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  1. John Dodson, John Moraga to meet at UFC Fight Night event in June...

    Brett Okamoto

    A flyweight bout between former title contenders John Dodson and John Moraga has been added to a UFC Fight Night event on June 7 in Albuquerque, N.M.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
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  3. Bellator 94: David Rickels, Emanuel Newton earn title shot

    Josh Gross

    Daniel Rickels' late salvo at the end of Round 2 promptly ended matters against Saad Awad and propelled the Bellator lightweight tournament champion into a title bout.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  4. UFC 127: A mixed bag of grades from Sydney

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of the UFC 127 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  5. Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 172 ...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Maryland State Athletic Commission randomly tested UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  6. Vitor Belfort withdraws from UFC 173, will cease testosterone-rep...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort will not fight Chris Weidman for the 185-pound title as planned at UFC 173 on May 24 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  7. Bellator 111 -- Rafael Silva withdraws from fight with Eduardo Da...

    Brett Okamoto

    Bellator MMA bantamweight Rafael Silva has withdrawn from a scheduled title fight against Eduardo Dantas on March 7 due to a knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  8. Chris Weidman to face No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort in May UFC 17...

    Brett Okamoto

    A middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort will headline a UFC pay-per-view event on May 24.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  9. UFC female bantamweight Ronda Rousey will face Sara McMann at UCF...

    Brett Okamoto

    Within hours of defending the UFC female bantamweight title for the second time on Saturday, Ronda Rousey agreed to her next fight.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  10. Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos make weight for UFC title fight...

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and top contender Junior dos Santos made their UFC 166 title fight official after each man made weight Friday at the Toyota Center.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  11. State of the light heavyweights

    Brett Okamoto

    Stream-of-consciousness-style thoughts on Jon Jones versus Alexander Gustafsson, followed by a light heavyweight edition of Pretenders and Contenders. Let's go. I scored the title fight in favor of Gustafsson 48-47. I gave him the first three roun...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  12. Jon Jones to defend UFC title against Glover Teixeira

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' next title defense will come against No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira, likely on Feb. 1 in Newark, N.J.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  13. Bader trusts his wrestling against Teixeira

    Franklin McNeil

    The plan is set, and the wheels are in motion. Hard-hitting light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira will land a title shot with a victory Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 28 at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drummond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Th...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  14. UFC 164 -- Anthony Pettis, Benson Henderson make weight lightweig...

    Franklin McNeil

    The long-awaited, highly anticipated lightweight title rematch between UFC champion Benson Henderson and top contender Anthony Pettis is now just hours away after each fighter made weight Friday at the Bradley Center.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  15. Anthony Pettis: 'No more holding back'

    Franklin McNeil

    As lightweight champion Benson Henderson and top contender Anthony Pettis head into their showdown Saturday night at UFC 164 in Milwaukee, much attention has been paid to their 2010 WEC title bout. The fight was as an action-filled, closely contes...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  16. Josh Koscheck, Tyron Woodley to meet Nov. 16 at UFC 167

    Franklin McNeil

    Former top welterweight contenders Josh Koscheck and Tyron Woodley will look to take a step toward returning to the title picture when they meet Nov. 16 at UFC 167, promotion officials announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  17. Cormier happy to fight Nelson; eyes Jones

    Franklin McNeil

    Imagine if heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum had gotten his wish and faced Daniel Cormier in a title eliminator. Then imagine Werdum losing. What a mess that would have left at the top of the division. Earlier this month, UFC president Dana W...

    Blog | July 23, 2013