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  1. Overeem 'likes' to fly under the radar

    Franklin McNeil

    Hard-hitting Alistar Overeem, who is ranked fifth among heavyweights by ESPN.com, hasn't been getting much attention leading into his Saturday night bout in Boston against Travis Browne. Overeem sat on the podium for nearly 30 minutes Thursday du...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  2. Cormier happy to fight Nelson; eyes Jones

    Franklin McNeil

    Imagine if heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum had gotten his wish and faced Daniel Cormier in a title eliminator. Then imagine Werdum losing. What a mess that would have left at the top of the division. Earlier this month, UFC president Dana W...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  3. Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira make weight for UFC on ...

    Franklin McNeil

    The rematch between heavyweight contenders Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira became official on Friday when each man made weight for their Saturday night showdown in Fortaleza, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  4. Nogueira looking for consistency

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has been on a roller-coaster ride for nearly four years. He'd win a fight then lose, win a fight then lose again. Consistency has eluded Nogueira, who has not won back-to-back bouts since February 2008, when he...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  5. More complete Werdum primed for rematch

    Franklin McNeil

    His prefight agenda has remained constant for years: train properly, win and move one step closer to a title shot. More often than not, this approach has proved beneficial to UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum. Under normal circumstances, ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  6. Werdum thrilled with TUF assignment

    Franklin McNeil

    The likelihood of being asked to be a coach on "The Ultimate Fighter" never crossed heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum's mind. Werdum received an offer from UFC officials to coach on the promotion's long-running reality series for up-and-comin...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  7. UFC 147: Rich Franklin spoils Wanderlei Silva's homecoming

    Franklin McNeil

    Rich Franklin again proved too active and too accurate for Wanderlei Silva in earning a unanimous decision in their rematch at UFC 147.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  8. Diaz earns $200,000 for loss to Condit

    Franklin McNeil

    Though Nick Diaz didn't leave Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas with Saturday night's most-coveted honor -- the UFC welterweight interim title -- he did go home with a nice consolation prize. The Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed on ...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  9. UFC 143 roundup: Carlos Condit outworks Nick Diaz, claims interim...

    Franklin McNeil

    Carlos "The Natural Born Killer" Condit utilized movement and a crisp striking game to overcome a tough challenge from Nick Diaz at UFC 143.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2012
  10. Roy Nelson, Fabricio Werdum scheduled to fight at UFC 143

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweights Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum will fight Feb. 4 at UFC 143 in Las Vegas, UFC confirmed Wednesday on its website.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  11. Henderson could send Fedor into retirement

    Franklin McNeil

    It's enough that Dan Henderson and Fedor Emelianenko are facing each other to make the Strikeforce card on July 30 (Showtime at 10 p.m. ET) worth watching. But for those needing an additional reason to tune-in, how's this: It could be Emelianenko's f...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  12. Alistair Overeem to face Fabricio Werdum in nontitle bout on June...

    Franklin McNeil

    Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will face Fabricio Werdum on June 18 in a nontitle fight, the promotion announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  13. All main card fighters make weight for opening card of Strikeforc...

    Franklin McNeil

    All but two fighters made weight on Friday for the opening card of Strikeforce's World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2011