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  1. Melvin Guillard-Ross Pearson, Michael Bisping-Mark Munoz set for ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Hard-hitting lightweight Melvin Guillard will seek to regain contender status Oct. 26 when he faces fellow slugger Ross Pearson in Manchester, England, UFC officials announced.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Notes: White on Mitrione suspension, more

    Franklin McNeil

    NEW YORK -- The decision to lift heavyweight Matt Mitrione's suspension in less than three weeks has raised many eyebrows, so promotion president Dana White didn't hesitate to answer questions Thursday about the matter during UFC 159 media day at Mad...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  4. UFC 159 roundup: Jon Jones remains UFC light heavyweight champion...

    Franklin McNeil

    Jon Jones pummeled a hapless and helpless Chael Sonnen in one round to defend his light heavyweight title for a fifth time at UFC 159 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  5. Brian Stann starting over in 2013

    Franklin McNeil

    The self-assured demeanor and authoritative sound of his voice have returned. They are solid indicators that Brian Stann is close to being his old self again -- personally and professionally. For more than a year, Stann has been rebounding from a ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  6. Bisping, Belfort can't wait for fight night

    Franklin McNeil

    Things got a bit heated Thursday between middleweight contenders Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort during a stare-down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. After a prefight press conference to promote their UFC on FX bout Saturday night, the usually even-temper...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Mature Belfort feeling young at heart

    Franklin McNeil

    A UFC middleweight title shot awaits Michael Bisping if he leaves the Octagon victorious Saturday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil, according to promotion president Dana White. No such guarantee has been extended to Bisping's opponent, Vitor Belfort. B...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  8. Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann set for March 3 in Saitama, Japan...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight champions Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann have agreed to return to 205 pounds for a five-round showdown on March 3 in Saitama, Japan, UFC announced Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  9. Middleweight contenders Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping will me...

    Franklin McNeil

    Middleweight contenders Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping will fight in a main-event bout Jan. 19 in Brazil, UFC announced Saturday on its web site.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2012
  10. Bisping strengthens title shot case with jab

    Franklin McNeil

    After waiting one round and tasting a hard right hand from Brian Stann that briefly made his legs wobble, Michael Bisping finally unleashed a weapon that could catapult him into a much-coveted middleweight title bout. In the second round of their ...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  11. Stann not buying Bisping's stand-up pitch

    Franklin McNeil

    After listening to middleweight contender Michael Bisping repeatedly express his intention of standing toe-to-toe with Brian Stann in Toronto, just about everyone is convinced he will stay true to his word. "I have the advantage," Bisping told ESP...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  12. It's destiny calling for Chris Weidman

    Franklin McNeil

    As far as UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman is concerned it's a matter of when, not if, he will be in the Octagon opposite champion Anderson Silva. And when that moment arrives, Weidman believes his destiny will be realized. Weidman is so conf...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  13. Munoz believes he has tools to unseat Silva

    Franklin McNeil

    Throughout his four years competing under the Zuffa LLC banner, Mark Munoz has been nothing short of a model employee. He doesn't turn down fights, never complains and does whatever is asked of him with a big smile on his face. He's the consummate co...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  14. Former heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira withdraws fr...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira suffered an injury that has forced him to withdraw from UFC 149, the promotion announced Saturday night on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2012
  15. UFC 149 -- Jose Aldo pulls out of fight with Erik Koch because of...

    Franklin McNeil

    Add featherweight champion Jose Aldo to the expanding list of high-profile fighters who have recently withdrawn from UFC events due to injury.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  16. Michael Bisping pulls out of UFC 149 due to undisclosed injury

    Franklin McNeil

    Middleweight contender Michael Bisping suffered an undisclosed injury that has forced him to pull out of his UFC 149 bout against Tim Boetsch.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012