1. Anthony Birchak Talks Stolen Fans, IV Bans and Climbing Bantamweight Ladder

    There is a natural energy about Anthony Birchak that flows perpetually. The up-and-coming UFC bantamweight's high-beam smile is tough to miss and takes on a bonus-round form ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 2,156 reads 3 comments

  2. Tecia Torres vs. Michelle Waterson Added to Stacked Card for UFC 194

    There are several major players jockeying for a shot at the women's strawweight crown under the UFC banner, and Tecia Torres and Michelle Waterson are definitely at the front of the pack...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 2,451 reads 21 comments

  3. Conor McGregor Doesn't Think Dana White Will Like His New Tattoo

    Throughout his rise to become a megastar in the UFC, it's been clear that Irish featherweight Conor McGregor marches to the beat of his own drum...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 59,821 reads 38 comments

  4. Jose Aldo Blames Media for Twisting Comments About IV Ban

    Jose Aldo has been dominating the ranks of the featherweight division for the past seven years, establishing himself as one of the pound-for-pound best in the process...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 days ago 6,680 reads 57 comments

  5. Titan FC's Belal Muhammad: 'CM Punk a Beast, Would Finish Pendred in 1st Round'

    Few names in the MMA world draw more attention than CM Punk . A massive tidal wave of headlines and attention was set in motion last December when the former WWE superstar officially ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 days ago 20,114 reads 30 comments

  6. Jordan Mein Retires from MMA at 25

    It's rare to see a fighter leave MMA before the sport leaves him, but Jordan Mein has officially put himself in that category. The talented Canadian striker has brought his days competing inside the cage to an end...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 days ago 9,513 reads 43 comments

  7. Bethe Correia Continues to Campaign for Fight with Miesha Tate

    Bethe Correia should receive high marks in the effort department. The fiery Brazilian turned her dreams of a title shot into a showdown with phenom Ronda Rousey by tireless campaigning ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 days ago 5,964 reads 33 comments

  8. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 74

    In the five years since the WEC's featherweight division merged into the UFC, the race for title contention in the 145-pound fold has never been more competitive than it is in 2015...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 days ago 12,420 reads 6 comments

  9. The Fighting Life: The Rise of MMA in Bahrain

    A stranger in a strange land. Although it is absolutely cliche to be saying it as an American traveling abroad and landing in the world of Islam, that doesn’t take any truth away from the sentiment...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 13 days ago 3,599 reads 24 comments

  10. Khabib Nurmagomedov Eyeing Bout with Anthony Pettis, Wants to 'Smash' Nate Diaz

    To say Khabib Nurmagomedov is eager to return to his hunt for the UFC lightweight title is an understatement of drastic proportions...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 14 days ago 12,890 reads 61 comments

  11. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 73

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The state of the UFC's light heavyweight division is one that is wide-open, with a handful of hungry contenders looking to make their move into title contention...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 25 days ago 19,262 reads 29 comments

  12. Aljamain Sterling Makes Bantamweight Hit List, Wants Bryan Caraway First

    Aljamain Sterling is looking to start a fight. All truths being told, the Serra-Longo product is actually angling at a few potential dust ups, but there is one opponent in particular Aljo wants to get his hands on next: Bryan Caraway...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 1,816 reads 15 comments

  13. UFC 190 Results: The Good, the Bad and the Strange from Brazil

    Ronda Rousey 's entrance into the Octagon has become a grand spectacle in the sports world. The women's bantamweight phenom has become one of the biggest stars in the mainstream ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 25,854 reads 17 comments

  14. Ben Saunders Talks Veteran Grit and His Blood-Soaked Victory at UFC on Fox 16

    "You're down two rounds. You have to finish him." Those were the words that came blasting from Ben Saunders ' corner as he floated in the moments just before the final frame of his bout against Kenny Robertson got underway at UFC on Fox 16 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 418 reads 2 comments

  15. Bethe Correia Says She Will Prove Ronda Rousey's Perceived Invincibility Is Fake

    Bethe Correia may have a sizable task waiting for her inside the Octagon at UFC 190 on Saturday, but that hasn't rattled her confidence in the slightest...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 21,218 reads 100 comments

  16. Jake Shields Plans to Teach Rousimar Palhares a Lesson at WSOF 22

    Jake Shields has never been one to make a fight personal, but he's definitely carrying a grudge heading into his bout against Rousimar Palhares...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 7,802 reads 24 comments

  17. Ronda Rousey's Plan: Beat Up Bethe Correia and Miesha Tate, Then Go Film a Movie

    The hustle doesn't stop in Ronda Rousey 's world. The women's bantamweight phenom has been on a run of dominance since entering the UFC ranks back in 2012, where the Rowdy one has steamrolled every opponent who has shared the Octagon with her...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 6,146 reads 112 comments

  18. The Good, Bad and the Strange from UFC on Fox 16

    There are few things better in combat sports than a heated rivalry, and a feud's heat turns up a few notches when there is a title involved...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 3,691 reads 16 comments

  19. Chris Weidman: In Pursuit of Greatness

    Winning appeals to everyone, but few ever achieve greatness— Chris Weidman is in pursuit of the latter...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 5,413 reads 24 comments

  20. UFC on Fox 16: T.J. Dillashaw Looking to Stamp His Place as Bantamweight King

    What a difference a year has made for T.J. Dillashaw . Over the past 14 months, the Team Alpha Male standout has gone from a highly touted prospect-turned-contender who was figured ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 2,002 reads 13 comments

  21. Johny Hendricks Wants the Next Shot at Welterweight Title

    Johny Hendricks doesn't care about the other options currently available in the welterweight division. The only thing he's focused on is getting the chance to fight for the 170-pound title he once held...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 8,367 reads 76 comments

  22. CM Punk Enjoying the Process, Summoning 'The Force' on the Road to UFC Debut

    Stepping in to compete on the biggest stage in mixed martial arts is nothing CM Punk is taking lightly, and he is dedicated to doing the necessary work to ensure he'll be ready when that happens...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 202,940 reads 106 comments

  23. Rose Namajunas Finding Value in Patience and Experience

    Carrying the weight of expectation can be a difficult task for any fighter, and Rose Namajunas ' experience with hype and the spotlight wasn't a pleasant one...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 9,545 reads 32 comments

  24. Ben Rothwell: A Heavyweight Contender Reborn

    There was a different Ben Rothwell that existed prior to September 5, 2014. In the 13 years and 42 bouts that preceded his fight against Alistair Overeem at Fight Night 50 , ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 12,180 reads 71 comments

  25. The Good, Bad and the Strange from UFC Fight Night 72

    The race for title contention in the ranks of the UFC's middleweight division is more competitive than it's been in years, and Fight Night 72 on Saturday was set to play a major role in how the upper tier would look heading into the second half of 2015.

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 17,436 reads 16 comments