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  1. UFC 137

    UFC 137



    UFC 137 | Oct. 29, 2011 | Las Vegas

    UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz was an Ultimate Fighting Championship event held on Oct. 29, 2011. In the night's main event, welterweight Nick Diaz defeated B.J. Penn by unanimous decision. The main card also featured Cheick Kongo claim a decision over fellow heavyweight Matt Mitrione, while Roy N...

  2. GSP-Diaz and the path of least resistance

    Chuck Mindenhall

    In a UFC on FOX prefight media scrum, Dana White confirmed what a lot of people were thinking: that Georges St-Pierre wants to fight Nick Diaz next. And, with St-Pierre having been such a good lad this holiday season, that's the new fight they're loo...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  3. Punishments start fitting the crimes in MMA

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Marijuana isn't a performance-enhancing drug, you say? Try running that nonsense by any guitarist in a jam band. All that noodling is backlit by something, brother. In MMA, though, marijuana doesn't enhance fight night performance. In fact, it pr...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  4. MMA Power Rankings -- POUND-FOR-POUND

    ESPN.com staff

    These are the P4P power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  5. Hioki states his case for Aldo fight

    Chuck Mindenhall

    If he didn't raise any eyebrows in his Octagon debut against George Roop back at UFC 137, highly regarded featherweight Hatsu Hioki did so on his native soil against stalwart Bart Palaszewski at UFC 144. The reigning Shooto lightweight and Sengok...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  6. Is Edgar the greatest 155-er of all time?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    For the first time since he became the UFC's lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar is the betting favorite heading into a fight. From the Vegas perspective, the time of feel-good flukes is over -- this time, Edgar is getting love where he normally just...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  7. What happens when GSP goes to his dark place?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Georges St. Pierre is actively rooting for Nick Diaz to win versus his erstwhile training partner Carlos Condit this weekend at UFC 143. Why? Because, when he returns from his knee injury, he wants to beat Diaz to a pulp himself and maybe teach h...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  8. From primetime to cut down in his prime

    Chuck Mindenhall

    At this point, Carlos Condit's opponents are like eye floaters -- he can't focus on them long enough to make out the shapes. This time, Condit had Josh Koscheck in his crosshairs for a forebodingly booked Super Bowl weekend. Before Koscheck became th...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  9. 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
  10. Why Diaz is being such an impossible Diaz

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Nick Diaz has never celebrated particularly well -- there's too much to brood over, even in times of perceivable triumph. Like the time he packed B.J. Penn up for an ambulance ride. That was a reluctant piece of business that he wanted nothing to ...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  11. Diaz rivalry just what 'nice guy' GSP needs

    Chad Dundas

    It ain't easy being Georges St. Pierre right now. Turns out, when you're one of the most dominant fighters in the world, possessing of ridiculous athleticism, borderline movie star good looks and nine straight UFC victories in increasingly flawles...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  12. ESPN.com MMA awards for October

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto dishes out awards for October.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  13. Even in victory, Diaz sees hard times

    Chad Dundas

    This is how Nick Diaz sees the world. After beating B.J. Penn so badly on Saturday night at UFC 137 that Penn announced his retirement in the cage when it was over, Diaz said he was unhappy with his performance. In a bout where he battered Pen...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  14. Donald Cerrone-Nate Diaz set as co-main event at UFC 141

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight contender Donald Cerrone, after forcing Dennis Siver to tap in the first round Saturday night at UFC 137, said he wanted a fight in December. Cerrone got wish.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  15. Heavyweight contenders hard to come by

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Before Matt Mitrione fought Cheick Kongo, there were directional advisories. Mitrione said he was going to come forward and put Kongo on his heels, even though Kongo is traditionally the one doing the advancing. Kongo warned that he would not be made...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  16. UFC 137 Report Card

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC 137 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  17. 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