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  1. Kelvin Gastelum, John Lineker miss weight for UFC 183

    Brett Okamoto

    Two potential UFC title contenders missed weight badly during Friday's UFC 183 weigh-in.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  2. Chad Mendes, Ricardo Lamas to headline UFC Fight Night

    Brett Okamoto

    Two former featherweight title contenders will meet on April 4, as Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas have agreed to headline a UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, Virginia.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  3. Miesha Tate to fight Sara McMann at UFC 183 in Las Vegas

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC title contenders Miesha Tate and Sara McMann have agreed to meet at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  4. The Weigh-in: Dueling cards, title contenders, more

    The Weigh-in: Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and WSOF welterweight Jake Shields break down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  5. UFC Fight Night: San Jose Report Card: Title contenders shine; ju...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades following UFC Fight Night: San Jose

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Jon Fitch fails day-of-fight drug test in connection with a WSOF ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC and WSOF welterweight title contender Jon Fitch has failed a day-of-fight drug test in connection with a WSOF title bout Dec. 13 in California.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2015
  10. Vitor Belfort turned down Lyoto Machida fight, UFC president Dana...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight title contender Vitor Belfort wants to fight for an interim title at UFC 184 next month, but not against Lyoto Machida.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2015
  11. Ronaldo Souza (pneumonia) withdraws from UFC 184 bout vs. Yoel Ro...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza has been forced to withdraw from a non-title bout against Yoel Romero next month after coming down with pneumonia.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  12. Straus reflects on 11 fights in one year

    Brett Okamoto

    In the 2009 calendar year, current Bellator MMA featherweight title contender Daniel Straus fought 11 professional fights. It was, he recalls, pretty awesome. Living in Cincinnati at the time, Straus was a rookie when it came to mixed martial arts...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  13. UFC 182 undercard roundup: Donald Cerrone overwhelms Myles Jury o...

    Brett Okamoto

    Lightweight title contender Donald Cerrone proved too savvy and too experienced for Myles Jury on the UFC 182 undercard on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2015
  14. UFC Fight Night 57 Report Card: Chad Mendes versus Frankie Edgar ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades after UFC Fight Night 57.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  15. How The UFC's Leslie Smith Is Recovering From An Exploded Caulifl...

    Ryan Hockensmith

    On Saturday night, UFC contender Leslie Smith's cauliflower ear exploded in a fight -- yes, it was a real thing that happened. Smith explains what it felt like, how her ear is doing and what's next for her.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  16. Rick Story strikes past heavily favored Gunnar Nelson

    Brett Okamoto

    Welterweight contender Rick Story proved too wily and too savvy for up-and-comer Gunnar Nelson over five rounds in their UFC Fight Night 53 bout in Sweden.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2014