1. 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 5,897 reads 29 comments

  2. 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

  3. 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 3,525 reads 31 comments

  4. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 60

    Mixed martial arts is a chaotic sport where anything can and usually does happen. The lead-up to the UFC's return to Denver for Fight Night 60 was a prime example of how hectic ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 19,160 reads 36 comments

  5. Matt Mitrione Angling Hard for Bout with Andrei Arlovski

    Matt Mitrione is picking a fight, and on Thursday he let the world know it. The former NFL defensive lineman-turned-surging UFC heavyweight took to his Twitter account and blasted ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 8,092 reads 71 comments

  6. Anthony Johnson Felt Bad for Crushing Alexander Gustafsson's Dreams

    Anthony Johnson's resurgence has been one of the best comeback stories in the 21-year history of mixed martial arts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 12,004 reads 52 comments

  7. Chael Sonnen: Georges St-Pierre, Not Anderson Silva, the Greatest of All Time

    Chael Sonnen may not be mixing it up inside the Octagon these days, but that doesn't mean his opinion doesn't resonate throughout the MMA community whenever a hot issue arises...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 19,445 reads 172 comments

  8. Brandon Thatch: Always Up to Throw Down

    Brandon Thatch's name may be relatively new to the UFC stage, but that doesn't mean there is anything untested about him...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 8,061 reads 56 comments

  9. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: February 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 4 months ago 10,969 reads 42 comments

  10. Benson Henderson: Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere

    Certain things simply do not matter to Benson Henderson . Whereas the current landscape of mixed martial arts is filled with fighters who proclaim they will step in against any ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 11,222 reads 70 comments

  11. The Fighting Life: The Resurgence of Xtreme Couture

    "I don't want to see anyone stop until that timer sounds." In a sea of weary bodies, Coach Robert Follis is giving his fighters one last push as they head into the homestretch of what has been a grueling two-hour grappling session...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 17,449 reads 3 comments

  12. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 183

    There is little argument to Anderson Silva being recognized as the greatest fighter to ever compete in mixed martial arts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 18,622 reads 11 comments

  13. Ovince St. Preux vs. Patrick Cummins Set for UFC on Fox 15 in April

    There are no easy roads to the top of the UFC's light heavyweight division, and two emerging talents will get their opportunity to take another step toward the elite tier when Ovince St...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 3,016 reads 25 comments

  14. UFC 183's Kelvin Gastelum: A Long Shot No More

    Kelvin Gastelum has gone by many names during his brief UFC tenure. On The Ultimate Fighter , he was a long shot and then a surprise winner, which in turn made him a prospect...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 7,764 reads 36 comments

  15. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 14

    Anytime there is more on the line than just a payday, the interest surrounding the action inside the Octagon always ratchets up...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 23,566 reads 42 comments

  16. Gegard Mousasi Has Rediscovered His Killer Instinct Heading into UFC on Fox 14

    When it comes to tempering nerves on fight night, few fighters have ever reached the level of calm Gegard Mousasi possesses when the cage door closes...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 4,328 reads 19 comments

  17. Alexander Gustafsson Focused on Anthony Johnson, Not Rematch with Jon Jones

    Alexander Gustafsson is a man of few words. Granted, the rangy Swedish fighter uses English as a second language, but even outside of media obligations during his rise through ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 8,135 reads 62 comments

  18. Jake Shields on Rousimar Palhares: 'I'll Put Him in the Hospital'

    The only thing on Jake Shields ' mind at the current time is Rousimar Palhares . While the former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned welterweight contender under ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 9,460 reads 33 comments

  19. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 59

    In the lead-up to Fight Night 59, the UFC made it absolutely clear its return to Boston was going to be "The Conor McGregor Show...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 38,833 reads 43 comments

  20. WSOF 17: The Complex Redemption of Brian Foster

    Even through an orchestra of slot machine jangles and a Taylor Swift mashup blasting from one of the casino bars, Brian Foster's voice is impossible to miss...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 3,190 reads 1 comments

  21. Fight Night 59: Gleison Tibau out to Expose Norman Parke

    The UFC's lightweight division is arguably the most stacked collection of combatants under the promotion's banner, and no fighter in that group has more Octagon experience than Gleison Tibau ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 3,359 reads 9 comments

  22. Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 and the Return of 'Rampage' Jackson Rumored for UFC 186

    It looks like the UFC bantamweight title will be on the line in addition to a former champion making his return when the Octagon rolls through Montreal for UFC 186 in April...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 8,636 reads 53 comments

  23. Fight Night 59: The Grand Vision of Conor McGregor Continues to Take Shape

    Few fighters on the current MMA landscape are more polarizing than Conor McGregor . The scrappy Irishman has shot to the forefront of the UFC's global push and has done ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 4,519 reads 17 comments

  24. Gilbert Melendez Eager to Get Back on Track, Open to Fight with Eddie Alvarez

    Gilbert Melendez isn't a fighter who is willing to settle for anything less than his best, and he's determined to get his career back on track...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 11,543 reads 32 comments

  25. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: January 2015 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 5 months ago 4,977 reads 14 comments