1. UFC 167: Johny Hendricks Ready to Capitalize on the Opportunity of a Lifetime

    There is a genuine enthusiasm pulsing through Johny Hendricks . As a reporter who has covered the sport of mixed martial arts closely for the past several years, working with fighters ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 11,526 reads 60 comments

  2. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 32

    It might seem strange to some that Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson could headline a UFC fight card in 2013...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 10,322 reads 19 comments

  3. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Would Consider Dropping Down to Middleweight

    For fighters looking to put a charge back into their careers, dropping down a weight class is a common route to travel, and it appears that particular path is one former light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua is at least considering...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,412 reads 24 comments

  4. Dropping Knowledge: Jon Anik Breaks Down the Card for Fight Night 32

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts have been providing the most in-depth coverage mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,244 reads 4 comments

  5. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker November 2013 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 8 months ago 7,751 reads 11 comments

  6. Fighters Break Down Who Hits the Hardest in the UFC

    Every time fighters step into the cage, the possibility of a knockout is right there with them. Whether they're the ones doing the settling or being the recipient of a shot that leaves ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 61,533 reads 67 comments

  7. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight for the Troops 3

    The UFC has worked closely with the United States military for the past decade to show their appreciation for the commitment and sacrifices made by the men and women in uniform who protect this country...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 8,073 reads 16 comments

  8. Dana White on Vitor Belfort: Win over Hendo Makes Him No. 1 Contender to MW Belt

    There is no doubt Vitor Belfort is one of the top middleweights in the fight game these days. That said, the biggest question surrounding "The Phenom" seems to be exactly where he stands in the current title picture in the middleweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 11,516 reads 77 comments

  9. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa Official for UFC London in March

    Alexander Gustafsson officially has a new dance partner for his highly anticipated return to the Octagon...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 18,478 reads 150 comments

  10. Fight Night 32: The Fire and Passion of Vitor Belfort

    Vitor Belfort truly believes the best is yet to come. With the caliber of resume he carries and the legendary status he's already achieved, to think the latest—and possibly ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 10,854 reads 60 comments

  11. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann Gives His Breakdown of Fight for the Troops 3

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts have been providing the most in-depth coverage mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 9,336 reads 6 comments

  12. FFTT3: George Roop on a Quest for Respect in the Bantamweight Division

    Overall experience may not be something that George Roop has in bulk, but the "right" type of experience is something the Tuscon native believes he has in large supply...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,818 reads 2 comments

  13. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Injured, out of Bout with Alexander Gustafsson

    That sure didn't take long. Last week it was announced Antonio Rogerio Nogueira would face Alexander Gustafsson when the UFC returns to London on March 8...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 6,235 reads 68 comments

  14. Lyoto Machida's Camp Believes Vitor Belfort Wants No Part of 'The Dragon'

    With his highlight-reel knockout over Mark Munoz last Saturday at UFC Fight Night 30, Lyoto Machida became a major player in the UFC's increasingly competitive middleweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 11,033 reads 53 comments

  15. The Rising Tide: James Krause Making the Most of a Second Chance

    Time is perhaps the most interesting of all indicators. We use it to track our journeys, mark connections and stamp occurrences in our minds for the purpose of memory...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 4,556 reads 3 comments

  16. Robert Drysdale Likely Out of Bout at UFC 167 for Elevated T/E Ratio

    MMA fans excited for Robert Drysdale's highly anticipated UFC debut are going to have to wait a bit longer. Again. The jiu-jitsu ace was slated to step into the Octagon for the first time against Cody Donovan at UFC 167 on Nov...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 10,466 reads 25 comments

  17. Lyoto Machida's Arrival Shakes Up Title Picture in UFC's Middleweight Division

    Saying Lyoto Machida 's arrival to the middleweight division was highly anticipated is putting it mildly...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 7,359 reads 5 comments

  18. Machida Open to Fighting Silva or Weidman for 185-Pound Title or Bisping in UK

    First impressions are crucial, and Lyoto Machida made the most of his middleweight debut at Fight Night 30...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 20,303 reads 96 comments

  19. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 30

    It had been four years since the UFC last touched down in Manchester, England for a night of face-punching action, but on Saturday night, the biggest promotion in MMA returned for UFC Fight Night 30...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 14,449 reads 6 comments

  20. Injury Forces Ian McCall Out of Bout with Scott Jorgensen at UFC on Fox 9

    One of the year's most anticipated flyweight bouts has now been thrown on the scrap heap as the 125-pound showdown between Scott Jorgensen and Ian McCall has officially been shelved...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 1,471 reads 8 comments

  21. Ross Pearson Fired Up to Face Melvin Guillard at Fight Night 30

    When a fighter finds his groove, it can be a beautiful thing to watch, and Ross Pearson believes he's firing on all cylinders heading into Fight Night 30...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 3,754 reads 6 comments

  22. Josh Thomson Believes Anthony Pettis Is Starting to Believe His Own Hype

    Josh Thomson has been one of the top lightweight fighters on the planet for the past decade. The 35-year-old American Kickboxing Academy staple has retained his status among the ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 11,433 reads 43 comments

  23. Lyoto Machida: Fight with Friend Mark Munoz Will Be All Business at FN 30

    Lyoto Machida is set to begin a new chapter in his career this Saturday at Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 9,541 reads 23 comments

  24. Fabricio Werdum Believes He Has the Perfect Style to Defeat Cain Velasquez

    Fabricio Werdum has been on a roll since returning the UFC in early 2012, and it appears he's finally going to get his shot at the heavyweight title...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 4,363 reads 26 comments

  25. Daniel Cormier Wants to Face Phil Davis or Lil' Nog in His LHW Debut

    Daniel Cormier is on his way to the light heavyweight division, and he's already plotting the course for his arrival...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 2,957 reads 51 comments