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  1. UFC's Dana White says hope fading for Alistair Overeem-Junior dos...

    Brett Okamoto

    Efforts taken by the UFC to book a high-profile heavyweight fight between Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos continue to come up empty.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  2. Browne recalls first pro fight in Tijuana

    Brett Okamoto

    Travis Browne is not the least bit rattled heading into the biggest fight of his career -- a high-profile heavyweight tilt against Josh Barnett at UFC 168 on Saturday. Truthfully, the circumstances surrounding his first fight were far more intimi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  3. Lyoto Machida, Gegard Mousasi set for UFC event Feb. 8

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC middleweight bout between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi has been announced for an event on Feb. 8 in Jaragua do Sol, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  4. Josh Barnett-Travis Browne set to happen at UFC 168

    Brett Okamoto

    A high-profile heavyweight bout between Josh Barnett and Travis Browne is set to take place at UFC 168 on Dec. 28 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  5. Injured Josh Koscheck withdraws from fight against Demian Maia at...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former top welterweight contender Josh Koscheck suffered an undisclosed injury that has forced him out of an Aug. 3 bout with Demian Maia at UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro, promotion officials announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  6. Burkman finishes Fitch in 41 seconds

    Josh Gross

    Business is picking up for World Series of Fighting, and the promotion's third event, Friday evening at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, provided a glimpse at the future of the company. Jon Fitch, the highest-profile WSOF signee since ...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  7. UFC won't re-sign longtime heavyweight Cheick Kongo, official say...

    Brett Okamoto

    Longtime UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo has finished the last fight of his contract and has not been re-signed based on recent performances, according to a UFC official.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  8. Containing Rousey's stardom a tough task

    Franklin McNeil

    One fight into her UFC career, and women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is reaping the benefit of high-profile athletic stardom. In addition to displaying her talents in the Octagon, Rousey now wants to showcase some of her nonfighting skill...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  9. What will Ryan Jimmo do as an encore?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Ryan Jimmo does things a little differently. He says on his UFC profile that one of his heroes is Albert Einstein, and that he worked as a "ninja" before fighting. He can quote the philosophies of bodybuilder Dorian Yates as easily as he can mimic Br...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  10. Hendricks confident best is yet to come

    Franklin McNeil

    When it comes to mixed martial artists, one would be hard-pressed to find a fighter more at peace before a high-profile bout than Johny Hendricks. The former Oklahoma State University wrestling All-American isn't one to get involved in verbal tit...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  11. espnW -- Cooking a passion for Oakland back Marcel Reece

    Michelle Smith

    Oakland Raiders running back Marcel Reece is as comfortable in the kitchen as on the football field. Cooking has become his passion.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Jay Arnold does it all

    Damon Sayles

    Watch List DE Jay Arnold not only battles on the gridiron, but in the MMA octagon and on the wrestling mat

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  14. Frank Mir, Cain Velasquez to grapple in Vegas at UFC 146

    Franklin McNeil

    Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has agreed to face Frank Mir on May 26, promotion president Dana White said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  15. What we learned about Phil Davis

    Brett Okamoto

    Trivia time, guys. Fighting out of Alliance MMA in San Diego, this fighter began his career a perfect 9-0, quickly earning a title shot against a high profile champion in a premier mixed martial arts organization. Experience played a vital role in...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  16. Penn's retirement: Final or fleeting?

    Chad Dundas

    LAS VEGAS -- We already knew one high-profile retirement was coming at UFC 137, as Mirko Filipovic had all but confirmed the end of his legendary career in the days leading up to the event. On Saturday night, B.J. Penn unexpectedly made it two, a...

    Blog | October 30, 2011