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  1. UFC 183 -- Anderson Silva returns from leg injury, outpoints Nick...

    Brett Okamoto

    Anderson Silva returned from a horrific leg injury to earn a unanimous decision over Nick Diaz in the UFC 183 main event on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2015
  2. Chris Weidman withdraws from Vitor Belfort fight at UFC 184 with ...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has withdrawn from a scheduled title bout against Vitor Belfort on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles due to a rib injury.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  3. Injured list: Fighters on the mend

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto lists the fighters he's eager to see return from injury.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  4. Weidman: Belfort bout is personal

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman doesn't talk much trash, but he still knows when he's dropped a headline. And Weidman, 30, couldn't help but smile as he spoke to reporters about Vitor Belfort on Monday. He fights Belfort at U...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  5. Silva reportedly hospitalized with back pain

    brettokamoto

    Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was reportedly hospitalized on Monday morning due to lower back pain. According to a report from Brazilian news site Combate, Silva, 39, experienced pain and numbness in his legs after a training ses...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  6. Silva claims he's signed 15-fight contract

    brettokamoto

    Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva told Brazilian news site Combate on Monday he has signed a new 15-fight deal with the promotion. Silva, who will turn next year, said he met with UFC president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta in ...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  7. Chris Weidman suffers hand fracture; defense vs. Vitor Belfort po...

    Brett Okamoto

    A hairline fracture in his hand has forced UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman to withdraw from a scheduled title defense against Vitor Belfort at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  8. UFC Fight Night 50: Ronaldo Souza submits Gegard Mousasi in Round...

    Brett Okamoto

    A relentless Ronaldo Souza worked over Gegard Mousasi before submitting him via guillotine choke in UFC Fight Night 50 main event in Mashantucket, Conn., on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  9. MMA fighter Anderson Silva never considered retirement after leg ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva said he never once considered retirement following the gruesome leg injury he suffered in December.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  10. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz to meet in main event for UFC 183

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action Jan. 31 in a 185-pound contest against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  11. UFC 175 main event -- Chris Weidman outlasts Lyoto Machida to def...

    Brett Okamoto

    Chris Weidman survived several tense moments en route to defending his middleweight title via unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  12. The Weigh-in: Machida's style, Marquardt's future, more

    The Weigh-In: Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and UFC middleweight champion break down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  13. UFC champ Chris Weidman

    Weidman was a two-time All-American wrestler at Hofstra. Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stops by to chat about his upcoming title defense against Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC 175 on July 5 ...

    Chat | June 25, 2014
  14. UFC reschedules Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida bout for July 5

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has withdrawn from a scheduled title defense against Lyoto Machida on May 24 in Las Vegas due to a knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  15. Philippou on the belt, Rockhold, Weidman

    Brett Okamoto

    The absence of longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at the top of the division has done nothing to change the mindset of Constantinos Philippou. He never thought about the UFC title before Silva lost and still doesn't now. Philip...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  16. UFC's Chris Weidman

    Weidman was a two-time All-American wrestler at Hofstra. Welcome to SportsNation! On Thursday, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stops by to chat about his upcoming title defense against former champion Anderson Silva in UFC 168 on Dec. 28. ...

    Chat | December 18, 2013