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  1. Edgar on McGregor, picks Mendes-Aldo

    Brett Okamoto

    Frankie Edgar has no illusions about the fight business he's a part of. Edgar (17-4-1) fights Cub Swanson in a five-round UFC main event on Nov. 22 in Austin, Texas. On paper, it looks like a clear No. 1 contender fight. Edgar has won his last two...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
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  3. Rick Story strikes past heavily favored Gunnar Nelson

    Brett Okamoto

    Welterweight contender Rick Story proved too wily and too savvy for up-and-comer Gunnar Nelson over five rounds in their UFC Fight Night 53 bout in Sweden.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2014
  4. The Weigh-in: Contenders, crossover bouts, more

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

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  5. Cat Zingano looks forward, stays positive

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC female bantamweight contender Cat Zingano says she doesn't dwell on what was once hers. Seventeen months ago, Zingano (8-0) made her UFC debut against Miesha Tate at "The Ultimate Fighter 17" finale in Las Vegas. Zingano won the bout via T...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Meet Randa Markos, the Iraqi refugee-turned-UFC fighter

    Michael Huang

    Randa Markos fled Iraq as an child, was imprisoned in Turkey, landed in Canada and works in a pharmacy. And oh yeah, she's a UFC title contender. How the heck did that happen?

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  8. UFC Fight Night 50: Ronaldo Souza submits Gegard Mousasi in Round...

    Brett Okamoto

    A relentless Ronaldo Souza worked over Gegard Mousasi before submitting him via guillotine choke in UFC Fight Night 50 main event in Mashantucket, Conn., on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  9. The Weigh-in: Dueling cards, title contenders, more

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

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  10. The Weigh-in: UFC president Dana White's penalty, TJ Dillashaw's ...

    The Weigh-in: Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and UFC flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez break down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  11. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis light heavyweight bout confirmed a...

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC light heavyweight bout between former No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis will serve as the co-main event at UFC 179 on Oct. 25.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2014
  12. Michael Bisping not dwelling on losses

    brettokamoto

    On Jan. 28, 2012, Michael Bisping came within five minutes of a UFC title shot. Bisping (24-6) fought Chael Sonnen that night in a No. 1 middleweight contender bout in Chicago. After two rounds, two of the three judges had the fight even, 19-19. A...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  13. UFC Fight Night: San Jose Report Card: Title contenders shine; ju...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades following UFC Fight Night: San Jose

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  14. The Weigh-in: TJ Dillashaw, steroid use, more

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

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2014
  15. UFC's Matt Brown misses weight ahead of Robbie Lawler bout

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC welterweight Matt Brown missed weight by 1.5 pounds ahead of a No. 1 contender bout against Robbie Lawler at an official weigh-in Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  16. Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones at UFC 178 after Alexander Gust...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has withdrawn from a planned title fight against defending champion Jon Jones on Sept. 27 due to injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  17. John Dodson is out for year after tearing ACL

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC flyweight contender John Dodson is done for the year after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014