In this issue...
UFC 31 takes over Atlantic City and crowns a new Welterweight Champion Of The World.
Abu Dhabi: The Grappler's Olympic Games brought about some upsets and highlighted new stars on the horizon, and FCF was there to bring you into the action.
2001 Pan-Ams: Back in the U.S., in Orlando, Florida, the rest of the grappling world was focused on the 7th annual Pan-American Tournament of Jiu-Jitsu and FCF was also on hand to cover the show.
King Of The Cage 8: live from Colusa Casino in Williams, California.
IFC Warrior's Challenge XII explodes in and out of the cage.
Experience Wins Out: Mo Smith captures top honors at the K-1 North American Qualifier in Las Vegas.
Jason Jillain captures the I.K.F. Junior Middleweight Muay Thai title at the Muay Thai Uprising II event held in Atlanta, Georgia.
Official FCF Fighter rankings: we list the top 3 MMA fighters in the world at Heavyweight, Light-heavy, Middleweight, Welterweight, & Lightweight.
In a huge interview, Vanderlei Silva talks about his fight career, training, personal life, etc.
No Big Thing: By taking on bigger opponents, Dan Henderson has earned respect--and a tough reputation. Learn more about the unstoppable force in this insightful interview.
The Brazilian Robocop: Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira tells how he came back from a horrible childhood accident to become one of the top fighters in the sport today.
Ryan Bow: meet SHOOTO's foreigner.
Stranger in a Strange Land: Marc Scott takes us on a journey to Thailand where he trained and fought in the native art of Muay Thai.
Holding Back The Years: Skip Hall has lived a full life in his 56 years on this planet. He served in the Special Forces with tours in Viet Nam, Korea, and the Philippines, teaches martial arts, competes in powerlifting and has judged several UFCs. Find out what would possess a man of his years to make his professional MMA debut.
Frank Shamrock Biofile: Learn things you never knew about Frank...favorite foods, TV shows, hobbies, anecdotes...Frank tells about the time he was so dehydrated during a fight, he licked sweat from his opponent's back!
Fight fans give their opinions on UFC 31.
In our monthly columns...
In Matt Hume's techniques, Josh Barnett and Aaron Riley demonstrate a Modified Russian Arm Counter To Thai Neck Clinch; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses the The Leaping Lead Hook.
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