1. The Fighting Life: Tate's Passion for MMA Trumps Rivalry with Rousey

    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 begin, it becomes a matter of opportunity...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 11,760 reads 84 comments

  2. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 163

    Every time the UFC brings the Octagon down to Brazil, a night of face-punching excitement is guaranteed to unfold...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 26,214 reads 54 comments

  3. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Breaks Down UFC 163

    The analysis team for the UFC on Fuel TV 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 1 year ago 6,018 reads 14 comments

  4. The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 97

    With two title fights on the card and a showcase bout for one of the promotion's most promising stars, Bellator pulled out all the stops when it rolled through Albuquerque, N.M...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 5,273 reads 24 comments

  5. Vitor Belfort Facing Limited Options in the Middleweight Division

    Vitor Belfort wants another shot at the middleweight title, but despite "The Phenom's" adamant requests to get another crack at UFC gold, it doesn't appear a championship opportunity will be coming his way anytime soon...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,851 reads 56 comments

  6. UFC 163: Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis Set to Collide in Crucial Fight

    Since the dawning of the Zuffa era in mixed martial arts, the UFC light heavyweight division has always been the promotion's crown jewel...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 3,905 reads 14 comments

  7. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 8

    Sometimes, a fight card delivers everywhere except where people are most expecting it to shine, and that is exactly what happened on UFC on Fox 8 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,594 reads 41 comments

  8. UFC on Fox 8: How Ellenberger vs. MacDonald Impacts the Welterweight Division

    This weekend in Seattle, two of the UFC's top welterweights will throw down when talented young Canadian Rory MacDonald squares off with surging contender Jake Ellenberger in the co-main event at UFC on Fox 8 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,122 reads 25 comments

  9. Bellator 97: King Mo Continues His Move Toward Light Heavyweight Crown

    Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal is one of a kind. The former wrestling standout from Oklahoma State has parlayed his athletic prowess from his days as a Division I All-American athlete ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,331 reads 8 comments

  10. Renzo Gracie Recorded Rare Triple Submission Victory in His MMA Debut

    There is no better story teller in the mixed martial arts world than Renzo Gracie. The MMA legend has been one of the sport's most vibrant personalities throughout his storied career and has earned his reputation as a captivating yarn spinner...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,840 reads 4 comments

  11. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann Breaks Down UFC on Fox 8

    The analysis team for the UFC on Fuel TV and Fox broadcasts have been providing the best in-depth coverage mixed martial has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,047 reads 8 comments

  12. Plenty at Stake for the Major Players at UFC on Fox 8

    The Octagon will return to Seattle this weekend for UFC on Fox 8 and there are some heavy stakes on the line for several major players involved...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 3,941 reads 7 comments

  13. Nick Diaz Shows Warm Heart in Relationship with Stitch Duran

    Jacob "Stitch" Duran has been one of the most beloved figures in combat sports for the past two decades. The seasoned cutman has been an integral part of the fight night ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 8,481 reads 4 comments

  14. The Rising Tide: On the Grind with Ike Vallie-Flagg

    In a rapidly growing sport like mixed martial arts, overnight success stories receive the quick grab in the headlines of MMA media...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 3,288 reads 2 comments

  15. UFC 164: Anthony Pettis Ready for 'Showtime' in Milwaukee

    The UFC lightweight title has been in the sights of Anthony Pettis for quite some time, and the chance to make his dream a reality is rapidly approaching...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 9,810 reads 54 comments

  16. UFC on Fox 8: Demetrious Johnson Staying Focused in a Hectic Environment

    It would be understandable if Demetrious Johnson were feeling a bit on edge these days. The UFC flyweight champion is under two weeks away from making the second defense of his ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,995 reads 4 comments

  17. UFC Lightweight Division: Fighting for Position in an Uncertain Title Picture

    Two weeks ago, all seemed to be running smoothly in the UFC lightweight title picture. Champion Benson Henderson and No. 1 contender T.J...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,240 reads 21 comments

  18. UFC Title Contender Eddie Wineland: Mustache, Tights and a Title Fight

    Eddie Wineland is a throwback to a different era. The former WEC bantamweight champion and current UFC interim title contender moves along to the beat of his own drum and has proven to be a difficult man to shake from his course...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,386 reads 8 comments

  19. UFC 164: Dustin Poirier's Quest to Get Back on Track Starts with Erik Koch

    Dustin Poirier is on a mission to get to the top of the featherweight division, and he's certainly not taking any short cuts to reach that goal...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 2,919 reads 5 comments

  20. UFC Featherweight Division Dealing with Positive Problems

    When 2012 came to a close, the UFC featherweight division looked poised for a breakthrough. While other deep and talented divisions receive a greater share of the spotlight, the ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,921 reads 26 comments

  21. Kelvin Gastelum Looking to Parlay TUF Momentum into Welterweight Run

    Kelvin Gastelum shook up the MMA world by upsetting Uriah Hall to become the 17th winner of The Ultimate Fighter , and now he's ready to jump into the deep waters of the welterweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 5,048 reads 20 comments

  22. Urijah Faber Plans to Keep Rolling While Title Picture Gets Sorted Out

    The current state of the bantamweight division may be in disrepair, but perennial contender Urijah Faber continues to roll on...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,504 reads 16 comments

  23. Cub Swanson: Focused on Title Following Beautiful Destruction of Dennis Siver

    Beautiful destruction is what Cub Swanson wanted to display at UFC 162 against Dennis Siver , and that's exactly what he delivered...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,466 reads 16 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey: Not Expecting Thanks from Competitors as Women's MMA Grows in UFC

    In case MMA fans were unaware, Ronda Rousey is a star. The woman credited with breaking down the barrier for females to compete on the sport’s biggest stage was in attendance ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 9,478 reads 62 comments

  25. 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 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 12,563 reads 28 comments