1. Despite Strange Turns, Ross Pearson Feels Momentum Going into UFC Fight Night 47

    Anything can happen when the cage door closes, and Ross Pearson has come to appreciate the elements of truth in that cliche...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 4,162 reads 13 comments

  2. Holly Holm Knows She Came to the UFC with a Target on Her Back

    A lot of excitement and expectations surround Holly Holm 's arrival to the UFC. The former three-divisional boxing-champion-turned-mixed-martial-artist has been garnering attention since making her MMA debut back in 2011...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 21,104 reads 38 comments

  3. Mark Hunt Released by the UFC? Dana White Says 'Hell No!'

    The sport of mixed martial arts carries a 24-hour news cycle, and there appears to be something brewing with Mark Hunt's current employment status with the UFC...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 56,539 reads 39 comments

  4. Gray Maynard: Back to Basics and Looking for Redemption at UFC Fight Night 47

    The past three years have been anything but stable for Gray Maynard . The former No. 1 contender to the lightweight crown went from being inches away from grabbing the 155-pound ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 5,265 reads 18 comments

  5. John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins Added to UFC Fight Night 50

    The upper tier of the UFC's flyweight division is still taking shape, and John Moraga and Justin Scoggins are looking to keep a foothold in the race for future title contention...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,209 reads 14 comments

  6. Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine Set as Main Event for UFC Fight Night 54

    The race for title contention in the UFC's welterweight division has been on fire in 2014, and Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine have been scrapping their way toward a championship opportunity...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 13,141 reads 101 comments

  7. TUF 20: Aisling Daly Looking to Keep the Momentum Rolling for Irish MMA

    There are few things on the MMA landscape currently generating more heat than Irish MMA. With a band of talented and rowdy fighters in two, and the success of the UFC's return to Dublin still echoing, the spotlight has fallen on "The Emerald Isle...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 3,131 reads 8 comments

  8. Aljamain Sterling Welcomes Pressure, Focused on Progress

    Expectation can be a difficult thing to hold in mixed martial arts, but Aljamain Sterling has worn it well...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,569 reads 3 comments

  9. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 12

    In the world of combat sports, some matchups guarantee a special caliber of violence. When two fighters who have built their careers upon aggression and separating their opponents ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 20,165 reads 45 comments

  10. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann Breaks Down Card for UFC on Fox 12

    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 4,792 reads 7 comments

  11. Daniel Cormier Excited to Get His Hands on Jon Jones at UFC 178

    Daniel Cormier has been gunning for Jon Jones for a long time. Even before the former Olympian ever stepped foot in the light heavyweight division, the Louisiana native made ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 19,488 reads 162 comments

  12. Ruthless Resurgence: Robbie Lawler's Quest for UFC Gold Continues

    Robbie Lawler 's nickname may be "Ruthless," but "Resurgent" would also be a fitting moniker at this point in his career...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 6,620 reads 26 comments

  13. The Fighting Life: Finding Kyle Kingsbury

    There is a positive energy that radiates from Kyle Kingsbury. The Ultimate Fighter alum is a hulk of a human being, with broad shoulders and tree trunk legs, but he is quick with a joke and that puts those around him at ease almost instantly...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,611 reads 4 comments

  14. Dustin Poirier on Conor McGregor: 'I Want to Whip His Ass for Talking so Much'

    There is a ruckus brewing in the ranks of the featherweight division, and Dustin Poirier would be honored to get his hands on Conor McGregor ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 29,065 reads 150 comments

  15. Ricardo Lamas Open to Fight with Frankie Edgar, Wants Top 5 Opponent Next

    Ricardo Lamas will be on the sidelines for a few months nursing a broken thumb, but The Bully is eyeing big things for his return...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 4,179 reads 11 comments

  16. Diego Brandao Out to Derail Conor McGregor, Silence Critics at Fight Night 46

    There is no doubt about it — Diego Brandao is a fighter who thrives on emotion. The featherweight powerhouse blitzed his way through the 15th season of The Ultimate Fighter as he knocked out every opponent in his path to the finals...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 5,526 reads 42 comments

  17. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 45

    The lightweight division is one of the most talent-rich collectives under the UFC's promotional banner, and Fight Night 45 put the spotlight directly on the heated title race currently raging at 155 pounds...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 8,329 reads 16 comments

  18. Chris Cariaso: Ignoring Naysayers, out to Capitalize on 'Dream Opportunity'

    Title shots in the UFC can be tricky business, and Chris Cariaso is determined to make the most of his opportunity to get his hands on championship gold...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 2,401 reads 23 comments

  19. Conor McGregor Feeding Off Pressure and Expectation Heading into Fight Night 46

    The fight game is a complex environment where a multitude of attributes can determine success or failure, and Conor McGregor has proven to be a quick study to the finer points of combat sports...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 4,543 reads 31 comments

  20. Dana White Says Holly Holm Will Not Receive an Immediate Title Shot

    The anticipation to see Holly Holm compete inside the Octagon has been brewing for quite some time...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 10,291 reads 56 comments

  21. Fight Night 46: Cathal Pendred and the Long Road Back to Dublin

    The dream of competing under the UFC banner has been locked inside Cathal Pendred 's mind for as long as he can remember...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 3,886 reads 3 comments

  22. Gilbert Melendez Talks TUF 20 and Upcoming Title Shot Against Anthony Pettis

    For Gilbert Melendez , the ultimate prize may be off in the distance, but he has never taken his mind off the UFC lightweight title. He will have his shot against Anthony Pettis at the UFC's 2014 year-end event in December...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 13,530 reads 54 comments

  23. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: July 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 4,923 reads 10 comments

  24. Alex White Will Look to Keep Things Rolling at UFC Fight Night 45

    First impressions are crucial in mixed martial arts, and Alex White absolutely made the most of his first showing inside the Octagon...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 5,943 reads 7 comments

  25. Glover Teixeira Eyeing a Return to the Octagon in October

    Glover Teixeira is looking to get back to work inside the cage, but he's taking the necessary time to make sure he'll be firing on all cylinders when that time comes...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 4,642 reads 23 comments