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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. White: Silva vs. St. Pierre still an option

    Jake Rossen

    Sometimes the UFC has its finger on the pulse of its fans. And then there are times when it seems to completely miss the boat. Case in point: Dana White's comments to MMAJunkie.com regarding a possible Anderson Silva vs. Georges St. Pierre "superfig...

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2010
  4. There is no "mercy" in MMA

    Jake Rossen

    In a sport in which the ultimate goal is to render your opponent unconscious, it's hard to understand why Mirko Filipovic showed restraint during his UFC 110 fight with Anthony Perosh.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2010
  5. ESPN/Sherdog's coverage of UFC 110

    Jake Rossen

    Check back here beginning at 10 p.m. ET Saturday for live coverage of UFC 110, headlined by Cain Velasquez taking on Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  6. UFC 99 notes: Gate, German reaction, more

    Jake Rossen

    Saturday's UFC 99 event in Cologne, Germany, added $1.3 million to the promotion's 2009 revenues, and admitted nearly 13,000 fans -- all of whom, if German media propaganda is to be believed, will go on to socially distorted lives of animal torturing...

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2009
  7. UFC 99 postmortem: Foreign relations, falling axes and more

    Jake Rossen

    Despite misinformed opposition from typewriting German storm troopers -- thanks to the time difference, it was actually 5 p.m. ET on a Tuesday in 1995 -- the UFC made a successful debut in Cologne on Saturday, offering up a card that was surprisingly...

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2009
  8. Live blog: UFC 99

    Jake Rossen

    Refresh this page for live round-by-round results for UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany. I'll say it: we're just killing time until Tim Sylvia and Ray Mercer make a little bit of sports history later tonight. 5:50 p.m. ET -- Decision. You hate to see anyon...

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2009
  9. ESPN.com's UFC 99 primer

    Jake Rossen

    If you've thought the UFC had everything but a crowd chanting "Get a room!" in German, has the promotion got a treat for you. Organizers take the event to Cologne, Germany, for the first time and fans there have every reason to be excited: In additio...

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2009
  10. Affliction Veep: Belfort turned down Mousasi

    Jake Rossen

    Affliction vice president Tom Atencio took a break from grandstand challenges to UFC president Dana White to inform 5thRound.com that Vitor Belfort is the spoilsport in the Belfort-Gegard Mousasi clash proposed for their Aug. 1 card. "We wanted Vito...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  11. You bet: Wanderlei wagers on his future

    Jake Rossen

    Jon Kopaloff/Getty ImagesWanderlei Silva's fragile chin doesn't always back up his tough talk.Living and training in Las Vegas has apparently been a bad influence on Wanderlei Silva. The once-feared Brazilian bomber has reacted to former friend Ander...

    Blog | May 18, 2009
  12. You bet: Wanderlei Silva wagers on his future

    Jake Rossen

    Living and training in Las Vegas has apparently been a bad influence on Wanderlei Silva. The once-feared Brazilian bomber has reacted to former friend Anderson Silva training with June 13 opponent Rich Franklin by offering to wager $50,000 that he'll...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  13. Franklin likes his carbs, plans to remain at 205 pounds

    Jake Rossen

    Expect the 195-pound catch weight fight with Wanderlei Silva to be an anomaly: Rich Franklin tells MMA Junkie that he'll make the permanent move to light heavyweight after their June 13 clash. Coming from a man who once admitted he drove around for...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  14. Tompkins scolds Silva

    Jake Rossen

    Xtreme Couture marquee trainer Shawn Tompkins might not be in Wanderlei Silva's corner against Rich Franklin at UFC 99. Tompkins disclosed that Silva's erratic training schedule wasn't to his liking and that he instructed Silva to find a different ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  15. Strikeforce is suddenly lousy with Cyborgs

    Jake Rossen

    Since joining the UFC and enjoying a host of stateside press, Wanderlei Silva is no longer as scary as he used to be. He laughs, he tells jokes, he plays rock, paper, scissors with Rich Franklin. Not exactly the stuff of nightmares. We've ruined him....

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  16. Dept. of psychological warfare: Franklin to train with Silva for ...

    Jake Rossen

    MMAJunkie.com's Dann Stupp reports -- via a Dayton Daily News update -- that Rich Franklin will be spending some time with former rival Anderson Silva in preparation for his June 13 195-pound catchweight bout with Wanderlei Silva. Silva and Silva, ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2009