1. Dropping Knowledge: Kenny Florian Breaks Down Card for Fight Night 35

    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 6 months ago 3,515 reads 2 comments

  2. The Fighting Life: Live Blogging All 4,000 Miles of B/R's 'MMA Road Trip 2014'

    "The Road" is a concept that has fascinated American writers for more than a century. Where western expansion—and later the railways—captivated great minds long before ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 30,419 reads 52 comments

  3. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 34

    After the run the UFC just came off in the previous year, there is going to have to be a lot of work put in to raise the bar higher in 2014...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 13,826 reads 17 comments

  4. Anderson Silva Appears on Video for the 1st Time Post UFC 168 Leg Break

    Anderson Silva 's recovery from the leg break he suffered at UFC 168 is going to be a lengthy process, but it seems the former champion's spirit and smile are still in order. Earlier this week, Dr...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 33,443 reads 30 comments

  5. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker January 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 7 months ago 7,235 reads 30 comments

  6. Isaac Vallie-Flagg Looking to Go All out at UFC Fight Night 35

    Despite getting off to a great start, 2013 wasn't the year that Isaac "Ike" Vallie-Flagg hoped it would be, but he has to chance to start 2014 off with a win at UFC Fight Night 35 on Jan...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 2,045 reads 0 comments

  7. Anderson Silva Leg Break Update from Doctor Who Performed Surgery

    For a man who has made a career out of crafting spectacular highlight-reel knockouts and unforgettable moments inside the cage, any time Anderson Silva fights, something about it is worth remembering...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 92,062 reads 121 comments

  8. UFC 168: Anderson Silva's Surgery a Success, out Three to Six Months

    Anderson Silva 's legendary career was set to add another chapter at UFC 168 , but unfortunately for the former champion, this installment was of the unexpected and brutal variety...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 92,645 reads 165 comments

  9. Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Official for UFC 170

    The title race in the lightweight division took a few interesting turns in 2013, and it doesn't appear to be settling down in the new year...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 3,114 reads 13 comments

  10. UFC 168 Results: The Good, Bad and Strange from Weidman vs. Silva 2 Fight Card

    With all the buzz, hype and anticipation, UFC 168 had all the elements to create that "big fight" feel. And certainly for good reason...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 58,191 reads 63 comments

  11. UFC 168: Brandao Fined 25% for Missing Weight, Fight with Poirier Still on

    Diego Brandao didn't just miss his mark at Friday's weigh-ins for UFC 168 —he nearly came in at a different weight class...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 6,804 reads 20 comments

  12. The Stakes Are High for the Major Players at UFC 168

    There have been plenty of high-profile cards this year but none bigger than UFC 168 . The UFC's annual end-of-the-year event is stacked from top to bottom with action-packed tilts and features interesting matchups from all corners of the roster..

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,066 reads 7 comments

  13. UFC 168: Anderson Silva and the Lofty Expectation of Greatness

    The name Anderson Silva evokes a plethora of thoughts. From a legendary montage of highlight-reel knockouts where he dispatched a mixture of the best fighters across the MMA ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 38,715 reads 43 comments

  14. UFC 168: Another Atypical Pre-Fight Interview with Josh Barnett

    As a writer who has made a career out of doing interviews and features, I have come to learn that timing means everything...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 11,933 reads 45 comments

  15. UFC 168's Travis Browne: Hungry for Gold, on a Mission of Destruction

    Travis Browne has every intention of becoming the UFC heavyweight champion. Where the rangy Hawaiian's immense potential once garnered the prospect label, he's since traded in that particular tag for contender status...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,037 reads 30 comments

  16. Brad Tavares Ready for Battle with Lorenz Larkin, Aiming at Top 10 in 2014

    The past two years have been interesting for Brad Tavares. In addition to winning all four of his showings inside the Octagon over that stretch, the 25-year-old Hawaiian has steadily made his way up the ladder in the middleweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 3,584 reads 6 comments

  17. Report: Phil Davis Wants to Fight Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua in His Next Fight

    There was a lot of doubt and uncertainty surrounding Mauricio Rua heading into his last fight against James Te Huna at UFC Fight Night 33, and "Shogun" silenced those critics in highlight-reel fashion...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 10,250 reads 86 comments

  18. UFC 171: Johny Hendricks Refuses to Let the Title Slip Away from Him Again

    When the final second ticked off the clock in the main event of UFC 167, Johny Hendricks felt his heart start pounding. In his mind, he had just accomplished what few believed he could: defeat the long-reigning welterweight king Georges St-Pierre...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 20,887 reads 96 comments

  19. Stipe Miocic Looking to Keep Momentum Rolling Against Gabriel Gonzaga

    Stipe Miocic is on the verge of doing big things in the UFC heavyweight division. The Cleveland-based fighter has been one of the organization's best heavyweight prospects since making his promotional debut in 2011...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 5,634 reads 15 comments

  20. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 9

    The card was officially billed as UFC on Fox 9 , but it very well could have passed as "Team Alpha Male vs. Everybody...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 10,207 reads 20 comments

  21. Jon Jones on GSP's Decision: 'I Think He's Right Where He Needs to Be'

    After dominating the welterweight division for the better part of a decade, Georges St-Pierre has decided to vacate his title and walk away from MMA for the time being...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 37,034 reads 139 comments

  22. Alexander Gustafsson Wins Contest, Joins Jon Jones on Cover of EA UFC

    The votes are in—11 million of them in fact—and Alexander Gustafsson will join light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on the cover of the EA UFC video game, according to EA Sports' official website...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 16,536 reads 78 comments

  23. Chael Sonnen Officially Invites Anderson Silva to Be Asst. Coach on TUF: Brazil

    Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva have one of the most storied rivalries in the current era of mixed martial arts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 15,802 reads 56 comments

  24. Dana White Confirms Vitor Belfort Will Fight Winner of Silva vs. Weidman 2

    The resurgence of Vitor Belfort has been one of the MMA biggest stories of 2013. The former light heavyweight champion watched his 2012 campaign end with a failed yet spirited ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 10,641 reads 77 comments

  25. Diego Sanchez vs. Myles Jury Set for UFC 171 in Dallas

    Diego Sanchez wanted to keep things moving in the new year, and it didn't take long for the the UFC to line him up something exciting...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,516 reads 24 comments