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  1. Georges St-Pierre steps away from UFC

    Josh Gross

    UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced Friday that he will step away from fighting for an undetermined period of time and relinquished his title.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  2. The Gracies: A family tradition

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross goes back to the beginning and talk to the Gracies, considered the "first family" of fighting.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  3. Ben Askren still waiting for call from UFC

    Josh Gross

    Within the week, Bellator MMA CEO and founder Bjorn Rebney contacted Ben Askren, the promotion's free agent welterweight champion, and proposed a scenario the undefeated Olympian couldn't refuse. "He just called me and said straight up, 'I think y...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  4. Bellator ready to deal welterweight Ben Askren to UFC

    Josh Gross

    If undefeated Ben Askren plans to sign with UFC, Bellator MMA won't stand in the welterweight's way.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  5. Placing Griffin-Bonnar impact in perspective

    Josh Gross

    Stephan Bonnar shouldn't be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. I've said my piece about his inclusion on Saturday into the so-called Hall, and would prefer not to waste words on that again. (Abridged: Fighters with 8-7 records in the Octagon who ...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  6. Silva's no-show; Alvarez still a no-go

    Josh Gross

    So let's get this straight. Anderson Silva no-shows UFC media obligations in Los Angeles on Tuesday and gets fined $50,000 by the UFC. After returning to Brazil, the middleweight champion tells the press he was unaware of being on the hook for a m...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  7. News and notes: Hit the brakes on Hall

    Josh Gross

    There it goes, picking up steam. The Uriah Hall bandwagon, ladies and gents, is in full effect. Dana White has touted Hall, who fights Kelvin Gastelum this Saturday in Las Vegas for "The Ultimate Fighter 17" crown, as the meanest, toughest, bestes...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  8. UFC out to curb inappropriate conduct

    Josh Gross

    Coverage of an ever-evolving Ultimate Fighting Championship has almost always centered on action inside the cage. Understandably so. Morphing from unregulated contests pitting single-disciplined any-weight fighters into licensed bouts across nine wei...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  9. Is Nick Diaz in Georges St-Pierre's head?

    Josh Gross

    Georges St-Pierre swears he isn't angered by Nick Diaz, yet his body language and promoter tell a different tale. "Georges is being weird right now," UFC president Dana White said Thursday. "Georges isn't close to being Georges. "There's no dou...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. Was Jon Fitch too pricey for the UFC?

    Josh Gross

    No matter what you think of Jon Fitch as a fighter, Dana White's justifications for letting the welterweight go from the UFC don't work. Let's start with White's assertion that Fitch is "super f---ing expensive." Zuffa paid the eight-year UFC ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  11. UFC 157 Report Card: Ronda Rousey takes matters to a whole new le...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC 157 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  12. Machida could get another shot at Jones

    Josh Gross

    I didn't see much from Lyoto Machida on Saturday that makes me think he'll fair better a second time around against Jon Jones. Presuming Jones beats Chael Sonnen in April, that fight is up next at 205, UFC president Dana White said following Saturd...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  13. Rousey the last fighter in need of protection

    Josh Gross

    On the list of things I have trouble accepting is the notion that Ronda Rousey somehow needs protection from other humans. Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, the first female titleholder in the UFC hasn't been immune from this kind of ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  14. TRT saga rages on; Couture debacle, more

    Josh Gross

    A month ago, prior to knocking out Michael Bisping in Brazil, Vitor Belfort was asked a direct question by's Brett Okamoto: Had the 34-year-old Brazilian ever applied for or considered using testosterone replacement therapy? Belfort ramb...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  15. For Spike TV's Randy Couture, no 'going back' to UFC partnership

    Josh Gross

    Retired mixed martial arts icon Randy Couture is eager to move onto the next stage of his career, despite believing a multi-year creative partnership with Spike TV signifies his "death sentence" with the UFC.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  16. Ronda Rousey becomes first female to sign UFC deal

    Josh Gross

    A week's worth of rumors were answered Friday when Dana White confirmed Strikeforce female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is headed to the UFC.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012