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  1. UFC Stockholm: Anthony Johnson upsets Alexander Gustafsson in Swe...

    Brett Okamoto

    In a crowd-silencing performance, Anthony Johnson knocked out a hapless Alexander Gustafsson in under a round in the main event of UFC Stockholm on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  2. UFC re-signs heavyweight 'Cro-Cop'

    Brett Okamoto

    Mirko "Cro-Cop" Filipovic is headed back to the UFC's Octagon. UFC officials confirmed to ESPN.com on Tuesday the promotion has re-signed the 40-year-old heavyweight. Further details on his return date or opponent were unavailable. Filipovic (...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  3. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson booked to make UFC return at UFC 186 on...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will return to the Octagon after a two-year hiatus for UFC 186 on April 25.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  4. Jon Jones fined $25K for conduct violation

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC announced on Saturday it has fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating its Athlete Code of Conduct policy.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  5. Frank Mir, Antonio Silva to headline Feb. 22 card

    Brett Okamoto

    A heavyweight bout between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva will headline a UFC Fight Night event Feb. 22 in Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  6. How Jones fought on Jan. 3, despite failed drug test

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- On Dec. 4, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones submitted to a random urine test, ordered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. On Dec. 23, the results of that test were delivered to the NSAC from a lab in Salt Lake City. Under...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  7. Alistair Overeem, Roy Nelson to fight on UFC 185 card

    Brett Okamoto

    A non-title heavyweight fight between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson has been added to a UFC 185 pay-per-view on March 14 in Dallas.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  8. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones enters drug treatment fa...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine prior to his eighth title defense last weekend in Las Vegas, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  9. Former UFC champ Tim Sylvia retires from MMA

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts on Saturday, shortly after he failed to receive medical clearance for a scheduled contest.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  10. UFC 182 recap: Jon Jones successfully defends light heavyweight t...

    Brett Okamoto

    Jon Jones successfully defended his light heavyweight title by earning a unanimous decision over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2015
  11. UFC announces re-signing of Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has announced former light heavyweight champion Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson has re-signed with the fight promotion.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2014
  12. Rashad Evans to return in Feb. 22 UFC Fight Night bout against Gl...

    Brett Okamoto

    After missing all of 2014 due to a torn ACL, Rashad Evans will officially return to action against Glover Teixeira on Feb. 22.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2014
  13. CB Dollaway on 'life-changing' fight

    Brett Okamoto

    On Nov. 17, many of the UFC's biggest stars accumulated in Las Vegas for a major news conference. Among those in attendance: former middleweight champion and perhaps greatest mixed martial artist of all time Anderson Silva; light heavyweight champ...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  14. UFC on Fox 13 -- Junior dos Santos earns unanimous decision win o...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos outworked Stipe Miocic in a bloody brawl to earn a unanimous decision in the UFC on Fox 13 main event in Phoenix.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  15. Struve: Overeem knows I'm a better fighter

    Brett Okamoto

    The mind can move at the speed of a lifetime under the right circumstances. Just ask UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve. At UFC 175 on July 5, Struve, 26, was pulled from his fight against Matt Mitrione after he nearly fainted in his locker room during...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  16. Schaub on Browne's new camp, more

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- Brendan Schaub has an opinion on Travis Browne switching fight camps ahead of their heavyweight matchup this weekend at UFC 181. It's not a positive one. Schaub (10-4) has made it known he believes Browne (16-2-1) made a mistake th...

    Blog | December 04, 2014