1. Ian McCall: Dillashaw Will Attempt to Stand with Barao and Get Knocked out

    With more than a decade's worth of experience in the fight game under his belt and long-term status as one of the world's best flyweights, Ian McCall has a solid grasp on the action that takes place at the highest levels in MMA ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 4,251 reads 12 comments

  2. UFC 173's Renan Barao: 'T.J. Dillashaw Thinks He's a Striker and He Isn't'

    T.J. Dillashaw has certainly made improvements to his striking skill set over the past two years, but apparently Renan Barao isn't all too impressed...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 12,346 reads 54 comments

  3. Gray Maynard Set to Return Against Fabricio Camoes at UFC 176

    Gray Maynard will be looking to get things back on track, and his mission to do so will start with Fabricio Camoes at UFC 176 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 7,368 reads 23 comments

  4. Dana White and Ken Shamrock Squash Beef, End Long-Standing Feud

    Mixed martial arts is a sport built upon rivalries and Dana White certainly knows a thing or two about the topic...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 19,312 reads 41 comments

  5. Bjorn Rebney Won't Force 'Rampage' Jackson vs. Emanuel Newton Title Fight

    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson accomplished his goal of winning the light heavyweight tournament at Bellator 120, but his road to the title isn't necessarily a clear-cut path...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 3,452 reads 10 comments

  6. Alexander Shlemenko on Loss at Bellator 120: 'It Was a Very Good Experience'

    There weren't too many positives Alexander Shlemenko could take from his fight against Tito Ortiz this past weekend at Bellator 120...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 6,524 reads 3 comments

  7. The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 120

    Bellator Fighting Championship may have more than 100 shows under its belt, but the promotion took a landmark step on Saturday night at Bellator 120...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 16,273 reads 23 comments

  8. UFC 173: Robbie Lawler Focused on Jake Ellenberger, Wants Title Shot with Win

    Throughout his 13 years as a professional mixed martial artist, there have been many different taglines attached to Robbie Lawler 's name...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 7,274 reads 11 comments

  9. T.J. Dillashaw Believes All the Pressure Will Be on Renan Barao at UFC 173

    T.J. Dillashaw's rapid ascension up the bantamweight ranks has been filled with impressive performances. The Team Alpha Male member has successfully parlayed his highly touted ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 4,272 reads 25 comments

  10. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza Wants Next Title Shot or Bout with Vitor Belfort

    There are few fighters currently competing in the UFC middleweight ranks with as much momentum as Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 6,604 reads 37 comments

  11. Anthony Pettis Cleared by Doctor to Box and Train Jiu-Jitsu

    It has been a lengthy layoff, but Anthony Pettis has officially started his road back to the Octagon. The lightweight champion has been on the shelf since last December, when ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 6,972 reads 28 comments

  12. Stipe Miocic Rolling with Maldonado Matchup, Still Wants JDS Fight Down the Road

    Situations can change rapidly in mixed martial arts, but Stipe Miocic hasn't allowed a series of twists and turns to break his focus...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 3,625 reads 7 comments

  13. Tito Ortiz Talks Shlemenko, Fighting Rampage and the UFC Erasing His Legacy

    There are few fighters who could match the storied career of Tito Ortiz , and "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" is looking to add a few more chapters before it is all said and done...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 11,346 reads 20 comments

  14. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 40

    There are some fights that guarantee violent chaos. That was certainly the expectation of the main event pairing between Matt Brown and Erick Silva at Fight Night 40...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 10,027 reads 10 comments

  15. The Only Fight That Matters to Matt Brown Is the One Right in Front of Him

    There are plenty of things that could be on Matt Brown's mind right now. The Ultimate Fighter alum turned welterweight contender has been on one of the hottest streaks in recent ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 4,621 reads 19 comments

  16. Dropping Knowledge: Michael Bisping and Dominick Cruz Break Down Fight Night 40

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 4,947 reads 4 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night: Erick Silva Looking to Win Battle of Aggression with Matt Brown

    There are several factors that play into fighters establishing themselves in mixed martial arts. Finding success inside the cage is ultimately the biggest requirement, but captivating ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 5,740 reads 29 comments

  18. Jose Aldo Slams Conor McGregor for Constant Trash Talk

    From the moment he hit the UFC scene, Conor McGregor has been on a mission to draw attention and elevate his status at the highest level of mixed martial arts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 14,433 reads 73 comments

  19. Interesting Options Ahead for Lightweight Contender Khabib Nurmagomedov

    The lightweight division is one of the deepest collectives under the UFC banner and Khabib Nurmagomedov has carved out his place as a major player...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 14,790 reads 44 comments

  20. MMA Guru Greg Jackson Takes His Knowledge Global with New System

    When it comes to the role of coaching fighters in mixed martial arts, no one is more associated with success than Greg Jackson. The Albuquerque, New Mexico, native has played a crucial role in the development of some of the sport's biggest stars...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 17,186 reads 22 comments

  21. Mark Munoz: Raising Funds for the Philippines as He Prepares for Gegard Mousasi

    Mark Munoz has never been short in the heart department. While that intangible in mixed martial arts is typically weighed out in grit and the ability to battle through tough circumstances—a ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,110 reads 6 comments

  22. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker April 2014 Edition

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

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,931 reads 7 comments

  23. Gilbert Melendez, Mark Munoz and Joseph Benavidez Talk the Importance of Balance

    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 3 months ago 5,183 reads 2 comments

  24. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 172

    Coming into Saturday night's card for UFC 172 , Jon Jones was regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 25,904 reads 25 comments

  25. Brendan Schaub Excited to Welcome Andrei Arlovski Back to the Octagon at UFC 174

    Brendan Schaub has been asking for a big fight, and it looks like he finally got one. The surging heavyweight will welcome former champion Andrei Arlovski back to the Octagon ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 8,113 reads 27 comments