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  1. UFC Fight Night 52: Mark Hunt stops Roy Nelson in Round 2

    Brett Okamoto

    After a tentative Round 1, Mark Hunt unleashed a devastating uppercut to knock out Roy Nelson in the second round at UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  2. Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic to headline UFC event on Dec. 13

    Brett Okamoto

    A five-round heavyweight bout between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will headline a UFC on Fox event on Dec. 13 in Phoenix.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  3. Melvin Manhoef stops Doug Marshall to win Bellator debut

    Brett Okamoto

    Melvin Manhoef ended his Bellator debut with a bang by finishing Doug Marshall in the first round with one punch at Bellator 125.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  4. Wanderlei Silva announces retirement, blames UFC

    Brett Okamoto

    Veteran mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement in a 13-minute YouTube video on Friday, citing disillusionment with his employer, the UFC, as the primary reason.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  5. UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson suspended amid report of ab...

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC suspended light heavyweight Anthony Johnson indefinitely on Friday, following a report that the mother of his children has alleged he attacked her in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  6. Thiago Silva released by UFC again, with promotion citing 'new in...

    Brett Okamoto

    For the second time this year, the UFC has released light heavyweight Thiago Silva due to an alleged domestic violence incident involving his ex-wife.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  7. The Weigh-in: Heavy hitters, heavyweight fights, more

    The Weigh-in: Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and Mark Hunt break down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  8. MMA with Brett Okamoto

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, ESPN.com mixed martial arts writer Brett Okamoto stops by to chat about the news from the octagon.Okamoto joined ESPN.com in December 2010. Previously, he was the boxing/MMA writer for the Las Vegas Sun newspaper a...

    Chat | September 18, 2014
  9. Todd Duffee to face Anthony Hamilton in return at UFC 181

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC heavyweight Todd Duffee will return to action later this year against Anthony Hamilton at UFC 181 on Dec. 6.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  10. Akiyama returns, still wants Wanderlei Silva

    Brett Okamoto

    Yoshihiro Akiyama turned 39 years old this summer. It's been more than two years since he's fought professionally -- and more than five since he's won a fight. He's not really in a position to ask for anything. But if he were, he says he'd aim hig...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  11. Heavyweights Alistair Overeem, Stefan Struve to fight Dec. 13

    Brett Okamoto

    A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve has been booked to a UFC on Fox event on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, Ariz.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  12. NSAC schedules discipline hearing for Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier br...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission will hold a disciplinary hearing on Sept. 23 to address a now infamous incident between UFC light heavyweights Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier on Aug. 4 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  13. Lyoto Machida to fight CB Dollaway at UFC Fight Night event in Br...

    Brett Okamoto

    A middleweight matchup between Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway will take place at a UFC Fight Night event on Dec. 20 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  14. Carmont released by the UFC, will fight on

    Brett Okamoto

    Francis Carmont has been released from the UFC, according to a social media post by the French middleweight on Wednesday. Carmont, 32, announced via Facebook that he has been dropped from his UFC contract but plans to continue his career outside t...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  15. Cerrone close to UFC title shot, doesn't care

    Brett Okamoto

    Donald Cerrone doesn't spend much time thinking about UFC title shots -- he spends no time thinking about them, actually -- but he at least knows one when he sees one. And headed into a much-anticipated lightweight bout against Eddie Alvarez at UF...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  16. Benavidez pulling for (but not betting on) Cariaso

    Brett Okamoto

    Joseph Benavidez would love to believe 9-1 betting underdog Chris Cariaso has a chance to dethrone Demetrious Johnson at UFC 178 next weekend. Oh man, would he love to believe that. Benavidez (20-4) is in one of the more unfortunate spots in m...

    Blog | September 16, 2014