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Duane Finley

  • joined Oct 28, 2010
  • last login Jun 29, 2011
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Maybe if I would have filled out this field from Jump Street there wouldn't have been this much mystery....

I have been writing in the MMA world now for a minute and have recently been tapped to take on two book projects for top ranked UFC fighters which will get under way in early 2011. It is great to be writing for Bloody Elbow and I have long admired their approach and their reader base which combined make this the most badass site in all of mixed martial arts. I have been greated with an awesome reception and I sincerely encourage anyone who would like to know more about me, an interview or just mix up a bit of the old back and forth to shoot me an email. You guys (the readers) are what makes every second of this worthwhile and I will continue to strive to bring you the interiews that you deserve.

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User Blog

UFC 127 Results: Divisional Pictures Become Clouded After Sydney

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UFC 127 was supposed to clear up divisional pictures in the lightweight and welterweight divisions but now things look more clouded than before.

MFC 28: Supremacy Live Results & Commentary

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MFC 28 Supremacy will decide their top 205 lb. fighter as Ryan Jimmo takes on Dwayne Lewis.

The UFC's Newest Heavyweight Dave Herman Wants to Know Where He Stands

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Recent UFC Signee Dave "Pee Wee" Herman is looking forward to the stability the UFC wil provide.

Jon Fitch Chasing the Grail pt. 2: UFC 127, B.J. Penn & Beyond

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If Jon Fitch defeated B.J. Penn at UFC 127 will the ultimate treasure still be within his reach?

The UFC Title Is Jon Fitch's Holy Grail, Part 1: Falling Just Short

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Part one of a series that looks at Jon Fitch's neverending quest to obtain welterweight gold.

Xtreme Couture Team Feature Wrap-Up

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Xtreme Couture Team Feature wraps up with roundtable discussion.

Tachi Palace Fights 8: Steve Lopez Guarantees Victory Against Fabricio Camoes

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Tachi Palace Fights 8 competitor Steve Lopez says short notice won't get in the way of victory.

Gray Maynard Enjoying Life, Excited to Begin Training for UFC 130

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Gray Maynard enjoying life and plans on ending Edgar trilogy as the new UFC lightweight champion.

Jay Hieron Is Back in the Game and Back on the Grind

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Bellator Season 4 welterweight Jay Hieron excited to be back, plans on winning tournament.

Mike Pyle Ready for Almeida at UFC 128

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UFC welterweight Mike Pyle talks about his win over John Hathaway and shares his excitement to face Ricardo Almeida.

Martin Kampmann Expecting "Old School" Diego Sanchez at UFC Live on Versus 3

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Martin Kampmann looking to punish Diego Sanchez and fight his way towards contention.

Mike Pierce Looks Back on Win at UFC 126, Ready for Bigger Fights

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Mike Pierce talks about his win over Kenny Robertson at UFC 126 and says he is ready for top competition.

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Silva Results & Analysis: Chad Griggs vs Gian Villante

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Chad Griggs earns a victory over Gian Villante and becomes an official reserve for Grand Prix tournament.

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Silva Results & Analysis: Shane Del Rosario vs Lavar Johnson

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Rising star Shane Del Rosario remains unbeaten as he submits Lavar Johnson in the first round.

Lytle Wants St. Pierre After Next Win

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Chris "Lights Out" Lytle talks about his upcoming bout with Condit and wants Georges St. Pierre next.

After UFC 126, Where Does Vitor Belfort Go From Here?

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Vitor Belfort got ko'd on Saturday. What does he do with the rest of his life?

Jakes Shields Plans to Submit St. Pierre, Wants Anderson Silva

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Jake Shields plan on showing St. Pierre American Jiu-Jitsu and wants to face Anderson Silva in "Super Fight."

UFC 126 Fight Card Primer: Kyle Kingsbury vs Ricardo Romero

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Kingsbury and Romero breakdown and a look at how they matchup.

Jake Ellenberger Ready for Carlos Rocha at UFC 126, Wants Jon Fitch

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Jake Ellenberger talks about his upcoming bout with Carlos Eduardo Rocha and says he will face Fitch later down the road.

Clay Guida Happy to Welcome Anthony Pettis to the UFC

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UFC lightweight Clay Guida shares his excitement about fighting Anthony Pettis and plans on sending message to the rest of the division.

C.B. Dollaway Talks Mark Munoz and Sets Sights on Title

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C.B. Dollaway talks about fighting Mark Munoz and making a title run.

Urijah Faber Talks About Facing Eddie Wineland at UFC 128

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Urijah Faber talks about his upcoming bout with Eddie Wineland and shares his thoughts on the legacy he will leave behind in MMA.

Exclusive: The King Returns in 2011

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Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal talks about his return in 2011 and let's the haters know how he feels.

Behind the Scenes: UFC 125 With Gray Maynard, Roy Nelson and Xtreme Couture

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Bloody Elbow's own Duane Finley visit Las Vegas for coverage of UFC 125, behind the scenes access to Gray Maynard and Roy Nelson

Gray Maynard's Striking Coach Gil Martinez Talks Frankie Edgar, UFC 125

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Maynard's striking coach Gil Martinez looks back on his star pupil's performance against Frankie Edgar at UFC 125.

Gray Maynard Interview: Talks UFC 125 and His Next Fight With Frankie Edgar

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Gray Maynard looks back on his title fight with Frankie Edgar, disagrees with the draw and is ready to fight Edgar for a third tim.

UFC Fighters Share Their New Year's Resolutions for 2011

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Some of the UFC's finest share their New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Cole Miller Issues Warning to Donald Cerrone

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Cole Miller discusses the new face of safe fighting, preparing for Matt Wiman and will take a step down in competition to fight Cerrone.

Matt Mitrione Talks Grown Man Punches and NFL vs UFC

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Matt Mitrione talks about his upcoming bout with Tim Hague and shares insight on what the UFC does better than the NFL.

Exclusive: Jackson's MMA Coach Winkeljohn Thanks Critics, Looking Forward to UFC 125

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Jackson's MMA striking coach Mike Winkeljohn talks about Guida & Stann and doesn't understand critics who label give safe fighting label.

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