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  1. Wanderlei Silva files motion to dismiss disciplinary action

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has filed a motion to dismiss the disciplinary complaint against him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  2. Emanuel Newton, Joey Beltran to headline Bellator 124

    Brett Okamoto

    Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton will seek his first title defense against former UFC veteran Joey Beltran at Bellator 124 on Sept. 12.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  3. Thiago Silva withdraws from Fight Night 20 bout due to knee injur...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva has withdrawn from a scheduled bout at Fight Night 20 on Aug. 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., due to a knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  4. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier brawl at news conference

    Brett Okamoto

    A brawl erupted at the MGM Grand Hotel on Monday between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  5. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis light heavyweight bout confirmed a...

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC light heavyweight bout between former No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis will serve as the co-main event at UFC 179 on Oct. 25.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2014
  6. Cormier explains why knee isn't an issue

    Brett Okamoto

    SAN JOSE -- Daniel Cormier will challenge Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 with a "technically" injured right knee. There is no hiding that. Following a third-round submission win over Dan Henderson in May, Cormier...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones at UFC 178 after Alexander Gust...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has withdrawn from a planned title fight against defending champion Jon Jones on Sept. 27 due to injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  8. Alistair Overeem, Ben Rothwell set for heavyweight bout at UFC Fi...

    Brett Okamoto

    A heavyweight contest between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell has been confirmed for a UFC Fight Night event Sept. 5 in Ledyard, Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  9. 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
  10. UFC light heavyweight title bout featuring Jon Jones, Alexander G...

    Brett Okamoto

    A light heavyweight title bout between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178 will take place in Las Vegas on Sept. 27.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Thiago Silva will return to competition

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva, who is currently awaiting trial on multiple felony charges stemming from his arrest in February, will return to competition against an opponent to be named on Aug. 29, Fight Time Promotions announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  13. Ryan Bader, Ovince St. Preux to headline UFC Fight Night card

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux have agreed to meet in the main event of a UFC Fight Night card on Aug. 16 in Bangor, Maine.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  14. Wanderlei Silva admits taking banned substances

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva admitted Tuesday that he avoided a random drug test May 24 because he was taking banned substances at the time.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  15. Bader facing career crossroads at UFC 174

    Brett Okamoto

    You can turn only so many corners in a career before starting to wonder if all you're really doing is running in circles. UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader has turned his share of corners. Since coming off "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series in ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  16. Sonnen speaks, makes bad situation worse

    Brett Okamoto

    Chael Sonnen's first explanation and reasoning behind a recently failed test sort of resembled a train wreck. The UFC light heavyweight was removed from a July 5 UFC event after it was announced he had failed a random drug test in Nevada. Hour...

    Blog | June 11, 2014