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  1. UFC re-signs heavyweight 'Cro-Cop'

    Brett Okamoto

    Mirko "Cro-Cop" Filipovic is headed back to the UFC's Octagon. UFC officials confirmed to ESPN.com on Tuesday the promotion has re-signed the 40-year-old heavyweight. Further details on his return date or opponent were unavailable. Filipovic (...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  2. Alistair Overeem, Roy Nelson to fight on UFC 185 card

    Brett Okamoto

    A non-title heavyweight fight between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson has been added to a UFC 185 pay-per-view on March 14 in Dallas.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  3. UFC Fight Night 52: Mark Hunt stops Roy Nelson in Round 2

    Brett Okamoto

    After a tentative Round 1, Mark Hunt unleashed a devastating uppercut to knock out Roy Nelson in the second round at UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  4. Roy Nelson-Mark Hunt will headline UFC Fight Night event in Japan...

    Brett Okamoto

    A heavyweight fight between Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt will headline a UFC Fight Night event on Sept. 21 in Saitama, Japan.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  5. Dana White advises Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to retire

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC president Dana White would like to see veteran heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira retire following a knockout loss to Roy Nelson last week.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  6. UFC Fight Night 39: Roy Nelson knocks out Antonio Rodrigo Nogueir...

    Brett Okamoto

    At 37, heavyweight Roy Nelson kept his career pointed in the right direction by stopping veteran Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the first round at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  7. Roy Nelson to face Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    Brett Okamoto

    A non-title heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will headline the UFC's first live event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates since 2010.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  8. UFC 166 Roundup -- Cain Velasquez batters Junior dos Santos, defe...

    Brett Okamoto

    Defending heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez battered Junior dos Santos before stopping him in five rounds in their grueling heavyweight rubber match at UFC 166.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2013
  9. Cormier: Nelson's chin has expiration date

    Brett Okamoto

    In the week leading up to Jon Jones' sixth UFC title defense last month, how many of you would have traded in Alexander Gustafsson for Daniel Cormier? Fifty percent? Higher than that. Sixty percent? Seventy? Despite being told about 7,849 times...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. UFC 161 -- Rashad Evans edges Dan Henderson by split decision ove...

    Brett Okamoto

    A late surge by "Suga" Rashad Evans helped secure a split decision victory over Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 161 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2013
  11. Roy Nelson's big gamble backfires

    Brett Okamoto

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- If it turns out Saturday does mark the end of what's been an awkward relationship between Roy Nelson and the UFC, it's actually pretty fitting. If there is one thing about Roy "Big Country" Nelson we've come to learn in the ...

    Blog | June 16, 2013
  12. Canadian comparisons; storylines, more

    Brett Okamoto

    Against better judgment, let's talk about UFC 149 one last time. The pay-per-view event took place on July 21, 2012, at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. An interim bantamweight title bout between Renan Barao and Urijah Faber served as t...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  13. UFC 161 -- Rashad Evans edges Dan Henderson by split decision ove...

    Brett Okamoto

    A late surge by "Suga" Rashad Evans helped secure a split decision victory over Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 161 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  14. Michael Bisping will face Alan Belcher in co-main event at UFC 15...

    Brett Okamoto

    A middleweight bout between Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher will serve as the co-main event for UFC 159 on April 27 in Newark, N.J.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  15. Heavyweights Roy Nelson, Matt Mitrione each make weight for TUF 1...

    Brett Okamoto

    Heavyweights Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione each made weight on Friday for their main event clash at the TUF 16 Finale this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  16. Matt Mitrione replaces Shane Carwin in bout against Roy Nelson, s...

    Brett Okamoto

    Matt Mitrione has agreed to replace Shane Carwin in a heavyweight bout against Roy Nelson next month, sources confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012