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  1. UFC 175 main event -- Chris Weidman outlasts Lyoto Machida to def...

    Brett Okamoto

    Chris Weidman survived several tense moments en route to defending his middleweight title via unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  2. Evolving trumps history for Machida

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- When it finally came time for former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida to make his long-anticipated move to middleweight, it just kind of happened. There was little fanfare. The UFC called, offered Machida a fight at 185 p...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. Wladimir Klitschko to defend belts vs. Kubrat Pulev on Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    Wladimir Klitschko will defend his heavyweight belts against undefeated Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria in Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 6.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  4. Video results for "heavyweight champion"

  5. K2 Promotions to put on Wladimir Klitschko-Kubrat Pulev fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's promotional company, K2 Promotions, will control his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev after it won the purse bid Tuesday for the right to stage the fight.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  6. UFC champion Jon Jones

    Only 8 of Jon Jones' last 12 fights -- all Jones wins -- have gone the distance. Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, we go inside the UFC octagon when light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones drops by to chat about making his eighth title def...

    Chat | June 16, 2014
  7. Chad Dawson back vs. George Blades after 1-year layoff

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson, whose slide from the top came fast and furious in back-to-back one-sided knockout losses, will return following a year layoff.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  8. Klitschko-Pulev mandatory ordered

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's next defense is going to be against Kubrat Pulev, one of his mandatory challengers. The IBF has ordered the bout and the camps are in their free negotiation period. However, if they don't make a deal, a p...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
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  10. Jon Jones would prefer to fight Daniel Cormier

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would prefer to fight Daniel Cormier, and not Alexander Gustafsson, in his next title defense, according to UFC president Dana White.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  11. Stevenson's audience shrinks

    Dan Rafael

    Certainly the deal that adviser Al Haymon secured for light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson to leave HBO and go to rival Showtime for his title defense against Andrzej Fonfara last Saturday night paid him more money than had he stayed at HBO fo...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  12. Povetkin, Charr ready for Friday

    Dan Rafael

    When last seen in the ring in October, Alexander Povetkin of Russia was getting knocked down four times in a shutout loss challenging heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in Moscow. It was, by far, the worst performance of Povetkin's career. On...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  13. Jones mum on Gustafsson rematch

    Brett Okamoto

    As of Tuesday afternoon, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had not agreed to a rematch against Alexander Gustafsson on Aug. 30 in Las Vegas. He hadn't turned it down, either -- which actually adds to the problem as far as the UFC is concer...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  14. Matthew Saad Muhammad, former light heavyweight champ, dies at 59...

    Dan Rafael

    Hall of Fame former light heavyweight champion Matthew Saad Muhammad, one of the most exciting fighters of all time, died on Sunday at Chestnut Hill Hospital in his hometown of Philadelphia. He was 59.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  15. Scorecard: Adonis Stevenson wins but fails to shine

    Dan Rafael

    Adonis Stevenson started strong against Andrzej Fonfara, but the light heavyweight champion had to get up from the canvas to score the win and keep his title.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  16. Duva foresaw Stevenson's struggles

    Dan Rafael

    Main Events chief executive Kathy Duva watched with interest as light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, looking anything like his "Superman" nickname would suggest, struggled mightily over the last quarter of the fight with Andrzej Fonfara on Sa...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  17. Adonis Stevenson retains light heavyweight championship with deci...

    Brian Campbell

    Adonis "Superman" Stevenson survived a knockdown in the ninth round to defeat Andrzej Fonfara and retain his light heavyweight championship Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  18. Adonis Stevenson: 'I'm here to win by KO'

    Dan Rafael

    Adonis Stevenson earned his light heavyweight mantle by knocking out almost everybody he has faced. He vows to continue the trend against Andrzej Fonfara on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014