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  1. Jones' problems mount after White's rant

    Chad Dundas

    From the deafening silence that descended over MMA's favorite social media platforms Thursday morning, you could tell something big was about to happen. You just didn't know it would be quite this weird. Even as the UFC hastily (and cryptically...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  2. Jones' work clearly (almost) done at 205

    Chad Dundas

    A lot of great things happened on Saturday during the UFC's fourth live broadcast on Fox. The show was outstanding, the fights action-packed, and aside from the possible ratings black hole of going head-to-head with the summer Olympics, the fight ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  3. The strange power and frailty of 'Rampage'

    Chad Dundas

    It's a testament to the strange power of Quinton Jackson that he remains one of the UFC's more popular and marketable fighters. A lesser personality might have been cast aside by now, left in the dust by even his most loyal fans after so many ups ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  4. Evans-Davis a case against 5-round bouts?

    Chad Dundas

    For just the second time since the switch became official in November, a UFC nontitle main event needed all five of its scheduled rounds on Saturday. Unfortunately, unlike Dan Henderson's thrilling win over Mauricio Rua at UFC 139, Rashad Evans ve...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  5. Cerrone looks to cap his own banner year

    Chad Dundas

    If Donald Cerrone doesn't get a few "Fighter of the year" nods when the smorgasbord of end-of-2011 MMA retrospectives breaks out across the Internet next week, it sure won't be for lack of trying. Perhaps only because Jon Jones put together the gr...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  6. Can Jones become No. 1, P4P, in 2012?

    Chad Dundas

    Ten months, four wins. Three former champions beaten. Hardly a dicey moment. It's been said before on this site, but Jon Jones put the icing on what may be the single best year for any fighter in MMA history on Saturday when he dumped Lyoto ...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  7. Up next for Hendo? Whatever time allows

    Chad Dundas

    It's taken him nearly 15 years and 40 fights, but Dan Henderson has finally reached a perfect place in mixed martial arts -- one where he can do almost anything he wants. After watching him edge Mauricio Rua in their five-round masterpiece on Satu...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  8. Notes and nuggets: Hendo returns, more

    Chad Dundas

    SAN FRANCISCO -- At this point, Dan Henderson can afford to look back and laugh. Henderson must have figured he'd seen the last of the UFC when he decamped for Strikeforce amid a contract dispute in 2009. Some three years later however, it's clea...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  9. Franklin returns to changed landscape

    Chad Dundas

    When last Rich Franklin fought in the UFC, the light heavyweight title was still securely fastened around the waist of Mauricio Rua, Dan Henderson was still training for his Strikeforce championship bid against Rafael Cavalcante and Rashad Evans had ...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  10. Obstacles still exist for Silva-Sonnen II

    Chad Dundas

    After a UFC 136 performance that can only be described as vintage Chael Sonnen from start to finish, the MMA world is awash in speculation this week about Sonnen's theatrical, stipulation-laden challenge for a loser-leaves-town rematch with middlewei...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  11. Is Silva versus Henderson better at 205?

    Chad Dundas

    At least among fans, the popular vision of Anderson Siva 's future includes him defending his UFC middleweight title against either Chael Sonnen or Brian Stann and then engaging in one or both epic superfights against welterweight champ Georges St. P...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  12. Next year crucial for Jones' legacy

    Chad Dundas

    Saturday night in Denver, it was UFC play-by-play man Mike Goldberg's turn to hand out the superlatives. "A talent like never seen before in UFC history!" Goldberg declared, in the familiar cadence so inexorably linked now with action in the Octag...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  13. UFC redo fits pattern for nomadic Hendo

    Chad Dundas

    For the fifth time in his storied, 14-year trek through MMA's upper echelon, Dan Henderson is preparing to change employers on the heels of arguably the biggest win of his career. If reports prove accurate that Henderson is finally on the verge of...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  14. UFC's absorption of Strikeforce well underway

    Chad Dundas

    Ever since Zuffa announced its surprise acquisition of Strikeforce back in March, the MMA community has essentially been standing vigil, wondering aloud how long it would be before the UFC moved to pull the plug and officially fold the smaller organi...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  15. Can Strikeforce capitalize on controversy?

    Chad Dundas

    Perhaps the best indicator that there was some lingering controversy surrounding the ending of Saturday's Strikeforce main event was that Fedor Emelianenko actually voiced an opinion about it. In the moments immediately following his first-round T...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  16. Who has most to gain, lose Saturday?

    Chad Dundas

    Strikeforce executive vice president Scott Coker said this week he believes Saturday's card has the potential to be the best show his organization has ever done. Meanwhile, the rest of us stand around whispering about how long the embattled fight pro...

    Blog | July 28, 2011