Josh Nason

  • joined Apr 05, 2011
  • last login Jan 03, 2013
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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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  • NHL Los Angeles Kings
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The consistency of Strikeforce's top current and former stars getting busted for drug issues is marring their post-Zuffa purchase legacy, says Bloody Elbow's Josh Nason.

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