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  1. Burkman's sub of Fitch earns top honors

    Josh Gross

    Josh Burkman thought that guillotining Jon Fitch would be too risky to try. So when he faced Fitch on June 14 at World Series of Fighting 3, Burkman made it part of his game plan to avoid using one of the first chokes learned by Brazilian jiu-jits...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  2. Burkman finishes Fitch in 41 seconds

    Josh Gross

    Business is picking up for World Series of Fighting, and the promotion's third event, Friday evening at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, provided a glimpse at the future of the company. Jon Fitch, the highest-profile WSOF signee since ...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Maia renews emphasis on submissions

    Josh Gross

    Eight months after the first loss of his mixed martial arts career, Demian Maia stood across the Octagon from the sport's best fighter with a UFC title hanging in the balance. Winning his first 11 contests, including five consecutive UFC bouts by ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  5. Fitch targets title; 'Ace' nears retirement

    Josh Gross

    Jon Fitch felt UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre would be too much for Carlos Condit. And the American expects the same of himself when he meets Demian Maia on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas. "It will be an interesting matchup," Fitch t...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  6. Sean Entin and life after the 'choke'

    Josh Gross

    One fateful day at the gym and a routine chokehold combined to change Sean Entin's life in ways he could never have imagined -- and a way many MMA experts still can't comprehend.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2012
  7. UFC 153 Report Card: Anderson Silva's win the right outcome for M...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC 153 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  8. Hendricks looks for strong follow-up

    Josh Gross

    No matter how stunning Johny Hendricks' 12-second knockout of Jon Fitch was in December, stopping the second best welterweight on the planet won't mean much if the southpaw can't also defeat Josh Koscheck on Saturday. "I have to win this fight to ...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  9. UFC 141 grades: Alistair Overeem kicks off UFC campaign in huge w...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC 141 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2012
  10. Upcoming mixed martial arts schedule

    Josh Gross

    MMA schedule for 2011.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  11. Injured B.J.Penn pulls out of UFC 132 bout

    Josh Gross

    Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn will not fight at UFC 132.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  12. Jon Fitch, B.J. Penn slated for rematch at UFC 132

    Josh Gross

    Jon Fitch and B.J. Penn are set for a rematch July 2 in Las Vegas at UFC 132, the promotion announced on its website.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Jon Fitch, Jorge Rivera rubbed the wrong way

    Josh Gross

    Jorge Rivera stepped out of character in the lead-up to his fight with Michael Bisping.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2011
  15. MMA: Toronto leads way in UFC's expansion plans

    Josh Gross

    You want fights, Toronto? Well, you're getting fights -- and you won't have to wait until the wee hours of the morning after a Maple Leaps Stanley Cup win to get 'em, either.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011