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  1. At the intersection of politics and MMA

    Josh Gross

    Jacob Volkmann takes up space on what must be a very short list. After all, how many people can claim President Barack Obama smashed his head into a wall? Well, almost. Following politically charged on-camera comments early last year in the wak...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  2. Florian leaves door slightly open to return

    Franklin McNeil

    Several seconds passed before Kenny Florian would utter a word. But those few seconds must have felt like hours to the perennial lightweight contender. Days removed from announcing his retirement as a competitive mixed martial artist, Florian was...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  3. Kenny Florian retires from mixed martial arts after nine-year pro...

    Brett Okamoto

    Kenny Florian has officially retired from mixed martial arts following a nine-year professional career. He finishes with an overall record of 14-6, including 12 wins in the UFC.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  4. Five things to watch: UFC on Fuel 2 edition

    Chuck Mindenhall

    It's been six weeks between Zuffa events; plenty of time to contemplate Marlon Sandro decked out as the Bellator icon. And if there's ever been a six-week span where so much wonderment has gone into the amount of testosterone found in horse filets, I...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  5. 145-pound division no longer so attractive

    Chuck Mindenhall

    When the UFC introduced the featherweight division into its ranks at the beginning of 2011, it was as if the floodgates opened for two types of lightweight -- those who were small for 155 pounds, and those losing at 155 pounds. Joining up with the sm...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  6. Back injury could force UFC contender Kenny Florian into retireme...

    Franklin McNeil

    A lumbar herniated disc in his lower back could force former UFC lightweight and featherweight contender Kenny Florian to call it a career.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  7. Five good fights for Melendez in Strikeforce

    Chad Dundas

    For now, everyone is keeping up a pretty good poker face. Fresh off his victory over Jorge Masvidal on Saturday night, Gilbert Melendez maintains that he's excited and proud to carry on as Strikeforce lightweight champion. Really, what did you exp...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  8. Upcoming mixed martial arts schedule

    Josh Gross

    MMA schedule for 2011.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  9. In moving forward, Clay goes back to roots

    Josh Gross

    LOS ANGELES -- Less than a week prior to a potentially career-defining fight against Ben Henderson, Clay Guida finished his last heavy training day by putting a treadmill to the test while watching the Chicago Bears rally to defeat the Philadelphia E...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  10. MMA Power Rankings -- Featherweight staff

    These are the featherweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  11. Florian's 'fire' keeping him in the game

    Chad Dundas

    Ultimately, we probably shouldn't be too surprised by Kenny Florian's confirmation over the weekend that he's not yet ready to retire from MMA. Whether he knew it or not, Florian's decision may well have been made the moment he initially balked at...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  12. Is it almost time to bid adieu to TUF 1 cast?

    Chad Dundas

    Most of the original cast of "The Ultimate Fighter" is feeling its age these days. After his loss to featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 136, Kenny Florian said he needs time away to consider his future in MMA. Forrest Griffin is also taking ...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  13. 'UFC Undisputed 3' Roster Reveal: Featherweights

    Jon Robinson

    ESPN's exclusive "UFC Undisputed 3" roster reveal countdown continues with the featherweight division. From Kenny Florian to Jose Aldo, these 16 fighters are ready to do some serious damage. Check out our list to see who made the cut to be in the g...

    Blog | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  14. MMA Power Rankings -- Featherweight staff

    These are the featherweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  15. In a 150-pound catchweight bout, who takes it: Jose Aldo or Frank...

    In a 150-pound catchweight bout, who takes it: Jose Aldo or Frankie Edgar?...

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  16. Florian delays decision on fighting future

    Franklin McNeil

    In an attempt to quell growing speculation about his fighting future, UFC featherweight Kenny Florian revealed in a statement on Monday that he is not yet ready to make a final decision. The 35-year-old Florian failed in his attempt Saturday in Ho...

    Blog | October 10, 2011