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  1. Strikeforce postmortem

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Two tales of the weekend: Alistair Overeem flew into the States, suffered repeated questions about his impossible physique, assaulted an American citizen, then flew back to Holland, settling into a role as a legitimate threat to Fedor Emelianenko's s...

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2010
  2. Strikeforce: 'Heavy Artillery'/Shine Fights 3

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    How remarkable is Alistair Overeem's physique? The former 205-pound fighter -- who has ballooned to more than 250 pounds while competing in the freewheeling fight culture of Japan -- is so awesomely proportioned that most of this week's dialogue revo...

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  3. Andrei Arlovski signs 16-month contract with Strikeforce

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    There are plenty of good matches for Andrei Arlovski in the Strikeforce promotion based in San Jose, Calif., and at last Arlovski's management agrees. The fighter has signed a 16-month deal with the promotion, and a May debut against Antonio Silva is...

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2010
  4. Strikeforce Postmortem: Russian Roulette, network exposure and mo...

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    The expectations created by Fedor Emelianenko's media profile make it impossible for him to perform in a way that pleases everyone: If he had crumbled Brett Rogers on Saturday in a manner akin to Tim Sylvia -- women sobbing cageside, medevacs hoverin...

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2009
  5. Strikeforce CoverItLive

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    You know how it is when you invite friends over who are only "casual" about MMA: They eat all your food, ask dumb questions and fidget when the fight goes to the ground. By the time the "fat foreign guy" comes out, you will pray for a blackout. Thes...

    Blog | Conversation | November 06, 2009
  6. ESPN postmortem: Pride after the fall, Oz festival, more

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Three of Japan's biggest attractions of the past decade competed in Australia on Saturday, and while two of them earned wins, none of them looked familiar. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, once the most feared striker in the sport, appeared sluggish aga...

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2010
  7. ESPN primer: UFC 110

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    If you enjoy deeper meaning in your sporting events, you can look at UFC 110 as the possible end of a paved road for two of fighting sports' most destructive talents. From 2001 to 2006, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic was a combat sports bogeyman -- a K-1...

    Blog | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  8. Lyoto Machida and friendly fire

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    The depth of talent in Ed Soares' Black House training umbrella seems doomed to eventually eat itself from the inside out. In an interview with Sherdog, Lyoto Machida once again expressed his consistent reluctance to face off against either Anderson ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2010
  9. UFC 102: Dana White: "No interest" in five-round nontitle affairs...

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Addressing media prior to Saturday's UFC 102 event, UFC president Dana White warned fans that five-round nontitle fights -- officially an option for events held in Nevada -- won't be part of his promotion's curriculum. "I was saying [last week] I wi...

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2009
  10. Garage gym: California coach trains fighters for free

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    A story worth your time: Felipe Martinez, 43 and 20 years retired from boxing, spends his time teaching stand-up to all comers in his backyard and garage in Lathrop, Calif. Amateur or pro, tuition is free. "He won't accept any money," MMA fighter D...

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2009
  11. UFC 102: Fallout

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Not many fighters can lose and look good doing it. Randy Couture isn't many fighters.

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2009
  12. UFC 102: Postmortem

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    With an economy still submerged in bad dollars and unemployment rates equivalent to John Goodman's body fat percentage, you could consider the UFC's generous nine-fight television card to be a welcome gesture. By any standards, that's not such a bad ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2009
  13. UFC 102: Minute-by-minute

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    One month to go before Megan Fox hosts "Saturday Night Live," so you've got few excuses not to check out UFC 102: Couture versus Nogueira, airing live from electric Portland, Ore. Refresh this space for updates and armchair analysis. 12:27 a.m. ET:...

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2009
  14. UFC 102 weigh-in

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Keep refreshing this page for the latest in weight-sucking from Portland, Ore., in anticipation of Saturday's UFC 102: Couture versus Nogueira. And remember: if you don't pass out on the scale, you're not trying hard enough. 7:22 p.m. ET: Antonio ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  15. Frank Mir talks about Anderson Silva's challenge

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    A brief break from UFC 102 coverage: Last week, SportsIllustrated.com's Josh Gross circulated a report that had Anderson Silva and management kicking around the idea of a heavyweight bout. Their ideal opponent? Depending on how Silva decides to pack...

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  16. UFC 102 Primer

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Following record business for UFC 100 and 101, what can the world's leading fight promotion do for a late-season encore? Visit Portland, Ore. Yes. Having exhausted three of five titleholders in its previous two summer shows (four, if you count An...

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2009