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  1. Royce Gracie's nostalgia trip

    Jake Rossen

    When the UFC held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro last week to announce only its second show there in 12 years, Royce Gracie appeared and told gathered media that a slot for him in the August event was being "negotiated." Assuming that Gracie w...

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. UFC 101: How can the UFC optimize Anderson Silva's potential?

    Jake Rossen

    The pinnacle of the MMA world can be lonely place to reside. Luckily for Anderson Silva, Jake Rossen has a few suggestions for how the world's best fighter can keep busy and stay motivated.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2009
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Note to Roy Jones: Don't combine boxing and MMA again

    Jake Rossen

    When it comes to high-octane action, boxing knows how to deliver. Same with MMA. What do you get when you combine the sports? A sum that isn't quite equal to its parts.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2009
  9. 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
  10. Is Silva boxing himself in?

    Jake Rossen

    In his prime, Roy Jones was a blurring dervish of speed and power. He may have lost a step or two over the years, but he isn't about to be beaten at his own game by a mixed martial artist -- even one as good as Anderson Silva.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2008