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  1. Nothing left to accomplish for Hughes

    Jason Probst

    Hall of famer Matt Hughes holds the all-time record for UFC wins (18) and appearances (25). The 37-year-old, a two-time welterweight champion, lost to Josh Koscheck by first-round technical knockout at UFC 135 on Saturday in Denver, perhaps bringing ...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  2. Ellenberger shakes welterweight ranks

    Jason Probst

    In less than a minute, Jake Ellenberger moved to the front of the line in terms of the next contender for UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. The 26-year-old Nebraskan has won five fights in a row, emerging as a new, viable threat in a divi...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  3. TUF sledding on UFC Fight Night 25 prelims

    Jason Probst

    Half a dozen former cast members of "The Ultimate Fighter" will compete on the UFC Fight Night 25 undercard on Saturday in New Orleans, including Cody McKenzie, who once won 10 consecutive bouts with his patented guillotine choke. The prelims also fe...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  4. Some climbs too steep for older prospects

    Jason Probst

    Fighters like Roger Gracie and Yoel Romero Palacio, who enter MMA at a more advanced age, face unique dangers in terms of how they are matched. As time is not on their side, they oftentimes find themselves competing against far more seasoned foes in ...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  5. Lytle's departure the exception, not the rule

    Jason Probst

    Having announced his retirement on the eve of their encounter, Chris Lytle submitted former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy with a third-round guillotine choke in the UFC Live 5 main event on Sunday in Milwaukee. Lytle's exit was far from the ...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  6. A fitting farewell for Lytle

    Jason Probst

    Chris Lytle walked out of the cage for the last time on Saturday at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, having submitted former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy in the UFC Live 5 main event. It was a fitting end for the 54-fight veteran, whose sto...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  7. Edge goes to Evans in UFC 133 rematch

    Jason Probst

    Rashad Evans meets fellow former champion Tito Ortiz in the UFC 133 main event on Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, where he hopes to wipe away the remaining memories of their three-round draw four years ago. Improvements to his gam...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  8. It's full steam ahead for Henderson

    Jason Probst

    As he approaches his 41st birthday, Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson's stock has never been higher. The two-time Olympian stopped Russian great Fedor Emelianenko on first-round punches in the Strikeforce/M-1 Global "Fedor vs. Hend...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  9. When legends collide

    Jason Probst

    Fedor Emelianenko meets former two-division Pride Fighting Championships titleholder Dan Henderson in the Strikeforce/M-1 Global "Fedor vs. Henderson" main event on Saturday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Will Henderson send Emelianenko...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  10. The rubber match

    Jason Probst

    Once-beaten prospect Roger Bowling looks to avenge the only defeat of his career, as he meets the well-traveled Bobby Voelker for a third time in the Strikeforce Challengers 17 main event on Friday at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Voelker sto...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  11. Sonnen's right to fight

    Jason Probst

    Chael Sonnen, having fallen out of favor with multiple state commissions over his use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy, deserves to compete as long as he follows proper protocol. Others who have done far worse were given their opportunities, write...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  12. Cloudy future for women's MMA

    Jason Probst

    The UFC's acquisition of Strikeforce figures to impact female competitors more than any other group, as UFC President Dana White has made known his unwillingness to provide women's MMA with a current platform upon which to thrive. White cites the lac...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  13. Patience a virtue for bantamweights

    Jason Probst

    Some are already beating the drum for a rubber match between reigning UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber in wake of their memorable five-round scrap at UFC 132 on Saturday in Las Vegas. Other matchups, however, would allow the p...

    Blog | July 04, 2011
  14. UFC 132 features a lightweight shuffle

    Jason Probst

    The preliminary portion of the UFC 132 lineup figures to have a significant impact on the lightweight division on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. There, the surging Melvin Guillard will meet Shane Roller, Australian submissio...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  15. UFC 132 preview: Revenge or repeat?

    Jason Probst

    Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will defend his 135-pound title against Urijah Faber, the only man ever to defeat him, in the UFC 132 main event on Saturday in Las Vegas. Can Cruz avenge his 2007 submission loss to Faber, who was then the reignin...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  16. UFC Live 4 could use a referee redo

    Jason Probst

    Questionable and at times maddening officiating was on display at UFC Live 4 on Sunday in Pittsburgh, as two officials routinely interjected themselves into bouts. The time has come to end such practices, writes Jason Probst. More »...

    Blog | June 28, 2011