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Editor's Letter October 2013

It was over a decade ago that Robbie Lawler first made his Octagon debut. At the time, the young fighter was already a ferocious knockout artist, a label he would carry with him throughout his early UFC career, and later in the IFL, Elite…

Editor's Letter September 2013

Let’s be honest, Tito vs. Rampage doesn’t factor to be the most relevant fight in recent memory—both of them are past their primes. But while some may question Bellator’s decision to feature two ex-UFC stars in the main event of their…

Editor's Letter August 2013

He asked us to make him look mean, but there’s no escaping the fact that Chad Mendes is one of the nicest guys we’ve had the pleasure of putting on our cover. It’s easy to observe too. You can see it in the way he interacts with his fans,…

Editor's Letter July 2013

It was only a few years ago that a spinning wheelkick in MMA was considered the stuff of martial arts fantasy. After all, boxing, muay thai, wrestling and jiu-jitsu had long given the flashier arts a wakeup call on combat effectiveness.…

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…

They Said That – Verbal Jambalaya

King for a Day “I think it was cockiness more than anything. He was so—I’m not going to say full of himself—but in his mind, there was no way I was going to beat him.” —Emanuel Newton to mmajunkie.com Hollywood Ending “I still have goals…

5 Minutes With Ian McCall

Photo By Rick Lee What inspired you to grow your epic stache? It started because I tried to grow out this huge beard, but it didn’t really work. As a joke, I decided to keep the mustache and shave everything else. I thought it looked…

New Blood – Three Fighters to Watch

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…