In this issue...
Coverage of UFC XXVIII and King Of The Cage 6 with great action shots by famed fight photog Joel Gold.
UFC Middleweight Champ Tito Ortiz talks about his title defense against Yuki Kondo in a pre-fight interview, he also shares his thoughts on what would happen if he and Frank Shamrock were to meet in the cage again.
"The Natural" Randy Couture talks about what he's been up to and reviews his championship match with Kevin Randleman in pre- and post- fight interviews.
Be there as HOOKnSHOOT GOES GLOBAL: HOOKnSHOOT Fusion was the first collaboration between the American HOOKnSHOOT promotion and the respected Japanese SHOOTO organization.
We continue our look at the Renzo Gracie Fight Team as we meet the "Big Dog" Ricardo Almeida, "The Highlander" Rodrigo Gracie(you gotta read this if only to learn how he earned that nickname), The Terrors Matt & Nick Serra, Camilo "Kato" Pavone, and Joe D'Arce.
We also speak post-fight at King Of The Cage with Lions Den fighters Pete Williams & Tony Galindo.
FCF columnist Chris Onzuka previews the upcoming PRIDE.12 card.
In our monthly columns...
In Matt Hume's techniques, Ivan Salaverry and Kim Mason demonstrate a Russian arm drag from guard to back mount; in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses The Rear Hook; and the Physical Therapy Corner answers a reader's question about The Order Of Things: the proper sequence of working out to prevent injury and get the most from a training session.
Also in this month's issue is action-packed fight coverage in pictures and text of Meca World Vale Tudo III, Xtreme Showdown, and Vengeance At The Vanderbilt.
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