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  1. Last call for James Toney

    Jake Rossen

    James Toney's 15 minutes in MMA really amounted to 15 seconds -- or approximately how long it took Randy Couture to shoot a low single leg and end any discussion of Toney's value as a mixed martial artist. Tweet, tweet Don't miss a momen...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  2. Last call for James Toney

    Jake Rossen

    James Toney's 15 minutes in MMA really amounted to 15 seconds -- or approximately how long it took Randy Couture to shoot a low single leg and end any discussion of Toney's value as a mixed martial artist. If you expected that would convince Toney...

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  3. Judges, Jackson and torn legacies

    Jake Rossen

    For once, the problem wasn't with the judges during a mixed martial arts event; it was with the rules they were instructed to follow.After two rounds, Lyoto Machida performed the most significant attack in a fight against Quinton Jackson on Satu...

    Blog | November 21, 2010
  4. UFC 123 postmortem: Judges, Jackson and torn legacies

    Jake Rossen

    For once, the problem wasn't with the judges during a mixed martial arts event; it was with the rules they were instructed to follow. After two rounds, Lyoto Machida performed the most significant attack in a fight against Quinton Jackson on Saturda...

    Blog | Conversation | November 21, 2010
  5. UFC 123 primer

    Jake Rossen

    Scheduling Quinton Jackson and Lyoto Machida as the main event for Saturday's UFC 123 is almost certainly a nod to Jackson's ratings winner of a program against Rashad Evans in May. Why else top a show with two fighters coming off losses? I...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  6. UFC 123 primer

    Jake Rossen

    Scheduling Quinton Jackson and Lyoto Machida as the main event for Saturday's UFC 123 is almost certainly a nod to Jackson's ratings winner of a program against Rashad Evans in May. Why else top a show with two fighters coming off losses? It's more o...

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  7. Jackson-Machida proves who's boss

    Jake Rossen

    All the back and forth regarding boxing's ills and MMA's emergence as the dominant combat sport can really be boiled down to one thing: Boxers have autonomy. Mixed martial artists do not. While that independence may be the best thing for th...

    Blog | July 22, 2010
  8. Quinton Jackson-Lyoto Machida proves who's boss

    Jake Rossen

    All the back and forth regarding boxing's ills and MMA's emergence as the dominant combat sport can really be boiled down to one thing: Boxers have autonomy. Mixed martial artists do not. While that independence may be the best thing for the fighters...

    Blog | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  9. ESPN's coverage of UFC 114

    Jake Rossen

    Check this space beginning at 10 p.m. ET Saturday for live coverage of UFC 114: Jackson versus Evans. Ask questions, get live fight updates and see if the two will bury the hatchet or move on to a parking lot joust.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  10. The cruel pension for punishment

    Jake Rossen

    At first glance, MMA's health record and mortality rate appear beyond reproach. But a closer look reveals that the sport needs to take more responsibility for the well-being of its athletes -- and those around them.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2009
  11. Athletes as actors (or, the Dan Marino story)

    Jake Rossen

    Will Roger Huerta's body of work on the big screen compare to his credentials inside the cage?

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2009
  12. Fightmare: Rashad Evans dreamed of Lyoto Machida loss before bout...

    Jake Rossen

    This can't be encouraging: During an "Ultimate Fighter" media day this week, Rashad Evans told Steve Cofield that he dreamed of losing to Lyoto Machida well before their May 23 title fight. "I never lose in my dream," he said. ... "I felt weeks b...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  13. Heavy duty: Upper-class fighters V

    Jake Rossen

    Training partners Nick Diaz and Jake Shields have equally imposing competition Saturday. Both men will be stepping outside the welterweight class to confront middleweights in Scott Smith and Robbie Lawler. The last in a weeklong series examining fig...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  14. Rashad Evans versus Quinton Jackson tabbed for TUF 10

    Jake Rossen

    The logistics of this one could get interesting: USA Today reports that Season 10 of Spike's "Ultimate Fighter" series will feature Quinton "Rampage" Jackson making his sophomore coaching effort and TUF Season 2 alum Rashad Evans filling the opposing...

    Blog | Conversation | May 29, 2009
  15. UFC 98: The aftermath

    Jake Rossen

    Karate's marquee victory remains the destruction of Johnny Lawrence, which led to the historically significant dissolution of Cobra Kai. But Lyoto Machida's knocking Rashad Evans into "Ghost Whisperer" territory Saturday comes in a very close second....

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2009
  16. Back Against the Mat (BAM): UFC 98 edition

    Jake Rossen

    Not all fighters enter fight night facing the same repercussions. A loss could mean a handshake from brass and a pat on the back for one, walking papers for the other. Getting knocked out after a firefight might net a nice bonus, or press and promote...

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2009