Reza Madadi was sentenced to an 18-month prison sentence earlier this week, it was only a matter of time before he was cut from the UFC roster...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,379 reads 15 comments

  5. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen

    A huge rollout for the Fox Sports 1 launch, the most stacked card of the year under the UFC banner and a return to the fight-savvy city of Boston all combined to create the perfect ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 22,581 reads 59 comments

  6. Lyoto Machida Facing Career Limbo Until a Definitive Path Is Chosen

    What is the UFC going to do with Lyoto Machida ? In less than two week's time, UFC President Dana White has spoken publicly about two fights he would like to see the former ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 10,185 reads 74 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 26: Joe Lauzon Is Bringing the Fight Back to Boston

    At its core, fighting is a brutal and primal thing. When two combatants step inside the cage to handle business for the sake of sport, technique, timing and skill all come into ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 4,464 reads 16 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 26: A High Stakes Return to Boston

    With this weekend's Fox Sports 1 launch, the UFC wanted to kick things off in a major way, and the table is set for the promotion to do just that...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 5,538 reads 5 comments

  9. Four-Man Tournament Could Clear Up Foggy Featherweight Title Picture

    It is an interesting time for the UFC featherweight division. Champion Jose Aldo is coming off a successful title defense over Chan Sung Jung at UFC 163 on Aug...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 5,593 reads 38 comments

  10. Urijah Faber Still Leading Title Chase for Team Alpha Male

    Urijah Faber is a leader through and through. Back when the lighter weight classes were all but cast aside on the grander MMA landscape, "The California Kid" was the lone fighter drawing attention below the 155-pound line...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 5,550 reads 20 comments

  11. John Howard Looking to Make Triumphant Return at UFC Fight Night 26

    Homecomings can be a powerful motivator, and John Howard is not lacking in inspiration these days. “Doomsday” will return to the Octagon for the first time since being ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,106 reads 15 comments

  12. Raphael Assuncao Looking for Revenge on Road to a Title Opportunity

    The UFC bantamweight division may be in chaos at the current time, but that isn't slowing down Raphael Assuncao 's assault on the 135-pound weight class...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 1,657 reads 3 comments

  13. Fantasy Matchmaker: August 2013 Edition

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

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 7,052 reads 28 comments

  14. 'The Ultimate Fighter' Took Ronda Rousey to the Edge and Back

    Ronda Rousey 's life may be traveling at a mile a minute, but right now, all the 26-year-old Olympic judoka can think about are the two heaping trays of desserts sitting behind her...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 18,318 reads 98 comments

  15. Ricardo Lamas: 'I've Earned the Title Shot and It's My Turn to Fight Aldo'

    Title shots in the UFC can be tricky business, and Ricardo Lamas is certainly familiar with the process. The surging featherweight has been on a blistering tear since dropping ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,498 reads 26 comments

  16. The Fighting Life: Tate's Passion for MMA Trumps Rivalry with Rousey

    The lives of professional fighters are filled with uncertainty; their successes and failures play out in the public eye for all to see. When the cage door closes and the battle of wills begin, it becomes a matter of opportunity...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 11,732 reads 84 comments

  17. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 163

    Every time the UFC brings the Octagon down to Brazil, a night of face-punching excitement is guaranteed to unfold...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 26,190 reads 54 comments

  18. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Breaks Down UFC 163

    The analysis team for the UFC on Fuel TV 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 12 months ago 5,996 reads 14 comments

  19. The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 97

    With two title fights on the card and a showcase bout for one of the promotion's most promising stars, Bellator pulled out all the stops when it rolled through Albuquerque, N.M...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 5,255 reads 24 comments

  20. Vitor Belfort Facing Limited Options in the Middleweight Division

    Vitor Belfort wants another shot at the middleweight title, but despite "The Phenom's" adamant requests to get another crack at UFC gold, it doesn't appear a championship opportunity will be coming his way anytime soon...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 7,820 reads 56 comments

  21. UFC 163: Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis Set to Collide in Crucial Fight

    Since the dawning of the Zuffa era in mixed martial arts, the UFC light heavyweight division has always been the promotion's crown jewel...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 3,894 reads 14 comments

  22. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 8

    Sometimes, a fight card delivers everywhere except where people are most expecting it to shine, and that is exactly what happened on UFC on Fox 8 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,601 reads 41 comments

  23. UFC on Fox 8: How Ellenberger vs. MacDonald Impacts the Welterweight Division

    This weekend in Seattle, two of the UFC's top welterweights will throw down when talented young Canadian Rory MacDonald squares off with surging contender Jake Ellenberger in the co-main event at UFC on Fox 8 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,089 reads 25 comments

  24. Bellator 97: King Mo Continues His Move Toward Light Heavyweight Crown

    Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal is one of a kind. The former wrestling standout from Oklahoma State has parlayed his athletic prowess from his days as a Division I All-American athlete ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,306 reads 8 comments

  25. Renzo Gracie Recorded Rare Triple Submission Victory in His MMA Debut

    There is no better story teller in the mixed martial arts world than Renzo Gracie. The MMA legend has been one of the sport's most vibrant personalities throughout his storied career and has earned his reputation as a captivating yarn spinner...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,807 reads 4 comments