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  1. UFC picking political sides

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Isaac BrekkenThat's quite the crew Senate majority leader Harry Reid is rolling with these days.Closing in on November elections, Senate majority leader Harry Reid appealed to the bloodthirsty demo last week, casting Dana White, Chuck Liddel...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  2. UFC cashes out in New York

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/David DupreyGovernor's candidate Andrew Cuomo might be the key to unlocking MMA in the state of New York.According to Monday's edition of the New York Post -- picked up by FightOpinion's Zach Arnold -- the UFC's parent company...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  3. 'Cyborg' Santos meets her match

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Ed WrayRandi Miller might have the skills to finally bring a fight to Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos.I've often said that if anyone is going to create headaches for Cristiane Santos in the women's prizefighting ring, it's going to ...

    Blog | August 24, 2010
  4. Strikeforce ponders Cowboys Stadium

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Cody DutyWith the world's largest flatscreen, Cowboys Stadium might be the only mega-arena suited for MMA.There is a reason that records for MMA attendance in the U.S. pale in comparison to some of the better-attended sporting events: Fighti...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  5. Violence: That's entertainment!

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Mary AltafferThere's no doubt Dana White draws attention to MMA, but in this case, he's not helping matters.A surprisingly balanced examination of violent entertainment appeared on on Monday. Inevitably, mixed martial arts was the ce...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  6. Five fighters who branded themselves

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Koji SasaharaLarger than life: Japanese fight fans couldn't get enough of Bob Sapp.The irony of Fedor Emelianenko's longtime (and now rapidly dissolving) contract controversies -- huge salaries, promoter concessions, renegotiating -- is...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  7. The Fedor backlash continues

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Paul BeatyWill Fedor fans stand by their man if he walks away before facing today's best heavyweights?When the time comes that your difficulties outside of the ring overshadow what you've done inside of it, some course correction is pro...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  8. GSP's Gatorade deal hits the U.S.

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Neil DavidsonCan Georges St-Pierre work up Americans' thirst for Gatorade? When it was announced in March that Georges St-Pierre had signed an endorsement deal with Gatorade Canada, observers pegged it as a major step forward in MMA's "...

    Blog | July 01, 2009
  9. Ortiz "close" to Strikeforce commitment

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Jane KalinowskyTito Ortiz has never seen a microphone he doesn't want to talk into. Speaking is not Tito Ortiz's great gift in life, but he insists on doing a lot of it. Since losing a decision to Lyoto Machida in May of 2008, the 34-ye...

    Blog | June 28, 2009
  10. Pennsylvania welcomes first MMA event

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Eric JamisonBetween the Phillies, the Penguins and now MMA, it's a great time to be a sports fan in the Keystone State.Though New York continues to pick its political nose when it comes to sanctioning the sport, neighboring Pennsylvania has ...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  11. Sapp losing weight after toilet seat gives

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Koji Sasahara"What do you mean you have to be under 400 pounds to use this toilet?" He's made millions in his career and can't walk across a Japanese street without getting mobbed, but there are apparently limits to the benefits of...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  12. Overeem-Rogers possible for Strikeforce Aug. 15

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Jeff ChiuBrett Rogers is steady on his feet, but what if the fight goes to the ground?His cracking shot to the jaw of Andrei Arlovski still affecting MMA's nervous system, Strikeforce heavyweight contender Brett Rogers could find himsel...

    Blog | June 19, 2009
  13. Carano-"Cyborg" to go five, five-minute rounds

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Jeff ChiuCristiane Santos, left, will finally get it on with Gina Carano.Five Ounces of Pain has learned that Strikeforce's Aug. 15 women's title bout between Gina Carano and Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos will go a full five rounds.Eve...

    Blog | June 11, 2009
  14. Faber wins for losing, Aldo, Pulver, more

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Jeff ChiuMike Brown's two wins over Urijah Faber leave little reason for a rubber match.If Urijah Faber absolutely had to lose to Mike Brown on Sunday in Sacramento, this was the way to do it: go out only after stretching Brown through five ...

    Blog | June 08, 2009
  15. Back Against the Mat: WEC/Strikeforce weekend edition

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Jeff ChiuExpect Nick Diaz, left, to swing for the fences when he meets Scott Smith. Some fighters have more to lose than money. This weekend's biggest risk-takers:Nick Diaz (Strikeforce) A win against Scott Smith validates a move to mi...

    Blog | June 04, 2009
  16. Canseco: "Six figures" for Choi fight

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Itsuo InouyeJose Canseco is at least $100,000 richer but a little worse for the wear after Dream 9.The butterfly effect, MMA style: Jose Canseco's stupidly brave/bravely stupid fight against Korean hulk Hong Man Choi has somehow resulte...

    Blog | May 28, 2009