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  1. Do MMA Gyms Have A Sexual Harassment Problem?

    Jake Rossen

    For too many women in mixed martial arts, gyms can be a painful source of misogyny and sexual harassment -- and sometimes much worse.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2015
  2. The UFC Octagon: Changing the shape of fighting

    Jake Rossen

    Twenty years after its debut, the UFC's Octagon has become one of the most iconic images in sports. Maybe that's why no one can agree on who created it.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  3. No answers for Edgar; Stann surprises

    Jake Rossen

    Was it "Rocky V" in which Sylvester Stallone numbly intoned that life isn't about hitting, but about how hard you can get hit and keep getting up?Maybe I'm thinking of "Cobra." Or "F.I.S.T." Honestly, when you've heard one speech from ...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  4. UFC 125 postmortem: No answers for Edgar; Stann surprises

    Jake Rossen

    Was it "Rocky V" in which Sylvester Stallone numbly intoned that life isn't about hitting, but about how hard you can get hit and keep getting up? Maybe I'm thinking of "Cobra." Or "F.I.S.T." Honestly, when you've heard one speech from a guy who can...

    Blog | Conversation | January 02, 2011
  5. ESPN primer: UFC 125

    Jake Rossen

    For decades, boxing was criticized for devoting little time or resources to undercards. Events pushed two headlining fighters; fans -- especially celebrities, who need to devote time to important thoughts -- grew trained to not even show up for preli...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  6. ESPN primer: New Year's in Japan

    Jake Rossen

    If Ryan Seacrest happened to be a major celebrity in Japan, he would eventually be offered a substantial sum to be beaten severely in any number of the country's traditional New Year's Eve fighting events. The Japanese watch television in h...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  7. ESPN primer: New Year's in Japan

    Jake Rossen

    If Ryan Seacrest happened to be a major celebrity in Japan, he would eventually be offered a substantial sum to be beaten severely in any number of the country's traditional New Year's Eve fighting events. The Japanese watch television in huge number...

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  8. Fedor on the milk carton

    Jake Rossen

    Georges St. Pierre fought for a total of 50 minutes in 2010. Anderson Silva fought for nearly as long. Cole Konrad: nearly 70. LeBron James played for upwards of 40 minutes in dozens of games.Fedor Emelianenko's total ring time this year: 69 sec...

    Blog | December 25, 2010
  9. Fedor on the milk carton

    Jake Rossen

    Georges St. Pierre fought for a total of 50 minutes in 2010. Anderson Silva fought for nearly as long. Cole Konrad: nearly 70. LeBron James played for upwards of 40 minutes in dozens of games. Fedor Emelianenko's total ring time this year: 69 second...

    Blog | Conversation | December 25, 2010
  10. Royce Gracie's nostalgia trip

    Jake Rossen

    Sherdog.comBlame it on Rio: Royce Gracie, 44, is pondering an August return to the Octagon in Brazil.When the UFC held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro last week to announce only its second show there in 12 years, Royce Gracie appeared and told g...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  11. Royce Gracie's nostalgia trip

    Jake Rossen

    When the UFC held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro last week to announce only its second show there in 12 years, Royce Gracie appeared and told gathered media that a slot for him in the August event was being "negotiated." Assuming that Gracie w...

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  12. Bellator's new deal with MTV2

    Jake Rossen

    There is no eclipsing the UFC brand. No chance at all. Too much brand power, too much broadcast content, too many top fighters and too much of a lead on international expansion. Most attempts to compete will wind up looking like the XFL. At least tha...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  13. Bellator's new deal with MTV2 has possibilities

    Jake Rossen

    There is no eclipsing the UFC brand. No chance at all. Too much brand power, too much broadcast content, too many top fighters and too much of a lead on international expansion. Most attempts to compete will wind up looking like the XFL. At least tha...

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  14. The kick heard 'round the world

    Jake Rossen

    I have a distinct memory of the first time my jaw went slack watching a mixed martial arts fight. I was 16, give or take a year, and a trip to the video store -- which has long since been paved over -- had netted a desperation rental of UFC 2. I do n...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  15. The kick heard 'round the world

    Jake Rossen

    I have a distinct memory of the first time my jaw went slack watching a mixed martial arts fight. I was 16, give or take a year, and a trip to the video store -- which has long since been paved over -- had netted a desperation rental of UFC 2. I do n...

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  16. Cruz control, Pettis breaks out, more

    Jake Rossen

    Yeah. That kick.Going into Thursday's final WEC event, Anthony Pettis was not the name that received the same heavy rotation as his opponent, champion Benson Henderson: It was Henderson who discussed facing the UFC champion in a unification bout...

    Blog | December 17, 2010