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  1. Gilbert Melendez

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  2. Nate Diaz unsure why he's in the UFC

    Brett Okamoto

    Nate Diaz returns to the Octagon this weekend. That part is simple enough. Describing the circumstances surrounding his return is a little more difficult. Diaz, 29, is in Phoenix this week to do a job: promote his bout against Rafael dos Anjos ...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
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  4. UFC 181 Report Card: Robbie Lawler deserved to leave Vegas with w...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades after UFC 181.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  5. UFC 181 -- Anthony Pettis taps out Gilbert Melendez

    Brett Okamoto

    Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis choked out Gilbert Melendez to defend his title at UFC 181 in Las Vegas on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2014
  6. Pettis shares stance on corner intervention

    Brett Okamoto

    When it comes to a corner throwing in the towel to save its athlete midfight, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis believes he and his coaches have an understanding between them. Under no circumstances are they ever to do it for him. "Everyb...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  7. Power Rankings: Lightweight

    These are the lightweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  8. Chris Weidman suffers hand fracture; defense vs. Vitor Belfort po...

    Brett Okamoto

    A hairline fracture in his hand has forced UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman to withdraw from a scheduled title defense against Vitor Belfort at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  9. Meet Randa Markos, the Iraqi refugee-turned-UFC fighter

    Michael Huang

    Randa Markos fled Iraq as an child, was imprisoned in Turkey, landed in Canada and works in a pharmacy. And oh yeah, she's a UFC title contender. How the heck did that happen?

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  10. The Weigh-in: Chael Sonnen, hometown decisions, more

    The Weigh-In: Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and top contender Benson Henderson break down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  11. 'Rampage' on Bellator, Ortiz, Melendez

    Brett Okamoto

    Quinton Jackson isn't about to promise he'll fight three times this year -- something he hasn't done since 2007 -- but he doesn't frown upon the idea. Jackson (33-11) will make his first appearance of 2014 against Christian M'Pumbu at Bellator 110...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  12. Gilbert Melendez stays with UFC after Bellator deal is matched

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has exercised its right to match a contractual offer by Bellator MMA for the services of highly ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  13. Gilbert Melendez, Bellator wait to see if UFC will match offer

    Brett Okamoto

    Gilbert Melendez (22-3) announced last week he had agreed to terms with Bellator on a multi-year deal. The UFC, who Melendez competed for twice in 2013, has the right to match Bellator's offer, but it remains to be seen how long the matching period lasts.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  14. Gilbert Melendez agrees with Bellator but UFC can match offer

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and UFC No. 2 contender Gilbert Melendez has agreed to a multiyear deal structure with Bellator MMA.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  15. Close decisions to the champ are UFC norm

    Andrew R. Davis

    At UFC 167, many felt that Johny Hendricks did enough damage against Georges St-Pierre to become the new UFC welterweight champion. On Glenn Trowbridge's scorecard, Hendricks did just that. The other two judges (Sal D'Amato and Tony Weeks) saw the fi...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  16. Power Rankings: Lightweight

    These are the lightweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | October 22, 2013
  17. UFC 166 Report Card: Let's put the brakes on "best ever" talk fol...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross hands out grades following UFC 166.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  18. Melendez, Sanchez delivered as promised

    Josh Gross

    Gilbert Melendez's reaction to the news that UFC wanted him in the cage against Diego Sanchez looked something like this. A deep breath. A pause. And acceptance. "When you fight Diego, you get the chills, like, 'ooh, It's going to be messy here...

    Blog | October 20, 2013