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  1. UFC continues to hammer out details of Strikeforce deal

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC chairman Lorenzo Fertitta and president Dana White continue trying to hammer out details of their recently announced purchase of rival MMA promoter Strikeforce.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  2. Releasing Alvarez is a positive for Bellator

    Brett Okamoto

    Bellator MMA released lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on Tuesday. One of the most recognizable and talented fighters on its entire roster -- gone. Additionally, president Scott Coker released Alvarez knowing full well the likelihood he will app...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. Bellator MMA releases 155-pound champion Eddie Alvarez

    Brett Okamoto

    Lightweight mixed martial artist Eddie Alvarez is joining the UFC.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  4. Unrest in Ferguson, Mo., on Woodley's mind

    Brett Okamoto

    The night after a white policeman shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Tyron Woodley got on a flight headed for the area. Woodley, 32, didn't go there as a curious onlooker or a celebrity looking to protest....

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  5. Ovince Saint Preux a rare MMA transplant

    Brett Okamoto

    The most significant moment of Ovince St. Preux's professional mixed martial arts career arguably occurred about 12 years before it started. Before he played linebacker and defensive end at the University of Tennessee in 2001 (and well before he w...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  6. Ross Pearson finds positive in recent loss

    Brett Okamoto

    Weird as it may sound, Ross Pearson says "the decision" in his last fight has actually been a blessing in disguise. Two months ago, Pearson (15-7) outclassed Diego Sanchez in a three-round contest at a UFC Fight Night in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  7. Gunnar Nelson, Rick Story to headline UFC Fight Night on Oct. 4

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC welterweights Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will make their respective main event debuts at a UFC Fight Night card on Oct. 4 in Stockholm, Sweden.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  8. McGregor rips Poirier's chin, predicts KO

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC featherweight Conor McGregor tends to target opponents with his words before targeting them with punches -- and with Dustin Poirier, he's aiming for the chin. During a UFC Q&A in Los Angeles on Tuesday, McGregor (15-2) repeatedly spoke of ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  9. Jake Shields to make WSOF debut vs. Ryan Ford on Oct. 11

    Brett Okamoto

    Former Strikeforce and UFC veteran Jake Shields will make his WSOF promotional debut on Oct. 11 at WSOF 14 in Edmonton.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  10. Emanuel Newton, Joey Beltran to headline Bellator 124

    Brett Okamoto

    Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton will seek his first title defense against former UFC veteran Joey Beltran at Bellator 124 on Sept. 12.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  11. Thiago Silva withdraws from Fight Night 20 bout due to knee injur...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva has withdrawn from a scheduled bout at Fight Night 20 on Aug. 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., due to a knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  12. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier brawl at news conference

    Brett Okamoto

    A brawl erupted at the MGM Grand Hotel on Monday between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  13. Matt Brown's coach on injury, what's next

    Brett Okamoto

    The game plan was to "cut Matt loose" around the third or fourth round. Scott Sheeley, head trainer to UFC welterweight Matt Brown, thought the best time to attack Robbie Lawler on July 26 in San Jose would be late. Give Brown (19-12) enough time ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  14. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis light heavyweight bout confirmed a...

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC light heavyweight bout between former No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis will serve as the co-main event at UFC 179 on Oct. 25.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Rory MacDonald, Tarec Saffiedine to headline UFC Fight Night on O...

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will serve as the main event of a UFC Fight Night event on Oct. 4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014