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April 2013

Cub Swanson – A Life Less Ordinary

For UFC featherweight Cub Swanson, his clash with Denis Siver at UFC 162 in July means more than fists, shins, and shedding blood. This fight, like every fight in his career, is the result of a perfect balance he’s found in his life—a…

They Said That – Verbal Jambalaya

Hot Cup of Joe “She calls herself a woman, but I tend to disagree…I’m not trying to discriminate against women in any way, shape, or form, and I’m a big supporter of women’s fighting. I loved watching that Ronda Rousey/Liz Carmouche…

5 Minutes With Matt Serra

September 2010 was the last time we saw you throwing leather inside the Octagon. What has Matt Serra been up to since then? I have my third baby girl coming in June. Between running my two BJJ academies, training up-and-coming fighters,…

New Gear – You Can't Put a Price Tag on Happiness

1. Bruce Buffer’s It’s Time It’s no secret that “Voice of the Octagon” Bruce Buffer has the best seat in the house at UFC events. Now you can read all about his unique point of view—both inside and outside of the Octagon—and the passion he…

Rachel Wray – Southern Stunner

Arkansas native Rachel Wray is a natural beauty from The Natural State, but don’t let her charming Southern demeanor fool you. The 23-year-old former NFL cheerleader recently traded in her pompoms for four-ounce gloves, proving she’s more…

New Blood

By Mick Hammond // MMAWeekly.com Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. It garners more attention and new fans daily. The emergence of so many new athletes sometimes makes it hard for fans to notice some of the…

Fitness – The Bulldog Circuit with Brian Bowles

By Clay Walker, PhD HardCore Gym fighter Brian Bowles attacks the Bulldog Circuit in anticipation of his return to the Octagon on May 25 at UFC 160. MMA fighters tax their entire energy system—both aerobic and anaerobic—while competing…

MMA 101 – Get Kicking With Alan Belcher

Having trained under world champions Manu Ntoh and Duke Roufus, it’s no surprise UFC middleweight Alan Belcher has some powerful kickboxing skills, which he has put to good use in 18 professional wins. In this month’s MMA 101, Alan makes…

Krazy For Kale

Fueling your body is the key to unleashing your maximum performance and recovery. Over the past few years, kale has become the edible darling of nutritionists, fitness professionals, and certified health nuts. With its versatility and…