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  1. Antonio Silva suspended 9 months for failed post-fight drug test

    Josh Gross

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship suspended heavyweight Antonio Silva nine months and stripped him of a $50,000 bonus after a failed post-fight drug test following his wild five-round draw with Mark Hunt on Dec. 7.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  2. The Gracies: A family tradition

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross goes back to the beginning and talk to the Gracies, considered the "first family" of fighting.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  3. UFC thrives, despite past and present challenges

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross remembers the UFC's early days and how the company has persevered through challenging times.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  4. UFC out to curb inappropriate conduct

    Josh Gross

    Coverage of an ever-evolving Ultimate Fighting Championship has almost always centered on action inside the cage. Understandably so. Morphing from unregulated contests pitting single-disciplined any-weight fighters into licensed bouts across nine wei...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  5. FTC closes probe of UFC's Strikeforce purchase, won't take furthe...

    Josh Gross

    The Federal Trade Commission closed a non-public investigation into the Ultimate Fighting Championship's purchase of Strikeforce last week and will take no further action in the case.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  6. UFC on FX 1: Jim Miller returns; Jorge Rivera says good-bye

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC on FX 1 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  7. Evans' Sandusky comment hits low note

    Josh Gross

    Let's be as real as it gets, since this is the Ultimate Fighting Championship we're talking about. If any other athlete said what Rashad Evans said to Phil Davis Wednesday, it's a big story. An unfortunate one. Especially on a day like today. ...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  8. UFC reaches seven-year broadcast deal with Fox networks

    Josh Gross

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship and FOX Sports Media Group announced a seven-year multi-media rights agreement Thursday that will position mixed martial arts' leading organization on network television for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  9. UFC Live 5 Report Card

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC Live 5 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  10. Matt Hamill announces his retirement

    Josh Gross

    Matt Hamill, the only deaf fighter to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, announced his retirement from mixed martial arts on Monday. The end of his six year career comes after Hamill, who turns 35 in October, was stopped by Alexander G...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  11. Nate Marquardt signs deal with British Association of Mixed Marti...

    Josh Gross

    Nate Marquardt has signed a multifight, worldwide exclusive promotional deal with the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts, less than a month after he was dumped by Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  12. UFN 24: A mixed bag of grades

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFN 24's fighters.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  13. UFC parent company Zuffa buys rival MMA promoter Strikeforce

    Josh Gross

    Zuffa Inc., the parent company of the UFC, has purchased rival mixed martial arts promoter Strikeforce, though it will continue to operate as seperate entities.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2011
  14. Brock Lesnar, Junior dos Santos set for June 11 UFC bout

    Josh Gross

    Heavyweights Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos will meet June 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, as the main event for UFC 131, The Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2011
  15. Jon Fitch, Jorge Rivera rubbed the wrong way

    Josh Gross

    Jorge Rivera stepped out of character in the lead-up to his fight with Michael Bisping.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2011
  16. UFC's 'Fight for the Troops 2' event raises $4.1 million

    Josh Gross

    Working in conjunction with Spike TV and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, the Ultimate Fighting Championship raised nearly $4.1 million with its "Fight for the Troops 2" card on Jan. 22, a representative told ESPN.com Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2011