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  1. Inside the venue: Pepsi Center

    Brian Knapp

    A quick look inside the Pepsi Center ... Location: Denver Opened: October 1999 Cost: $160 million Seating Capacity: 20,000 Architect: Populous Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his crown against former titleholder Quinton "...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  2. Hendo up for the challenge

    Brian Knapp

    Current Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson faces arguably the stiffest challenge of his career when he moves up in weight to face the great Fedor Emelianenko in a 220-pound catchweight main event on Saturday at the Sears Centre in H...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  3. Bellator 42: Rich Hale uses counters to inch his way to victory

    Brian Knapp

    Ronnie Mann moved a step closer to becoming Bellator's inaugural light heavyweight champion by cruising to a decision win against Josh Arocho on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2011
  4. UFC 128: Jon Jones batters Mauricio Rua to wrest away title

    Brian Knapp

    Jon "Bones" Jones lived up to the hype and hooplah by destroying Mauricio Rua in three rounds to become the UFC light heavyweight champion.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  5. UFC 121: Velasquez thumps Lesnar, takes title at UFC 121

    Brian Knapp

    In a stunning upset, Cain Velasquez became the first Mexican heavyweight champion by stopping Brock Lesnar in the first round at UFC 121.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2010
  6. UFC 119: Frank Mir mounts late assault, stops Mirko "Cro Cop" Fil...

    Brian Knapp

    In a battle between two gunshy strikers, Frank Mir lulled Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic to sleep, then turned his lights out with a well-timed knee at UFC 119.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2010
  7. Lyoto Machida mauls Rashad Evans to lift light heavyweight title

    Brian Knapp

    Lyoto Machida kept his undefeated record intact and lifted the light heavyweight title in the process by stopping Rashad Evans at UFC 98.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2009
  8. Brian Knapp: Quinton Jackson outpoints Keith Jardine; title shot ...

    Brian Knapp

    It takes more than a menacing stare and a cool nickname to beat Quinton Jackson. Keith "Dean of Mean" Jardine learned that the hard way at UFC 96 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2009