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November 2010

The Strike Exchange

CHRIS LEBEN Leben gained some serious steam with a pair of wins in 15 days. “The Crippler” TKO’d Aaron Simpson at the TUF 11 Finale and then slapped a triangle submission on Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 116.…

Age is Just A Number

Teens MARCIN HELD Age: 18Record: 9-1 Polish sensation Marcin Held went undefeated in 20-plus amateur bouts, and he has compiled a pro record of 9-1. The 18-year-old BJJ practitioner can fight at either 145 pounds or 155 pounds.…

5 Minutes With Dominick Cruz

How did you get the nickname “Dominator?” I was the smallest guy on my football team, but I would never stop and I’d always get back up. What’s the last CD you bought? Eminem’s…

Five For Fighting

5. NATE MARQUARDT VS.ROUSIMAR PALHARES(UFC Ultimate Fight Night 22: Sept. 15) Palhares comes into the bout on a UFC three-fight win streak, including victories over Jeremy Horn and Tomasz Drwal. Marquardt hopes to rebound…

Swiss Miss

Free spirited Swiss beauty Alexandra Lahey will watch fights, drink beer, and eat a steak, but don’t think for one second she doesn’t enjoy being a girl. + Word on the street is that you’ve been to a few…

Fantastic Four

4. SCOTT HOWARD TEEN WOLF The ability to “wolf out” made nerdy Scott Howard (Michael J. Fox) a basketball star with increased strength, speed,and jumping abilities. Those skills would transition nicely to…

Fall of the Emperor

This, like many of Fedor Emelianenko’s aphorisms, could have just as easily come out of a fortune cookie as out of the mouth of the man who has for the last several years been considered the world’s top heavyweight. The…

Calgary Flame

Mixed martial artist Leah Melnychuk is a competitor in the gym, at the dinner table, and on gaming consoles. Challenge her, and Canada’s finest export might just leave you burned. Let’s start from the beginning. How did…