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August 2012

Full Blast

Get the cardio edge you need with a heart rate monitor, and never waste your workout again. Regardless of whether you’re a professional fighter, an up-and-coming amateur, or you just train for fun, undoubtedly, you want to gain as much…

Beyond the Guac

With its arsenal of 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, avocados can fuel your raining and performance. If the only time avocados make it onto your plate is when you’re digging into a big basket of tortilla chips and guacamole at…

Spider Island

The UFC’s middleweight division is full of talented strikers, but it’s no surprise that Anderson “The Spider” Silva stands alone. Taking a point-in-time assessment of a division’s roster is a quick way to compare fighters without having…

Kick Starting K-1

While MMA has flourished in the United States in the last decade, kickboxing—a popular spectator sport in the 1980s—hasn’t been able to keep stride. Now, the Japanese-founded K-1 organization is making inroads across the Pacific, and…

MMA On The Mind

Southern spitfi re Jaime Pressly still packs a pretty punch. Just outside the meeting room at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA, Comic Con convention-goers walk by dressed as their favorite comic book character. Although…

A Brotherhood of MMA

From the Band to Security, Shinedown Bonds Over MMA Shinedown knows all too well just how demanding life on the road can be. Like many other bands, the Jacksonville, Florida based collective spends the majority of the year on tour. Every…

UFC 150 Fast Facts

8 fun facts about UFC 150: Henderson vs Edgar II at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. 1. The Pepsi Center is home to the NBA’s Denver Nuggets and the NHL’s Denver Avalanche. 2. UFC 150 earned the lowest live gate for a pay-per-view…

Amanda Paris

Age: 23 Height: 5’3” Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Have you ever done any mixed martial arts? Besides my P90x kenpo workout, I haven’t practiced martial arts since I was a kid. What are your other hobbies? I’m a musician. You can…

Into the Depths

Women's MMA has a future When the idea sparked to start an all-female fight promotion, I began researching the female side of the sport from a business perspective. Having spent my entire career working primarily with men in the sport,…