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  1. The Weigh-in: Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, Dominick Cruz, more

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

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  2. Dominick Cruz to fight Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will make a long anticipated return to action against Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  3. The Weigh-in: Dominick Cruz, Johny Hendricks, more

    Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and Duane Ludwig break down this week's hot topics.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  4. The Weigh-in: Cain Velasquez, Tito Ortiz, more

    Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and Stipe Miocic break down this week's hot topics.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  5. Cruz's trainer unsold on "tune-up" fights

    brettokamoto

    Eric Del Fierro doesn't know whom Dominick Cruz will fight when he returns to the UFC later this year -- and right now, that's exactly how he prefers it. Most important, Cruz doesn't know his next opponent yet. And that's good, because when Cruz ...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  6. UFC 169 by the numbers

    Joe Kilduff

    UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao became the undisputed champion when Dominick Cruz vacated the title due to injury. Barao must now defend the title against the man he beat to win the interim title at UFC 149, Urijah Faber. Faber has won ...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  7. UFC 169 -- Plan in place to move event to Sunday if weather moves...

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC announced on Saturday that a plan is in place to postpone its pay-per-view event scheduled for Feb. 1 should Super Bowl XLVIII move to that date.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2014
  8. Faber not sweating title pressure

    Brett Okamoto

    I'm not calling it Urijah Faber's last chance at a UFC title -- but I get it if you do. Let's just get this out in the open, right? We're all OK with Faber getting first crack at newly minted UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao because "The Cali...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  9. Dominick Cruz out of UFC 169 for groin injury, vacates title

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC bantamweight Dominick Cruz has suffered a major setback in his attempt to return to the Octagon for the first time in more than two years.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  10. Which champs stay (and go) in 2014?

    Brett Okamoto

    In 2013, the UFC crowned two new champions at 185 and 155 pounds. It also lost its 170-pound champion, Georges St-Pierre, to semiretirement. In 2014, we'll see at least two new UFC champions in the record books. Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler ...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  11. Urijah Faber: 'I'm ready to fight anyone'

    Brett Okamoto

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- In all likelihood, Urijah Faber won't be a serious candidate for "Fighter of the year," but he's done something incredible these past 12 months -- and I'm not solely referring to his destruction of Michael McDonald on Saturday -...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  12. Dominick Cruz, Jose Aldo to defend UFC titles in Newark

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is scheduled to make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 169 on Feb. 1 in Newark, N.J.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  13. Mexican heritage a big influence on trainer Eric Del Fierro

    Josh Gross

    MMA trainer Eric Del Fierro is proud of his Mexican heritage.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  14. Boxing talk swirls ahead of UFC 165

    Brett Okamoto

    TORONTO -- The craze from a blockbuster boxing event between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez last weekend in Las Vegas has followed the UFC north. UFC president Dana White and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who defends his title aga...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  15. Despite little buzz, high stakes for bantams

    Brett Okamoto

    In 2004, Eddie Wineland basically paid money to have his jaw broken. A 10-year career in mixed martial arts is going to come with its share of highs and lows. Wineland, 29, hopes to enjoy his best moment in the cage this weekend, when he meets UFC...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  16. Cruz shows patience, progress in recovery

    Josh Gross

    An anniversary Dominick Cruz wouldn't wish to celebrate is fast approaching. Oct. 1 will mark two years since the UFC bantamweight champion was healthy enough to defend his belt in the Octagon. That's 24 months of prime real estate for a world-cla...

    Blog | August 09, 2013