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  1. Win or lose, Mir won't retire at UFC 169

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- Frank Mir says he has no plans of retiring in Newark. Mir (16-8) will try to end a three-fight losing streak when he meets Alistair Overeem during the main card of UFC 169 on Saturday at the Prudential Center. Regardless of the out...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  2. UFC 168 Undercard roundup -- Travis Browne makes statement, stops...

    Brett Okamoto

    Travis Browne took another huge step toward his quest at a shot at the heavyweight title by stopping Josh Barnett at UFC 168.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  3. Browne recalls first pro fight in Tijuana

    Brett Okamoto

    Travis Browne is not the least bit rattled heading into the biggest fight of his career -- a high-profile heavyweight tilt against Josh Barnett at UFC 168 on Saturday. Truthfully, the circumstances surrounding his first fight were far more intimi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  4. UFC 168 - Josh Barnett vs. Travis Browne

    Brett Okamoto

    Hall forces Leben to quit after one round Uriah Hall finally had a good moment in the UFC, while Chris Leben might have lived his last. Hall (8-4) earned a TKO victory, his first in the UFC, when Leben stopped the fight from his stool in between ...

    Preview | December 24, 2013
  5. Josh Barnett-Travis Browne set to happen at UFC 168

    Brett Okamoto

    A high-profile heavyweight bout between Josh Barnett and Travis Browne is set to take place at UFC 168 on Dec. 28 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  6. UFC 164 -- Anthony Pettis repeats success, lifts UFC title from B...

    Brett Okamoto

    Anthony "Showtime" Pettis proved his first win over Benson Henderson was no fluke by submitting the lightweight champion in their rematch at UFC 164 in Milwaukee.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  7. UFC 164 Frank Mir vs, Josh Barnett

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC 164 Frank Mir vs, Josh Barnett...

    Preview | August 13, 2013
  8. Strikeforce: Tarec Saffiedine wins title in final Strikeforce eve...

    Brett Okamoto

    Tarec Saffiedine used a variety of leg kicks to chop down welterweight champion Nate Marquardt in Strikeforce's final event.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  9. Frank Mir-Daniel Cormier a 'one-time' UFC-Strikeforce crossover, ...

    Brett Okamoto

    A promotional crossover fight between UFC heavyweight Frank Mir and Strikeforce's Daniel Cormier is a "one-time situation," and not a sign of things to come, said UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  10. Daniel Cormier completes improbable run

    Brett Okamoto

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Strikeforce Heavyweight World Grand Prix wasn't supposed to end with an undersized, inexperienced alternate as the last man standing. Daniel Cormier apparently writes his own script. Cormier (10-0) dominated veteran Jo...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  11. Strikeforce GP finale: Josh Barnett versus Daniel Cormier

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto breaks down Josh Barnett versus Daniel Cormier...

    Preview | May 11, 2012
  12. Barnett, Cormier talk wrestling before GP

    Brett Okamoto

    Leading up to the Strikeforce World Grand Prix final on May 19 in San Jose, it would be easy for heavyweight Daniel Cormier to scoff at Josh Barnett's wrestling background. Really, Cormier could scoff at just about anybody's experience level when ...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  13. Barnett, Cormier defend Fedor-Rizzo bout

    Brett Okamoto

    ATLANTA -- News broke Friday that famed heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko has booked a fight against Pedro Rizzo on June 21 in St. Petersburg, Russia. A large contingent of fans voiced its displeasure of the matchup immediately following the announc...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  14. Strikeforce GP: Fabricio Werdum brings gloom upon himself

    Brett Okamoto

    Fabricio Werdum proved he can be his own worst enemy in dropping a decision to Alistair Overeem.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2011
  15. Alistair Overeem gets shot at redemption vs. Fabricio Werdum at S...

    Brett Okamoto

    Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will finally get his chance to avenge a 2006 submission loss to Fabricio Werdum when the promotion's heavyweight Grand Prix continues Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  16. Ranking Strikeforce heavyweight reserves - MMA

    Brett Okamoto

    With room for only eight in the Strikeforce Grand Prix, some heavyweights were bound to be left out. So who's waiting by the phone to fill in if disaster strikes? Brett Okamoto has an idea or six.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2011