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  1. Don't expect any tests for Jones at 205

    Brett Okamoto

    ATLANTA -- No light heavyweight will defeat Jon Jones. At least not anytime soon. "Never" is a word seldom used in mixed martial arts -- a sport where truly one moment can change everything. A fighter can be on his last leg, staggering to the fen...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  2. Jon Jones, Rashad Evans make weight for UFC 145's main event

    Brett Okamoto

    Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Rashad Evans both came in on weight Friday for their main event fight at UFC 145.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  3. St. Pierre, MacDonald say they won't fight

    Brett Okamoto

    ATLANTA -- Given the backstory between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, the concept of teammates fighting teammates is a hot one heading into this weekend's UFC 145 event at Philips Arena. Welterweights Rory MacDonald and Georges St. Pierre seem confi...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  4. Dana White to Kenny Florian: Win may earn 145-pound title shot

    Brett Okamoto

    Kenny Florian now knows what he has to do to get a shot at the UFC 145-pound title.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  5. Easier cut means no move to 155 for Aldo

    Brett Okamoto

    Jose Aldo is a big featherweight. Renan Barao is an even bigger bantamweight. As Aldo (24-1) prepares for a seventh 145-pound title defense against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 on Saturday, reasons for him and Barao (32-2) to move up in weight have argu...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  6. Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier to fight at UFC 178

    Brett Okamoto

    A non-title featherweight contest between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier has been added to a UFC 178 pay-per-view event on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  7. Jose Aldo to pull out of UFC 176 due to undisclosed injury

    Brett Okamoto

    An undisclosed injury has forced UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo to pull out of his scheduled title defense against Chad Mendes at UFC 176 on Aug. 2.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  8. Clay Guida: I'm a dangerous fight right now

    Brett Okamoto

    As far as losing skids go, this latest one is nothing new to UFC featherweight Clay Guida. Guida (30-14), who is 1-3 in his last four fights, will look for a big win at 145 pounds this week when he meets Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 39 in A...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  9. UFC 169 -- Jose Aldo defends featherweight title over Ricardo Lam...

    Brett Okamoto

    Jose Aldo faced little in terms of opposition while defending his featherweight title against Ricardo Lamas in the UFC co-main event.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  10. BJ Penn to make UFC return vs. Frankie Edgar in 2014

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC officials announced on Tuesday that B.J. Penn has agreed to coach the 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series opposite Frankie Edgar.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  11. After Guida, Mendes wants Aldo rematch

    Brett Okamoto

    If Ricardo Lamas fails to receive the next UFC title shot at 145 pounds, Chad Mendes says he'll feel for him a bit. But Lamas should know: He only has himself to blame. Twice this year, Mendes says he's tried to book a fight against Lamas -- only ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  12. Rousey on Cyborg: Only diehards want it

    Brett Okamoto

    SEATTLE -- An acting role in the Hollywood movie "Expendables 3" is definitely on Ronda Rousey's radar. A rematch with Miesha Tate at UFC 168 is, too. Newly crowned 145-pound Invicta champion Cris Justino, aka "Cyborg," yeah, she's also on Rousey...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  13. UFC's Dana White interested in Jose Aldo-Anthony Pettis at 145 po...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC lightweight Anthony Pettis is next in line for a shot at the 155-pound title. It sounds like he may opt for a shot at the 145-pound belt instead.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2013
  14. Jose Aldo plans move to lightweight after Frankie Edgar fight

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo says he'd like to challenge himself at lightweight, following a scheduled title defense against Frankie Edgar in February.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  15. UFC featherweight contenders/pretenders

    Brett Okamoto

    There are a couple ways of interpreting what happened in the UFC featherweight division this weekend. If your glass is half-full, you saw the emergence of two exciting 145-pound title threats in Ricardo Lamas and Cub Swanson. If it's half-empty, ...

    Blog | June 26, 2012