1. UFC 180: Cain Velasquez and the Quest for Greatness

    Throughout the brief yet layered history of mixed martial arts, a handful of iconic figures have come along, but nothing casts a net of mystique quite like what we've seen out of the heavyweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 22,202 reads 93 comments

  2. Fabricio Werdum Fueled by Underdog Status Against Cain Velasquez at UFC 180

    Fabricio Werdum is a man driven by being counted out. Throughout his impressive career as a mixed martial artist, the savvy Brazilian grappling ace has found himself facing seemingly ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 5,678 reads 8 comments

  3. UFC 177: T.J. Dillashaw Focused on Repeat Performance Against Renan Barao

    T.J. Dillashaw isn't thinking about the past. Granted, the date (May 24, 2014) will forever be burned in his brain as the night he shocked the MMA world by doing the unthinkable and upsetting and dethroning the reigning bantamweight king...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 6,393 reads 19 comments

  4. UFC 177: Renan Barao Driven by Revenge, Redemption

    When a fighter goes more than a decade without experiencing the bitter taste of defeat the way Renan Barao had going into UFC 173 back in May, there is a sense of complacency that can settle in...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 7,665 reads 69 comments

  5. Dropping Knowledge: Jake Ellenberger Analyzes Card for UFC Fight Night 49

    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...

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  6. Jeff Aronson's Vision Taking Titan FC to the Next Level

    In the 20 years mixed martial arts has been in existence, the UFC has been the premier organization in the sport...

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  7. With UFC Contract Official, Eddie Alvarez Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

    The UFC is widely regarded as the elite level of mixed martial arts and a place where the best fighters in the world square off to determine supremacy...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 11,122 reads 55 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 49's Benson Henderson: Far Beyond Driven

    Benson Henderson is as goal-oriented as you'll find in the fight business. The former WEC and UFC lightweight champion is a man fueled by possibility and the potential to test ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 5,107 reads 24 comments

  9. George Sotiropoulos Looking to Get Back on Track at Titan FC 29

    Mixed martial arts is an unforgiving sport by its very nature. Tides turn quickly, momentum can be stopped in a flash and a fighter's ascension up the rankings toward potential title-contender ...

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  10. Ryan Bader Re-Injured Hand Leading Up to Fight with OSP at Fight Night 47

    Ryan Bader made another strong move up the light heavyweight ladder this past Saturday night when he defeated Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of Fight Night 47...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 3,809 reads 7 comments

  11. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 47

    The race to become a future title contender in the UFC light heavyweight division is still taking shape, and the main event of Fight Night 47 put the spotlight on two fighters who were looking to take a big step toward the top of the division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 14,246 reads 14 comments

  12. Miesha Tate Signs with NASCAR Star Kevin Harvick's Management Team

    Miesha Tate is already one of the most marketable athletes on the UFC roster. Now she just stepped into an entirely new level of visibility...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 32,089 reads 71 comments

  13. Mike Ricci: A Mission to Show and Prove Continues at Titan FC 29

    When a fighter believes they have something to prove, it is the type of motivation that has the potential to bring something special out of them...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 2,477 reads 7 comments

  14. Daniel Cormier Comments on Canceled Fight with Jon Jones

    Daniel Cormier is going to have to wait a while to get his hands on Jon Jones . While the former Olympic wrestler-turned-mixed martial artist and the reigning light heavyweight king were set to collide at UFC 178 on Sept...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 32,579 reads 109 comments

  15. Brad Tavares: Behind Enemy Lines Once Again at UFC Fight Night 47

    Brad Tavares is no stranger to competing in hostile territory. The 26-year-old Hawaiian has stepped into the Octagon nine times since his stint on The Ultimate Fighter , with ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 1,002 reads 1 comments

  16. Mark Hunt Cites Hunger as the Cause for His 'Unemployment' Tweet

    Hunger can create confusion, and apparently Mark Hunt's empty stomach got the better of him. On Tuesday morning, the heavy-handed knockout artist baffled the MMA community when he took to social media to announce that he was now unemployed...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 6,310 reads 9 comments

  17. Ovince Saint Preux: Storming His Way Up the UFC's Light Heavyweight Ladder

    Ovince Saint Preux may very well be the best-kept secret in the UFC's light heavyweight division. The former University of Tennessee football standout turned mixed martial ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 15,337 reads 48 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 4,188 reads 13 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 21,203 reads 38 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 56,753 reads 39 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 5,312 reads 18 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 2,303 reads 14 comments

  23. 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...

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  24. 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 5 months ago 3,289 reads 8 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 2,613 reads 3 comments