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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Jones on heavyweight move, GOAT status

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- Jon Jones believes he is two wins away from being considered the greatest pound-for-pound fighter of all time. In related news, he believes he is two wins away from a move to the heavyweight division. The UFC light heavyweight cha...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  6. Tito Ortiz fined $2,500 for unsportsmanlike behavior

    Brett Okamoto

    The California State Athletic Commission has fined Bellator MMA light heavyweight Tito Ortiz $2,500 for unsportsmanlike behavior following his win over Stephan Bonnar on Saturday in San Diego.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  7. Frank Mir to meet Antonio Silva at UFC 184 in February

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will return from a one-year layoff to face Antonio Silva at UFC 184 on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  8. Light heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson, Anthony Johnson to meet ...

    Brett Okamoto

    A light heavyweight fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson will headline a UFC on Fox event on Jan. 24 in Stockholm.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  9. 'Shogun' hints at possible drop in weight

    Brett Okamoto

    Following the quickest loss of his career -- and his second consecutive loss by knockout -- Mauricio Rua hinted at a possible change in weight class on Monday. "Shogun," the former UFC light heavyweight champion, suffered a 34-second knockout loss...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  10. UFC Fight Night 56: Ovince Saint Preux chops down Mauricio Rua in...

    Brett Okamoto

    Ovince Saint Preux stopped former light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua just seconds into their UFC Fight Night 56 main event in Brazil on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2014
  11. Anthony Johnson reinstated by UFC after civil protection order dr...

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC reinstated light heavyweight Anthony Johnson on Thursday, after a civil protection order filed against him was dropped in Florida Circuit Court.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  12. Emanuel Newton submits Linton Vassell at Bellator 130

    Brett Okamoto

    Emanuel Newton fought off a flurry of early submission attempts to defeat Linton Vassell via rear-naked choke in Round 5 and defend his light heavyweight title at Bellator 130.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  13. Knee injury knocks Cain Velasquez from title defense against Fabr...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has withdrawn from a scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15 in Mexico City due to an injury to his right knee.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  14. Emanuel Newton to defend title against Linton Vassell at Bellator...

    Brett Okamoto

    Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton will seek his second title defense against Linton Vassell at Bellator 130 on Oct. 24 in Wichita, Kan.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  15. UFC president Dana White says Anthony Johnson may never fight for...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC president Dana White says light heavyweight Anthony Johnson may never fight for the promotion again, even if he is cleared of all wrong doing in recent domestic abuse allegations against him.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  16. Jon 'Bones' Jones, Daniel Cormier fined for news conference brawl...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to fine UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for their participation in a brawl on Aug. 4 inside the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014