In this issue...
We announce FCF's 2003 Fighter of the Year!
Pride Shockwave 2003 - Pride rings in the New Year with quick KOs and submissions and Big Daddy rings the Predator's bell, check out our live report on the show that was not aired outside of Japan.
The Year in Review - We review the events that shaped the MMA scene over the course of 2003.
UFC 46: A Supernatural Occurrence - We preview the upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship, which features two title matches.
World Class: The Dan Henderson Story.
The Year Ahead ... Music and Pugilistic Premonitions: A Prognostic Guide to 2004.
M-1 Winter Storm: Russia Vs. the World 7.
Rumble on the Rock 4.5 - Fight action from Hilo, Hawaii.
In this month's Shooto Report, Shaolin chokes Hansen to become the new Shooto Welterweight World Champion.
Ring of Combat 5: Fists of Fury fly at New Jersey's Rexplex Sports Complex.
Heat FC 2: Evolution - It's an American Night in Natal as fighters from the U.S. wreak havoc south of the border.
Meca 10: Baruck and Acacio Shine as "Little Wanderlei" submits a JJ black belt.
"Big Daddy" Gary Goodridge - Pride's perennial gatekeeper speaks after his revenge knockout win over Don Frye.
The New Viking Invasion: Joachim Hansen did the unthinkable when he took the Shooto title from Gomi. Get to know a bit more about the Norwegian sensation from the man himself.
The Return of Bruce Leroy: '80s Star Back to Centerstage with Martial Arts in Tow.
World Extreme Fighting returns to Florida.
Former AMC Pankration strength & conditioning coach Mark Ginther discusses Non-Linear Periodization for MMA: Weeks 1-4.
Renzo Gracie BioFile.
Fight fans their picks for the best of 2003.
In our monthly columns...
In Matt Hume's techniques, Brad Kerston & Trevor Jackson demonstrate an Omoplata to Omoplata Reversal; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses The Basics of Counter Punching.
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