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  1. Desire to be champ again fueling Edgar

    Franklin McNeil

    It is being said that this is do-or-die time for Frankie Edgar, a must-win situation for his mixed martial arts career. Edgar, however, would beg to differ -- somewhat. Currently riding a three-fight losing skid (all title bouts), Edgar is in ser...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  2. Ben Henderson to meet T.J Grant on Aug. 31

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against T.J. Grant on Aug. 31 at UFC 164 in Milwaukee, the promotion officials announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  3. Josh Barnett to fight Frank Mir at UFC 164

    Franklin McNeil

    Former heavyweight champion Josh Barnett will return to the Octagon for the first time in 11 years on Aug. 31, when he meets Frank Mir at UFC 164 in Milwaukee, promotion officials announced Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  4. Renan Barao, Michael McDonald make weight for title fight

    Franklin McNeil

    Both UFC 135-pound interim champion Renan Barao and contender Michael McDonald made weight for Saturday's title bout in London as each tipped the scales at 134 pounds.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  5. Josh Thomson to make UFC return against Nate Diaz

    Franklin McNeil

    Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson returns to UFC on April 20 against Nate Diaz, UFC officials announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  6. UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson to face Gilbert Melendez o...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will put his title on the line April 20 against former Strikeforce titleholder Gilbert Melendez in San Jose, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  7. UFC interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao to defend vs. Michael ...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao will defend his title against Michael McDonald, the promotion announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  8. Anderson Silva, UFC middleweight champion, receptive to fighting ...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva said Saturday night that a superfight between him and Georges St-Pierre will happen if promotion president Dana White decides that's what he wants.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  9. Cowboys Stadium eyed as host of potential Anderson Silva-Georges ...

    Franklin McNeil

    A victory by UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre on Nov. 17 over interim titleholder Carlos Condit could set up a superfight with middleweight champ Anderson Silva at Cowboys Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  10. Lyman Good-Andrey Koreshkov bout set for Nov. 30, Bellator says

    Franklin McNeil

    Former Bellator welterweight champ Lyman Good will take another step toward regaining the title when he faces Andrey Koreshkov on Nov. 30 in Mount Pleasant, Mich., the promotion announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  11. Straus now training to be world champ

    Franklin McNeil

    About a year and a half ago, Bellator featherweight contender Daniel Straus didn't give any consideration to becoming a world champion. He fought because he liked doing it. Put a guy in front of him and Straus' fighting juices would start flowing,...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  12. Phil Davis to fight former titleholder Forrest Griffin at UFC 155...

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contender Phil Davis will face former titleholder Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  13. Ex-UFC champ Rashad Evans wants December return

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans told ESPN.com on Friday that he plans to return to action in December.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  14. Daniel Cormier to fight former two-time heavyweight champ Frank M...

    Franklin McNeil

    Strikeforce 2012 Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier will face former two-time UFC champion Frank Mir on Nov. 3 in Oklahoma City.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  15. UFC cuts ex-WEC bantamweight champ Miguel Angel Torres

    Franklin McNeil

    Former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Angel Torres has been released by UFC, the fighter said Wednesday on his website.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  16. Report -- Ex-lightweight champ Frankie Edgar moving to featherwei...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has decided to drop to featherweight and hopes to debut in that weight class sometime in December, Fuel TV reported on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012