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  1. Alistair Overeem could fight next year if Nevada Athletic Commiss...

    Franklin McNeil

    Nevada Athletic Commission's Keith Kizer will not stand in the way of UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem reapplying for a license and fighting early next year in Las Vegas, if his application is approved.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  2. UFC 141 roundup: Alistair Overeem overwhelms Brock Lesnar in Roun...

    Franklin McNeil

    Alistair "The Demolition Man" Overeem lived up to his nickname by running rampant over former champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 141.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2011
  3. Overeem already has an eye on the future

    Franklin McNeil

    Fighters are programmed to focus solely on the task at hand. Looking beyond one's current opponent is a cardinal sin in mixed martial arts, especially when that opponent once held the UFC heavyweight championship. Brock Lesnar is big, strong, aggr...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  4. Escudero to face Volkmann at UFC 141

    Franklin McNeil

    Efrain Escudero returns to the Octagon on Dec. 30 to face Jacob Volkmann in a UFC 141 lightweight preliminary bout. UFC officials confirmed the fight with ESPN.com on Tuesday. Escudero replaces T.J. Grant, who suffered an injury that forced him...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  5. Donald Cerrone-Nate Diaz set as co-main event at UFC 141

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight contender Donald Cerrone, after forcing Dennis Siver to tap in the first round Saturday night at UFC 137, said he wanted a fight in December. Cerrone got wish.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  6. Back injury to sideline Carwin until 2012

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin announced on his web site Saturday that he has suffered another back injury. Carwin expects the injury to sideline him until next year. "As I ramped up my training for UFC 141, my back locked...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  7. Kim to face Pierson at UFC 141

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweights Dong Hyun Kim and Sean Pierson have agreed to meet Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced on Monday. "Two talented welterweights on the comeback trail will face off at UFC 141," UFC president Dana White said. It will be Kim's fir...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  8. Velasquez spent time on shelf wisely

    Franklin McNeil

    The first UFC bout on network television is expected to surpass the record 6.51 million viewers who watched Kimbo Slice defeat James Thompson on CBS in May 2008. But whether 10 or 10 million tune in Nov. 12 to see Cain Velasquez defend his UFC heavyw...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  9. Healthy Lesnar on the hunt for UFC title

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar said via Twitter on Thursday that he is healthy again and looks forward to regaining his title. Lesnar first made the announcement Wednesday during a YouTube video, in which he is seen firing a rifle at...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  10. Brock Lesnar undergoes surgery on colon

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, who was recently stricken with a second case of diverticulitis, underwent successful surgery on Friday, according to UFC president Dana White.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  11. Brock Lesnar (diverticulitis) pulls out of UFC fight

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar on Thursday pulled out of his bout on with Junior dos Santos due to diverticulitis.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  12. Chris Weidman set to face Jesse Bongfeldt June 11

    Franklin McNeil

    Undefeated middleweight prospect Chris Weidman on Tuesday agreed to face Jesse Bongfeldt at UFC 131 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  13. UFC 131: Brock Lesnar says he'll take a stand against Junior dos ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Has Brock Lesnar solved the stand-up deficiencies Cain Velasquez laid bare? Gunning for his old belt, he says he's ready to trade -- starting with Junior dos Santos.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  14. UFC 131: Brock Lesnar says he'll take a stand against Junior dos ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Has Brock Lesnar solved the stand-up deficiencies Cain Velasquez laid bare? Gunning for his old belt, he says he's ready to trade -- starting with Junior dos Santos.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  15. Cain Velasquez's next challenge: defending his UFC heavyweight ti...

    Franklin McNeil

    Cain Velasquez has reached his goal of becoming the UFC's first Mexican heavyweight champion, but a glance just over the horizon suggests the real work has just begun.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2010
  16. Cain Velasquez tames bigger Brock Lesnar

    Franklin McNeil

    Cain Velasquez had all the skills to tame the bigger Brock Lesnar.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2010