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  1. Bob Sapp

    Bob Sapp MMA



  2. HAVE YOU TRIED?

  3. Friday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    This is ... unusual. But it's also oddly entertaining. Fighter Bob Sapp -- a former Chicago Bears third-round pick/one-time Minnesota Vikings player whose star now is biggest in Japan -- offers a challenge to fans and haters alike: Submit your best v...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  4. ESPN primer: New Year's in Japan

    Jake Rossen

    If Ryan Seacrest happened to be a major celebrity in Japan, he would eventually be offered a substantial sum to be beaten severely in any number of the country's traditional New Year's Eve fighting events. The Japanese watch television in huge number...

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  5. About time for Alistair Overeem?

    Jake Rossen

    Physically imposing fighters don't usually live up to their billing. Bob Sapp had a good run at smashing Tokyo, but cardio and technique issues caught up with him. Mariusz Pudzianowski might actually explode in the ring one day, with bits of ove...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  6. About time for Alistair Overeem?

    Jake Rossen

    Physically imposing fighters don't usually live up to their billing. Bob Sapp had a good run at smashing Tokyo, but cardio and technique issues caught up with him. Mariusz Pudzianowski might actually explode in the ring one day, with bits of overheat...

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  7. B.J. Penn weighs in

    Jake Rossen

    Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty ImagesIs B.J. Penn packing too many pounds and picking the wrong fight with Matt Hughes?The 80-100 pounds of brute mass that Bob Sapp held over many of his opponents in MMA and kickboxing was very, very good to him.He crus...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  8. B.J. Penn weighs in

    Jake Rossen

    The 80-100 pounds of brute mass that Bob Sapp held over many of his opponents in MMA and kickboxing was very, very good to him. He crushed poor Kiyoshi Tamura like a can, took a few years off of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's life, and generally behaved...

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2010
  9. Karo Parisyan versus Karo Parisyan

    Jake Rossen

    Boxer Oliver McCall once began sobbing between rounds in a bout with Lennox Lewis. In a hybrid MMA/kickboxing contest, an exhausted Bob Sapp begged his corner not to force him out for more punishment against Jerome LeBanner. Paulo Filho regarded Chae...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  10. Karo Parisyan versus Karo Parisyan

    Jake Rossen

    Boxer Oliver McCall once began sobbing between rounds in a bout with Lennox Lewis. In a hybrid MMA/kickboxing contest, an exhausted Bob Sapp begged his corner not to force him out for more punishment against Jerome LeBanner. Paulo Filho regarded ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2010
  11. Five fighters who branded themselves

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Koji SasaharaLarger than life: Japanese fight fans couldn't get enough of Bob Sapp.The irony of Fedor Emelianenko's longtime (and now rapidly dissolving) contract controversies -- huge salaries, promoter concessions, renegotiating -- is...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  12. Five fighters who branded themselves

    Jake Rossen

    The irony of Fedor Emelianenko's longtime (and now rapidly dissolving) contract controversies -- huge salaries, promoter concessions, renegotiating -- is that his status as a box office attraction never really warranted it. When Emelianenko was giv...

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  13. Bob Sapp versus Conan the Barbarian

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Daniel Herbertson/Sherdog.comBob Sapp hopes to find more success on the silver screen than he has inside the cage.Despite repeated attempts, Bob Sapp has been unable to export his superstardom from Japan into the United States. His fights do not attr...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  14. Bob Sapp versus Conan the Barbarian

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Despite repeated attempts, Bob Sapp has been unable to export his superstardom from Japan into the United States. His fights do not attract any sizable attention and his film roles are nothing that would keep Brian Bosworth up at night. But Lord kn...

    Blog | Conversation | February 26, 2010
  15. Ultimate Chaos orders Atencio some high marks

    Jake Rossen

    Dave Mandel/Sherdog Bobby Lashley's one-round drubbing of Bob Sapp wasn't exactly fight of the year material.Full disclosure: Without going into details, I was unable to soak up the televised atmosphere of Saturday's "Ultimate Chaos" card. The ...

    Blog | June 28, 2009
  16. Bobby Lashley lashes out against Bob Sapp

    Brian Knapp

    For what Bobby Lashley lacked in size (trust us, it wasn't much) he more than made up for in sheer aggression by stopping Bob Sapp in less than one round on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2009
  17. ESPN Primer: "Ultimate Chaos"

    Jake Rossen

    Ultimate Battleground. Ultimate Cage Combat. Ultimate Ring Fighting. Ultimate Conflict. Ultimate Throwdown. There may be a decided lack of imagination on the part of mixed-fight promoters -- and there's simply no competing with the UFC's "Ultimate U...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2009
  18. Sapp losing weight after toilet seat gives

    Jake Rossen

    He's made millions in his career and can't walk across a Japanese street without getting mobbed, but there are apparently limits to the benefits of being Bob Sapp: The super heavyweight tells Larry Pepe of ProMMARadio that he's down to 320 pounds af...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2009