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  1. UFC won't book Alistair Overeem prior to end of his suspension

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC will not book Alistair Overeem to a fight in Las Vegas until he reapplies and is granted a license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  2. Alistair Overeem sentenced to community service

    Brett Okamoto

    Heavyweight mixed martial artist Alistair Overeem was sentenced to 50 hours of community service Tuesday, stemming from a January incident in which he allegedly pushed a woman at a Las Vegas nightclub.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  3. UFC 141: Brock Lesnar goes out with a whimper and bad game plan

    Brett Okamoto

    Brock Lesnar's departure from MMA was as bizarre as his arrival.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  4. Brock Lesnar, Alistair Overeem make weight for UFC 141 showdown

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar weighed-in at the heavyweight maximum 266 pounds Thursday for his UFC 141 main event fight against Alistair Overeem.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  5. Lesnar unsure why folks question his desire

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- For whatever reason, the mixed martial arts community seems to constantly brace itself for the loss of Brock Lesnar. Even as the former UFC heavyweight champion prepares to return to the Octagon this week after his second bout with di...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  6. Overeem: All I can say is my side of it

    Brett Okamoto

    Alistair Overeem flew to London from Holland this week to submit a urine steroid panel test to comply with an out-of-competition drug test first requested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Nov. 17. Overeem received a conditional license fro...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  7. Alistair Overeem will meet Brock Lesnar in the main event of UFC ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Alistair Overeem will meet Brock Lesnar in the main event of UFC 141 on Dec. 30 as scheduled.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011
  8. For Brock Lesnar, will health be enough?

    Brett Okamoto

    During a news conference Friday, Brock Lesnar joked it took "about six hours" for him to feel 100 percent after undergoing surgery to remove 12 inches of his colon in May. Of course, the actual recovery time was slightly longer. Lesnar, who ret...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  9. Mir favors old foe Lesnar against Overeem

    Brett Okamoto

    Las Vegas -- Frank Mir is predicting a comeback win for an old rival of his. The former champ is currently preparing for a rematch against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, scheduled for Dec. 10. Later that month, another high profile heavyweight bout tak...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  10. Rematch between Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira set for UF...

    Brett Okamoto

    A rematch between UFC heavyweights Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has been scheduled for UFC 140 in December.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  11. Brock Lesnar-Alistair Overeem fight set for Dec. 30 in Vegas

    Brett Okamoto

    Alistair Overeem is officially a UFC heavyweight and will meet Brock Lesnar on Dec. 30.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  12. Nevada to randomly drug test out-of-competition fighters

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission is once again in position to randomly drug test licensed fighters who are out-of-competition. Regular testing of athletes is expected to start this month.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  13. MMA awards for June

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto dishes out awards for June.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  14. Kenny Florian, Diego Nunes make weight for UFC 131 bout

    Brett Okamoto

    In preparation for his featherweight debut, former UFC contender Kenny Florian successfully navigated to the 146-pound limit during the UFC 131 weigh-in Friday -- although he didn't earn himself any Vancouver fans in the process.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  15. All 22 contestants make weight for 'Ultimate Fighter' 13 finale

    Brett Okamoto

    Hoping to impress UFC brass enough to earn a spot on its roster this weekend, multiple contestants from "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series made weight Friday in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  16. 'Ultimate Fighter' contestants for season 13 revealed

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC and Spike TV officials revealed Monday all 14 contestants that will be featured on the thirteenth season of "The Ultimate Fighter."

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011