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October 2008

Pride Report Card

Over the last three years, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has experienced an influx of former PRIDE fighters. Some have enjoyed success. Others have tasted defeat. FIGHT! Magazine looks at those fighters and where they stand in the UFC.…

The Great Kimbo Debate

Quickly becoming one of the most recognizable names in mixed martial arts today, EliteXC’s Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson rose to fame as a tough-as-nails underground street fi ghter based primarily on Internet-based video…

Brittney Palmer

Hey Brittney, how’s Las Vegas been treatin’ ya lately? Las Vegas is great of course! Are you originally from there? No, I was born in San Diego CA, and I moved to Las Vegas when I was six years old. Do you ever…

Down With The Sickness

Since 2000, Disturbed has unleashed hard rock music that touches the human spirit and keeps the adrenaline pumping. On their fourth studio album Indestructible, the Chicago-bred quintet maximizes their patented style. “It’s…

5 Minutes With Heath Herring

So, we hear you’re moving? Ya buddy, I’m in the process of getting a house right now. UFC must be paying you too much money. I wish man. How’d you get started in the fight game? Actually, I got started in…

Judging in MMA

Have you ever watched a fi ght and wondered at the end how the winner got the decision? Many fans are unclear of the scoring criteria in mixed martial arts. Judging in the sport is still in its infancy, but the rules have been in place for…

Jens Pulver

Wherever he goes, he is introduced as the former lightweight MMA champion of the world or— equally fl attering—as the UFC’s fi rst 155-pound lightweight champion. Jens Pulver is grateful for both accolades, but today he is…

Forrest Through The Trees

I seldom panic. But with 10:00 a.m. rapidly approaching, and me far from where I’m supposed to be, beads of sweat begin forming on my brow. I slam my foot down on the gas, cursing myself for taking the Tahoe in lieu of something…

Patrycja Mikula

So Patrycja, you were born in Poland, but when did you come to the US? I came to the US when I was 10 That’s been awhile now! We’re glad you still have the accent. I know! I used to hang with all Polish people when I…

Everyday Warriors

Sacrifi ce is a word that goes hand-in-hand with being a champion, and nowhere is that maxim truer than in the world of mixed martial arts. When fans see an MMA match, they know the fi ghters have shed blood, sweat, and tears to prepare for…

The Ultimate Fighter 7

Calling The Ultimate Fighter training center a television show set is an injustice, even though that’s precisely what it is. But look past the lighting equipment, television cameras, boom mics and frenzied production crew. All of that…

Natural Born Killers

On this cool evening at FIT NHB, a well-established training facility located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Condit just fi nished hitting the bags and is cooling down in the gym’s offi ce. The 23-year-old has been concentrating on his…

New Blood

Name: Dong-Hyun Kim Professional Record: 9-0-1 Height: 6’1” Weight: 170lbs Discipline: Judo Notable Wins: Hidehiko Hasegawa Dong-Hyun Kim isn’t your average household name…yet. According to fellow countryman and…