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  1. Showtime gets 'Extreme' with undercards

    Dan Rafael

    Many times over the years, Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer and I have talked about the fact that he would have an HBO or Showtime card coming up with some good fights or prospects on the undercard, but unless you were in the arena, you wouldn't have a ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  2. Hershman can help shape MMA landscape

    Josh Gross

    To a man, they all made a point to thank Ken Hershman. From Gary Shaw to Scott Coker, from the wild days of Kimbo Slice and EliteXC to the rise and fall of Strikeforce, if it wasn't for Showtime's executive vice president and general manager of sp...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  3. Adrian Grenier has need for speed on TV, in real life

    Lynn Hoppes

    INDIANAPOLIS -- In Season 7 of HBO's "Entourage," Vincent Chase crashes his car in an action movie he's starring in. Instead of being shellshocked and scared, he feels invincible and seeks out new thrills. The same thing can be said for actor Adrian...

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  4. Making the case for TUF 13 coaches

    Jake Rossen

    There's no better direct-delivery system to popularize fighters (or fights) than coaching slots on Spike's 5-year-old "Ultimate Fighter" franchise. With 12 hours and three months of basic-cable promotion, it beats HBO's "24/7" series in volume alone....

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  5. Strikeforce's co-promotional woes

    Jake Rossen

    Dave Mandel/Sherdog.comDoes Eddie Alvarez have the power to singlehandedly bring down Strikeforce? Not likely.The concept of "co-promotion" remains the biggest pipe dream in prizefighting. (Even though it happened years too late, I remain amazed HBO ...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  6. Strikeforce's co-promotional woes

    Jake Rossen

    The concept of "co-promotion" remains the biggest pipe dream in prizefighting. (Even though it happened years too late, I remain amazed HBO and Showtime got together to promote the Mike Tyson-Lennox Lewis bout in 2002; it was the equivalent of Coke s...

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2010
  7. MLB: ESPN The Magazine catches up with Kenny Powers before Season...

    Tim Struby

    When a reporter got a chance to do an exclusive interview with Kenny Powers, he just couldn't turn it down.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2010
  8. Floyd Mayweather not going for the gold

    Franklin McNeil

    There's more to building a legacy than counting how many belts you have in your trophy cabinet, according to Floyd Mayweather.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  9. The 5 Percenters

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Old news, but what can I say? I'm slow. In hyping a spring fight between Floyd Mayweather and Shane Mosley, Mark Taffet, HBO's senior vice president of sports operation and pay-per-view, indicated to media that there was only a "5 percent o...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  10. The 5 Percenters

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Old news, but what can I say? I'm slow. In hyping a spring fight between Floyd Mayweather and Shane Mosley, Mark Taffet, HBO's senior vice president of sports operation and pay-per-view, indicated to media that there was only a "5 percent overlap" ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  11. Vera, Filipino fighters address typhoon

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Dave Mandel/Sherdog.comFilipino fighter Brandon Vera is doing his part to provide relief for typhoon victims.I'm growing bored with HBO's "24/7" series -- it's about boxing, which I find numbing -- and it has been done over and over ag...

    Blog | November 03, 2009
  12. Brandon Vera, Filipino fighters address typhoon

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    I'm growing bored with HBO's "24/7" series -- it's about boxing, which I find numbing -- and it has been done over and over again. There are a finite number of ways to film a fighter training and coping with family duties. But the channel had some mo...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  13. UFC 103 versus Floyd Mayweather-Juan Manuel Marquez

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    If Carlos Arias of the OC Register is to believed -- and his sincere face leads me in no other direction -- the UFC will be arming itself against the competing Floyd Mayweather-Juan Manuel Marquez bout on Sept. 19 by televising one giant, two-hour co...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2009
  14. Counter-Strikeforce: UFC 100 to air Saturday

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    It isn't quite the seven-day delay of the HBO boxing pay-per-views, but it's getting closer: UFC has issued word that UFC 100 -- by all accounts the most commercially successful event in company history -- will air on free television Saturd...

    Blog | August 12, 2009
  15. Counter-Strikeforce: UFC 100 to air Saturday

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    It isn't quite the seven-day delay of the HBO boxing pay-per-views, but it's getting closer: UFC has issued word that UFC 100 -- by all accounts the most commercially successful event in company history -- will air on free television Saturday at 10 p...

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2009