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  1. Best UFC fights of all time

    Franklin McNeil

    Franklin McNeil counts down the 10 best fights in UFC history.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  2. Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira make weight for UFC on ...

    Franklin McNeil

    The rematch between heavyweight contenders Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira became official on Friday when each man made weight for their Saturday night showdown in Fortaleza, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  3. Nogueira looking for consistency

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has been on a roller-coaster ride for nearly four years. He'd win a fight then lose, win a fight then lose again. Consistency has eluded Nogueira, who has not won back-to-back bouts since February 2008, when he...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  4. More complete Werdum primed for rematch

    Franklin McNeil

    His prefight agenda has remained constant for years: train properly, win and move one step closer to a title shot. More often than not, this approach has proved beneficial to UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum. Under normal circumstances, ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. Werdum thrilled with TUF assignment

    Franklin McNeil

    The likelihood of being asked to be a coach on "The Ultimate Fighter" never crossed heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum's mind. Werdum received an offer from UFC officials to coach on the promotion's long-running reality series for up-and-comin...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  6. Former heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira withdraws fr...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira suffered an injury that has forced him to withdraw from UFC 149, the promotion announced Saturday night on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2012
  7. Dennis Siver gets rematch with Ross Pearson in Sweden

    Franklin McNeil

    Dennis Siver will get the chance to avenge a loss in March 2010 to Ross Pearson, but he must do so as a featherweight.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  8. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira-Alexander Gustafsson set for April 14 in...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC will make its debut in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 14, with light heavyweight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira taking on fast-rising contender Alexander Gustafsson in the main event, the promotion announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  9. UFC 140 roundup: Jon Jones rides out rough moments, submits Lyoto...

    Franklin McNeil

    Jon Jones survived some tense moments before choking out Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida in the UFC 140 main event Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2011
  10. Silva overwhelms Okami, defends UFC middleweight title

    Franklin McNeil

    Anderson Silva defended his UFC middleweight title Saturday. But, more importantly, he settled his score with old foe Yushin Okami.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  11. Better things to come in '11 for Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    Franklin McNeil

    This year wasn't one to write home about for Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, but the heavyweight is already laying down the plans for a better 2011.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  12. UFC 105: Randy Couture is ready to take the fight to Brandon Vera...

    Franklin McNeil

    Randy Couture built his legend fighting larger men, but his recent stumbles at heavyweight prompted a move back to 205 pounds. At age 46, is he prepared to take on a loaded division and a challenger as skilled as Brandon Vera?

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  13. UFC 105: Randy Couture is ready to take the fight to Brandon Vera...

    Franklin McNeil

    Randy Couture built his legend fighting larger men, but his recent stumbles at heavyweight prompted a move back to 205 pounds. At age 46, is he prepared to take on a loaded division and a challenger as skilled as Brandon Vera?

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  14. UFC 101: Octagon door still open for Fedor Emelianenko

    Franklin McNeil

    MMA fans might wind up seeing Fedor Emelianenko in the Octagon after all. According to Dana White, the heavyweight phenom is still a wanted man by the UFC -- as long as he keeps winning.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2009
  15. Frank Mir intent on repeat, while Brock Lesnar eager to exact rev...

    Franklin McNeil

    The road back to the top of the heavyweight division has been has a long and arduous one for Frank Mir. His chance to regain the UFC title will come against Brock Lesnar in '09 -- a rematch both men are salivating over, writes Franklin McNeil.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2009
  16. Focused Frank Mir in the shape of his life for Antonio Rodrigo No...

    Franklin McNeil

    When Frank Mir climbs into the cage against dangerous Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, there's no room for even the slightest of errors, writes Franklin McNeil.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2008