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  1. Bader trusts his wrestling against Teixeira

    Franklin McNeil

    The plan is set, and the wheels are in motion. Hard-hitting light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira will land a title shot with a victory Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 28 at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drummond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Th...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  2. Quinton Rampage Jackson signs with Bellator MMA, TNA Wrestling an...

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight veteran Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has signed a multi-year contract with Bellator MMA, TNA Wrestling and Spike TV, officials representing each company announced jointly on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  3. Hendricks confident best is yet to come

    Franklin McNeil

    When it comes to mixed martial artists, one would be hard-pressed to find a fighter more at peace before a high-profile bout than Johny Hendricks. The former Oklahoma State University wrestling All-American isn't one to get involved in verbal tit...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  4. Gold medal wrestler Blatnick dies at 55

    Franklin McNeil

    Jeff Blatnick, who won a gold medal for the United States at the 1984 Olympic Games in Greco-Roman wrestling, died Wednesday due to complications stemming from heart surgery. The Niskayuna, N.Y., native died at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. He w...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  5. Jon Fitch out of July's UFC on Fuel 4 fight with injured knee, so...

    Franklin McNeil

    Perennial welterweight contender Jon Fitch suffered a knee injury that has forced him out of a UFC on Fuel 4 bout July 11 against Aaron Simpson.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  6. Muhammed Lawal signs multifight deal with Bellator

    Franklin McNeil

    Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal has signed a multifight deal with Bellator Fighting Championships and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  7. Submitting Munoz makes kid's day special

    Franklin McNeil

    WASHINGTON -- The desire to compete in UFC one day burns deep inside Randy Watson. Randy Watson spends at least one hour each day training in his family's home-based gym located in the basement. Much of the training focuses on boxing, wrestling a...

    Blog | October 01, 2011
  8. Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier advance to Strikeforce final

    Franklin McNeil

    Josh Barnett put his catch-wrestling skills to good use once again in dominating Sergei Kharitonov and booking his place in the Strikeforce Heavyweight GP final.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2011
  9. Konrad shows striking skills in nontitle win

    Franklin McNeil

    The big question mark in Cole Konrad's game has been his striking. If the Bellator heavyweight champion was to be taken seriously, he needed to prove his ability inside the cage isn't limited to wrestling. For the first two round of his nontitle f...

    Blog | August 20, 2011
  10. UFC 131: Kenny Florian feels fit for flight at featherweight

    Franklin McNeil

    Kenny Florian enlisted a little help ahead of his move to featherweight.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  11. Brandon Vera not thinking about life after glove

    Franklin McNeil

    With his UFC career over for now, Brandon Vera is ready to move on with the next stage of his career. Just don't expect it to come outside the cage.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2011
  12. Cole Konrad is key to Brock Lesnar's success

    Franklin McNeil

    Training partner Cole Konrad is Brock Lesnar's secret weapon.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2010
  13. UFC 116: Fully equipped Brock Lesnar is scary Brock Lesnar

    Franklin McNeil

    Dana White feels Brock Lesnar will enter the Octagon at 100 percent and at his best ever come Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2010
  14. UFC 116: Brock Lesnar, Shane Carwin relish chance to fight

    Franklin McNeil

    The bigger they are, the more damage they do, as the old saying goes. Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin will finally be picking on guys their own size when they meet Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2010
  15. UFC 114: Quinton Jackson begins campaign for rematch

    Franklin McNeil

    It wasn't long after exiting the cage a loser at UFC 114 that Quinton Jackson began verbally campaigning for a rematch with Rashad Evans.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2010
  16. UFC 112: Distance key to a Demian Maia victory

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC fans can spot a bad fight coming a mile away -- and Saturday's clash between Anderson Silva and Demian Maia has Silva-Thales Leites 2 written all over it. Maia begs to differ.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2010