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  1. Elite athletes who returned from career-threatening injuries

    Andrew R. Davis

    Anderson Silva's comeback from a career-threatening injury is a daunting task. But if he's in need in inspiration, Andrew R. Davis has a list of other athletes he returned from similar scenarios and found their form.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  2. Alistair Overeem's rocky road in the UFC

    Andrew R. Davis

    As former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem gets ready for his UFC 169 matchup against former champion Frank Mir, many are wondering if the loser will receive his walking papers. Mir is on three-fight losing streak, while Overeem h...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  3. Frank Mir fighting for his UFC legacy

    Andrew R. Davis

    UFC 169 will be marked by two title fights at the top of the card, but it's the third pay-per-view bout that is a defining one in terms of MMA heavyweight folklore. Frank Mir, the former UFC heavyweight champion, is taking on Alistair Overeem, th...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  4. Rousey-Tate among best female rivalries?

    Andrew R. Davis

    On Saturday, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate will face off for the second time in their careers when Rousey defends her UFC women's bantamweight title against her biggest rival. The Rousey-Tate rivalry is by far the biggest one in women's MMA and could ...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  5. A history of the UFC rematch

    Andrew R. Davis

    The UFC was to crown its first ever superfight champion on April 7, 1995, at UFC 5. Royce Gracie, the three-time tournament champion against Ken Shamrock, whose only loss was to the Brazilian jiu-jitsu master at UFC 1 in just 57 seconds. The two men ...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  6. Close decisions to the champ are UFC norm

    Andrew R. Davis

    At UFC 167, many felt that Johny Hendricks did enough damage against Georges St-Pierre to become the new UFC welterweight champion. On Glenn Trowbridge's scorecard, Hendricks did just that. The other two judges (Sal D'Amato and Tony Weeks) saw the fi...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  7. Numbers prove Jones pushed to the limit

    Andrew R. Davis

    Jon Jones moved to 19-1 with a unanimous decision victory over No. 1 contender Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 in Toronto on Saturday. Scores were 48-47, 48-47 and 49-46 and the numbers behind the fight show it was as close as the scorecards portray....

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  8. Mayweather's 'home' floor: MGM Grand

    Andrew R. Davis

    After Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s victory over Robert Guerrero in May, fans were treated to an updated version of a quote that has become a Mayweather staple: "Forty-four have tried and 44 have failed." Although that number should technically be amended t...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  9. Stats & Info: How Canelo can win

    Andrew R. Davis

    On Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Canelo Alvarez will face his toughest competition as a pro when he takes on Floyd Mayweather Jr. Both fighters will enter the ring as junior middleweight titlists; one will leave with both belts. If Ca...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  10. UFC 163: By the numbers

    Andrew R. Davis

    Jose Aldo makes the fifth defense of his UFC featherweight title Saturday in Brazil at UFC 163 when he faces Chan Sung Jung, who is ranked sixth in's featherweight rankings. In the co-main event, former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machi...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  11. UFC on Fox 7 by the numbers

    Andrew R. Davis

    UFC on Fox 7 will air on free network television from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., Saturday night. In the main event, UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against the debuting #1 contender Gilbert Melendez, who was ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  12. UFC 158: By the numbers

    Andrew R. Davis

    The rivalry between UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz comes to a head Saturday in the main event of UFC 158. Here are the numbers you need to know for the title fight: 6.03: Diaz's strikes landed per minute in UFC/Strikefor...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  13. UFC on Fuel 8 by the numbers

    Andrew R. Davis

    UFC on Fuel TV 8 takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan this Saturday, the sixth time the UFC has traveled to the "Land of the Rising Sun." The main event sees Wanderlei Silva battle Brian Stann at light heavyweight while Stefan Struve tak...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  14. UFC 156 by the numbers

    Andrew R. Davis

    9: Takedowns defended by Jose Aldo. Frankie Edgar got off to a slow start on the feet, and did not attempt a takedown in Round 1. In Rounds 2-5, Edgar attempted 11 takedowns but only succeeded on two. Although Edgar was the first Aldo opponent to sco...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  15. Strikeforce finale by the numbers

    Andrew R. Davis

    Most wins in Strikeforce welterweight division With his victory over Nate Marquardt for the Strikeforce welterweight title, Tarec Saffiedine won his sixth fight in the organization, tying him with former champion Nick Diaz for second in wins all tim...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  16. Gunning for KO bad idea for St. Pierre?

    Andrew R. Davis

    UFC interim welterweight titleholder Carlos Condit has never been knocked out in 33 professional fights. UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre feels he might be the first to turn the lights out on Condit. Power Punches to Head Landed ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012