1. Anderson Silva Not Planning to Retire After Drug Test Failures

    Anderson Silva isn't ready to walk away from the Octagon just yet. While the former middleweight king is currently mired in controversy over failed drug tests leading up to ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 5,532 reads 81 comments

  2. Frankie Edgar: In Constant Pursuit of Greatness

    Throughout his career in mixed martial arts, Frankie Edgar has been a difficult fighter to categorize. The undersized fighter with an oversized heart was a common descriptor ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 8,797 reads 90 comments

  3. Tecia Torres Not a Fan of the Hype Surrounding Paige VanZant

    There has been a lot of promotional muscle put behind Paige VanZant , and her fellow strawweight Tecia Torres is none too happy about it. And for good reason...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 9,726 reads 64 comments

  4. Anthony Pettis Receives Stitches and Concussion in Title Loss to RDA at UFC 185

    Anthony Pettis won't be forgetting what happened at UFC 185 any time soon. Not only did the surging lightweight champion have his title taken away by Rafael dos Anjos, but it also was done so in brutal and prolonged fashion...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 19,057 reads 73 comments

  5. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 185

    As the saying goes, "Everything is bigger in Texas." And that certainly was the case for UFC 185 . With the promotion's 2015 campaign getting off to a memorable yet rocky start ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 18,751 reads 9 comments

  6. Donald Cerrone Admits Khabib Nurmagomedov Is 'Getting Under His Skin'

    Donald Cerrone prefers to do his talking inside the cage. While the hard-charging lightweight is a champion where colorful sound bites are concerned, the surging contender typically steers away from beef in the pre -fight build-up...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 16,212 reads 80 comments

  7. Johny Hendricks Explains Decision to Not Work with Mike Dolce for UFC 185

    Johny Hendricks is changing up a few things in 2015. After losing his welterweight title to rival Robbie Lawler in a hard-fought split decision at UFC 181 back in December, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 15,297 reads 35 comments

  8. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: March 2015 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts come about through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 4,896 reads 4 comments

  9. Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson: Different Approach Already Paying Dividends

    In mixed martial arts, slowing down simply isn't an option. Fighters and promotions alike need to be continuously pushing forward in order to keep up with the ever-evolving sport, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 4,749 reads 5 comments

  10. UFC 185's Matt Brown: Giving Everything Is the Only Option

    There is an ingrained resilience to Matt Brown. Whether it's the blue-collar work ethic born from his salt-of-the-earth upbringing in the Midwest or the inner toughness that has ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 6,527 reads 65 comments

  11. Rafael dos Anjos: Steady Progress Leads to Championship Opportunity at UFC 185

    Fighters finding their groove fall into a special category where all intangible attributes are locked away...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 7,676 reads 67 comments

  12. Derek Brunson: Moving Up and Enjoying the Climb

    Derek Brunson is on the come up in the ranks of the middleweight division. Since coming over from the now-defunct Strikeforce organization in 2012, the Wilmington, North Carolina, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 3,538 reads 7 comments

  13. UFC 185: The Nomadic Education of Elias Theodorou

    There are few comforts to be found competing in mixed martial arts. The nature of the sport is about pushing one's body and mind to new limits while breaking down those same attributes ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 5,615 reads 12 comments

  14. Marion Reneau: Heading to the Top by Any Means Necessary

    Marion Reneau isn't interested in waiting for opportunities to come around to her. Instead, The Bruiser is determined to make her own way to the top of the UFC women's bantamweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 6,976 reads 25 comments

  15. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 184

    Ronda Rousey is the most dominant female fighter to ever compete in the realm of combat sports. The "Rowdy" one's meteoric ascension to the top of mixed martial arts has ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 42,446 reads 46 comments

  16. Raquel Pennington Ready to Derail Holly Holm's Hype Train at UFC 184

    Raquel "Rocky" Pennington knows she's fighting an uphill battle at UFC 184 , but it's the opportunity she's been waiting for...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,934 reads 28 comments

  17. Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal Keeps It Simple: Get Paid and Entertain

    It's a Thursday night in the fight capital of the world, and one of the most polarizing figures in mixed martial arts is thinking about video games. Not Call of Duty first-person shooter home-console variety, but the 16-bit arcade classic type...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,341 reads 1 comments

  18. James Krause Ready to Show and Prove at UFC 184

    James Krause is fired up. Not that the Missouri-based scrapper ever needs any added motivation going into a fight, but there is something stinging him leading into his next tilt at UFC 184 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 1,348 reads 2 comments

  19. UFC 184: Holly Holm Ready for Life in the Fast Lane

    There is a lot of buzz and expectation surrounding Holly Holm's official UFC debut this Saturday night in Los Angeles...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 15,584 reads 20 comments

  20. MMA Road Trip Project: Matt Serra Gives 'MTV Cribs'-Style Tour of Serra BJJ

    The MMA Road Trip Project covered a lot of miles in 2014 and logged many memorable moments. The 15,000-mile adventure drove across this great country, going coast to coast and stopping at every MMA gym that could be found along the way...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 10,346 reads 9 comments

  21. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 61

    Whenever there are high stakes surrounding a fight, an added element of drama occurs. Whether it be a heated rivalry, possible title contention or some additional circumstance, when ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 17,533 reads 20 comments

  22. UFC 184: Jake Ellenberger Determined to Get Back on Track Against Josh Koscheck

    The UFC's welterweight division is a talent-rich collective where the battle to claim elite-level status never slows...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 3,296 reads 16 comments

  23. Frank Mir: Relaxed, Recharged and Ready to Face Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva

    Over the past 14 years, Frank Mir has carved out his own place in the history of the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, he'll face former title challenger Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 5,895 reads 29 comments

  24. Benson Henderson Finds New Momentum Following Win at Fight Night 60

    The once and future king. That mantra represents the mindset of former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,696 reads 11 comments

  25. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva Seeking Fresh Start Against Frank Mir at Fight Night 61

    Mixed martial arts is a sport where growth and the progression of skills is required in order to find continued success. It is also one where the ability to adapt and change can be just as crucial...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 3,520 reads 31 comments