Josh Nason

  • joined Apr 05, 2011
  • last login Jan 03, 2013
  • posts 350
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A writer since 1994, Josh Nason has an extensive background in covering sports. While working in pro hockey from 2001-2007, he found the wonderful world of blogging and started both a Boston sports blog (Small White Ball) and combat sports blog (Ropes Ring Cage).

His work has been seen online for,,,,, and more.

In print, Nason contributes regularly to FIGHT! Magazine and has been printed in Manchester Magazine, Apollo Magazine, Bangor Daily News, The Maine Campus and more.

In 2010, he started in an attempt to get to launch MMA coverage.

In early-2011, Nason joined WrestlingObserver/ co-founder Bryan Alvarez to launch a bi-weekly MMA interview series on the popular combat sports website.

He then co-launched the WGAM MMA Show on New Hampshire ESPN Radio affiliate WGAM in May 2011, a weekly one-hour live program. Find the archives at


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Daniel Cormer wants to fight Frank Mir on Fox


A fight postponed due to injury is still on Daniel Cormier's mind and he wants it in front of a national television audience in April.

Bellator matches UFC offer to Eddie Alvarez


Eddie Alvarez now has two suitors and according to UFC president Dana White, negotiations could get very ugly between his group and Bellator.

UFC 155 preview: Melvin Guillard vs. Jamie Varner

Two UFC lightweights scrap on the undercard of UFC 155.

UFC 155 Preview: Todd Duffee vs. Phil De Fries

Todd Duffee returns to the UFC after a two year absence against the submission expert Phil De Fries.

Dana White doesn't want to be NFL commissioner


UFC president Dana White was part of a panel on Jim Rome's Showtime program, giving his opinion on everything from Lebron James to drugs in sports to athletes being gay.


Lauzon vs. 'The Tooth' headlines latest UFC vlog

Joe Lauzon made some extra money prior to UFC on Fox 5 thanks to UFC president Dana White. Check out how in this latest video blog.

Lamas vs. Koch kicking off January's UFC on Fox 6


In a fight of two top featherweights, Ricardo Lamas and Erik Koch will open up the next UFC on Fox main card on January 26.

MMA Beat Tackles 2012: Is Rousey MMA's Bo Jackson?

Ariel Helwani and crew is back with the latest 'MMA Beat', looking back at the year that was in MMA. Watch the 45-minute edition on Bloody Elbow now.

Siver vs. Swanson set for February UFC UK clash


The UFC's featherweight division needs more challengers and has booked a battle of two emerging ones as Dennis Siver and Cub Swanson will fight in London in February.

Miesha Tate never offered Ronda Rousey UFC rematch


The former Strikeforce women's champion took to the airwaves Monday to defend herself against critics who claim she turned down a shot at UFC 135-pound champion Ronda Rousey.

Bellator expanding title shots with rematch clause


Bellator's Bjorn Rebney announced Monday the promotion will now grant title rematches if the opportunity presents itself, a change from their tournament winner only clause.

Sabretooth tiger skulls: Fast Company looks at UFC


Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta and the business of the UFC gets the Fast Company treatment this month, complete with a look inside the boss's office.

UFC boss justified to pull Barao off sidelines


UFC president Dana White said his interim 135-pound champion will likely be in action long before waiting for Dominick Cruz. Learn why the possibility of Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald is a great...

The end of Strikeforce is nigh: what took so long?


While there will be plenty of great history to look at, the end of Strikeforce comes at a perfect time for both the UFC and the sport in general.

Listen to Josh Nason on Wrestling Observer Live


Bloody Elbow's Josh Nason co-hosted Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez Sunday night, talking the latest MMA news including Saturday's World Series of Fighting event.

Examining the Showtime debut of 'Fightville'


Before he was a top contender at 145 pounds, Dustin Poirier was slugging his way through the Louisiana bayou, documented in the 2011 film 'Fightville'.

Less UFC in '13? No chance. Try 31 events.


According to the Sports Business Journal, the UFC will stick with 31 events in 2013, the same as 2012.

Watch 'MMA Beat' crew talk UFC women, HOF, Overeem


A quiet time in MMA? No way says the 'MMA Beat' crew. Women fighting in the UFC, the legitimacy of UFC title shots and the legacy of Jeff Blatnick are discussed on this latest video.

Chael Sonnen: UFC title contender trailblazer


Chael Sonnen polarized the MMA landscape after getting a title shot at 205-pound champion Jon Jones. The way he did it, however, showed a lot of future UFC talent how to do the same thing.

Accepting the brutality of MMA


After seeing an amateur fighter suffer a seizure, Josh Nason gained a deeper appreciation of how dangerous MMA fighting can be.

10 UFC Events Left In 2012, 10 Fighter Storylines To Watch

Bloody Elbow's Josh Nason mined the undercards of the remaining 10 UFC events of 2012 and found 10 fighters with a lot to win or lose.

While the rating for the premiere of TUF may have turned UFC president Dana White red, filming the...


While the rating for the premiere of TUF may have turned UFC president Dana White red, filming the coaches challenge last week definitely in a sunburn.

UFC's 'The Ultimate Fighter' Premiere Lowest Rated Kickoff In Series History


The ratings for the latest 'The Ultimate Fighter' premiere came out Monday and they weren't pretty for the UFC or FX.

Boxing Results: Canelo Alvarez Dominates Josesito Lopez In 5th Round TKO Win

Canelo Alvarez remained undefeated with a dominant victory over a game Josesito Lopez in Las Vegas Saturday night.

Bellator Notebook: Eddie Alvarez Vs. Patricky Pitbull, Featherweight Tourney Official

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez vs. Patricky Freire was officially announced for Bellator's return to Windsor, Canada, set for mid-October.

UFC's 'The Ultimate Fighter: India' To Debut In 2013

The UFC officially announced 'The Ultimate Fighter' franchise will debut in India in 2013.

Fuel TV has released a cool looking :60 black-and-white promo spot for the late-September UFC on...


Fuel TV has released a cool looking :60 black-and-white promo spot for the late-September UFC on Fuel 5 event, headlined by Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic.

UFC's Dana White Shifts Blame To Dan Henderson, Talks Silva Vs. GSP

UFC president Dana White talked all about Jon Jones, Dan Henderson, Anderson Silva vs. GSP and more during a 30-minute televised interview with Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight.

Greg Jackson Responds To Dana White's UFC 151 Cancellation Comments

On Mauro Ranallo's 'The MMA Show' Thursday, Jon Jones' trainer Greg Jackson responded to UFC president's Dana White's inflammatory comments.

Bellator Announces Paul Daley, Ryan Ford, Eduardo Dantas For November Show


Paul Daley and 135-pound champion Eduardo Dantas returns to the Bellator cage this November as the promotion inches closer to their 2013 Spike debut.

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