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  1. Roy Jones still wants to box Silva

    Dan Rafael

    When former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. returned after an 18-month layoff to score a near-shutout decision win against unknown Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf on Dec. 21 in Moscow, he said there was a specific reason he took the fight. Jones wanted...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
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  3. Silvas sinking feeling shared by all

    Chuck Mindenhall

    There was a long moment after Chris Weidman became the UFC's new middleweight champion that Ed Soares, the longtime manager and friend of Anderson Silva, stood staring at the cage at MGM Grand. He looked devastated. Crestfallen. The empire he had lor...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  4. White on Silva, St-Pierre, more

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- There is no rematch clause in the fight contract between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, as far as anyone knows -- at least not officially. Weidman has become a popular pick among the MMA community to hand Silva his first UFC loss a...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  5. Usain Bolt to join line of sports cameos?

    Ryan Feldman

    Usain Bolt said he's considering an offer to play cricket in Australia's Big Bash League next season. The Melbourne Stars franchise confirmed it has opened negotiations with Bolt. Here are some other pro athletes who have made cameos in other spor...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  6. St. Pierre still unsure about moving to 185

    Franklin McNeil

    It's time to tone down the volume on any talk of UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre moving up middleweight. He isn't close to making a decision on that matter. Besides, St. Pierre refuses to think of exiting the 170-pound class until he ...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  7. Roy Jones Jr. picks fight with UFC

    Jake Rossen

    That clown car that keeps vomiting out clowns -- far more than it could possibly contain? I think of that image whenever I hear of any litigation involving Zuffa. The company has a legion of counsel: row after row of shark-toothed attorneys who make ...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  8. Roy Jones Jr. picks fight with UFC in court

    Jake Rossen

    That clown car that keeps vomiting out clowns -- far more than it could possibly contain? I think of that image whenever I hear of any litigation involving Zuffa. The company has a legion of counsel: row after row of shark-toothed attorneys who make ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2010
  9. James Toney signs with UFC

    Boxer James Toney is taking a crack at mixed martial arts, signing a multifight deal with UFC.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2010
  10. Big appetite: Shields eyes two divisional titles

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Dave MandelMaybe Jake Shields just needs an airtight excuse for wolfing down that last apple fritter.Boxer Roy Jones Jr. tried straddling weight classes, and it virtually ruined him. Apparently, mixed martial artist Jake Shields isn't paying att...

    Blog | November 03, 2009
  11. Jake Shields eyes two divisional titles

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Boxer Roy Jones Jr. tried straddling weight classes, and it virtually ruined him. Apparently, mixed martial artist Jake Shields isn't paying attention. The welterweight who defeated middleweight Robbie Lawler last June told MMAJunkie Radio on Monday ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  12. Anderson rebuffs Mauricio Rua, speculates on Roy Jones Jr. fight

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    In an interview conducted with Brazil's Gazeta Do Povothat was picked up the Examiner's Bryan Levick, controversial middleweight champion Anderson Silva made a few statements worthy of the translation hassle. Silva -- who fights Forrest Griffin in a...

    Blog | Conversation | August 01, 2009
  13. Pointless Roy Jones Jr. challenges: Frank Trigg edition

    Jake Rossen

    God only knows what Roy Jones Jr. actually said to manager McGee Wright last month -- it could've been some half-mumbled, sleep-deprived sorta-commitment to the half-baked idea of fighting Anderson Silva in an Octagon -- but it has resulted in an ind...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2009
  14. Roy Jones Jr., the Web and the snowball effect

    Jake Rossen

    The Internet is like a bad game of telephone. You remember: Sit in a circle and whisper something to your neighbor, who whispers what he believes you said to his neighbor, and so on. By the time it gets back to you, the message has been completely di...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  15. Roy Jones agrees to MMA fight; Dana White agrees to play Scrooge ...

    Jake Rossen

    Exciting news diffused: CBS Sports reports that boxing great Roy Jones Jr. has verbally agreed to face rival/admirer Anderson Silva -- not in a boxing match, as previously discussed, but in the UFC's Octagon. Ask ESPN.com's MMA blogger Have a q...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  16. Father figures to play role in Jones Jr. fight

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones steps into the ring in a familiar place with a familiar face back in his corner when he meets Omar Sheika in Pensacola, Fla., on Saturday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  17. Sherdog: Boxing and MMA still worlds apart

    Jake Rossen

    Boxing and MMA are different sports that cater to different fans. Roy Jones might learn the hard way that the prize ring just isn't big enough for fight genres to co-exist on the same night.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2009