1. 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 5 months ago 13,323 reads 101 comments

  2. 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 3,290 reads 8 comments

  3. 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 2,615 reads 3 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 20,222 reads 45 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 4,787 reads 7 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 19,525 reads 162 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 6,690 reads 26 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 2,692 reads 4 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 29,299 reads 150 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 4,290 reads 11 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 5,618 reads 42 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 8,371 reads 16 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 2,491 reads 23 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 4,605 reads 31 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 10,341 reads 56 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 3,938 reads 3 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 13,651 reads 54 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 4,912 reads 10 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 5,966 reads 7 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 4,653 reads 23 comments

  21. The Good, Bad and Strange from the Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale

    Trilogies are a rare thing to see in the realm of mixed martial arts. While the “immediate rematch” has become a common sight on the current landscape of the sport, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 6,811 reads 13 comments

  22. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 175

    There were going to be a lot of questions answered at UFC 175 on Saturday night as reigning middleweight champion Chris Weidman (12-0 MMA , 8-0 UFC) put his strap on the line against No...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 86,643 reads 64 comments

  23. Stefan Struve Determined to Make a Triumphant Return at UFC 175

    Mixed martial arts is a sport filled with uncertainties and few are more familiar with this reality than Stefan Struve ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 2,517 reads 4 comments

  24. UFC 175's Alexis Davis: The Quiet Contender Looks to Dethrone Queen Ronda Rousey

    Alexis Davis is a walking study on the dynamic contrasts that exist in combat sports. Outside of the cage, the Ontario native falls on the quieter side of the spotlight, nearly to the point of the shy variety...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 12,899 reads 72 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 44: The Education Continues for Kelvin Gastelum

    Things move at a rapid pace in mixed martial arts, and Kelvin Gastelum is getting used to receiving his education on the fly...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 8,299 reads 10 comments