1. Alexander Shlemenko on Loss at Bellator 120: 'It Was a Very Good Experience'

    There weren't too many positives Alexander Shlemenko could take from his fight against Tito Ortiz this past weekend at Bellator 120...

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  2. The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 120

    Bellator Fighting Championship may have more than 100 shows under its belt, but the promotion took a landmark step on Saturday night at Bellator 120...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 16,400 reads 23 comments

  3. UFC 173: Robbie Lawler Focused on Jake Ellenberger, Wants Title Shot with Win

    Throughout his 13 years as a professional mixed martial artist, there have been many different taglines attached to Robbie Lawler 's name...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 7,427 reads 11 comments

  4. T.J. Dillashaw Believes All the Pressure Will Be on Renan Barao at UFC 173

    T.J. Dillashaw's rapid ascension up the bantamweight ranks has been filled with impressive performances. The Team Alpha Male member has successfully parlayed his highly touted ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 4,382 reads 25 comments

  5. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza Wants Next Title Shot or Bout with Vitor Belfort

    There are few fighters currently competing in the UFC middleweight ranks with as much momentum as Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 6,853 reads 37 comments

  6. Anthony Pettis Cleared by Doctor to Box and Train Jiu-Jitsu

    It has been a lengthy layoff, but Anthony Pettis has officially started his road back to the Octagon. The lightweight champion has been on the shelf since last December, when ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 7,247 reads 27 comments

  7. Stipe Miocic Rolling with Maldonado Matchup, Still Wants JDS Fight Down the Road

    Situations can change rapidly in mixed martial arts, but Stipe Miocic hasn't allowed a series of twists and turns to break his focus...

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  8. Tito Ortiz Talks Shlemenko, Fighting Rampage and the UFC Erasing His Legacy

    There are few fighters who could match the storied career of Tito Ortiz , and "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" is looking to add a few more chapters before it is all said and done...

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  9. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 40

    There are some fights that guarantee violent chaos. That was certainly the expectation of the main event pairing between Matt Brown and Erick Silva at Fight Night 40...

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  10. The Only Fight That Matters to Matt Brown Is the One Right in Front of Him

    There are plenty of things that could be on Matt Brown's mind right now. The Ultimate Fighter alum turned welterweight contender has been on one of the hottest streaks in recent ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 4,728 reads 19 comments

  11. Dropping Knowledge: Michael Bisping and Dominick Cruz Break Down Fight Night 40

    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...

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  12. UFC Fight Night: Erick Silva Looking to Win Battle of Aggression with Matt Brown

    There are several factors that play into fighters establishing themselves in mixed martial arts. Finding success inside the cage is ultimately the biggest requirement, but captivating ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 6,070 reads 29 comments

  13. Jose Aldo Slams Conor McGregor for Constant Trash Talk

    From the moment he hit the UFC scene, Conor McGregor has been on a mission to draw attention and elevate his status at the highest level of mixed martial arts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 15,457 reads 72 comments

  14. Interesting Options Ahead for Lightweight Contender Khabib Nurmagomedov

    The lightweight division is one of the deepest collectives under the UFC banner and Khabib Nurmagomedov has carved out his place as a major player...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 15,011 reads 42 comments

  15. MMA Guru Greg Jackson Takes His Knowledge Global with New System

    When it comes to the role of coaching fighters in mixed martial arts, no one is more associated with success than Greg Jackson. The Albuquerque, New Mexico, native has played a crucial role in the development of some of the sport's biggest stars...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 17,979 reads 22 comments

  16. Mark Munoz: Raising Funds for the Philippines as He Prepares for Gegard Mousasi

    Mark Munoz has never been short in the heart department. While that intangible in mixed martial arts is typically weighed out in grit and the ability to battle through tough circumstances—a ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 2,250 reads 6 comments

  17. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker April 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 over 1 year ago 3,012 reads 7 comments

  18. Gilbert Melendez, Mark Munoz and Joseph Benavidez Talk the Importance of Balance

    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 begins, it becomes a matter of opportunity...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 5,335 reads 2 comments

  19. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 172

    Coming into Saturday night's card for UFC 172 , Jon Jones was regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet...

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  20. Brendan Schaub Excited to Welcome Andrei Arlovski Back to the Octagon at UFC 174

    Brendan Schaub has been asking for a big fight, and it looks like he finally got one. The surging heavyweight will welcome former champion Andrei Arlovski back to the Octagon ...

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  21. Daniel Cormier Believes Defeating Dan Henderson Is the Final Step to Title Shot

    There is an ingrained level of respect shared between athletes who compete across the spectrum of sports...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 10,989 reads 91 comments

  22. UFC 172: Joseph Benavidez out to Re-Establish His Footing in Flyweight Division

    When examining the ranks of the UFC's flyweight division, the position in which Joseph Benavidez currently finds himself is certainly a complex one...

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  23. Dana White Confirms Anderson Silva Will Return End of This Year or Early 2015

    There is still no concrete date set for Anderson Silva 's return to the Octagon, but it appears "The Spider" certainly will fight again under the UFC banner...

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  24. From Pupil to Protege: Brandon Gibson Adding to the Arsenal in Albuquerque

    When set against the back drop of the rough and tumble outpost of Albuquerque, N.M., and the hard-nosed champion factory of the Jackson/Winkeljohn fight gym; Brandon Gibson is a contrast to his surroundings...

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  25. With Bobby Green Out, Yancy Medeiros Steps in to Face Jim Miller at UFC 172

    This weekend's card for UFC 172 is right around the corner, but there was still time for the "injury bug" to shake things up before Saturday night...

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