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  1. UFC/Bellator/WSOF Report Card: Bellator 131 offers glimpse of fut...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades following UFC 180, Bellator 131 and WSOF 15.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  2. Lolo Jones to compete on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    Lolo Jones isn't afraid of new experiences, and the three-time Olympian is bringing her dancing shoes along for her latest ride.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  3. McMann's skills might bridge Rousey gap

    Brett Okamoto

    It's difficult not to see flashes of Royce Gracie in Ronda Rousey. In November 1993, an undersized Gracie mowed through a field of competitors at UFC 1 behind Brazilian jiu-jitsu skills his opponents simply did not understand. Rousey (8-0) has ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  4. St-Pierre among Canadian greats

    Andrew R. Davis and Trevor Ebaugh

    In January 2004, a 22-year-old MMA prospect from Montreal named Georges St-Pierre made his UFC debut on an undercard bout against Karo Parisyan. St-Pierre would dominate the fight, winning by unanimous decision to set up a welterweight title fight wi...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  5. espnW -- UFC champion Ronda Rousey falls for MMA after winning fi...

    Feeling suffocated by judo, Olympian Ronda Rousey went looking for a new love. After 23 seconds of mixed martial arts, she knew the octagon was where she belonged.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  6. Weidman motivated for rematch with Silva

    Brian Campbell

    Unbeaten Chris Weidman did what some thought to have been the unthinkable by knocking out middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Saturday at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Weidman, 29, caught Silva, who had defended his title a UFC-record 11 times, leani...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  7. Maurice Clarett to play in rugby event in Ohio

    Former Ohio State star running back Maurice Clarett will trying his hand at something other than football.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  8. McMann: I want to be No. 1

    Brett Okamoto

    Fans of the UFC who perhaps didn't paid attention to female martial arts before have all learned a little something in 2013 -- women fight pretty hard. Two female bouts have taken place in the Octagon this year, and both stole the show. Ronda ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  9. Wrestling officials turn to MMA in fight for Olympic spot

    Wrestling officials are seeking to learn from mixed martial arts as they fight for Olympic Games survival.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  10. espnW -- Women's bout all about money for UFC

    Kate Fagan

    Dana White famously said women would never fight in the UFC, but the prospect of a profit has him singing a different tune as Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche get set for Saturday's bout.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  11. Watch: Dan Henderson on Olympics and wrestling

    ESPN.com

    UFC light heavyweight and former Olympic wrestler Dan Henderson talks about the impact the loss of Olympic wrestling will have on MMA, and beyond....

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  12. Love of grappling defined Jeff Blatnick

    Josh Gross

    Jeff Blatnick liked to say that grappling, especially wrestling, existed "in almost every single culture, everywhere" for as long as man has walked the Earth. He found comfort, righteousness and motivation embedded in the fact that in 2012, human ...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  13. Five thoughts on Jones-Sonnen

    Josh Gross

    No such thing as quiet week in mixed martial arts. Here are five thoughts related to Jon Jones-Chael Sonnen and "The Ultimate Fighter": I don't like the fight Hey, judging by fans on Twitter, I'm not the only one. True enough, some people view...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  14. The Power of Video: President Dana White's UFC 148 Vlog

    Geoff Gallo

    The success of HBO's Hard Knocks and 24/7 proved human interest stories build sports brands and win awards. Let's face it, if you can both make the NFL preseason feel captivating and domesticate the NHL, you're probably onto something. The UFC might ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  15. Nick Diaz's failed drug test brings forth medical marijuana issue...

    Unless you're a huge MMA fan, you probably didn't notice that the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended a welterweight fighter named Nick Diaz last week for flunking a drug test. It got buried under the avalanche of news about Ryan Braun, but th...

    Blog | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  16. UFC great Chuck Liddell to rappel 51 stories for charity

    Patrick Dorsey

    Breaking news: UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell is a tough guy. But he's never done anything like what he's about to do Saturday -- rappel all 51 stories of the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. "It should be interesting," said Liddell, who...

    Blog | Conversation | October 13, 2011