In this issue...
Pride Total Elimination 2005: 8 remain in the star-studded elimination tourney, we bring you the action from the first round live from Japan.
UFC 52: Couture KO'd; Liddell has his day at long last.
AFC 12: FFA and Gracie Barra steal the show.
Cage Rage 11 Face Off: Back to Wembley.
Heat FC 3 Metamorphosis: Live from Brazil - New stars are born as a Russian steals the show and an underdog becomes the local hero.
SuperBrawl 39: Vitale takes the title.
K-1 Battle at the Bellagio IV: Feitosa conquers Las Vegas & Mighty Mo upstages Bojasky.
KOTC Texas: Closed-Fist MMA comes to the Lonestar State.
Mass Destruction 20: Battling in Boston.
NY Underground MMA Show: Body Count.
Shooto Report: International bouts from April 23rd show in Fukuoka and the May 4th show at Korakuen Hall.
Women to Compete at ADCC: The prestigious Submission Grappling tourney opens new doors.
Stephan Bonnar: TUF star loses the fight, but wins a contract.
Duane Stevenson: On crutches since he was the 3, this martial artist and trainer embodies the warrior spirit.
Pedra da Gávea: Fight champions from different styles and schools discuss martial arts, Vale-Tudo and Jiu-Jitsu at the top of Rio's natural wonder.
Royler Close to Retirement? Find out what the legend has to say.
Dan Severn into UFC Hall of Fame.
UFC Announcer Bruce Buffer makes a name for himself on a different stage: the World Poker Tour.
Yves Edwards BioFile.
Fight fans make their picks for who will win it all in the 2005 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix.
In our monthly columns...
In Matt Hume's techniques, Brad Kertson & Daniel Eng demonstrate a Thrust Knee to Hammer Elbow.
In the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses Countering the Overhand Punch.
Former AMC Pankration strength & conditioning coach Mark Ginther talks about Training 1999 K-1 GP Champ Nicholas Pettas - Part 3.
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