1. 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 7 months ago 6,876 reads 9 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 12,164 reads 11 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 5,386 reads 8 comments

  4. Dropping Knowledge: Kenny Florian Breaks Down 'TUF Nations' Finale

    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 7 months ago 4,215 reads 4 comments

  5. Fight Night 39: Antonio 'Minotauro' Nogueira Expecting a War with Roy Nelson

    Throughout the history of mixed martial arts, few heavyweights have accrued a more storied career than Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 2,105 reads 4 comments

  6. The Fighting Life: Live Blogging 'Chapter Two' of B/R MMA Road Trip 2014.

    What a strange and fascinating place the road is. At the onset of the year I launched out into the blustery, crisp and miserable white of winter to follow the asphalt ribbon west...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 28,420 reads 18 comments

  7. The Good, Bad and Strange from World Series of Fighting 9

    When Rousimar Palhares' name is on the card, anything can happen. And it usually does. The powerful Brazilian grappling ace rose to prominence as one of the most feared submission ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 15,487 reads 26 comments

  8. C.B. Dollaway Draws Francis Carmont in UFC: Berlin Co-Main Event May 31

    C.B. Dollaway is on a mission to break into the Top 10 of the middleweight division, and he's looking for the quickest route possible...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 2,277 reads 6 comments

  9. The Fighting Life: The Team Mentality of John Crouch and the MMA Lab

    A long day is to coming to an end, but John Crouch looks no worse for wear. The head coach of Glendale, Arizona's MMA Lab is a physically imposing man, with broad shoulders and ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 1,186 reads 0 comments

  10. Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley Reportedly Being Targeted for UFC 174

    With Johny Hendricks now holding the UFC welterweight title, the race for the next shot at gold is underway...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 21,162 reads 187 comments

  11. Josh Koscheck Wants to Fight Final 2 Fights on UFC Contract

    Josh Koscheck has spent the better part of the past decade in the elite tier of the UFC's welterweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 15,220 reads 50 comments

  12. Jake Ellenberger on Personal Focus and the State of the Welterweight Title Hunt

    The entire landscape of the welterweight division is in the midst of a shift, and Jake Ellenberger is ready to clear a path to the top. The heavy-handed Omaha, Neb...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 7,866 reads 23 comments

  13. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 38

    The first fight between Dan Henderson and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua is universally recognized as one of the best fights in MMA history...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 12,521 reads 17 comments

  14. Dan Henderson and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Looking Back but Always Moving Forward

    There are many things fighters seek to accomplish throughout their careers. With all the hard work invested, a consistent amount of success while competing at the highest level ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 8,841 reads 8 comments

  15. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann and Jon Anik Team Up to Talk UFC Fight Night 38

    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 7 months ago 3,080 reads 10 comments

  16. Herb Dean Talks About Controversial UFC 169 and UFC 170 Stoppages

    Being a referee in mixed martial arts is a difficult task by any measure, and few have ever done it better than Herb Dean...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 13,782 reads 90 comments

  17. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov Headlines Albuquerque Fight Night in June

    The city of Albuquerque, N.M. has played a major role on the mixed martial arts scene for years but has never received a visit from the UFC...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 16,050 reads 84 comments

  18. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 171

    It had been over six years since anyone other than Georges St-Pierre wore the UFC welterweight title. The pound-for-pound great's reign came to an end when he vacated the strap at ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 18,345 reads 12 comments

  19. UFC 171: Kelvin Gastelum Ready to Take the Tough Road to the Top

    Kelvin Gastelum isn't looking for shelter. He's in search of the biggest challenges he can find. Where a large majority of past winners of The Ultimate Fighter were ushered ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 5,781 reads 13 comments

  20. UFC 171: Elite Jake Shields Still Under the Title Radar

    Being consistent in mixed martial arts is one of the most difficult tasks a fighter can accomplish, and Jake Shields has been as consistent as they come...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 4,857 reads 72 comments

  21. A Post-GSP Welterweight Division Is Anyone's Game

    After a razor-thin split decision and monumental announcement, Georges St-Pierre—the long-reigning king of the UFC's welterweight division— vacated his throne atop the 170-pound mountain...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 7,673 reads 72 comments

  22. Miesha Tate Is into a Potential 'Rousey vs. Cyborg' Fight

    Miesha Tate knows a thing or two about big fights on the big stage. The former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion has twice battled surging superstar Ronda Rousey with ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 23,590 reads 114 comments

  23. Cris 'Cyborg' on Lion Fight 14, Invicta and Ronda Rousey 'Running' from Her

    There are a lot of things on Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino's mind these days, but only a few she can do anything about at the current time...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 33,203 reads 375 comments

  24. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 37

    All eyes were on Alexander Gustafsson at Fight Night 37. After taking light heavyweight king Jon Jones to the brink back in September, "The Mauler" was promised another opportunity to compete for the title as long as he won his next fight...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 13,004 reads 15 comments

  25. Alexander Gustafsson Not Thinking About Title Shot, Only Jimi Manuwa

    There may be bigger things looming in the future for Alexander Gustafsson , but you'd never know it from talking to him...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 5,201 reads 18 comments