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  1. Jon Jones yawns at Ryan Bader

    Jake Rossen

    When you do something exceptionally well, the danger isn't always that you'll suffer from eroding skills or age so much as boredom. If success finds you, maybe you stop working so hard to chase it. Mike Tyson might be the highest-profile case of a f...

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  2. The Zuffa myth and UFC auteur theory

    Jake Rossen

    In a softball profile of Dana White for the Boston Herald, sportswriter Ron Borges falls hook, line and sinker for the same inexhaustible fairy tale: that the UFC was held on barges and regularly featured groin biting before White and investor brothe...

    Blog | August 24, 2010
  3. The Zuffa myth and UFC auteur theory

    Jake Rossen

    In a softball profile of Dana White for the Boston Herald, sportswriter Ron Borges falls hook, line and sinker for the same inexhaustible fairy tale: that the UFC was held on barges and regularly featured groin biting before White and investor brothe...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  4. Strikeforce: Gina Carano, women's MMA not going anywhere

    Jake Rossen

    Cristiane Santos' high-profile fight with Gina Carano only helped to bolster their star power -- and to push women's MMA to the forefront.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2009
  5. Army of one takes on farm animal

    Jake Rossen

    Army reservist Tim Kennedy will meet Nick "The Goat" Thompson at a June 19 Strikeforce Challengers event, per MMAJunkie.com.Thompson (38-10) had a high-profile loss to Jake Shields on CBS in the summer of 2008; Kennedy hasn't fought since a Dece...

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  6. Tim Kennedy-Nick Thompson: An army of one versus a goat

    Jake Rossen

    Army reservist Tim Kennedy will meet Nick "The Goat" Thompson at a June 19 Strikeforce Challengers event, per MMAJunkie.com. Thompson (38-10) had a high-profile loss to Jake Shields on CBS in the summer of 2008; Kennedy hasn't fought since a Decembe...

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2009
  7. Week of White concludes: The worst of White

    Jake Rossen

    ESPN's weeklong portrait of Dana White -- highlighted in a feature profile by Michael Woods in the current May 18 issue of ESPN the Magazine -- winds down today with some criticism: a batch of White's less-than-stupendous managerial decisio...

    Blog | May 14, 2009
  8. The worst of Dana White

    Jake Rossen

    ESPN's weeklong portrait of Dana White -- highlighted in a feature profile by Michael Woods in the current May 18 issue of ESPN the Magazine -- winds down today with some criticism: a batch of White's less-than-stupendous managerial decisions. ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  9. Week of White continues: 'Taps' for rival promotions

    Jake Rossen

    ESPN.com's cross-examination of UFC president Dana White continues this week by picking up on a select sound bite from former employee Tito Ortiz: In White's "E:60" profile, Ortiz alleges his ex-boss was positively ecstatic about the demise...

    Blog | May 14, 2009
  10. It's "Taps" for rival promotions

    Jake Rossen

    ESPN.com's cross-examination of UFC president Dana White continues this week by picking up on a select sound bite from former employee Tito Ortiz: In White's "E:60" profile, Ortiz alleges his ex-boss was positively ecstatic about the demise of ProEli...

    Blog | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  11. Dana White: Careers that could have been

    Jake Rossen

    ESPN's all-angles profile of Dana White continues Tuesday night with a backstage-access feature on "E:60" (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET). During the segment, White discusses his original career plan of becoming a boxer -- a profession with a risk-to-reward ratio...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2009
  12. Week of White continues: Career opportunities

    Jake Rossen

    ESPN's all-angles profile of Dana White continues tonight with a backstage-access feature on "E:60" (ESPN, 7 ET). During the segment, White discusses his original plan of becoming a boxer -- in terms of risk-reward ratio, second only to being an un...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  13. Presidential pardon: Dana White's five key decisions

    Jake Rossen

    As part of ESPN's "Week of White" -- a multi-platform examination of UFC honcho Dana White, capped by Tuesday's edition of the newsmagazine series "E:60" (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET) and a feature profile in the May 18 edition of ESPN The Magazine -- we'll be t...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  14. I'm holding my breath 'til someone fights

    Jake Rossen

    One thing I absolutely hate about MMA: the interminable dead time between fights. The more high-profile the fighter, the more likely he is to take 6-10 months off between bouts. Often, it's due to irresolvable variables like injuries; other times, it...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2009