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  1. No answers for Edgar; Stann surprises

    Jake Rossen

    Was it "Rocky V" in which Sylvester Stallone numbly intoned that life isn't about hitting, but about how hard you can get hit and keep getting up?Maybe I'm thinking of "Cobra." Or "F.I.S.T." Honestly, when you've heard one speech from ...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  2. UFC 125 postmortem: No answers for Edgar; Stann surprises

    Jake Rossen

    Was it "Rocky V" in which Sylvester Stallone numbly intoned that life isn't about hitting, but about how hard you can get hit and keep getting up? Maybe I'm thinking of "Cobra." Or "F.I.S.T." Honestly, when you've heard one speech from a guy who can...

    Blog | Conversation | January 02, 2011
  3. ESPN primer: UFC 125

    Jake Rossen

    For decades, boxing was criticized for devoting little time or resources to undercards. Events pushed two headlining fighters; fans -- especially celebrities, who need to devote time to important thoughts -- grew trained to not even show up for preli...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  4. Fedor on the milk carton

    Jake Rossen

    Georges St. Pierre fought for a total of 50 minutes in 2010. Anderson Silva fought for nearly as long. Cole Konrad: nearly 70. LeBron James played for upwards of 40 minutes in dozens of games.Fedor Emelianenko's total ring time this year: 69 sec...

    Blog | December 25, 2010
  5. Fedor on the milk carton

    Jake Rossen

    Georges St. Pierre fought for a total of 50 minutes in 2010. Anderson Silva fought for nearly as long. Cole Konrad: nearly 70. LeBron James played for upwards of 40 minutes in dozens of games. Fedor Emelianenko's total ring time this year: 69 second...

    Blog | Conversation | December 25, 2010
  6. Making the case for TUF 13 coaches

    Jake Rossen

    Sherdog.com Urijah Faber already is a recognized star, but his newly minted UFC division deserves more exposure.There's no better direct-delivery system to popularize fighters (or fights) than coaching slots on Spike's 5-year-old "Ultimate ...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  7. Making the case for TUF 13 coaches

    Jake Rossen

    There's no better direct-delivery system to popularize fighters (or fights) than coaching slots on Spike's 5-year-old "Ultimate Fighter" franchise. With 12 hours and three months of basic-cable promotion, it beats HBO's "24/7" series in volume alone....

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  8. Chael Sonnen only raises more questions

    Jake Rossen

    By now you've probably read a number of reactions to the Chael Sonnen hearing that took place Thursday. Sonnen, who was condemned for testing positive for synthetic testosterone before his August fight with Anderson Silva, argued that he had abn...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  9. Chael Sonnen only raises more questions

    Jake Rossen

    By now you've probably read a number of reactions to the Chael Sonnen hearing that took place Thursday. Sonnen, who was condemned for testing positive for synthetic testosterone before his August fight with Anderson Silva, argued that he had abnormal...

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  10. Jon Fitch fighting a different battle

    Jake Rossen

    Percentage-wise, Jon Fitch has had one of the most storied and accomplished careers of any UFC fighter. A record of 13-1 in the promotion is an incredible achievement. If 12-0 Anderson Silva's next two fights involve Vitor Belfort and Georges St. Pie...

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  11. Chael Sonnen appeals drug test

    Jake Rossen

    Mark J. Rebilas for ESPN.comChael Sonnen probably had an easier time with Anderson Silva than he will at an appeals hearing.It's going to be very interesting to hear what Chael Sonnen has to say to refute allegations by the California State Athl...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  12. Chael Sonnen appeals drug test

    Jake Rossen

    It's going to be very interesting to hear what Chael Sonnen has to say to refute allegations by the California State Athletic Commission that he was doped for an August fight with Anderson Silva. Sonnen has been granted a Dec. 2 hearing to address ch...

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  13. The pound-for-pound debate continues

    Jake Rossen

    Jose Aldo making an ER patient out of Manny Gamburyan last Thursday reignited the most inexhaustible conversation in this sport: who can be called the best "pound-for-pound" fighter around. (The idea being of, if weight were no issue, who possesses t...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  14. The pound-for-pound debate continues

    Jake Rossen

    Jose Aldo making an ER patient out of Manny Gamburyan last Thursday reignited the most inexhaustible conversation in this sport: who can be called the best "pound-for-pound" fighter around. (The idea being of, if weight were no issue, who possesses t...

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2010
  15. Collectors gone wild

    Jake Rossen

    My lone concession to MMA merchandising remains a seven-inch plastic replica of Royce Gracie, which sits on a desk I don't use and resembles ancient character actor Henry Silva more than it does the UFC's first tournament champion. (I once ...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  16. Collectors gone wild

    Jake Rossen

    My lone concession to MMA merchandising remains a seven-inch plastic replica of Royce Gracie, which sits on a desk I don't use and resembles ancient character actor Henry Silva more than it does the UFC's first tournament champion. (I once purchased ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2010