Left high kick puts the lights out (0:25)
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2dBrett Okamoto

Rockhold interested in showdown with Silva

Outside of a third bout with current UFC champion Michael Bisping, middleweight Luke Rockhold's top choice for his fall return is Anderson Silva.


Luke Rockhold on PED's in the UFC

Brett Okamoto talks to Luke Rockhold about PED's in the UFC and who he wants next. Plus, Rose Namajunas' coach Trevor Wittman and MMA pro odds maker Nick Kalikas.

Should Lesnar keep his UFC 200 earnings? (2:08)
Kellerman applauds Hunt for Lesnar comments (1:14)
4dBrett Okamoto

Hunt calls out 'cheater' Lesnar, UFC over doping

Mark Hunt accused the UFC of not doing enough to fight performance-enhancing drug use in MMA and ripped Brock Lesnar as a "cheater" following the former heavyweight champion's failed drug tests.

Conor McGregor vs. Cristiano Ronaldo? (0:33)
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Ronaldo vs. UFC's Conor McGregor

Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo popped into the gym to face off against UFC fighter Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Holm explains what went wrong vs. Shevchenko (1:38)
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8dBrett Okamoto

'Cyborg' calls out Rousey, wants fight at UFC 205

In a lengthy social media post, Cris "Cyborg" Justino questioned longtime rival Ronda Rousey as a role model and called for the two to fight at UFC 205 on Nov. 12.

Knockout of the year candidate? (0:33)
Jalen & Jacoby: Will Brock Lesnar ever fight in the UFC again? (1:33)
Could B samples clear Lesnar of failed drug test? (1:37)
Dana White vs. Darren Rovell for UFC 202? (2:10)
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10dBrett Okamoto

UFC's Mendes receives 2-year suspension

After testing positive for a growth-hormone-releasing hexapeptide, three-time UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes has been suspended for two years under the UFC's anti-doping program.

Cena: 'Brock's got a long, hard road ahead' (0:46)
11dBrett Okamoto

USADA informs UFC of 2nd failed Lesnar test

USADA told the UFC that Brock Lesnar failed a drug test on July 9 in Las Vegas, the second failed drug test for the former heavyweight champion before he fought at UFC 200.


Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

"You say ‘And new' and I say thank God. This isn't the first fight I would pick, [Robbie Lawler] is a friend of mine but I've been envisioning that belt around my waist my whole life. My boys, your dad is the world champ!" -- Tyron Woodley, on capturing the UFC welterweight title on Saturday.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

"It is what it is. He feinted me and my hand went down and he caught me." -- Robbie Lawler on his UFC 201 title loss to Tyron Woodley on Saturday by first-round TKO.


Tyron Woodley defeats Robbie Lawler by first-round TKO to capture welterweight championship at #UFC201.

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Spectacular KO! Tyron Woodley puts out Robbie Lawler with the right hand in the first round!

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Down goes Robbie Lawler and he's not going to make it! Tyron Woodley is the new UFC welterweight champion.