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  1. UFC 131

    UFC 131



    UFC 131 | June 11, 2011 | Vancouver, B.C., Canada

    UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin was an Ultimate Fighting Championship event held on June 11, 2011, at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In the featured match of the night, heavyweight Junior dos Santos claimed a unanimous-decision victory over Shane Carwin (a replacem...

  2. Power Rankings: Bantamweight

    These are the bantamweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  3. Vancouver out of the picture for MMA?

    Chad Dundas

    When last we spoke to Tom Wright, it was just prior to UFC 131 in Vancouver and while the UFC's director of operations in Canada told ESPN.com that the fight company remained committed to doing shows in British Columbia, he also indicated the UFC mig...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  4. Five-round mains not without caveats

    Chuck Mindenhall

    At UFC 131 in Vancouver, Dana White broke the news that going forward all main events -- title fights and non-title fights alike -- would be five-round affairs. At the time, when I asked him if this would be universal for altered main events that...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  5. ESPN.com MMA awards for June

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto dishes out awards for June.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  6. Silva's penchant for violence

    Gleidson Venga

    After a 16-month layoff, former Pride Fighting Championships titleholder Wanderlei Silva makes his way back to the cage against Chris Leben at UFC 131 on Saturday in Las Vegas. Once one of the sport's most feared fighters, the 34-year-old Brazilian i...

    Blog | July 02, 2011
  7. Munoz ready to accept showdown with Stann

    Ben Blackmore

    Mark Munoz's manager has revealed the middleweight is ready to accept a hard-hitting fight with Brian Stann, following his UFC 131 triumph over Demian Maia. More »...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  8. Aldo expects October defense vs. Florian

    Gleidson Venga

    This time last week, Kenny Florian had never fought at 145 pounds. Now, he stands poised to challenge one of MMA's pound-for-pound best for the weight class' most coveted crown. At Saturday's UFC 131 in Las Vegas, Florian outpointed hot prospect...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  9. MMA Power Rankings -- Heavyweight

    ESPN.com staff

    These are the heavyweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  10. 131 offered insight but no surprises for Cain

    Chad Dundas

    You'll have to excuse Cain Velasquez if he's not exactly in shock here, people. After six months on the sidelines with a shoulder injury, the UFC's even-keeled heavyweight champion now finds himself in much the same position as he was in late last...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  11. UFC needs a bout like dos Santos-Velasquez

    Jason Probst

    The forthcoming matchup between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and top contender Junior dos Santos could provide a much-needed boost for a division that his been impacted by injuries and an unstable title situation. More »...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  12. Carwin lied to doctor over ability to see

    Ben Blackmore

    Shane Carwin has admitted he told the doctor what he wanted to hear in order to avoid being stopped in UFC 131's main event. More »...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  13. Matchmaking in a post-UFC 131 world

    Brian Knapp

    Cain Velasquez-Junior dos Santos and Jose Aldo-Kenny Florian are no-brainers in the post-UFC 131 matchmaking department. But what's next for Shane Carwin, Diego Nunes and others who competed on Saturday in Vancouver? More »...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  14. 'Iron Broom' looking to clean up in the UFC

    Chuck Mindenhall

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Kenny Florian got through a self-imposed hell by not only making his weight cut, but by outlasting a hungry Diego Nunes for three rounds. It didn't help that his Boston Bruins lost an airtight 1-0 game to the Canucks to...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  15. UFC 131 report card: Mixed bag of grades

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC 131 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  16. Dos Santos more than just a boxer

    Chuck Mindenhall

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- It wasn't that he beat Shane Carwin in the main event of UFC 131; it was the topsy-turvy nature of how Junior dos Santos did it. Not only did dos Santos prevent Carwin from dumping him to the ground with a surprisin...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  17. Yves and his title hopes starched by Stout

    Josh Gross

    Once considered the uncrowned king of the UFC lightweight division, Yves Edwards is rapidly approaching the 14th anniversary of his mixed martial arts debut. Two weeks ago, as Edwards worked through the final stretch of preparation for Saturday's con...

    Blog | June 12, 2011