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  1. Cain treads with caution for 'Bigfoot' fight

    Josh Gross

    For the second time in his career, 30-year-old Cain Velasquez heads into a fight widely regarded as mixed martial arts' top-ranked heavyweight. After experiencing a similarly lofty status at the end of 2011, Velasquez went down when Brazilian slu...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  2. Mark Coleman officially retires from MMA

    Josh Gross

    Just over two years since his last fight, Mark "The Hammer" Coleman officially retired from mixed martial arts this week. The 48-year-old mixed-style pioneer, a brutal force when he was at his best, will be remembered as one of the most influential h...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  3. Ten moments in Strikeforce history

    Josh Gross

    Saturday night in Oklahoma City marks the final chapter for Strikeforce mixed martial arts, ending a turbulent and groundbreaking period in the sport. Moving from regional promotion to one of global significance, Strikeforce offered a compelling m...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  4. Sure things don't exist in the fight game

    Josh Gross

    Technically speaking, I was a fan when UFC 24 rolled around. Kevin Randleman's first UFC heavyweight title defense was set to take place a month before I wrote the story that scored my first paycheck as a mixed martial arts reporter. Passionate as...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  5. Once great Fedor not concerned with past

    Josh Gross

    Mixed martial arts spans the globe this weekend. While most of the attention will be placed on UFC cards in Atlantic City and Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Bellator also returns with the start of its seventh season in Chester, W.V. Oh, and in St. Peters...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  6. Josh Barnett receives license to fight from California

    Josh Gross

    The California State Athletic Commission on Monday granted heavyweight mixed martial artist Josh Barnett a license to fight in the state for the first time since refusing him a similar privilege in the summer of 2009.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  7. Fedor Emelianenko to fight New Year's Eve in Japan

    Josh Gross

    Fedor Emelianenko is scheduled to fight in Japan for the first time in four years when he takes on 2008 Olympic gold medalist judoka Satoshi Ishii.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011
  8. Upcoming mixed martial arts schedule

    Josh Gross

    MMA schedule for 2011.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  9. Alistair Overeem in 'negotiation period' with Zuffa LLC, not rele...

    Josh Gross

    Despite exercising its right to terminate the final fight on Alistair Overeem's contract, Forza LLC, which operates Strikeforce and is a subsidiary of UFC's parent company, Zuffa LLC, has not released the Strikeforce heavyweight champion.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  10. Fedor Emelianenko will continue fighting, eyes Russia

    Josh Gross

    Fedor Emelianenko will continue fighting, and could do so this fall in his native Russia. Emelianenko's management team announced the heavyweight's intentions Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  11. The end doesn't justify the means for Fedor

    Josh Gross

    Fedor Emelianenko played the game his way in a sport that crucifies outliers, and the Russian lasted longer than anyone could have imagined. A monumental career supported like a house overlooking a bluff on W-shaped stilts crashed into the sea Thu...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  12. Strikeforce: 'Fedor versus Hendo' report card

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of Strikeforce: 'Fedor versus Hendo' fighters.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  13. Fight on, Fedor -- unless two things happen

    Josh Gross

    Is the great Fedor Emelianenko finished? If he loses to Dan Henderson on Saturday, many people will suggest that, yes, the Russian heavyweight is a shell of the man who stood as mixed martial arts' king last decade. To this I say: perhaps not. ...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  14. Strikeforce: Tricky Fabricio Werdum promises repeat performance a...

    Josh Gross

    Tricky Fabricio Werdum promises repeat performance against Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem, Josh Gross writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  15. Source: Deal in works for Fedor Emelianenko-Dan Henderson fight

    Josh Gross

    Fedor Emelianenko will meet Dan Henderson on July 30 on a Strikeforce card in the Chicago area, a source with knowledge of the fight confirmed to

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  16. Fedor Emelianenko says he wants to fight Dan Henderson

    Josh Gross

    Fedor Emelianenko has informed his camp he would fight Dan Henderson in July, the heavyweight's management told on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2011