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  1. After win, Sonnen explores next move

    Franklin McNeil

    BOSTON -- Chael Sonnen is never shy about saying who he wants to fight, when he wants to fight them and what he plans to do to them once the Octagon door closes. But even Sonnen couldn't have predicted what would take place Saturday night in the ...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Sonnen relishes Silva rubber match

    Franklin McNeil

    It could be perceived that Chael Sonnen, who will be fighting for the last time at light heavyweight Saturday night in Boston, has nothing to lose. That, however, would be the furthest thing from the truth. Sonnen, a former No. 1 middleweight...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  4. Overeem 'likes' to fly under the radar

    Franklin McNeil

    Hard-hitting Alistar Overeem, who is ranked fifth among heavyweights by, hasn't been getting much attention leading into his Saturday night bout in Boston against Travis Browne. Overeem sat on the podium for nearly 30 minutes Thursday du...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  5. Chael Sonnen backs up talk, submits Maurico 'Shogun' Rua

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC Fight Night 26 roundup

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  6. Marc Ratner refutes report that Aug. 17 event in Boston in jeopar...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC vice president of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner refuted a report on Tuesday that the promotion's Aug. 17 event in Boston is in jeopardy of falling apart if several fighters scheduled to compete fail to secure Social Security numbers.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  7. Chael Sonnen will face Mauricio Shogun Rua on Aug. 17

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight and middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen will face Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua on Aug. 17 at TD Garden in Boston. Sonnen announced the bout Tuesday night on Fuel TV.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  8. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua pulled from UFC 161 card in Winnipeg

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC has removed former light heavyweight champion Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua from its June 15 event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, promotion officials announced Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  9. Chael Sonnen offers to face Mauricio Rua at UFC 161

    Franklin McNeil

    Chael Sonnen, who has fought for the middleweight and light heavyweight titles, is offering to replace Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and fight Mauricio Rua in a 205-pound bout June 15 at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  10. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira pulls out of Mauricio Rua fight at UFC 1...

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contender Antonio Rogerio Nogueira suffered a back injury that has forced him out of a June 15 bout with Mauricio Rua at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a source close to the situation confirmed Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2013
  11. Rashad Evans to face Dan Henderson at UFC 161

    Franklin McNeil

    Two former light heavyweight champions will return to action on June 15 at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the promotion announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  12. Davis plays part in Gustafsson's growth

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has looked impressive inside the Octagon, especially during his current five-fight win streak. With each fight his striking becomes sharper and more accurate. His footwork has improved to the point...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  13. UFC heavyweight Lavar Johnson out of Dec. 8 fight with pulled gro...

    Franklin McNeil

    : Heavyweight Lavar Johnson pulled a groin that has forced him out of a Dec. 8 bout with Brendan Schaub.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  14. Werdum thrilled with TUF assignment

    Franklin McNeil

    The likelihood of being asked to be a coach on "The Ultimate Fighter" never crossed heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum's mind. Werdum received an offer from UFC officials to coach on the promotion's long-running reality series for up-and-comin...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  15. Karim Mayfield outpointed Mauricio Herrera in 10 rounds

    Franklin McNeil

    Karim Mayfield outpointed hard charging Mauricio Herrera to win a well deserved unanimous decision Saturday night in Veron, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2012
  16. Belfort to give Jones a taste of the past

    Franklin McNeil

    When the call came from UFC officials, offering a title shot against light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, there wasn't the slightest hesitation from Vitor Belfort. Before the final words reached his ears, Belfort accepted. The only issue he had w...

    Blog | August 27, 2012