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  1. Mystery men make up co-main at UFC 149

    Chuck Mindenhall

    The curiosity in the UFC 149 co-main event isn't Hector Lombard. It's Tim Boetsch. Nobody saw him coming. Yushin Okami still isn't sure what hit him that night in Saitama, when Boetsch came charging out in the third round with a mean salvo of uppercu...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  2. Bisping/Boetsch to Calgary is the right play

    Chuck Mindenhall

    With Chael Sonnen's rematch against Anderson Silva now migrating from Brazil to Las Vegas, UFC 148 becomes the Miami Heat of fight cards. It is stacked, stuffed, loaded and insane. And let's face it, this annually huge Vegas card had a pot of gold...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  3. UFC about to turn the 'Page on Jackson

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Quinton Jackson has never been known for his emotional stability. People thought he'd cracked back in 2008 when he was arrested in a hit-and-run situation in Orange County, Calif.. That was after a loss to Forrest Griffin, who hobbled him with leg ki...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  4. UFC title album missing some pictures

    Chuck Mindenhall

    The UFC's flyweight division was exactly one fight old when things went haywire at the top. That's so 2012 in the UFC. When title belts are in play, all paths look more like construction zones with detours. This time, Ian McCall appeared as i...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  5. Pettis could find himself in similar fix

    Chuck Mindenhall

    A lot of things should go into booking Benson Henderson's next fight, beginning with marketability and ending with scruples. Does the UFC book an immediate rematch with a very deserving Frankie Edgar? Or do they give the shot to Anthony Pettis, w...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Title contention novel for veteran Lauzon

    Chuck Mindenhall

    How fast do things change in the UFC's lightweight division? As quickly as the weather changes in Colorado. Since Frankie Edgar became the champion nearly two years ago, the road to the title has been a course of trip wires, booby hatches and rabb...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Henderson would like to fight, not wait

    Chuck Mindenhall

    If there was one spectator of the UFC on FOX 2 show in Chicago on Jan. 28 with a heavily vested interest, it was Dan Henderson, the circumstantial No. 1 contender in the light heavyweight division, and a circumstantial top challenger in the middlewei...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  10. UFC 144 main card lacks Japanese content

    Chuck Mindenhall

    When the UFC went to Rio de Janeiro in August, it was a spiritual homecoming. A lot of time had passed since the salad days of 1998, and a grown-up UFC was crashing back triumphantly to the land that bore its earliest fruits. That meant UFC 134 -...

    Blog | November 28, 2011