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  1. Conor McGregor: Admitted fight addict

    Brett Okamoto

    It's been stated numerous times in 2014 that the UFC has a star problem on its hands. Proven, sellable, marquee names such as Georges St-Pierre, Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Chael Sonnen might combine for zero total UFC appearances this year. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  2. Evolving trumps history for Machida

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- When it finally came time for former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida to make his long-anticipated move to middleweight, it just kind of happened. There was little fanfare. The UFC called, offered Machida a fight at 185 p...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. Thiago Silva will return to competition

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva, who is currently awaiting trial on multiple felony charges stemming from his arrest in February, will return to competition against an opponent to be named on Aug. 29, Fight Time Promotions announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  4. Wanderlei Silva admits taking banned substances

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva admitted Tuesday that he avoided a random drug test May 24 because he was taking banned substances at the time.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  5. Wanderlei Silva not released by UFC despite licensing issues

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has not released light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva, despite the Brazilian's recent licensing issues in the state of Nevada.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  6. Vitor Belfort applies for license in state of Nevada

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort has applied for a license to fight in the state of Nevada and will appear before the commission June 17.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  7. Henderson looking for final shot at UFC title

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- The average age of the current UFC champions is 27 years, 10 months. Dan Henderson, who wants one final crack at a UFC belt, will turn 44 in August. Those numbers aren't promising, but they could be worse. He could be turning 45. ...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  8. UFC Fight Night 40: Matt Brown outlasts Erick Silva in slugfest

    Brett Okamoto

    A tireless Matt Brown survived several tense moments and managed to break down Erick Silva in a back-and-forth slugfest at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  9. Brown: Underdog status makes no sense

    Brett Okamoto

    Matt Brown has no idea why he's fighting Erick Silva in Cincinnati on Saturday. He accepted the UFC welterweight fight without hesitation and he's excited for it because he loves to compete -- but how he went from fighting a highly ranked Carlos ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  10. Bellator 118: Joe Warren claims Bellator interim title

    Brett Okamoto

    A superior wrestling game and pure aggression helped Joe Warren earn a unanimous decision over Rafael Silva and lift the interim bantamweight belt at Bellator 118.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  11. Chael Sonnen-Wanderlei Silva fight moves to UFC 175 in Vegas as p...

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has announced several major changes to its upcoming schedule.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  12. UFC to hold cards on same day in May

    Brett Okamoto

    The possibility of hosting two UFC events on the same date, an idea the company's president Dana White has long hinted towards, will become a reality this spring.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  13. Welterweights Matt Brown, Erick Silva set for May 10 UFC Fight Ni...

    Brett Okamoto

    A welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Erick Silva will headline a UFC Fight Night event on May 10 in Cincinnati.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  14. UFC Fight Night 36 Report Card

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades following UFC Fight Night 36.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  15. UFC Fight Night 36 -- Lyoto Machida rallies past Gegard Mousasi, ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Home On The Range Lyoto Machida made good use of his speed and unorthodox style to maintain distance and cruise to a unanimous decision over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 36.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2014
  16. Chael Sonnen-Wanderlei Silva grudge match set for May 31

    Brett Okamoto

    A grudge match between light heavyweights Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will headline a televised UFC event on May 31 in Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014