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  1. Meet Randa Markos, the Iraqi refugee-turned-UFC fighter

    Michael Huang

    Randa Markos fled Iraq as an child, was imprisoned in Turkey, landed in Canada and works in a pharmacy. And oh yeah, she's a UFC title contender. How the heck did that happen?

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  2. UFC Fight Night 42 roundup: Benson Henderson chokes out Rustam Kh...

    Michael Huang

    Benson "Smooth" Henderson's uppercut led to a fight-ending guillotine choke against Rustam Khabilov in the main event of UFC Fight Night 42 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2014
  3. Glover Teixeira improving with age

    Michael Huang

    Yes, Glover Teixeira is 34 years old. At a time when UFC fighters generally begin their decent into physical and skill-set mediocrity, Teixeira has only now risen to his peak. Teixeira (22-2) hasn't lost since 2005 and is 5-0 since coming to th...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. Team Alpha Male gunning for first title

    Michael Huang

    Urijah Faber has spent his life building. He's been building his body, his wrestling and MMA skills and career, his Alpha Male fight team and residential houses in his hometown of Sacramento. However, what Faber and Team Alpha Male really have bui...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  5. Living up to older brother not easy in UFC

    Michael Huang

    Just call it brotherly love. Fans of UFC featherweight Clay Guida might recall a head-shaking prefight ritual between him and brother Jason Guida. Before every one of Clay's fights, in the prefight prep point, Jason would slap his younger -- and s...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  6. Thomson's change of pace pays dividends

    Michael Huang

    At some point in his career, every fighter gets bit. Not bit like "Mike Tyson on Evander Holyfield" bit, but by the injury bug. In a combat sport, injury almost is inevitable since the root objective of fighting is to inflict damage on another hum...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  7. More revelry than rivalry in Rousey-Tate II

    Michael Huang

    Ronda Rousey defended her UFC women's bantamweight title on Saturday and again reminded the MMA world of her Olympic pedigree. With multiple judo throws and hip tosses, Rousey defeated a game Miesha Tate at UFC 168: Weidman-Silva II at the MGM Gra...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  8. Rousey riled up ahead of Tate rematch

    Michael Huang

    Winning is so important to Ronda Rousey that she delayed Christmas. Well, that might be stretching the truth. But Rousey did say she and her family will be celebrating Christmas on Jan. 2, 2014, with her Dec. 28 title bout against Miesha Tate so c...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  9. Browne continues to add wrinkles to game

    Michael Huang

    Travis Browne probably isn't the first opponent to describe the knees of Alistair Overeem thusly: "[Overeem] had heat-seeking ability in those knees," Browne said. "He's always had devastating knees." Indeed, Browne survived a vicious 40-second...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  10. No doubt: Johnson the best flyweight

    Michael Huang

    If any questions still lingered about whether Demetrious Johnson is the best flyweight fighter in the world, his right fist answered every one of them unequivocally Saturday night in his first-round demolition of Joseph Benavidez at UFC on Fox 9 in S...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  11. MMA fighters tell all on Dana White, transgender fighters - ESPN ...

    Michael Huang and Michael Woods

    In ESPN The Magazine's Fighting Issue, Michael Huang and Michael Woods gave 38 MMA fighters the change to throw verbal punches in anonymity, and they didn't hold back.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  12. Bernard King ahead of his time

    Michael Huang

    2013 Hall of Fame inductee Bernard King was a model of efficiency well before the metrics showed it

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  13. Steven Yeun talks Walking Dead and Lin

    Michael Huang

    Steven Yeun, who plays Glenn Rhee on AMC's hit show "The Walking Dead," (Sundays, 9 p.m.) spends his days running from and killing zombies under the hot Georgia sun. A native of Michigan, Yeun explains how sports helped him become the zombie hunt...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  14. MMA - UFC heavyweight Mike Russow also fights crime as a Chicago ...

    Michael Huang

    Mike Russow being a UFC fighter, but as a Chicago police officer, he's devoted to the city's streets.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  15. Sources -- Dan Henderson will return Nov. 19 vs. Mauricio Rua

    Michael Huang

    Dan Henderson will return to the UFC from a near two-year absence to meet Mauricio Rua on Nov. 19, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  16. MMA - Dan Henderson, Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, hint...

    Michael Huang

    In an interview with ESPN The Magazine, Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Dan Henderson hints at a possible return to the UFC.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011