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  1. Elite athletes who returned from career-threatening injuries

    Andrew R. Davis

    Anderson Silva's comeback from a career-threatening injury is a daunting task. But if he's in need in inspiration, Andrew R. Davis has a list of other athletes he returned from similar scenarios and found their form.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  2. Team Rivera set to appeal Faber loss

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- Francisco Rivera will appeal the result of his second-round submission loss to Urijah Faber at UFC 181 on Monday, based on the argument an eye poke directly led to the result of the bantamweight contest. Rivera's manager Jason House c...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  3. Faber on Dillashaw, Alpha Male's future

    Brett Okamoto

    Urijah Faber versus TJ Dillashaw talk will grow in magnitude well before it ever dies down. Teammate versus teammate is a proven hook in mixed martial arts. Faber and Dillashaw, the UFC's bantamweight champion, have gone at each other countless ti...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  4. Fun fights ... with unclear stakes

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto lists the most stylistically pleasing upcoming bouts in each division.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  5. Bisping feels mental edge over Rockhold

    Brett Okamoto

    Michael Bisping swears he doesn't know why he's involved in so many personal feuds. Except this latest one with Luke Rockhold. This one, Bisping says, is probably his fault. It's been well publicized by now that Bisping (25-6) rubbed Rockhold ...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  6. Urijah Faber will fight Francisco Rivera at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Three-time UFC title challenger Urijah Faber will fight Francisco Rivera at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  7. UFC 173 undercard roundup: Daniel Cormier submits Dan Henderson i...

    Brett Okamoto

    A relentless Daniel Cormier mauled Dan Henderson before submitting him in Round 3 in the UFC 173 co-main event on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  8. UFC Fight Night 31 -- Tim Kennedy knocks out Rafael Natal

    Brett Okamoto

    U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tim Kennedy gave his fellow soldiers a night to remember by blasting through Rafael Natal at UFC's Fight For The Troops 3.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  9. Invicta FC 6 Report Card

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of Invicta FC 6 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  10. Invicta FC 6 -- Cris Justino Stopped Marloes Coenen

    Brett Okamoto

    Cris Justino Stopped Marloes Coenen

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  11. UFC on Fuel TV 9 Report Card: How good is Gegard Mousasi?

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC on Fuel TV 9 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  12. A glimmer of hope for the Yankees

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- A spring training inning came to an end Saturday, one exhibition inning among thousands that won't count. But this inning had been a little different. This was the first inning thrown by Mariano Rivera in about 10 months, and it ...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  13. Mariano Rivera provides hope for the New York Yankees - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Mariano Rivera's first outing provided a glimmer of hope in a spring training filled with injuries for the New York Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2013
  14. Win or lose, Silva's legacy is already secure

    Josh Gross

    Months removed from his third loss in 17 fights, Anderson Silva stepped into a cage with Jorge Rivera in London. This was spring 2005, more than a year prior to the lanky Brazilian middleweight entering the UFC and embarking on the longest title reig...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  15. Nothing inevitable about Jones-Hendo

    Chuck Mindenhall

    There are at least two kinds of greatness in MMA. Greatness that's current (like Jon Jones), and greatness that's always been (like Dan Henderson). In a world of immediacy, we warm our hands more quickly to the former. Henderson now knows the date...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  16. Bisping in unusual terrain as underdog

    Chuck Mindenhall

    It's been a long while since Michael Bisping was an underdog heading into a fight. In fact, the last time was back in 2009 when he fought Dan Henderson at UFC 100. On that occasion, with all the tensions of the "Ultimate Fighter 9" still playing in t...

    Blog | January 24, 2012