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  1. Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock set bout for June 20 in St. Louis

    Brett Okamoto

    Nearly seven years after it was first scheduled to happen, Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock will share a mixed martial arts cage.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2015
  2. Fedor on retirement, state of MMA

    Brett Okamoto

    Fedor Emelianenko has had nearly three years to reflect on the impact his career left on mixed martial arts. The once-unbeatable Russian heavyweight is part of a very short list of candidates recognized as potentially the greatest of all time. Wh...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  3. Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum to headline UFC 188 in Mexico Cit...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will return from a 19-month layoff against interim champion Fabricio Werdum on June 13 in Mexico City.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  4. UFC Fight Night: Frank Mir blitzes Antonio Silva in one round

    Brett Okamoto

    Frank Mir got down to business from the opening bell and took out Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Round 1 in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2015
  5. Jon Jones to meet Anthony Johnson in one of two UFC 187 title fig...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will seek his ninth title defense against Anthony Johnson on May 23 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2015
  6. Daniel Cormier-Ryan Bader to headline UFC Fight Night event in Ju...

    Brett Okamoto

    A nontitle light heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader will headline a UFC Fight Night event June 6 in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2015
  7. Jones' trainer impressed with Johnson

    Brett Okamoto

    Greg Jackson has had a firsthand look at the punching power of Anthony Johnson. Jackson was in Andrei Arlvoski's corner for a heavyweight fight against Johnson nearly two years ago in Atlantic City. The bout headlined a World Series of Fighting c...

    Blog | February 10, 2015
  8. UFC Stockholm Report Card: Anthony Johnson presents unique chall...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades after UFC Stockholm.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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