1. 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 4 months ago 3,691 reads 7 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 11,419 reads 20 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 10,057 reads 10 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 4,665 reads 19 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 5,023 reads 4 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 5,837 reads 29 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 14,653 reads 73 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 14,877 reads 43 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 17,428 reads 22 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 2,159 reads 6 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 2,965 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 5,234 reads 2 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 25,943 reads 25 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 8,199 reads 27 comments

  15. Daniel Cormier Believes Defeating Dan Henderson Is the Final Step to Title Shot

    There is an ingrained level of respect shared between athletes who compete across the spectrum of sports...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 10,938 reads 91 comments

  16. UFC 172: Joseph Benavidez out to Re-Establish His Footing in Flyweight Division

    When examining the ranks of the UFC's flyweight division, the position in which Joseph Benavidez currently finds himself is certainly a complex one...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 3,767 reads 14 comments

  17. Dana White Confirms Anderson Silva Will Return End of This Year or Early 2015

    There is still no concrete date set for Anderson Silva 's return to the Octagon, but it appears "The Spider" certainly will fight again under the UFC banner...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 20,083 reads 62 comments

  18. From Pupil to Protege: Brandon Gibson Adding to the Arsenal in Albuquerque

    When set against the back drop of the rough and tumble outpost of Albuquerque, N.M., and the hard-nosed champion factory of the Jackson/Winkeljohn fight gym; Brandon Gibson is a contrast to his surroundings...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 3,005 reads 2 comments

  19. With Bobby Green Out, Yancy Medeiros Steps in to Face Jim Miller at UFC 172

    This weekend's card for UFC 172 is right around the corner, but there was still time for the "injury bug" to shake things up before Saturday night...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 4,015 reads 21 comments

  20. UFC 172: Anthony Johnson Is Out to Make a Statement in His Return to the Octagon

    There has never been a question about the talent Anthony Johnson possesses. The savvy veteran has built a successful resume on the strength of his unique blend of power and use of ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 8,938 reads 45 comments

  21. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 11

    The UFC has typically put together solid cards for their showings on Fox, but their lineup for the UFC on Fox 11 event in Orlando was their biggest effort yet...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 19,481 reads 33 comments

  22. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann Breaks Down Card for UFC on Fox 11

    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 5,345 reads 3 comments

  23. The Good, Bad and Strange from TUF Nations Finale

    There are few things in MMA quite as intriguing as a good old-fashioned grudge match. Over the course of the past two decades, fight fans have been treated to a collection of ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 6,863 reads 9 comments

  24. Roy Nelson Confirms He Suffered Broken Hand in 'Big Nog' Knockout

    Roy Nelson has built a career off having an iron chin and brick-heavy hands that can—and have—settled the opposition in one clean shot...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 12,059 reads 11 comments

  25. Frankie Edgar on TUF 19: Coaching the Focus, Fighting B.J. Penn a Perk

    Frankie Edgar has never been lacking in ambition or determination. The "undersized" fighter with an "oversized" heart has built a solid career on the strength of those particular ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 5,352 reads 8 comments