1. Fight Night 71: Josh Thomson Frustrated with Current Role in UFC LW Division

    To say Josh Thomson is fired up heading into his bout with Tony Ferguson at Fight Night 71 on Wednesday would be an understatement. It would also be one that requires a bit of clarity as well...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 4,871 reads 37 comments

  2. The Good, Bad and the Strange from 'The Ultimate Fighter 21' Finale

    LAS VEGAS — The stakes are high any time a fighter steps into the Octagon, but there was a little something extra on the line for the showcase bouts atop the card at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 17,141 reads 7 comments

  3. UFC 189 Results: The Good, the Bad and the Strange from Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS — Something special happens when a fighter rises to meet expectations, and UFC 189 was all about seeing if Conor McGregor could live up to his...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 91,940 reads 79 comments

  4. UFC 189's Tim Means: Tough Times Made a Tough Fighter

    LAS VEGAS — Tim Means has been waiting to land a big fight and couldn't be more excited about whom that opportunity will come against at UFC 189 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 3,152 reads 3 comments

  5. Anthony Pettis Talks Lightweight Title Chase and Wanting to Fight Nate Diaz

    LAS VEGAS — Anthony Pettis wants nothing more than to reclaim the lightweight title that was taken from him back in March, but settling his grudge with Nate Diaz is also very high on Showtime's agenda...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 10,364 reads 33 comments

  6. Thomas Almeida's Ascension Continues at UFC 189

    LAS VEGAS — There was a lot of buzz surrounding Thomas Almeida's arrival to the UFC, and the 23-year-old Brazilian has lived up to the hype every step of the way...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 2,379 reads 8 comments

  7. UFC 189: Chad Mendes Welcomes Everything About Fight with Conor McGregor

    "You don't have to get ready when you stay ready" is a common saying in combat sports, and Chad Mendes is proof of the substance behind the cliche...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 27,342 reads 86 comments

  8. Benson Henderson: New Division, Same Championship Aspirations

    Benson Henderson is ready to face the best the world has to offer, but he'll be doing it in a different weight class for the foreseeable future...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 21,511 reads 86 comments

  9. Stephen Thompson Aiming for Breakout Performance Against Jake Ellenberger

    It only takes a few minutes of watching Stephen Thompson fight to realize there's something special about him...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 7,076 reads 34 comments

  10. The Fighting Life: The Indomitable Spirit of Matt Brown

    In mixed martial arts, there is little personal discovery to be found until the limits of a comfort zone are left behind...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 14,609 reads 104 comments

  11. Jose Aldo Publishes X-Rays of Broken Rib, Takes Shot at Conor McGregor

    Reigning king of the UFC's featherweight division Jose Aldo has been catching a lot of heat since he made the decision to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 39,053 reads 184 comments

  12. Fabricio Werdum Changes His Mind About Rematch with Cain Velasquez

    In the days following his smashing of Cain Velasquez to become the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum expressed interest in a rematch with the former titleholder...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 32,853 reads 51 comments

  13. Al Iaquinta Embraces New Opponent, Bigger Opportunity to Shine at Fight Night 71

    Fortunes can change rapidly in mixed martial arts. Opportunities for a fighter to progress are frequently lost and found because of injury and additional circumstance...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 5,107 reads 23 comments

  14. Jessica Eye Ready to Make Statement, Earn Title Shot with Win over Miesha Tate

    Jessica "Evil" Eye is ready to make her case for a shot at the UFC women's bantamweight crown, and she plans to do that at the expense of Miesha Tate at UFC on Fox 16 on July 25...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 8,963 reads 32 comments

  15. The Good, Bad and the Strange from UFC Fight Night 70

    The race for title contention in the UFC's middleweight division has never been hotter, and two of the major players in the championship mix stepped into the Octagon for a high-stakes affair at Fight Night 70...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 8,901 reads 8 comments

  16. Yoel Romero's Mission for Championship Gold Continues at UFC Fight Night 70

    Yoel Romero's life in competition has been a decorated one. The Cuba native garnered acclaim during his years spent on wrestling mats around the globe and built a respectable ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 5,210 reads 12 comments

  17. Lyoto Machida Looking to Keep His Title Hopes Alive at UFC Fight Night 70

    Lyoto Machida 's dreams of getting his hands on another UFC title are still very much alive, but he knows the situation he's facing heading into Fight Night 70...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 3,562 reads 15 comments

  18. Nate Diaz Claims He's Fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 189

    Nate Diaz does what Nate Diaz wants to do. And apparently what one-half of Stockton, California's finest brotherly duo wants to do right now is step in to face Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 45,145 reads 175 comments

  19. John Hathaway Injured, Out of Bout with Gunnar Nelson at UFC 189

    The lineup for UFC 189 is under fire, and John Hathaway is the latest confirmed fighter to fall victim to injury...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 1,270 reads 6 comments

  20. Fabricio Werdum's Coach Says His Guy Beats Cain Velasquez 10 out of 10 Times

    Fabricio Werdum submitted Cain Velasquez in the third round of their main event tilt at UFC 188 to become the undisputed champion of the UFC's heavyweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 5,365 reads 26 comments

  21. Chris Weidman Says Luke Rockhold Can't Beat Him Anywhere

    Chris Weidman knows Luke Rockhold will likely be the next to challenge for his middleweight title, but the champion doesn't seem all too concerned about it...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 9,840 reads 124 comments

  22. Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson Explains Why Promotion Signed UFC Fight Pass Deal

    In the year and a half he's been at the helm, Titan Fighting Championships CEO Jeff Aronson has been working to take his organization to new levels of visibility...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 6,284 reads 18 comments

  23. UFC 188 Results: The Good, Bad and the Strange from Mexico City

    Few things are more captivating in the world of combat sports than a heavyweight championship fight. The main event at UFC 188 had added appeal as two titles were set to be unified ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 36,440 reads 57 comments

  24. Ryan Bader Continues Hire Heroes USA Partnership with $5,000 Donation

    Ryan Bader ’s support of the United States military has been one of the light heavyweight contender’s primary focuses during his time under the UFC banner, and those ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 5,648 reads 8 comments

  25. Gilbert Melendez: A Grudge Will Be Settled, a Dream Will Come True at UFC 188

    Mexico has a long, proud history of forging hard-nosed, aggressive prizefighters—those who show a refusal to take a back step once things go live...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 10,867 reads 29 comments