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July 2013

5 Minutes With Alexander Gustafsson

Photo by Justin Trapp Courtesy of Bad Boy You’re known for succinct answers. Can we expect the same today? Yes . You have the biggest fight of your career coming up against Jon Jones at UFC 165 on September 21. It wasn’t clear you were…

Kenda Perez – Too Hot to Handle

It’s been exactly two years since Kenda Perez graced the pages of FIGHT!, and believe us when we tell you, she missed us. Sure, we’ve been celebrating Kenda Perez Day on our own, but we had to check in to see how the Maxim “Hot 100” was…

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 BANG Muay Thai System

As the new striking coach for Team Alpha Male, former UFC fighter Duane “Bang” Ludwig has come out of the gate firing. Three of his Team Alpha Male fighters (Joseph Benavidez, Chad Mendes, and TJ Dillashaw) earned knockouts on the UFC on…

Building Explosive Power

UFC batamweight Raphael Assunção shows readers two exercises that help him power through opponents. A powerful, explosive body is crucial in MMA. Throw a punch, defend a takedown, shoot a single, land a head kick—all these movements…

12 Months in a Hot Room

UFC middleweight Dan Hardy uses yoga to take his training to an enlightened level. Just over a year ago, I began a steady and consistent practice of Bikram yoga. The 90-minute beginning class consists of 26 postures, each performed twice…

Sleep It Off

Catching your zzz’s is crucial to your health and athletic performance, but how seriously are you taking your sleep regimen? You eat healthfully, train with the best, stay up-to-date on the newest workouts, and search out the latest and…

Girl Next Door

Courtney Piercy Age: 23 Height: 5’5” Hometown: Perth, Australia Facebook: Courtney Piercy - Model Instagram: Courtney_Piercy What is your favorite thing about MMA? The variety of styles combined into one. I love that there is so much…

Last Call – Welcome to Lamestream MMA

One of the negative by-products of MMA becoming a part of the mainstream consciousness in this UFC on Fox era is the sheer amount of stupidity coming from some pundits and journalists who find themselves having to cover a sport they don’t…