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  1. ESPN's coverage of Strikeforce

    Jake Rossen

    Catch a live blog covering Saturday's Shine Fights 3 pay-per-view showdown between Ricardo Mayorga and Din Thomas beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Crime scene tape optional.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  2. Will general public warm up to Fedor Emelianenko?

    Jake Rossen

    Fedor Emelianenko is the type of fighter that prefers to talk with his fists. But does the language barrier and cold demeanor hurt his marketability outside the cage?

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2009
  3. Tripping point: MMA still rife with amateurs

    Jake Rossen

    Malcolm Gladwell, meet Brett Rogers -- the exception to your 10,000-hours rule. In fact, Rogers is hardly MMA's only pseudo-pro with a puncher's chance.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2009
  4. As in boxing's heyday, heavies hold sway

    Jake Rossen

    Who knew the Jim Braddocks and Muhammad Alis of the 21st century would be tattooed, Herculean hybrid fighters? Maybe none of us, but it should come as no surprise that it's the MMA heavyweight division that has captured the public consciousness.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2009
  5. Arlovski no longer welcomed by Affliction

    Jake Rossen

    Sherdog.comAndrei Arlovski could've been a contender -- in MMA or boxing. Thanks to some spectacularly miscalculated management, Andrei Arlovski strolled into a fight with a very dangerous Brett Rogers on only a few weeks' notice. He exited with...

    Blog | June 23, 2009
  6. Andrei Arlovski no longer welcomed by Affliction

    Jake Rossen

    Thanks to some spectacularly miscalculated management, Andrei Arlovski strolled into a fight with a very dangerous Brett Rogers on only a few weeks' notice. He exited with a sore jaw, a severely damaged fight reputation and the cancellation of his pl...

    Blog | Conversation | June 23, 2009
  7. Overeem-Rogers possible for Strikeforce Aug. 15

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Jeff ChiuBrett Rogers is steady on his feet, but what if the fight goes to the ground?His cracking shot to the jaw of Andrei Arlovski still affecting MMA's nervous system, Strikeforce heavyweight contender Brett Rogers could find himsel...

    Blog | June 19, 2009
  8. Alistair Overeem-Brett Rogers possible for Strikeforce Aug. 15

    Jake Rossen

    His cracking shot to the jaw of Andrei Arlovski still affecting MMA's nervous system, Strikeforce heavyweight contender Brett Rogers could find himself facing champion Alistair Overeem on Aug. 15. Overeem and Rogers were originally scheduled to meet...

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  9. Five questions for a big fight weekend

    Jake Rossen

    Dave Mandel/Sherdog.comIt's a wrap: Andrei Arlovski's boxing skills should help him seal the deal against Brett Rogers.Great fights always come down to a series of questions: Are skills up to speed? Does youth/power/speed trump explosiveness/skill/ex...

    Blog | June 04, 2009
  10. Back Against the Mat: WEC/Strikeforce weekend edition

    Jake Rossen

    Some fighters have more to lose than money. This weekend's biggest risk-takers: Nick Diaz (Strikeforce) A win against Scott Smith validates a move to middleweight and leads to potentially bigger, CBS-fueled paydays against the likes of Robbie Lawle...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  11. Five questions for a big fight weekend

    Jake Rossen

    Great fights always come down to a series of questions: Are skills up to speed? Does youth/power/speed trump explosiveness/skill/experience? And can the wearing of Speedos be a commission-mandated infraction punishable by fine? Five queries that nee...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  12. Alistair Overeem hospitalizes five bouncers, then himself

    Jake Rossen

    It's funny how simple twists of fate -- or in this case, horrific street violence -- can prompt a change of plans: Alistair Overeem's trainer, Bas Boon, told Fighter's Only thatOvereem damaged his hand by beating up five bouncers at a nightclub. The ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2009
  13. Is Andrei Arlovski ready to bounce back from Fedor Emelianenko?

    Jake Rossen

    Strikeforce continues to make a very good case for its pseudo-resurrection of ProElite. The promotion has announced that Andrei Arlovski will step in for an injured Alistair Overeem to face Brett Rogers at a June 6 event in St. Louis. Ask ESPN....

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2009