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May 2013

Editor's Letter June 2013

Check any pound-for-pound list, from ESPN to the UFC, and more likely than not you’ll find Anderson Silva’s name gracing the top spot. And for good reason. The Champion is the most dominant middleweight in UFC history. Regularly making…

Chris Weidman – Long Island Ace

Chris Weidman is the latest Long Islander looking to bring a UFC belt back to the neighborhood, and guess what? He’s all in. - Chris Weidman hasn’t been in Ray Longo’s gym for more than a minute before somebody tries to give him money.…

They Said That – Verbal Jambalaya

In a Big Country There are a lot of guys who look like Roy Nelson, but there aren’t a lot of guys who fight like Roy Nelson.” —Joe Rogan commentating UFC 159. Lights On “There’s a couple guys I do want to fight on short notice because I…

5 Minutes With Brad Pickett

Dana White has spoken publicly about enjoying watching your fights. Does that make you feel warm and fuzzy inside? Dana has been in the sport of mixed martial arts for a very long time, and he really knows the sport inside and out. If he’s…

Raquel Riskin

Don’t let the sexy smile fool you...Raquel Riskin is a real tiger at heart. When the 28-year-old actress isn’t on set, she’s trying to keep up with what’s happening inside the cage. Just don’t make the Vancouver native pick between Georges…

New Blood

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 fighters on the verge of making it to…

MMA 101 – The Intercepting Elbow

In this month’s MMA 101, Chris Weidman’s striking coach, Ray Longo, chronicles the standing elbow that Weidman used to derail Mark Munoz’s four-fight win streak and catapult him to a title shot against Anderson Silva. From watching video…

Fitness – Lunge Ahead

Lunges are a great unilateral (one-leg) exercise option that can help improve your stance, level changes, directional changes, and punching power. By focusing on the strength and ability of each leg independently, it allows you to “bring…