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  1. Dantas says anxiety played role in KO loss

    Franklin McNeil

    Finding ways to stay active is one drawback to being a Bellator champion. It's the reason bantamweight titleholder Eduardo Dantas felt compelled to step outside the Bellator cage for an Aug. 25 fight with Tyson Nam at Shooto Brazil 33 in Rio de ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  2. Belfort to give Jones a taste of the past

    Franklin McNeil

    When the call came from UFC officials, offering a title shot against light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, there wasn't the slightest hesitation from Vitor Belfort. Before the final words reached his ears, Belfort accepted. The only issue he had w...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  3. Jon Jones to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 152

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort has accepted an offer to fight current titleholder Jon Jones on Sept. 22 in Toronto, Zuffa LLC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told ESPN.com on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  4. Tito Ortiz inducted into UFC Hall of Fame

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on Saturday at Mandalay Bay.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2012
  5. Johnson packing extra size, confidence

    Franklin McNeil

    Confidence is something that Vitor Belfort never lacks before a fight. And his confidence level is as high as ever heading into UFC 142. Belfort will compete under the UFC banner in his native Brazil for the first time since Oct. 16, 1998, when he...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  6. Martinez's absence felt by Couture

    Franklin McNeil

    Throughout his illustrious mixed martial arts career, former UFC heavyweight/light heavyweight champion Randy Couture has been nothing short of professional. He never gloated after a victory, nor offered an excuse following a defeat. And Couture m...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  7. UFC 129: Lyoto Machida still a work in progress

    Franklin McNeil

    Lyoto Machida's well-timed kick to the face not only sent Randy Couture into retirement, it also sent him to the hospital.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2011
  8. Georges St. Pierre, Jake Shields make weight for UFC 129 title bo...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and top contender Jake Shields both made weight for UFC 129 Friday at Ricoh Coliseum.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  9. UFC 129: Georges St. Pierre leaves no stone unturned in prepping ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Talk about covering all your bases: Georges St. Pierre took his training to a whole other level by turning to another sport ahead of Saturday's title defense against Jake Shields.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  10. Couture cut no corners for Machida match

    Franklin McNeil

    Something we learned this week: Randy Couture will step into the cage against Lyoto Machida on April 30 at UFC 129 in Toronto, and no matter the outcome, he won't be fighting again. One thing that remains the same: Couture's prefight approach. He's d...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  11. Jones' manager doesn't see Machida as threat

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has been in the cage with fellow ex-titleholder Mauricio Rua on two occasions: Machida won the first title match by disputed unanimous decision; Rua took the rematch by first-round KO. But when a...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  12. Chuck Liddell calls it quits after standout MMA career

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell, one of the pioneers of modern mixed martial arts, has retired from professional fighting.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  13. UFC 118: James Toney learns cruel lesson thanks to Randy Couture

    Franklin McNeil

    James Toney brought a big mouth, rotund body and no ground defense into his first MMA fight. End result: Lights out, Toney.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2010
  14. UFC 118: James Toney out to prove a point

    Franklin McNeil

    One day -- Aug. 28, actually -- James Toney will be forced to back up his hubris and braggadocio. Will boxing skills alone seize the day over Randy Couture? Toney intends to find out.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2010
  15. UFC 105: Randy Couture is ready to take the fight to Brandon Vera...

    Franklin McNeil

    Randy Couture built his legend fighting larger men, but his recent stumbles at heavyweight prompted a move back to 205 pounds. At age 46, is he prepared to take on a loaded division and a challenger as skilled as Brandon Vera?

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  16. UFC 105: Randy Couture is ready to take the fight to Brandon Vera...

    Franklin McNeil

    Randy Couture built his legend fighting larger men, but his recent stumbles at heavyweight prompted a move back to 205 pounds. At age 46, is he prepared to take on a loaded division and a challenger as skilled as Brandon Vera?

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009