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  1. Antonio Silva suspended 9 months for failed post-fight drug test

    Josh Gross

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship suspended heavyweight Antonio Silva nine months and stripped him of a $50,000 bonus after a failed post-fight drug test following his wild five-round draw with Mark Hunt on Dec. 7.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  2. Shane Del Rosario hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest

    Josh Gross

    Mixed martial artist Shane Del Rosario is fighting for his life after suffering sudden cardiac arrest at his home on Tuesday morning.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  3. Werdum plans to shock MMA world

    Josh Gross

    This time, perhaps people will take Fabricio Werdum more seriously when he steps into a cage with the universally recognized best heavyweight in mixed martial arts. Simply put, Werdum, 36, is a much more dangerous fighter against UFC heavyweight c...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  4. UFC 166 Report Card: Let's put the brakes on "best ever" talk fol...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross hands out grades following UFC 166.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  5. Bellator 102 Report Card: Cheick Kongo closes in on title shot

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross hands out grades following Bellator 102 in his Report Card.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  6. UFC 165 Report Card: Was Jon Jones versus Alexander Gustafsson th...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross hands out grades following UFC 165.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  7. Teixeira living up to his reputation

    Josh Gross

    Glover Teixeira's quest to the UFC light heavyweight championship has taken on a predatory tone. That's why the 33-year-old Brazilian will pay a visit to Toronto the night of Sept. 21. Since debuting in the UFC a year ago in May 2012, Teixeira ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  8. Winding roads lead to Barnett-Mir duel

    Josh Gross

    Sitting inside his suite at the MGM Grand the morning after stopping Randy Couture to become the youngest heavyweight champion in UFC history, anything seemed possible for Josh Barnett. "I hope in passing the torch to Josh he will represent the sp...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  9. How will Aldo fare as Brazil's flag bearer?

    Josh Gross

    There was a stretch, not so long ago, when Brazilian fighters appeared on their way to ruling the UFC championship roost. Junior dos Santos held the heavyweight belt. Lyoto Machida and Mauricio Rua did their thing at light heavyweight. Anderson ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  10. UFC on Fuel TV 10: Werdum submits Nogueira

    Josh Gross

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu artist Fabricio Werdum submitted Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the second round on Saturday and strengthened his case for a title shot in the heavyweight division.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  11. Cain Velasquez, Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva make weight for UFC 160

    Josh Gross

    Cain Velasquez tore apart Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva one year ago this weekend en route to a vicious opening-round technical knockout.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  12. 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
  13. UFC 160 roundup: Cain Velasquez pummels Antonio Silva to defend h...

    Josh Gross

    Cain Velasquez needed under a round to grind down Antonio Silva and defend his heavyweight title at UFC 160.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  14. UFC 160 Report Card: Enticing title bouts loom on heels of UFC 16...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC 160 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  15. No time to waste Jones in frivolous fights

    Josh Gross

    The reality show is wrapped. The spring break title defense against Chael Sonnen is in the books. It's time, is it not, for Jon Jones to get back to business? The 25-year-old UFC light heavyweight champion spun his wheels over the last seven mo...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  16. 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