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  1. Woodley dismisses critics, wants title shot

    Brett Okamoto

    Tyron Woodley didn't take off for any resort to celebrate his win at UFC 171. The welterweight contender was at his American Top Team-affiliated gym in St. Louis on Monday morning working. Not working out, but working. Following the biggest win...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  2. UFC 171/Bellator 112 Report Card: Let's keep Nick Diaz out of UFC...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades following UFC 171 and Bellator 112.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  3. Ten UFC fights we want to see this year

    Brett Okamoto

    The silver lining in not getting Jose Aldo versus Anthony Pettis in 2013: We get it in 2014, instead. Fate apparently knew what it was doing last summer, when it scrapped a scheduled featherweight title bout between the two in August due to a Pet...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  4. Roy Jones still wants to box Silva

    Dan Rafael

    When former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. returned after an 18-month layoff to score a near-shutout decision win against unknown Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf on Dec. 21 in Moscow, he said there was a specific reason he took the fight. Jones wanted...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  5. Nick Diaz turns down Carlos Condit rematch

    Brett Okamoto

    A chance to avenge a prior loss to Carlos Condit, not to mention climb the UFC rankings, was not enough to coax Nick Diaz out of retirement.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  6. Montreal camp has Story's confidence high

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC welterweight Rick Story has spent the past eight weeks of his life living out of a suitcase in a hotel located in the west end of Montreal. If that sounds unpleasant, it's probably because it most likely is. The best thing Story could think o...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  7. 2013: Year of the contender/belt swapping?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    One question I get just about every week on the Friday chat was some variation of this: Which UFC champion will fall first? For the past year, it's been easy to imagine that none of the current champions would ever lose again, given the state of t...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  8. Vegas notes: Hunt's on; Barnett back, more

    Chuck Mindenhall

    LAS VEGAS -- By now you know that Mark Hunt was basically a sort of side effect of the Zuffa/Pride deal back in 2007. Riding a two-fight losing streak at the time, he was an unwanted property that couldn't be easily disposed of. But even back then...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  9. MMA - Jon Jones-Anderson Silva, Ronda Rousey-Cristiane Santos amo...

    Adam Hill

    Adam Hill offers up his top 10 MMA fights that must happen, ranking a potential Jon Jones versus Anderson Silva superfight at No. 1. Other top hypothetical bouts include Nick Diaz versus his brother Nate and Ronda Rousey against Cristiane Santos.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  10. Melendez: 'This is my coming-out party'

    Josh Gross

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Gilbert Melendez's long, winding ride to the UFC concludes Saturday, not so far from where it began. The 31-year-old Californian, a Strikeforce lightweight champion and longtime resident of top-10 lists, enters the Octagon for the...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  11. Johny Hendricks, odd man out (again)?

    Brett Okamoto

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Cover your ears, Johny Hendricks. UFC president Dana White told reporters on Thursday he'll talk to welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre soon. The two haven't spoken since St-Pierre recorded his eighth consecutive title defe...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  12. Commission's answers raise questions

    Josh Gross

    On Tuesday morning, Joyce Tremblay, a spokesperson for the Quebec Boxing Commission, emailed a statement to the media that sought to explain how the regulator conducts weigh-ins for title fights. A response was necessary after video surfaced late...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  13. Pot to PED ratio is an imbalanced 1:1

    Chuck Mindenhall

    The UFC wants to pare down its roster, and right now fighters are helping in the quest. Over the past couple of weeks, three more drug tests have come back hot. Alex Caceres for marijuana metabolites. Riki Fukuda for a cocktail of stimulants. Lavar J...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  14. Learn to love St-Pierre, takedowns and all

    Chad Dundas

    Georges St-Pierre beat Nick Diaz just about every way the rules of mixed martial arts would allow at UFC 158. En route to arguably the most complete performance of his career, St-Pierre stalled Diaz's vaunted boxing with sharp counters and slick ...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  15. Diaz's dilemma, GSP's dominance, more

    Chuck Mindenhall

    By the time the smoke cleared, and Georges St-Pierre was eating pizza off the floor in celebration of his eighth title defense, Nick Diaz became MMA's equivalent of the "boy who cried wolf (tickets)." He told Joe Rogan after the fight that he was th...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  16. Diaz's retirement always subject to change

    Chad Dundas

    If we learned anything about Nick Diaz from the epic oratory performance he put on at UFC 158, it's that he's not going to lie to us. Diaz can be called a lot of things, but "liar" certainly isn't one of them. If anything, the American ambassador...

    Blog | March 18, 2013