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  1. Japan's big plans for New Year's Eve

    Jake Rossen

    How desperate is Japan's fight scene right now? In addition to repeated reports of foreign fighters getting slow- or no-paid, events being postponed or cancelled, and big stars either fading or retiring, there's mounting evidence that promoters are i...

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  2. Would Jon Jones fight Rashad Evans?

    Jake Rossen

    Two distinctly different schools of thought on fighting teammates: promoters want it. Fighters don't. And who really holds the power is open to debate.Jon Jones recently insisted he would never, ever fight Rashad Evans, a peer at 205 pounds that...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  3. Would Jon Jones fight Rashad Evans?

    Jake Rossen

    Two distinctly different schools of thought on fighting teammates: promoters want it. Fighters don't. And who really holds the power is open to debate. Jon Jones recently insisted he would never, ever fight Rashad Evans, a peer at 205 pounds that he...

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  4. Kimbo Slice boxes himself in

    Jake Rossen

    Having established his name in both street fighting and mixed martial arts, Kimbo Slice appears to be heading into the third act of an unlikely athletic career: boxing. Slice, 36, has signed a contract with promoter Gary Shaw, the former head of Elit...

    Blog | August 31, 2010
  5. Kimbo Slice boxes himself in

    Jake Rossen

    Having established his name in both street fighting and mixed martial arts, Kimbo Slice appears to be heading into the third act of an unlikely athletic career: boxing. Slice, 36, has signed a contract with promoter Gary Shaw, the former head of Elit...

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 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. Five fighters who branded themselves

    Jake Rossen

    The irony of Fedor Emelianenko's longtime (and now rapidly dissolving) contract controversies -- huge salaries, promoter concessions, renegotiating -- is that his status as a box office attraction never really warranted it. When Emelianenko was giv...

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  8. Circus comes to town: 'Cops vs. Cons'

    Jake Rossen

    Though the ink is barely dry on Pennsylvania's sanctioning of mixed martial arts, promoters are already dissatisfied with the humdrum premise of plain old prizefighting. Organizers for Xtreme Caged Combat in Reading, Pa., have emerged from their...

    Blog | July 01, 2009
  9. The circus comes to town: 'Cops vs. Cons' promo

    Jake Rossen

    Though the ink is barely dry on Pennsylvania's sanctioning of mixed martial arts, promoters are already dissatisfied with the humdrum premise of plain old prizefighting. Organizers for Xtreme Caged Combat in Reading, Pa., have emerged from their thin...

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2009
  10. ESPN Primer: "Ultimate Chaos"

    Jake Rossen

    Ultimate Battleground. Ultimate Cage Combat. Ultimate Ring Fighting. Ultimate Conflict. Ultimate Throwdown.There may be a decided lack of imagination on the part of mixed-fight promoters -- and there's simply no competing with the UFC's "Ul...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  11. ESPN Primer: "Ultimate Chaos"

    Jake Rossen

    Ultimate Battleground. Ultimate Cage Combat. Ultimate Ring Fighting. Ultimate Conflict. Ultimate Throwdown. There may be a decided lack of imagination on the part of mixed-fight promoters -- and there's simply no competing with the UFC's "Ultimate U...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2009
  12. Boardroom Brawlers V

    Jake Rossen

    Sherdog.comWhen he wasn't in the cage, Kimo Leopoldo had a knack for embarrassing himself.The conclusion of a series highlighting athletes-turned-promoters. As most of them discovered, the real ugly business takes place outside the ring.Kimo Leopoldo...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  13. Boardroom Brawlers V

    Jake Rossen

    The conclusion of a series highlighting athletes-turned-promoters. As most of them discovered, the real ugly business takes place outside the ring. Kimo Leopoldo Résumé: Hulking street fighter who became the first man to make Royce Gracie...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2009
  14. Boardroom Brawlers IV (of V)

    Jake Rossen

    Whether it takes days or years, fighters eventually figure out that promoters make the real money in the sport. Continuing a weeklong series on athletes who decided to erect their own ring rather than toil in someone else's: Frank Shamrock R&#2...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  15. Boardroom Brawlers IV (of V)

    Jake Rossen

    Whether it takes days or years, fighters eventually figure out that promoters make the real money in the sport. Continuing a weeklong series on athletes who decided to erect their own ring rather than toil in someone else's: Frank Shamrock Ré...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2009
  16. Boardroom Brawlers II: No luck for Shamrock

    Jake Rossen

    Sherdog.comKen Shamrock has been a danger mostly to himself since donning a promoter's suit and tie.Continuing a weeklong series on fighters who traded in their gloves for a promoter's license, with mixed results.Ken Shamrock Resum&eacut...

    Blog | June 23, 2009