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  1. UFC Fight Night 27 roundup: Carlos Condit cuts down Martin Kampma...

    Josh Gross

    An all-out attack helped Carlos "The Natural Born Killer" Condit exact revenge on Martin Kampmann in a high-octane main event at UFC Fight Night 27.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  2. Determination separates Cormier from rest

    Josh Gross

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- On camera and off. In the gym before, during and after workouts. One-on-one or in a group. Unbeaten heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier is the furthest thing from shy. Expressing supreme confidence in his ability to remain und...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  3. Bellator 94: David Rickels, Emanuel Newton earn title shot

    Josh Gross

    Daniel Rickels' late salvo at the end of Round 2 promptly ended matters against Saad Awad and propelled the Bellator lightweight tournament champion into a title bout.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  4. Winner of March 7 Marcin Held-Dave Jansen fight to face Mike Chan...

    Josh Gross

    Marcin Held will face Dave Jansen March 7 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., with the winner earning a shot at Mike Chandler's Bellator lightweight crown, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  5. Bellator 80/UFC on Fuel TV 6 Report Card: Time for Rich Franklin ...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of Bellator 80 and UFC on Fuel TV 6 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2012
  6. Mauricio Rua, Brandon Vera, Lyoto Machida, Ryan Bader all make we...

    Josh Gross

    Mauricio Rua, Brandon Vera, Lyoto Machida and Ryan Bader -- otherwise known as the quartet of UFC light heavyweights vying to determine the next No. 1 contender at 205 pounds -- all made weight with ease Friday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  7. Gray Maynard, a lightweight reborn

    Josh Gross

    Learn a lesson from Gray Maynard. The 32-year-old lightweight contender felt "stagnant" and "boxed in." He wasn't living in a place he or his fiancee wanted to call home. So he did what many people often discuss but rarely do: He took action. "...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  8. UFC on FX 1: Jim Miller returns; Jorge Rivera says good-bye

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC on FX 1 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  9. Cole Konrad-Paul Buentello bout taken off Bellator 42 card

    Josh Gross

    A scheduled fight between Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad and veteran Paul Buentello is no long on the Bellator 42 card, the organization confirmed Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2011
  10. UFC 127: A mixed bag of grades from Sydney

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of the UFC 127 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  11. Liz Carmouche to replace Meisha Tate in Strikeforce fight

    Josh Gross

    Strikeforce women's welterweight champion Marloes Coenen (18-4) will have a new challenger for when she defends the belt March 5 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2011
  12. MMA: Year of heavyweight attraction - UFC, Strikeforce

    Josh Gross

    The announcement that Brock Lesnar would coach alongside contender Junior Dos Santos during the 13th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" gave the heavyweight division a little bit more muscle to flex.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  13. Tyron Woodley, Tarec Saffiedine ready to roll in Nashville

    Josh Gross

    You don't need to tell Tarec Saffiedine that future success and big paydays are the line when he meets fellow prospect Tyron Woodley on Friday -- he knows exactly what's at stake.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2011
  14. Source: Josh Koscheck suffered broken orbital bone

    Josh Gross

    UFC welterweight contender Josh Koscheck suffered a broken orbital bone during the first round of his championship fight versus Georges St. Pierre (21-2) Saturday night in Montreal, a source told

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2010
  15. Chael Sonnen's steroid suspension reduced

    Josh Gross

    The California State Athletic Commission on Thursday voted 3-1 to reduce the suspension of UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen from one year to six months.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2010