1. Change of Perspective Has Joseph Benavidez Ready for Title Shot

    Perception dictates everything. When a point of view is established, the realities of a situation begin to fill in...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 4,399 reads 18 comments

  2. Alexander Gustafsson Yet to Be Contacted by UFC for Rematch with Jones

    Alexander Gustafsson nearly defeated Jon Jones last weekend at UFC 165, and he's eager to get another crack at the light heavyweight champion...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 6,591 reads 118 comments

  3. Benson Henderson Looking to Return in February of 2014

    Benson Henderson is eyeing a comeback, but don't expect to see him inside the Octagon anytime soon. According to reports on UFC Tonight , the former lightweight champion is looking ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 8,770 reads 37 comments

  4. Dana White Blasts 'Irrelevant' Ken Shamrock, Now Going After $175k He's Owed

    Getting on Dana White 's bad side has proven to be an unenviable place to be over the years, and it appears Ken Shamrock has worked his way back onto the UFC President's radar...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 15,569 reads 92 comments

  5. The Fighting Life: The Quiet Storm of Gilbert Melendez

    Gilbert Melendez is the definition of quiet intensity. In a profession filled with individuals who posture and boast about their toughness, or jaw themselves into self-constructed grudge matches, Melendez is simply a different type of animal...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 9,515 reads 32 comments

  6. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 165

    Jon Jones , one of the top pound-for-pound mixed martial artists on the planet, set out to add another chapter to his storied career on Saturday night at UFC 165 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 19,674 reads 57 comments

  7. The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 100

    Mark a milestone in the books as Bellator Fighting Championship logged its 100th event on Friday night in Phoenix, Ariz...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 1,734 reads 1 comments

  8. The Rising Tide: The Sky Is the Limit for UFC 165's Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Stone. Cold. Impressive. Every prospect in mixed martial arts becomes that way by earning accolades of this nature, but every now and again, one fighter will show a level of potential that deserves more than basic descriptive adjectives...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 10,436 reads 38 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 12,239 reads 49 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 1,297 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 6,854 reads 8 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 6,514 reads 4 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 1,817 reads 71 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 2,072 reads 22 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 4,359 reads 14 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 8,043 reads 13 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 10,579 reads 17 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 10,329 reads 14 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 3,148 reads 5 comments

  20. '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 1 year ago 5,399 reads 14 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 4,830 reads 42 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 8,660 reads 40 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 46,009 reads 40 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 9,876 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 1,360 reads 8 comments