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  1. Anthony Pettis: 'No more holding back'

    Franklin McNeil

    As lightweight champion Benson Henderson and top contender Anthony Pettis head into their showdown Saturday night at UFC 164 in Milwaukee, much attention has been paid to their 2010 WEC title bout. The fight was as an action-filled, closely contes...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  2. UFC 162 -- Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman make weight for title bo...

    Franklin McNeil

    Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman make weight for UFC 162 title bout.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  3. Desire to be champ again fueling Edgar

    Franklin McNeil

    It is being said that this is do-or-die time for Frankie Edgar, a must-win situation for his mixed martial arts career. Edgar, however, would beg to differ -- somewhat. Currently riding a three-fight losing skid (all title bouts), Edgar is in ser...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  4. UFC 162 -- Chris Weidman stuns Anderson Silva, lifts middleweight...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC 162: Weidman stuns Silva, lifts title

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  5. Ben Henderson to meet T.J Grant on Aug. 31

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against T.J. Grant on Aug. 31 at UFC 164 in Milwaukee, the promotion officials announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  6. Frankie Edgar to seek featherweight win vs. Charles Oliveira at U...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will seek his first featherweight victory July 6 when he faces Charles Oliveira at UFC 162, the promotion announced Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  7. Gray Maynard to face TJ Grant on May 25 at UFC 160

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight contenders Gray Maynard and TJ Grant have agreed to meet May 25 at UFC 160 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the bout Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013
  8. Lamas laments title shot oversight

    Franklin McNeil

    It's easy to sympathize with highly ranked featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. In his two most recent fights, he handily defeated two of the division's better fighters -- Hatsu Hioki and Erik Koch. But on Monday, when the UFC announced who wou...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  9. UFC 156 proves nothing is a given in MMA

    Franklin McNeil

    LAS VEGAS -- It's never a fighter's intent to give his opponent extra motivation, unless of course you're heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem and you just don't respect the other guy. Lack of respect is almost certain to serve as extra motivat...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  10. Aldo turns back Edgar, upset epidemic

    Franklin McNeil

    LAS VEGAS -- UFC 156 was turning into a showcase for upsets when featherweight champion Jose Aldo stepped in the Octagon to face former lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar. Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem showed no respect for Antonio Si...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  11. Edgar fighting for more than personal gain

    Franklin McNeil

    LAS VEGAS -- Training for his featherweight debut against titleholder Jose Aldo involved blood, sweat and a bit more tears than usual for Frankie Edgar. This camp was nothing like any the former UFC lightweight champion had ever experienced. His ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  12. Alvarez hopes for court decision, UFC move

    Franklin McNeil

    Free agency should have been the most exciting time of Eddie Alvarez's professional career. Unfortunately for Alvarez, it has been everything but that. Alvarez is in the middle of a legal tug-of-war between UFC and his former promoter, Bellator. ...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  13. Welterweights Jon Fitch, Demian Maia to square off at UFC 156 on ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweights Jon Fitch and Demian Maia have agreed to meet Feb. 2 at UFC 156, promotion officials announced Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  14. Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas moved to Jan. 26 in Chicago

    Franklin McNeil

    Top featherweight contender Erik Koch and Ricardo Lamas will face each other Jan. 26 in Chicago, UFC announced Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  15. Jose Aldo to defend featherweight title against Frankie Edgar in ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Featherweight champion Jose Aldo will put his belt on the line on Feb. 2 against former lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar, UFC president Dana White announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  16. Aldo injury opens Edgar's emotional wound

    Franklin McNeil

    What an emotional ride former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has been on the past few weeks. One month to the day that his bid to reclaim the 155-pound title fell short, Edgar learned on Tuesday that a foot injury ousted featherweight cham...

    Blog | September 12, 2012