1. Following Battle at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida Is More Dangerous Than Ever

    Lyoto Machida has always been a complex puzzle to figure out inside the cage. He's a fighter with an elusive style who has the ability to close distance rapidly and with such force that it has brought an abrupt end to many a fighter's night...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 hours ago 774 reads 2 comments

  2. C.B. Dollaway Embracing the 'Bad Guy' Role, Ready to Shock Brazil Once More

    C.B. Dollaway has been in this position before—a couple of times, in fact. Competing in front of a raucous and lively Brazilian crowd against one of their own is never an ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 18 hours ago 810 reads 3 comments

  3. Renan Barao Believes There Is "Nothing to Prove" Heading into UFC Fight Night 58

    There was a lot of hype and expectation the last time Renan Barao 's name was on a fight card. After the Brazilian striking phenom had been shockingly dethroned by surging upstart T...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 3,744 reads 30 comments

  4. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: December 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 3 days ago 4,335 reads 18 comments

  5. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 13

    There are few spectacles more appealing in the realm of combat sports than when heavyweight fighters get to mixing up the leather...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 days ago 31,840 reads 42 comments

  6. The Good, Bad and Strange from The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale

    A champion will be crowned. That was the official tag line for the 20th domestic installment of The Ultimate Fighter and indeed the case when finalists Carla Esparza and Rose ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 days ago 16,037 reads 16 comments

  7. The Fighting Life: Brian Foster's Long Road to Find Peace

    Fighters by their nature are built for adversity. Whether it comes in the form of battling through a body that wants to quit inside the gym or resisting the onslaught of an opponent’s ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 days ago 2,907 reads 1 comments

  8. Gina Carano and Georges St-Pierre Cast for Roles in 'Kickboxer' Remake

    It appears Georges St-Pierre and Gina Carano are going to stick to taking fake punches for paychecks...at least for a bit longer...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 days ago 8,278 reads 15 comments

  9. Tony Ferguson's Message to LW Divisional Elite: 'I'm Coming for That Top Spot'

    When a fighter comes into their own, special things start to happen, and that is what 2014 has been about for Tony Ferguson...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 days ago 2,977 reads 13 comments

  10. UFC on Fox 13: Stipe Miocic Facing Biggest Challenge Yet in Junior Dos Santos

    Stipe Miocic is looking to shake things up in the heavyweight division in a major way at UFC on Fox 13. And it's an opportunity he's been chasing for the better part of the year...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 days ago 4,638 reads 30 comments

  11. UFC 181: The Good, Bad and Strange from Las Vegas

    Any time there is a UFC title on the line, serious business is sure to follow. Furthermore, when two divisional straps go up for grabs on the same card, a powerful front of chaos is likely to roll through...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 13 days ago 42,645 reads 40 comments

  12. Junior Dos Santos on Bout with Miocic: 'I'm Going to Knock Him Out'

    Junior dos Santos' power is nothing to play with. The heavy-handed Brazilian is one of the most feared knockout artists in the UFC's heavyweight division, and his ability to level ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 14 days ago 8,524 reads 39 comments

  13. Abel Trujillo Looking to Make a Powerful Statement at UFC 181

    It's been an interesting year for Abel Trujillo. The lightweight powerhouse put himself on the larger radar of the 155-pound scale back in February when he emerged as the last man standing in an all-out slug fest with Jamie Varner back at UFC 169...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 16 days ago 3,872 reads 3 comments

  14. Anthony Pettis on UFC 181: 'This Is My Time'

    There's no denying Anthony "Showtime" Pettis is a special brand of fighter with a unique set of skills...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 18 days ago 8,182 reads 42 comments

  15. UFC 181: Robbie Lawler Looking to Complete Resurgence with Welterweight Gold

    Robbie Lawler 's journey through mixed martial arts has been nothing short of compelling and is a tale told in two parts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 19 days ago 6,992 reads 34 comments

  16. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: November 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 21 days ago 14,002 reads 27 comments

  17. Healed Up and Hungry, Johny Hendricks Aiming for Dominant Victory at UFC 181

    When Johny Hendricks heard his name announced as the new UFC welterweight champion following his battle with Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 back in March, he fell to his knees under the weight of the moment...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 23 days ago 14,478 reads 94 comments

  18. 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 25 days ago 7,023 reads 13 comments

  19. 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 27 days ago 9,743 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 29 days ago 12,892 reads 76 comments

  21. 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 30 days ago 2,545 reads 7 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 3,540 reads 17 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 1,412 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 2,185 reads 9 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 2,001 reads 2 comments