1. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 162

    The most dominant title reign in UFC history came to an end on Saturday night at UFC 162 . Anderson Silva , widely regarded as the greatest fighter to ever compete in mixed martial ...

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  2. UFC 162 Results: What We Learned from Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver

    The featherweight division has become one of the most competitive under the UFC banner, and Cub Swanson and Dennis Siver are both gunning for title contention...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 11,258 reads 16 comments

  3. UFC 162 Results: What We Learned from Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Dave Herman

    Gabriel Gonzaga needed to make a big statement against Dave Herman to remain in the upper tier of the heavyweight division. And with one big right hand, he did just that...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 12,739 reads 9 comments

  4. Luke Rockhold Angling for Alan Belcher, Wants Michael Bisping Down the Line

    Luke Rockhold may have been dealt a setback in his Octagon debut, but he's looking to fire back strong...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,149 reads 10 comments

  5. Josh Thomson Calls out Anthony Pettis for Next Fight

    Josh Thomson is back in the UFC, and he's on the quest for a title shot. After nine years of competing outside the Octagon, "The Punk" made a triumphant return to the sport's biggest stage at UFC on Fox 7 in April...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 8,746 reads 52 comments

  6. UFC 162: Tim Boetsch Ready for Battle with Mark Munoz

    The road to title contention has been an uphill battle for Tim Boetsch . In a division filled with high profile names like Anderson Silva , Vitor Belfort , and Michael ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 2,866 reads 5 comments

  7. Fantasy Matchmaker: July 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 1 year ago 5,365 reads 6 comments

  8. Plenty at Stake for the Major Players at UFC 162

    Las Vegas is built upon the idea that dreams can be made and broken in one quick turn, and no shortage of risk will be involved for the major players when the UFC returns to Sin City next weekend for UFC 162 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 9,345 reads 30 comments

  9. Gilbert Melendez: 'I'm Coming After That UFC Title'

    For the past five years, Gilbert Melendez has been on a mission to prove he is the best 155-pound fighter on the planet...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 13,670 reads 41 comments

  10. UFC Lightweight Division: Exciting 2nd Half Ahead

    The lightweight divisional race has been nothing short of electric in the first half of 2013. Champion Benson Henderson edged out former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 5,253 reads 5 comments

  11. UFC 162: Mark Munoz's Drive Back to Title Contention Starts with Tim Boetsch

    In the fight game, getting knocked down is an occupational hazard every athlete faces. Nevertheless, some setbacks can require a fighter to dig down deeper in order not only to regain footing, but also to battle back to a position once held...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 3,818 reads 8 comments

  12. The Good, Bad and Strange from WAR MMA 1

    Nick Diaz has built a career on being one of the most enigmatic fighters in mixed martial arts. The former Strikeforce welterweight champion has become one of the biggest names ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 17,853 reads 39 comments

  13. UFC on Fox 8: Jake Ellenberger Has Focus Locked on Clash with Rory MacDonald

    One of the biggest battles a fighter faces throughout their career is to stay in the lane of constant progression...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 10,293 reads 46 comments

  14. UFC Title Pairings Starting to Make Sense Once Again

    The first half of 2013 may have been mired in questionable title shots, but it appears—at least for now—the latter part of the year will see some justification in the realm of championship opportunities...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 16,800 reads 71 comments

  15. The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 96

    Redemption was the theme of the night as Bellator kicked off its 2013 Summer Series in Thackerville, Okla...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 10,733 reads 32 comments

  16. UFC 162: Cub Swanson Looking to Keep Momentum Rolling Against Dennis Siver

    Cub Swanson is a man on a mission. After running the table in 2012 and picking up three consecutive victories, the resurgent featherweight entered 2013 looking to shift his drive to a title shot into high gear...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,911 reads 3 comments

  17. The Fighting Life: The Resilience of Carlos Condit

    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 1 year ago 14,642 reads 38 comments

  18. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 161

    On Saturday night, the UFC made its first visit to Winnipeg—and oh, what a debut it was. While the original lineup was set to feature a bantamweight title fight showdown in ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 10,017 reads 10 comments

  19. UFC 161: Rashad Evans Focused on the Journey, Not the Destination

    Every fighter competing in the UFC possesses a certain level of talent. Nevertheless, the truly great ones have something that sets them apart...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 2,138 reads 7 comments

  20. UFC 161: Jake Shields Looking to Humble Woodley in His Return

    Throughout his career, Jake Shields has been recognized as one of the best mixed martial artists in the sport and he's eager to prove it's a status he still deserves...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 2,556 reads 6 comments

  21. UFC Bantamweight Ranks: A Division in Disrepair

    Summer is here, the schedule is packed and the UFC has its foot on the gas pedal. Big-name fights and star-studded cards checker the calendar, and the fight for position across all eight UFC divisions is about to heat up...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,958 reads 25 comments

  22. Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans Set for a High-Risk Showdown at UFC 161

    Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans have been in plenty of fights with serious implications. Both are former champions with tremendous track records throughout their respective careers...

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  23. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fuel TV 10

    It was a hot night of action in Fortaleza, Brazil for UFC on Fuel TV 10. For starters, the chosen venue at Paulo Sarasate Arena was not equipped with air conditioning which pushed the temperatures just shy of 100 degrees...

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  24. UFC: Breaking Down B.J. Penn's Possible Lightweight Return

    There was a time when B.J. Penn was considered the greatest lightweight fighter on the planet. The former two-divisional champion dropped his welterweight ambitions and committed ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 14,348 reads 51 comments

  25. UFC on Fuel TV 10: Legendary Nogueira Looking to Prove He's Still a Factor

    When the book finally closes on the career of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira he will go down as one of the greatest heavyweights of all time...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 2,817 reads 5 comments