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  1. UFC adds Josh Thomson-Michael Johnson to July event

    Brett Okamoto

    A high-profile UFC lightweight bout between Josh Thomson and Michael Johnson has been added to a July 26 event in San Jose, California.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  2. Anthony Johnson: I'll never cut below 205

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson says he will never again cut weight like he did early in his career. Just thinking about it can make him physically ill. Johnson (16-4) is scheduled to face Phil Davis in a high-profile 205-pound matchup at U...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  3. Rams prospect profile: Joel Bitonio

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The 2014 NFL draft is still 15 days away. Before we get there, we'll take a look at a prospect or two in the draft who could be of interest to the St. Louis Rams. By now, we've covered most of the big names so the focus here wil...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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