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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Dominick Cruz to remain official UFC bantamweight champion despit...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will not be stripped of his title despite an 18-month injury-related absence and no set return date.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  11. UFC on Fuel TV 7 -- Renan Barao submits Michael McDonald, defends...

    Brett Okamoto

    Renan Barao defended his interim bantamweight title by submitting Michael McDonald in four rounds at UFC: London on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  12. Urijah Faber, Renan Barao make weight during weigh-in for bantamw...

    Brett Okamoto

    Urijah Faber and Renan Barao each made weight during Friday's official weigh-in for their bantamweight interim title fight at UFC 149 this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  13. Faber, Cruz rivalry on final chapter -- right?

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- Dominick Cruz says that he and Urijah Faber have learned to "tolerate each other" after 13 weeks of filming "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series. That might be a good thing because the fact is, both believe there's a real decent chan...

    Blog | May 05, 2012
  14. Will TUF mark arrival of lighter classes?

    Brett Okamoto

    As anxious as the 32 contestants comprising this season of "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series were to kick off Friday's premiere, there are another 80 or so fighters already employed by the UFC who were just as amped. That's referring to the pr...

    Blog | March 10, 2012
  15. Benavidez eyes UFC title, P4P ranking

    Brett Okamoto

    Joseph Benavidez pretty much has two birthdays now. There is his original birth date, just like everyone else, and the day he learned he'd get to fight at 125 pounds. It's always a good day when a fighter finds out he gets to compete in his ideal ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  16. What we learned about Phil Davis

    Brett Okamoto

    Trivia time, guys. Fighting out of Alliance MMA in San Diego, this fighter began his career a perfect 9-0, quickly earning a title shot against a high profile champion in a premier mixed martial arts organization. Experience played a vital role in...

    Blog | February 01, 2012