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  1. Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino to make 135-pound debut in December

    Brett Okamoto

    Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino, aka "Cyborg," plans to make her bantamweight debut Dec. 5 against a to-be-determined opponent.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  2. UFC president Dana White says negotiations with retired fighter G...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC president Dana White says he remains "positive" about the possibility of signing retired female fighter Gina Carano but negotiations are "complicated."

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2014
  3. 'Cyborg' focused on bantamweight debut

    Brett Okamoto

    Invicta Fighting Championships featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino plans to make her 135-pound debut in December, according to her lawyer George Prajin. Justino (12-1) has long said she would cut to bantamweight by the end of this year, b...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  4. White, Fertitta to meet Carano next week

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White hopes to have Gina Carano under contract by the end of next week. The UFC added to its female bantamweight division on Thursday, by signing professional boxer and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm. ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  5. UFC 175 Report Card: Rounda Rousey versus Cris Justino: Will it h...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades after wins by Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman at UFC 175.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  6. UFC 175 undercard roundup: Ronda Rousey stops Alexis Davis, defen...

    Brett Okamoto

    Ronda Rousey needed 16 seconds to defend her women's bantamweight title in the UFC 175 co-main event on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  7. Is Davis 'just the next one' for Rousey?

    Brett Okamoto

    Alexis Davis had to have gone to bed on May 24 with a smile on her face. There is no easy way to say this: Davis (16-5) will attempt to do the seemingly impossible at UFC 175 on Saturday in Las Vegas -- that is, defeat UFC female bantamweight cham...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  8. Ronda Rousey to face Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will seek a fourth title defense against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White announced via Twitter on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  9. Tate happy to be free of Rousey drama

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- On one hand, of course Miesha Tate is less than satisfied when it comes to her long-standing rivalry with current UFC champion Ronda Rousey. On the other, she sounds very much ready to move past it. Tate (13-5) is looking forward t...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  10. Cris Justino: Weight cut now feels possible

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- It felt like the best (and equally, the worst) time to ask Cris Justino a million-dollar question. On Thursday, "Cyborg" sat in a chair inside her guest room on the fifth floor of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The thermostat was cr...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  11. Dallas notes: Title shots, Carano's return

    Brett Okamoto

    DALLAS -- Is the UFC 171 co-main event between Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley a No. 1 contender bout in the welterweight division? That depends on whom you ask. During a media function on Thursday, Condit and Woodley both said they've been guara...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  12. 'Cyborg' unveils plan to land Rousey fight

    Brett Okamoto

    Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino has a plan for 2014, which she hopes will lead to UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey by December. Justino (12-1) recently hired medical consultants to help her start shedding weight in an att...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  13. UFC not in the business to protect Rousey

    Brett Okamoto

    Some 15 minutes after leaving the Octagon at UFC 170 in Las Vegas, Ronda Rousey ran into UFC president Dana White backstage. They were each in the midst of a lightning round of on-camera interviews, which is standard procedure these days followi...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  14. UFC 170 Report Card: New weight, same phenomenal form for Daniel ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades following UFC 170.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  15. Who can challenge Ronda Rousey?

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- Referee Herb Dean didn't end UFC 170 early. Ronda Rousey did. Say what you want about Dean's decision to stop Saturday's title fight in the first round, awarding Rousey the first knockout of her career. Given the stakes involved, he...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  16. UFC 170 -- Ronda Rousey finishes Sara McMann in Round 1

    Brett Okamoto

    Ronda Rousey made the third defense of her bantamweight title at UFC 170 inside Mandalay Bay Events Center, finishing Sara McMann via TKO at 1:06 into the first round.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014