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  1. UFC's Thiago Silva banned one year by Nevada State Athletic Commi...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down a one-year suspension to UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva Thursday for altering his urine test prior to a unanimous decision win over Brandon Vera on Jan. 1.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  2. Sources: UFC reconsidering decision to cut Brandon Vera

    Brett Okamoto

    Brandon Vera's tenure in the UFC might not be finished after all. Sources confirmed to ESPN.com that the organization is reconsidering its decision to cut Vera following his recent unanimous decision loss to Thiago Silva at UFC 125 on Jan. 1.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  3. Brandon Vera released by UFC but vows to continue fighting

    Brett Okamoto

    Following another humbling defeat, former heavyweight and light heavyweight prospect Brandon Vera was released by the UFC Wednesday -- but don't expect him to hang up his gloves.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2011
  4. UFC 125: Silva kicks off '11 the right way

    Brett Okamoto

    You can add Thiago Silva's name to the long list of fighters jockeying for a shot at Mauricio Rua's light heavyweight title.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2011
  5. All 22 fighters to compete at UFC 125 make weight

    Brett Okamoto

    The first UFC card of the new year will go down as planned Saturday, as all 22 fighters set to compete at UFC 125 made weight during the official weigh-ins Friday in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2010
  6. UFC 125: Thiago Silva accustomed to overcoming obstacles

    Brett Okamoto

    The adversity Thiago Silva faces in the cage is nothing compared to what he overcame in the slums of Sao Paulo.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2010
  7. UFC 125: Brandon Vera saying, doing right things this time

    Brett Okamoto

    Brandon Vera's dip in form might be considered a bad a joke, but upcoming opponent Thiago Silva sure isn't. That's why Vera is pulling out all the stops in training.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2010
  8. Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez make weight for UFC rematch

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC flyweight title rematch between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez is officially on, as each made the 125-pound limit Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  9. Demetrious Johnson, John Moraga make weight ahead of flyweight ti...

    Brett Okamoto

    The third flyweight title fight in UFC history is set to go, as champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger John Moraga each made weight Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  10. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson out of title match vs. ...

    Brett Okamoto

    An undisclosed injury has forced UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson out of a scheduled title defense against John Moraga on April 13.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  11. Flyweight primer: Who's who at 125 pounds

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC will crown its first flyweight champion this week at UFC 152, making now the perfect time to rank who's who at 125. Top-ranked Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson likely need no introduction by now, as they're set for the UFC 152 co-m...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  12. First flyweight title fight in UFC history booked for Sept. 22 at...

    Brett Okamoto

    The first flyweight title fight in UFC history has been booked for Sept. 22 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  13. Flyweights Demetrious Johnson, Ian McCall agree to rematch at UFC...

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has announced that verbal agreements are in for a rematch between flyweights Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall at UFC on FX 3 on June 8.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  14. UFC to add a 125-pound flyweight division in early 2012

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC announced Saturday it will add a 125-pound flyweight division in early 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2011
  15. UFC likely to add 125-pound division by end of 2011

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC is planning to add 125-pound fighters to its roster.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011