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  1. Did judges get Hatsu Hioki decision wrong?

    Brett Okamoto

    When it comes to pointing the finger at judges in mixed martial arts, consider me one of the last in line to do it. Human error is a part of professional sports. Umpires, referees, officials -- they occasionally get it wrong. There hasn't been ...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  2. ESPN.com MMA awards for October

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto dishes out awards for October.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  3. Mirko Filipovic decides on retirement after TKO defeat

    Brett Okamoto

    Mirko Filipovic, one of the most iconic figures in mixed martial arts history, announced his retirement Saturday at the age of 37.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2011
  4. UFC 137: Nick Diaz would prove a tough assignment for Georges St....

    Brett Okamoto

    Nick Diaz gets the fight he originally signed up for -- but will he prove a tough task for Georges St. Pierre?

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2011
  5. Nick Diaz, B.J. Penn make weight for UFC 137 main event

    Brett Okamoto

    Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn have expressed a lot of respect for one another in the buildup to UFC 137, but that didn't stop president Dana White from quickly separating the two during Friday's official weigh-in

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  6. UFC 137: 'Same old' Roy Nelson rounds out game

    Brett Okamoto

    If you close your eyes and use your imagination, you still won't ever confuse Roy Nelson with Ray Robinson. Still, expect to see a more mobile "Big Country" come Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  7. Why Nick Diaz' latest no-show is a big deal

    Brett Okamoto

    B.J. Penn showed up on time for the UFC 137 conference call Wednesday. Cheick Kongo and Matt Mitrione did, too. Nick Diaz -- surprise! -- did not. For the first 45 minutes of the call, he was a very notable absence. When asked, UFC officials admit...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  8. Koscheck bout makes no sense to Condit

    Brett Okamoto

    Poor Carlos Condit. Not only did he have to endure the ultimate disappointment that comes with a cancelled title shot -- injury forced Georges St. Pierre from the UFC 137 main event Tuesday -- he actually endured it twice. "The weird thing is I...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  9. UFC president Dana White says Nick Diaz still has chance at futur...

    Brett Okamoto

    In an unofficial yet fairly clear manner, UFC president Dana White said Wednesday that Nick Diaz's recent actions will not prevent him from appearing in a future main event.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  10. Instead of Georges St. Pierre, Nick Diaz gets B.J. Penn at UFC 13...

    Brett Okamoto

    One day after being pulled from the main event at UFC 137 for skipping back-to-back news conferences, Nick Diaz has been rebooked for the same card against B.J. Penn.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  11. Nick Diaz pulled from main event at UFC 137

    Brett Okamoto

    Nick Diaz will not fight Georges St. Pierre for the UFC welterweight title as planned on Oct. 29. Carlos Condit will take his place in the main event at UFC 137.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  12. Lightweight Donald Cerrone replaces Sam Stout in UFC 137

    Brett Okamoto

    Lightweight contender Donald Cerrone has agreed to replace Sam Stout in a matchup against Dennis Siver at UFC 137 in October.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2011
  13. Sources: Mitrione, Kongo to fight at UFC 137

    Brett Okamoto

    A heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Cheick Kongo will go down Oct. 29 at UFC 137 in Las Vegas, sources close to the event confirmed Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  14. Mirko Filipovic-Roy Nelson bout set for UFC 137 in Las Vegas, sou...

    Brett Okamoto

    A heavyweight fight between Mirko Filipovic and Roy Nelson has been booked for the UFC 137 card Oct. 29 in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011