1. 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 12 months ago 12,143 reads 49 comments

  2. 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 12 months ago 1,247 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 12 months ago 6,790 reads 8 comments

  4. 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 12 months ago 6,429 reads 4 comments

  5. 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 12 months ago 1,764 reads 71 comments

  6. 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 12 months ago 2,007 reads 23 comments

  7. 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 12 months ago 4,315 reads 14 comments

  8. The Stakes Are High for the Major Players at UFC 165

    Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to continue his reign of dominance over the 205-pound collective when he squares off with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 in Toronto...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,019 reads 13 comments

  9. The Lightweight Division Heating Up in the Aftermath of UFC 164

    Anytime a new champion is crowned, it is going to shake things up, and that's exactly what has happened in the aftermath of UFC 164 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 10,540 reads 17 comments

  10. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 28

    For the second time in four weeks, the UFC returned to Brazil as the Octagon hit Belo Horizonte for Fight Night 28...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 10,303 reads 14 comments

  11. Fight Night 28: A Change in Perspective Has Ryan Bader Ready to Make His Mark

    Everyone defines success differently, and Ryan Bader is raising the bar for himself. Winning the 8th season of The Ultimate Fighter and defeating a handful of the best light ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 3,090 reads 5 comments

  12. 'Jacare' Souza Bigger, Stronger, Faster Going into Bout with Yushin Okami

    Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza has been an absolute nightmare inside the cage as of late. The Brazilian submission ace has built an impressive run as he's collected four consecutive victories, putting away all four opponents by way of finish...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 5,349 reads 14 comments

  13. Fantasy Matchmaker: September 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 4,801 reads 42 comments

  14. Dana White Believes Anthony Pettis Is the Most Exciting Option for Jose Aldo

    There may be challengers lining up in the featherweight division for champion Jose Aldo, but UFC president Dana White believes Anthony Pettis is the most exciting option of them all...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 8,565 reads 40 comments

  15. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 164

    A rematch nearly three years in the making and one of the most impressive highlight moments in MMA history cranked up the buzz leading into UFC 164 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 45,956 reads 40 comments

  16. The Stakes Are High for the Major Players at UFC 164

    Last Wednesday kicked off a stretch where the UFC is putting on three fight cards in a seven-day span, and none will be bigger than UFC 164 . Check that...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 9,849 reads 4 comments

  17. Hatsu Hioki's Future with the UFC Uncertain After Third Consecutive Loss

    It has been a drastic turn of fortune for UFC featherweight Hatsu Hioki . In less than two years' time, the Japanese veteran has gone from being considered one of the top 145-pound ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,283 reads 8 comments

  18. Dana White: "Bjorn Rebney Is a Scumbag"

    Dana White has never been shy about stating his opinion, and apparently there is no love lost on Bellator head honcho Bjorn Rebney ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 8,331 reads 76 comments

  19. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 27

    After a three-year absence, the UFC returned to Indianapolis on Wednesday night for Fight Night 27 . While the card wasn't stacked with high-profile names or championship tilts, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 10,291 reads 13 comments

  20. 'TUF' 19 Tryouts Hit Indianapolis, Chael Sonnen Excited About the Future of MMA

    The Ultimate Fighter continues to roll on. With the 18th installment of the UFC's reality fighting program set to make it's premier next Wednesday night (Sept...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,525 reads 18 comments

  21. The Real Journey Begins for Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 27

    Winning The Ultimate Fighter was a huge feather in Kelvin Gastelum 's cap, but the real journey will begin on Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 27 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,051 reads 18 comments

  22. Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann Set for Crucial Collision at Fight Night 27

    In the competitive ranks of the UFC welterweight division, Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann have held elite status for the past several years...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 3,467 reads 12 comments

  23. UFC 164: An Atypical Pre-Fight Interview with UFC Heavyweight 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 1 year ago 10,658 reads 12 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 2,630 reads 5 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 6,836 reads 24 comments