1. Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard Official for UFC 171

    There is no other weight class under the UFC banner that can boast the depth of elite-level talent the welterweight division does...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 12,495 reads 108 comments

  2. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 33

    Mixed martial arts is a thriving passion for the fighting faithful in Australia. The fanbase has grown to become one of the most lively collectives across the globe, and on Friday night (Saturday for them), the UFC returned for UFC Fight Night 33...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 10,118 reads 27 comments

  3. Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia Set for UFC 170

    Talk of a fight between Demian Maia and Rory MacDonald has been swirling for some time, but on Friday night, it became official. The matchup between two of the UFC's top welterweights will go down at UFC 170 , which will take place on Feb...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 11,664 reads 35 comments

  4. Ryan Bader and Sponsor Donate $20,000 to Navy SEALs

    Heading into his next tilt against Anthony Perosh this weekend at Fight Night 33, Ryan Bader has his mind set on getting back into the upper-tier of the UFC light heavyweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 11,230 reads 51 comments

  5. The Fighting Life: Josh Thomson Is Determined to Leave His Mark on the UFC

    Josh Thomson won't deny there is a chip on his shoulder. And it's been there for quite some time. The AKA staple and top-ranked lightweight has hovered in the conversation as one of the best 155-pound fighters in the world for the past decade...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,593 reads 9 comments

  6. Urijah Faber: Instincts Key to Defeating Michael McDonald at UFC on Fox 9

    The UFC bantamweight title is the ultimate destination for Urijah Faber . "The California Kid" has been shredding the competition in the bantamweight division as of late as ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 14,132 reads 14 comments

  7. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker December 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...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 8,218 reads 33 comments

  8. The Good, Bad and Strange from The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale

    Anytime a six-figure contract is on the line, you can expect some intense battles. On Saturday night at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale in Las Vegas, two UFC contracts were ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 23,066 reads 22 comments

  9. The UFC Welterweight Division Doesn't Need Georges St-Pierre

    The UFC welterweight division doesn't need Georges St-Pierre. Where saying that anytime over the past seven years would have been absolute insanity, when looking at the current state of the weight class, that statement doesn't sound so crazy...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 23,006 reads 86 comments

  10. Dropping Knowledge: Michael Bisping Breaks Down Card for TUF 18 Finale

    The analysts for UFC on Fox and Fox Sports 1 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 over 1 year ago 11,080 reads 8 comments

  11. UFC Fighters Break Down What It Takes to Be a Great Coach in MMA

    Fans tune in on a regular basis to see stars from across the sport of MMA step into the cage and battle for supremacy. Two fighters—engaging in a battle of will and skill—are looking to determine who is on point and who has more work to do...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 12,671 reads 4 comments

  12. Tarec Saffiedine Eager to Jump into Deep Waters of UFC Welterweight Division

    The competitive nature of divisions under the UFC banner rise and fall, but the 170-pound weight class never falters...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 5,341 reads 12 comments

  13. Chris Leben Knows His Back is Against the Wall Heading into UFC 168

    It's often said the journey far outweighs the destination. The saying is meant to shed light on how the path navigated is supposed to provide more meaning when the person gets to ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 18,237 reads 39 comments

  14. WSOF Signee Brian Foster Looking to Bring Fire to Organization

    Brian Foster's world has been on a roller coaster for the past three years. In November of 2010, he was coming off an impressive second-round submission victory over Matt Brown—current ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 3,992 reads 8 comments

  15. Cub Swanson Excited About the Road Ahead, Looking to Return in Early 2014

    The past two years have been crazy for Cub Swanson . Where the 30-year-old was once seemingly fixed on the roller-coaster ride of unfulfilled potential, those days have long since been in the rearview mirror...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 7,567 reads 18 comments

  16. Dana White Stands Firm on Comments Made About GSP Post-UFC 167

    UFC president Dana White was red-hot last Saturday night. Not only did the head honcho believe Johny Hendricks had done enough to dethrone long-reigning champion Georges St-Pierre ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 18,614 reads 69 comments

  17. Demian Maia's Wants Rory MacDonald or Ben Askren Next If He Signs with UFC

    Demian Maia is coming off the first loss of his welterweight run in the UFC, and he's already on the road back to competing...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 4,905 reads 38 comments

  18. Rashad Evans Believes His Next Fight Will Come Against Daniel Cormier

    Rashad Evans is back on track and hunting down a shot at the light heavyweight title. He erased any doubt that lingered about his heart being in the game when he steamrolled former two-divisional title challenger Chael Sonnen at UFC 167 on Saturday.

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 12,505 reads 65 comments

  19. Jake Ellenberger Determined to Get Back into Contention Against Tarec Saffiedine

    There is an eagerness pulsing through Jake Ellenberger . Beneath his Midwestern-bred good manners and crisp presentation that is undoubtedly a product of his time in the Marines, "The Juggernaut" has a beast within the begs to be released...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 3,805 reads 6 comments

  20. UFC 167 Fallout: Rashad Evans and the State of the Light Heavyweight Division

    There was a lot of chaos in the aftermath of UFC 167 . Champion Georges St-Pierre lost the fight on the large majority of public scorecards, but won on two of the three that actually mattered...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 14,761 reads 30 comments

  21. Dana White Blasts Nevada State Athletic Commission in the Aftermath of UFC 167

    Dana White has never been one to bite his tongue, but these days, few things seem to get his blood boiling more than the Nevada State Athletic Commission...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 4,821 reads 12 comments

  22. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 167

    The UFC rolled out a big show to celebrate their 20th anniversary. After a week-long circus that featured former legends and current superstars of the sport, everything finally ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 16,214 reads 24 comments

  23. Plenty at Stake for the Major Players at UFC 167

    There is a lot of hype, buzz or any number of adjectives for excitement surrounding this weekend's card for UFC 167 . Anytime a title fight features one of the pound-for-pound greats on the bill, there is sure to be a high level of anticipation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 5,598 reads 7 comments

  24. Dana White Can See Chael Sonnen Taking Administrative Role When He Retires

    Chael Sonnen wears a lot of hats these days. In addition to being one of the top draws for the biggest promotion in mixed martial arts, he's also an analyst for the UFC on Fox ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 7,916 reads 19 comments

  25. Dana White Reveals He Has No Interest in Signing Ben Askren

    Ben Askren very well may be one of the best welterweight fighters on the planet but Dana White has no interest in signing him to the UFC roster...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about over 1 year ago 24,752 reads 133 comments