1. John Dodson: Whether It's D.J. or T.J., I'm Coming for Gold in 2015

    John Dodson has his sights set on winning a UFC title in 2015, and The Magician doesn't particularly care which division it comes in...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 7,395 reads 13 comments

  2. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 57

    The race for the next shot at Jose Aldo's featherweight crown is currently in full force, and the main event tilt between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 was set to clear up that particular picture...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,774 reads 3 comments

  3. Ricardo Lamas: 'I Want to Fight Conor McGregor Next'

    Ricardo Lamas is out to pick a fight, and his sights are set on Conor McGregor . The former featherweight title challenger is fresh off one of the most impressive performances ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 13,309 reads 76 comments

  4. Frankie Edgar Angling to Keep Title Hopes Alive by Defeating Cub Swanson

    Frankie Edgar is no stranger to high-stakes fights. Over the past four years, the fighting pride of Toms River, New Jersey, has been scrapping it out with the best lightweight ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 2,566 reads 7 comments

  5. Georges St-Pierre Remains Uncertain About Return to MMA

    It's been nearly a year since Georges St-Pierre hung up his gloves and vacated his welterweight title, but the world is still waiting to hear word of a return...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,574 reads 17 comments

  6. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 180

    There is no greater spectacle in all of combat sports than when two heavyweight juggernauts step in to settle their business...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 1,432 reads 0 comments

  7. Jake Ellenberger Prepared for Crucial Bout with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 180

    Pressure is a different type of animal and one Jake Ellenberger is familiar with. The welterweight powerhouse has been a staple of the welterweight division's upper tier for the ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,199 reads 9 comments

  8. Michael Chandler Looking to Start Bellator's 'New Era' as Lightweight Champion

    Michael Chandler is the perfect example of what was possible in Bellator 's original tournament format. The former standout wrestler from Missouri University entered the promotion's ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,043 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC 180: Ricardo Lamas Looking to Put On a Show in Mexico City

    Heritage is something in which Ricardo Lamas takes a tremendous amount of pride. The product of a Cuban father and a Mexican mother—two countries where heart and the fighting ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,743 reads 8 comments

  10. Kelvin Gastelum Determined to Continue His Climb at UFC 180

    Kelvin Gastelum 's days of being a "long shot" are over. Granted, there was a time before The Ultimate Fighter and before he shocked the world by upsetting heavy favorite Uriah ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,259 reads 15 comments

  11. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 56

    Any time a legend like Mauricio Rua steps into the Octagon, the eyes of the MMA community are going to follow. Shogun returned to his native country on Saturday to put on a show for the fighting faithful in Brazil...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 9,065 reads 10 comments

  12. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 55

    Few things are better in mixed martial arts than a genuine grudge match, and the beef between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping is as authentic as it comes...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 22,944 reads 23 comments

  13. Bellator 131: Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal Plans to Keep Rolling and Getting Paid

    To be successful in combat sports, an athlete needs to have measurable talent in a diverse array of categories...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,134 reads 4 comments

  14. Mark Munoz Giving Back to Community, Eyeing February Return to UFC

    For a fighter competing at the highest level of mixed martial arts, time for anything outside of his direct career path can be difficult to come by...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 286 reads 6 comments

  15. Michael Bisping Explains His Talent for Trash-Talking and Psychological Warfare

    Michael Bisping has never been one to mince words. For the better part of the past decade, "The Count" has captured the attention of fight fans with his performances inside ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,425 reads 7 comments

  16. David Branch Looking to Make Dominant Title Defense Against Yushin Okami

    By his own admission, David Branch is a late bloomer. While that term is most often directly tied to a fighter's success in mixed martial arts—something Branch has found in ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,364 reads 4 comments

  17. The Fighting Life: Isaac Vallie-Flagg Emerges from the Storm

    "Never mind how my car looks." Those words—and numerous other combat sports-related items—were thrown about the trunk space as veteran lightweight Isaac Vallie-Flagg scrambled through the rubble...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 5,213 reads 10 comments

  18. Luke Rockhold Has Found His Rhythm, Eyeing Championship Run in 2015

    It doesn't take much observation to notice Luke Rockhold is a very talented fighter. As a prospect on the rise, the American Kickboxing Academy staple steamrolled his way through ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 8,811 reads 45 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 55: Al Iaquinta Ready for Big Opportunity Against Ross Pearson

    Al Iaquinta has been waiting a long time for a big opportunity to come his way. Since his time on season 15 of The Ultimate Fighter , the Long Island-based powerhouse has been ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,492 reads 8 comments

  20. Carlos Condit Aiming to Return in Early 2015

    When the cage door closes and the action goes live, there are few fighters with more intensity than Carlos Condit ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 8,865 reads 41 comments

  21. Aljamain Sterling Fulfilling His Potential 1 Fight at a Time

    As the current slate of champions and superstars are competing on the biggest stages and showcases in MMA , another wave of fighters are battling their way up the proverbial ladder to break through...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 4,154 reads 4 comments

  22. Title Shot Situation Has Cub Swanson Fired Up Going into Bout with Frankie Edgar

    The past two years have been remarkable for Cub Swanson. The longest-tenured featherweight under the Zuffa banner has run the proverbial table, as he's found victory in all six of his bouts since January 2012...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 11,902 reads 46 comments

  23. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Analyzes Card for UFC 179

    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 8 months ago 8,070 reads 9 comments

  24. Chad Mendes Expecting a 'War' in Rematch with Jose Aldo at UFC 179

    Mixed martial arts is a chaotic sport where two athletes step into a cage to battle for physical supremacy, and it is the competition of it all that drives Chad Mendes . The Team Alpha Male standout and current No...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 8,260 reads 28 comments

  25. Glover Teixeira Looking to Get Back on Track Against Phil Davis at UFC 179

    A fighter's success is what helps them elevate their profile and earn bigger opportunities, but oftentimes, setbacks and adversity show the true measure of who they really are...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 5,263 reads 18 comments