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  1. Guessing games for Vitor Belfort

    Jake Rossen

    Dave Mandel/Sherdog.comVitor Belfort, who hasn't fought since his TKO of Rich Franklin last year, might finally be ready.Vitor Belfort -- who has been out for more than a year because of injury and scheduling headaches -- recently tweeted that he won...

    Blog | August 24, 2010
  2. Tito Ortiz has mouth to thank for Octagon return

    Jake Rossen

    Tito Ortiz is getting another chance to fight in the Octagon, and it's not because he's a force to be reckoned with (he hasn't won a fight in three years). His return is all thanks to his polarizing persona.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2009
  3. White (shockingly) candid about Liddell, TUF

    Jake Rossen

    Jon Kopaloff/Getty ImagesStop the presses: Dana White speaks frankly into an amplifying or recording device.ESPN Radio 1100 squeezed UFC president Dana White for details on rumors that Chuck Liddell may fight Rich Franklin in UFC 103 on September 19 ...

    Blog | June 30, 2009
  4. Dana White is (shockingly) candid about Chuck Liddell, "The Ultim...

    Jake Rossen

    ESPN Radio 1100 squeezed UFC president Dana White for details on rumors that Chuck Liddell may fight Rich Franklin in UFC 103 on September 19 in Dallas. This after White adamantly professed that Liddell was giving it up after his loss to Mauricio "Sh...

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2009
  5. Contract hits: Roger Huerta, Rich Franklin

    Jake Rossen

    Jon Kopaloff/Getty ImagesRoger Huerta's last fight in the Octagon will come against Gray Maynard on Sept. 16.Per Sherdog's Loretta Hunt: Lightweight Roger Huerta is in the queue for Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 19 in Oklahoma City on Sept. 16...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  6. Contract hits: Roger Huerta, Rich Franklin

    Jake Rossen

    Per Sherdog's Loretta Hunt: Lightweight Roger Huerta is in the queue for Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 19 in Oklahoma City on Sept. 16. Huerta has been largely out of the public eye since turning down a contract earlier this year in order to pursue...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2009
  7. UFC 99 notes: Gate, German reaction, more

    Jake Rossen

    Saturday's UFC 99 event in Cologne, Germany, added $1.3 million to the promotion's 2009 revenues, and admitted nearly 13,000 fans -- all of whom, if German media propaganda is to be believed, will go on to socially distorted lives of animal torturing...

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2009
  8. UFC 99 postmortem: Foreign relations, falling axes and more

    Jake Rossen

    Despite misinformed opposition from typewriting German storm troopers -- thanks to the time difference, it was actually 5 p.m. ET on a Tuesday in 1995 -- the UFC made a successful debut in Cologne on Saturday, offering up a card that was surprisingly...

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2009
  9. Live blog: UFC 99

    Jake Rossen

    Refresh this page for live round-by-round results for UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany. I'll say it: we're just killing time until Tim Sylvia and Ray Mercer make a little bit of sports history later tonight. 5:50 p.m. ET -- Decision. You hate to see anyon...

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2009
  10. ESPN.com's UFC 99 primer

    Jake Rossen

    If you've thought the UFC had everything but a crowd chanting "Get a room!" in German, has the promotion got a treat for you. Organizers take the event to Cologne, Germany, for the first time and fans there have every reason to be excited: In additio...

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2009
  11. Affliction Veep: Belfort turned down Mousasi

    Jake Rossen

    Affliction vice president Tom Atencio took a break from grandstand challenges to UFC president Dana White to inform 5thRound.com that Vitor Belfort is the spoilsport in the Belfort-Gegard Mousasi clash proposed for their Aug. 1 card. "We wanted Vito...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  12. You bet: Wanderlei Silva wagers on his future

    Jake Rossen

    Living and training in Las Vegas has apparently been a bad influence on Wanderlei Silva. The once-feared Brazilian bomber has reacted to former friend Anderson Silva training with June 13 opponent Rich Franklin by offering to wager $50,000 that he'll...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  13. Franklin likes his carbs, plans to remain at 205 pounds

    Jake Rossen

    Expect the 195-pound catch weight fight with Wanderlei Silva to be an anomaly: Rich Franklin tells MMA Junkie that he'll make the permanent move to light heavyweight after their June 13 clash. Coming from a man who once admitted he drove around for...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  14. Tompkins scolds Silva

    Jake Rossen

    Xtreme Couture marquee trainer Shawn Tompkins might not be in Wanderlei Silva's corner against Rich Franklin at UFC 99. Tompkins disclosed that Silva's erratic training schedule wasn't to his liking and that he instructed Silva to find a different ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  15. Strikeforce is suddenly lousy with Cyborgs

    Jake Rossen

    Since joining the UFC and enjoying a host of stateside press, Wanderlei Silva is no longer as scary as he used to be. He laughs, he tells jokes, he plays rock, paper, scissors with Rich Franklin. Not exactly the stuff of nightmares. We've ruined him....

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  16. Dept. of psychological warfare: Franklin to train with Silva for ...

    Jake Rossen

    MMAJunkie.com's Dann Stupp reports -- via a Dayton Daily News update -- that Rich Franklin will be spending some time with former rival Anderson Silva in preparation for his June 13 195-pound catchweight bout with Wanderlei Silva. Silva and Silva, ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2009