1. The Good, Bad and Strange from World Series of Fighting 9

    When Rousimar Palhares' name is on the card, anything can happen. And it usually does. The powerful Brazilian grappling ace rose to prominence as one of the most feared submission ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 15,535 reads 26 comments

  2. C.B. Dollaway Draws Francis Carmont in UFC: Berlin Co-Main Event May 31

    C.B. Dollaway is on a mission to break into the Top 10 of the middleweight division, and he's looking for the quickest route possible...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 2,238 reads 6 comments

  3. The Fighting Life: The Team Mentality of John Crouch and the MMA Lab

    A long day is to coming to an end, but John Crouch looks no worse for wear. The head coach of Glendale, Arizona's MMA Lab is a physically imposing man, with broad shoulders and ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,390 reads 0 comments

  4. Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley Reportedly Being Targeted for UFC 174

    With Johny Hendricks now holding the UFC welterweight title, the race for the next shot at gold is underway...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 21,310 reads 187 comments

  5. Josh Koscheck Wants to Fight Final 2 Fights on UFC Contract

    Josh Koscheck has spent the better part of the past decade in the elite tier of the UFC's welterweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 16,819 reads 50 comments

  6. Jake Ellenberger on Personal Focus and the State of the Welterweight Title Hunt

    The entire landscape of the welterweight division is in the midst of a shift, and Jake Ellenberger is ready to clear a path to the top. The heavy-handed Omaha, Neb...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,904 reads 23 comments

  7. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 38

    The first fight between Dan Henderson and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua is universally recognized as one of the best fights in MMA history...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 12,573 reads 17 comments

  8. Dan Henderson and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Looking Back but Always Moving Forward

    There are many things fighters seek to accomplish throughout their careers. With all the hard work invested, a consistent amount of success while competing at the highest level ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 8,963 reads 8 comments

  9. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann and Jon Anik Team Up to Talk UFC Fight Night 38

    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 1 year ago 3,155 reads 10 comments

  10. Herb Dean Talks About Controversial UFC 169 and UFC 170 Stoppages

    Being a referee in mixed martial arts is a difficult task by any measure, and few have ever done it better than Herb Dean...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 13,864 reads 90 comments

  11. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov Headlines Albuquerque Fight Night in June

    The city of Albuquerque, N.M. has played a major role on the mixed martial arts scene for years but has never received a visit from the UFC...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 16,129 reads 84 comments

  12. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 171

    It had been over six years since anyone other than Georges St-Pierre wore the UFC welterweight title. The pound-for-pound great's reign came to an end when he vacated the strap at ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 18,378 reads 12 comments

  13. UFC 171: Kelvin Gastelum Ready to Take the Tough Road to the Top

    Kelvin Gastelum isn't looking for shelter. He's in search of the biggest challenges he can find. Where a large majority of past winners of The Ultimate Fighter were ushered ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 5,870 reads 13 comments

  14. UFC 171: Elite Jake Shields Still Under the Title Radar

    Being consistent in mixed martial arts is one of the most difficult tasks a fighter can accomplish, and Jake Shields has been as consistent as they come...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,928 reads 72 comments

  15. A Post-GSP Welterweight Division Is Anyone's Game

    After a razor-thin split decision and monumental announcement, Georges St-Pierre—the long-reigning king of the UFC's welterweight division— vacated his throne atop the 170-pound mountain...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,613 reads 72 comments

  16. Miesha Tate Is into a Potential 'Rousey vs. Cyborg' Fight

    Miesha Tate knows a thing or two about big fights on the big stage. The former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion has twice battled surging superstar Ronda Rousey with ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 23,663 reads 114 comments

  17. Cris 'Cyborg' on Lion Fight 14, Invicta and Ronda Rousey 'Running' from Her

    There are a lot of things on Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino's mind these days, but only a few she can do anything about at the current time...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 33,482 reads 375 comments

  18. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 37

    All eyes were on Alexander Gustafsson at Fight Night 37. After taking light heavyweight king Jon Jones to the brink back in September, "The Mauler" was promised another opportunity to compete for the title as long as he won his next fight...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 13,015 reads 15 comments

  19. Alexander Gustafsson Not Thinking About Title Shot, Only Jimi Manuwa

    There may be bigger things looming in the future for Alexander Gustafsson , but you'd never know it from talking to him...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 5,257 reads 18 comments

  20. Daniel Cormier Is Giving Back and Looking Forward to Title Run in LHW Division

    There is something beyond the physical act of returning to the place you come from that helps put the movie of life into perspective...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 8,448 reads 61 comments

  21. Takanori Gomi Set to Face Isaac Vallie-Flagg in His Return at UFC 172

    "The Fireball Kid" is coming back, ladies and gentlemen. After more than a year away from the cage, Japanese star Takanori Gomi will face Isaac Vallie-Flagg in his return at UFC 172 in Baltimore...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,766 reads 13 comments

  22. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker March 2014 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 1 year ago 4,041 reads 12 comments

  23. Vitor Belfort: Doctor Says I Need 90 Days to Adjust to No TRT

    The two biggest stories to hit the MMA radar this past week have been Vitor Belfort being replaced at UFC 173 and the Nevada State Athletic Commission's vote to ban testosterone-replacement therapy (TRT) treatment...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 464 reads 61 comments

  24. Raphael Assuncao Believes His Record, Not Theatrics, Should Get Him Title Shot

    The path to getting a title shot in the UFC can be a tricky route to navigate. While building a solid winning streak is typically the key to unlocking that door, other factors such ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 3,816 reads 16 comments

  25. John Dodson Looking to Return in May, Eager to Resume Hunt for Flyweight Title

    Saying John Dodson is eager to get back to work is somewhat of an understatement. The charismatic former flyweight title challenger is well-known for operating at an energy level ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,634 reads 11 comments