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  1. Lyoto Machida, Mark Munoz both make weight

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida makes his middleweight debut Saturday night in Manchester, England, where he faces recent training partner Mark Munoz.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  2. Cormier has no room for error

    Franklin McNeil

    HOUSTON -- Several fighters on the UFC 166 main card Saturday night have a lot to lose. But none has more at stake than Daniel Cormier. Sure, a strong case can be made for main-event participants Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos -- there is th...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  3. Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson make weight for UFC 165 light hea...

    Franklin McNeil

    Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson each weighed in at 204.5 for their UFC 165 title bout Saturday night. The main event takes place inside Air Canada Center.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  4. Rashad Evans, Chael Sonnen set for UFC 167 co-main event

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and two-division contender Chael Sonnen will meet in the 205-pound UFC 167 co-main event on Nov. 16 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  5. Glover Teixeira, Ryan Bader make weight for UFC Fight Night 28

    Franklin McNeil

    Glover Teixeira made weight Tuesday for his UFC Fight Night 28 main-event bout against Ryan Bader.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  6. Frank Mir outclassed by Josh Barnett

    Franklin McNeil

    MILWAUKEE -- The timing couldn't have been worse for former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. He lost to fellow former heavyweight titleholder Josh Barnett in the co-main event Saturday night at UFC 164. It's not just that Mir was the ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  7. Chael Sonnen, Mauricio Rua both make weight for UFC Fight Night s...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former top middleweight contender Chael Sonnen and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua made weight Friday for their light heavyweight showdown in the UFC Fight Night 26 main event.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  8. Cormier hoping to cut the line at 205

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contenders Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis know what's at stake Saturday night in their UFC 163 co-main event, and each man is confident he will leave the cage with an impressive victory. Under normal circumstances, a win Saturday ...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  9. Daniel Cormier to fight Roy Nelson in final heavyweight tilt

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier will settle a grudge with hard-hitting Roy Nelson on Oct. 19 at UFC 166 in Houston, promotion officials confirmed Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  10. Rehabbing Le targets Bisping upon return

    Franklin McNeil

    There are only a handful of fights remaining in Cung Le's professional mixed martial arts career, and he would like each of them to be meaningful. Le is interested in main card-caliber bouts; a main-event showdown against middleweight contender ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  11. Ellenberger still working his way up

    Franklin McNeil

    They don't look alike. They don't act alike. They don't think alike. And they don't fight alike. When Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald step into the Octagon on July 27 in Seattle for the co-main event at UFC on Fox 8, it will be very easy to t...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  12. Could weight issues lead Bendo to GSP?

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and challenger Gilbert Melendez both made weight Friday for their title showdown in San Jose, Calif. With everything set for Saturday's UFC on FOX 7 main event, promotion president Dana White tapped each g...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  13. Condit takes opponent switch in stride

    Franklin McNeil

    It's not the situation Carlos Condit expected to find himself in next month at UFC 158, but he isn't complaining. Rather, he's embracing it. Condit was slated to fight Rory MacDonald in the March 16 co-main event. But MacDonald, who called out Co...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  14. Renan Barao, Michael McDonald make weight for title fight

    Franklin McNeil

    Both UFC 135-pound interim champion Renan Barao and contender Michael McDonald made weight for Saturday's title bout in London as each tipped the scales at 134 pounds.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  15. Ronda Rousey wants 'to earn' her belt

    Franklin McNeil

    She will walk into the Honda Center arena in Anaheim, Calif., on Feb. 23 to defend a title belt she neither asked for nor wanted. Women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey makes her Octagon debut in the main event at UFC 157. She will face Liz Ca...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  16. UFC on FX 6 -- Ross Pearson stops George Sotiropoulos

    Franklin McNeil

    Ross Pearson unleased his power in both hands to finish George Sotiropoulos by third-round TKO in the main event of UFC on FX 6 in Australia.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012