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July 2009

Gina Carano Shows Some Love

Gina Carano (7-0) will face Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (7-1) live on Showtime at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. on Aug. 15 for Strikeforce's women's 145-pound championship. Carano is featured in the August issue of FIGHT! Magazine,…

What Makes Us Different

By FIGHT! contributor Marshal D. Carper The man next to me drops a plastic cup full of beer. The frothy brew spills on to my right shoe. I feel it soak into my sock. He looks away from the cage and puts both hands into his gelled brown…

Akihiro Gono: Shenanigans

He's no Genki Sudo but Akihiro Gono knows how to leave a lasting impression. The welterweight sensation has the ability to dazzle the crowd with a slick submission or a devastating knockout, but if for some reason he can’t finish a fight,…

Yoshihiro Akiyama: Big In Japan

Yoshihiro Akiyama's dramatic decision win left the Korean-Japanese star on the mat crying, but even with his back on the floor, Akiyama's star rose. The K-1 veteran made his UFC debut at UFC 100 from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada…