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  1. 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
  2. UFC 163 -- Jose Aldo defeats Chan Sung Jung with 4th round TKO

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC 163: Jose Aldo vs. Chan Sung Jung

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  3. Knee injury forces Anthony Pettis out of title tilt vs. Jose Aldo...

    Franklin McNeil

    Top-ranked lightweight contender Anthony Pettis suffered a knee injury that has forced him out of an Aug. 3 featherweight title bout with champion Jose Aldo in Rio de Janeiro, UFC president Dana White announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  4. Source -- Lyoto Machida to fight Phil Davis at UFC 163

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contenders Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis have agreed to fight Aug. 3 at UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  5. Thiago Tavares suspended nine months by UFC for failing PED test

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight Thiago Tavares tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone, following his Jan. 19 loss in Rio de Janeiro, UFC announced Wednesday on its website.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  6. Anthony Pettis will drop to UFC featherweight to take on Jose Ald...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC lightweight contender Anthony Pettis will drop a weight class and face featherweight champion Jose Aldo on Aug. 3, promotion president Dana White announced on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  7. 'Rampage' requests bout with Teixeira

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson has asked promotion president Dana White for a bout with highly touted Glover Teixeira. Jackson made his request Sunday, several hours after Teixeira called him out at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  8. Anderson Silva makes weight for Stephan Bonnar bout, hopes to 'gi...

    Franklin McNeil

    As expected, middleweight champion Anderson Silva had no difficulty making the 205-pound limit Friday for his bout at UFC 153.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  9. Rashad Evans rejected offer to face Glover Teixeira in UFC 153

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans revealed Sunday that he turned down an offer to fight highly touted Glover Teixeira at UFC 153 on Oct. 13 in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  10. Jose Aldo injures foot in motorcycle mishap but will fight in UFC...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo suffered a swollen foot and several scratches Saturday when a car hit the motorcycle he was riding in the Copacabana section of Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  11. Erick Silva to face Jon Fitch at UFC 153

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising welterweight Erick Silva faces potentially his stiffest test Oct. 13 when he meets perennial contender Jon Fitch at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the promotion announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  12. Quinton Jackson to face Glover Teixeira at UFC 153, source says

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson will face highly touted Glover Teixeira at UFC 153, a source close to the situation confirmed with ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  13. Anderson Silva to defend UFC title vs. Chael Sonnen in Brazil

    Franklin McNeil

    Middleweight champion Anderson Silva will defend his title June 23 against top contender Chael Sonnen in Rio de Janeiro, UFC announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  14. Dana White says Anthony Johnson 'probably going to cut' fighter f...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC president Dana White says Anthony Johnson says promotion is "probably going to cut" the fighter after failing to make weight for a third time

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  15. UFC 142 roundup: Jose Aldo uses knee to smash Chad Mendes

    Franklin McNeil

    Jose Aldo needed less than a round to dispose of Chad Mendes and defend his featherweight title at UFC 142 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2011
  16. Belfort, Silva named TUF: Brazil coaches

    Franklin McNeil

    Middleweights Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva have been named coaches for "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil," UFC president Dana White announced on Tuesday. White made the announcement during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to promote UF...

    Blog | December 13, 2011