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  1. Shane Carwin under fire

    Jake Rossen

    Ric Fogel for ESPN.comWhat's more embarrassing: Getting your head pounded in or being named a recipient of steroids?Every so often, the dormant conversation about the silent-partner role of steroids in mixed martial arts gets a nice kick in the rear ...

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  2. Shane Carwin under fire

    Jake Rossen

    Every so often, the dormant conversation about the silent-partner role of steroids in mixed martial arts gets a nice kick in the rear -- though now the intervals between kicks seem to be getting longer. Is it due to more athletes being dissuaded from...

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2010
  3. Shane Carwin (sort of) can't lose

    Jake Rossen

    Sherdog.comJoe Rogan knows: Fighters such as Shane Carwin never want to admit defeat -- even after a loss.Nobody ever really loses in MMA. There are weird anomalies when the referee raises someone else's hand and when misguided record-keepers ap...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  4. Shane Carwin (sort of) can't lose

    Jake Rossen

    Nobody ever really loses in MMA. There are weird anomalies when the referee raises someone else's hand and when misguided record-keepers apply an "L" to a fighter's resume, but it's not really a defeat, exactly. It's just the absence of...

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  5. Lesnar ponders a fall brawl

    Jake Rossen

    Ric Fogel for ESPN.comAs much as we'd love to see Brock Lesnar back in action ASAP, the man has earned a break.One of this sport's biggest buzz kills is the interminable downtime between fights at the top level. Georges St. Pierre, despite escap...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  6. Brock Lesnar ponders a fall brawl

    Jake Rossen

    One of this sport's biggest buzz kills is the interminable downtime between fights at the top level. Georges St. Pierre, despite escaping a March bout with Dan Hardy injury-free, won't fight again until December at the earliest; Mauricio Rua will be ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2010
  7. Lesnar's rank secured; Leben hits a double

    Jake Rossen

    Calling a bout between two super heavyweights fight-of-the-year material used to be the setup to a punch line. Being big and athletic meant heading for the NFL; never moving past varsity football and lacking self-preservation meant a stint in Japan o...

    Blog | July 04, 2010
  8. MMA: UFC 116 postmortem

    Jake Rossen

    Calling a bout between two super heavyweights fight-of-the-year material used to be the setup to a punch line. Being big and athletic meant heading for the NFL; never moving past varsity football and lacking self-preservation meant a stint in Japan o...

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2010
  9. ESPN/Sherdog's coverage of UFC 116

    Jake Rossen

    Check this space beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday for live coverage of UFC 116.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  10. UFC 116 primer

    Jake Rossen

    Have any two men been regarded as the elite of their division with the limited playing time of Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin? Lesnar, with a blip of a career at 4-1, is a monstrous man with a peculiar body type -- long arms, barrel chest, explosive l...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  11. MMA: UFC 116 primer

    Jake Rossen

    Have any two men been regarded as the elite of their division with the limited playing time of Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin? Lesnar, with a blip of a career at 4-1, is a monstrous man with a peculiar body type -- long arms, barrel chest, explosive...

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  12. The Fedor backlash continues

    Jake Rossen

    AP Photo/Paul BeatyWill Fedor fans stand by their man if he walks away before facing today's best heavyweights?When the time comes that your difficulties outside of the ring overshadow what you've done inside of it, some course correction is pro...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  13. The Fedor Emelianenko backlash continues

    Jake Rossen

    When the time comes that your difficulties outside of the ring overshadow what you've done inside of it, some course correction is probably in order. But it might be too late for Fedor Emelianenko. When Emelianenko became a free agent in 2009, the b...

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  14. As in boxing's heyday, heavies hold sway

    Jake Rossen

    Who knew the Jim Braddocks and Muhammad Alis of the 21st century would be tattooed, Herculean hybrid fighters? Maybe none of us, but it should come as no surprise that it's the MMA heavyweight division that has captured the public consciousness.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2009