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  1. Knockout of the year: Weidman-Silva I

    Brett Okamoto

    There's a possibility that Chris Weidman's knockout of Anderson Silva in their first meeting will become the single most famous moment in UFC history. You're probably wondering what is currently the UFC's No. 1 identifiable moment with the casual ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  2. 2012 knockout of the year: Barboza-Etim

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Remember the context here -- Liverpool's Terry Etim had rattled off five victories in his previous six fights, and his bout with Edson Barboza looked like a catapult into the top 10 of the lightweight division. But a funny thing happened in Rio at...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  3. Our 'alternative' picks for KO of the year

    Chuck Mindenhall and Chad Dundas

    Editor's note: Next week, the ESPN MMA page will roll out its official end-of-the year awards. With winners in each of the most popular categories seemingly pretty clear cut, however, ESPN staffers Chuck Mindenhall and Chad Dundas will take the final...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  4. TJ Grant can't wait to return

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- The years of hard work and believing that one day he'd get a world title shot, even during difficult times, had finally come to fruition for TJ Grant. He'd scaled the final hurdle on May 25 -- a first-round knockout of Gray Maynard. Th...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  5. UFC Fight Night 27 roundup: Carlos Condit cuts down Martin Kampma...

    Josh Gross

    An all-out attack helped Carlos "The Natural Born Killer" Condit exact revenge on Martin Kampmann in a high-octane main event at UFC Fight Night 27.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  6. Swanson wants to move past loss to Aldo

    Brett Okamoto

    The shortest fight of Cub Swanson's career is proving to have the longest-lasting effect. This weekend will mark the four-year anniversary of a first-round knockout loss Swanson suffered to current UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. The fight, ...

    Blog | June 29, 2013
  7. A Conversation with 'The Natural'

    Mike Whitman

    Five-time UFC champion Randy Couture retired following a knockout loss to Lyoto Machida at UFC 129 in April. The 48-year-old hall of famer has since turned his attention toward his fledgling career on the big screen, which includes roles in "Setup," ...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  8. 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
  9. What was best knockout of 2010?

    The experts weigh in on the best knockout in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  10. XKO to kick off 2011 with ninth event

    Andrew Plante

    Xtreme Knockout, a local promotion based out of Arlington, is beginning to pick up steam going into their third year of existence. Over the last couple of years, the organization has consistently packed "The Gym," their combative sports venue, with ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  11. Former UFC and Pride vet featured at XKO 7

    Andrew Plante

    Edwynn "Ox" Jones, recently profiled by ESPN Dallas will face former UFC and Pride fighter Anthony "Mad Dog" Macias in the main event of Xtreme Knockout 7. The 30-year old Jones has a record of 6-14 and is hoping that a win against an experien...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  12.'s 2009 knockouts of the year

    Jason Probst

    Knockouts are a dime a dozen in mixed martial arts, but what makes one special? To earn Sherdog's KO of the Year award, Fedor Emelianenko required uncommon resolve -- and a crushing right hand.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2010
  13. Former heavyweight titlist Shannon Briggs suspended 90 days after...

    Dan Rafael

    Shannon Briggs, who launched a comeback last month after 2.5 years out of the ring, tested positive for a banned substance following his first-round knockout of Marcus McGee.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2010
  14. Fight of the Year is this Saturday Night!

    I've got to give it to Affliction for putting on a decent show last week. Fedor's knockout of Andrei Arlovski was astonishing, but UFC 94 will no doubt be the biggest MMA event this year. There is nothing better than watchin...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2009
  15. Fight of the Year is this Saturday Night! --- UFC 94: St. Pierre ...

    I've got to give it to Affliction for putting on a decent show last week. Fedor's knockout of Andrei Arlovski was astonishing, but UFC 94 will no doubt be the biggest MMA event this year. There is nothing better than watching UFC welterweight champ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2009
  16. Fedor Emelianenko's five best performances

    Tim Leidecker

    Even on an off night, Fedor Emelianenko is too strong, too skilled and too smart for just about every other heavyweight in the world. Right, Andrei Arlovski?

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2009