In this issue...
Pride.26: Bad to the Bone returned to the historic Japanese seaport of Yokohama full of surprises.
UFC 43: Meltdown - A stellar event poses some intriguing questions.
Abu Dhabi Submission Wrestling World Championships: Surprises set the tone of the show as the biggest event in the sport returns.
Bravo's Masterpiece - Meet Eddie Bravo, the MMA commentator who made history by tapping out the immortal Royler Gracie.
A Tale of Three Fighters: Follow along as a journeyman, a champion and a rookie approach fight night. Learn their thoughts, their prep and the outcomes.
Gan McGee: Meet the not-so-gentle giant who will be taking on UFC Heavyweight Champ Tim Sylvia at UFC 44.
1st Knockout Cup: New talent on the rise in Curitiba, Brazil.
King Of The Cage: Sin City fights its way into Las Vega$.
MECA World Vale-Tudo 8: An exciting night brings plenty of KOs and submissions.
HOOKnSHOOT Absolute Fighting Championships 3: Howe takes the 125 lb. Women's title, Maxwell takes out Pulver and Aurelio chokes out a successful title defense.
Ring of Combat 3: Lou Neglia and Ray Longo bring their action-packed show back to Jersey.
Dustin "Clean" Denes is on the rise. Get some insight on the ATT fighter as he climbs his way through the MMA ranks, dispatching all who stand in his way.
Dean Lister basically came out of the stands to enter the ADCC Absolute division in this year's tournament, few thought he would end up placing, let alone take top honors in the most prestigious class of the event. Meet the man who beat the best and will go on to next year's ADCC Superfight.
Ultimate Ring Challenge returns to Lacey, Washington for its 5th edition.
SuperBrawl 29 ends in controversy when Suda takes out Egan Inoue.
The SHOOTO Report covers the Official fights at Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan.
Former AMC Pankration strength & conditioning coach Mark Ginther does Q&A with readers inConsult With The Master: Timeless Strength & Conditioning Wisdom.
Guy Mezger BioFile.
Controversy: Fight fans sound off about whatever's on their mind... and shy they ain't!
In our monthly columns...
In Matt Hume's techniques, Matt Hume & Trevor Jackson demonstrate a Muay Thai Knee Counter; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses Jab Drills For Building A Better Defense Part 3.
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