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February 2008

A Force of Nature

BJ Penn seems to exist apart from other fighters. He does things that should be impossible, like moving up in weight and taking the belt, or being the only American to win Mundials (the world series of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) ever. And he…
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Brotherhood of the Cage

“It’s called the Mongolian Attack…” I am watching Greg Jackson as he instructs Keith Jardine and Tait Fletcher on one of Jackson’s famously arcane mixed martial arts techniques before they begin a sparring…
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Why Referees Stop Fights

Liddell and Jackson started out at a methodical pace. Each fighter circled, cut angles, felt the other out, waiting to see who was going to make the first move or mistake. Suddenly, two minutes into the fight, Chuck threw a wild left hook…
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What's in a Name?

RANDY (THE NATURAL) COUTURE: “Joe Gold called me that after I beat Vitor Belfort the fi rst time because I kind of adapted to his style and beat him standing up, which nobody expected. He said I naturally adapted to his style. He…
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Did you know?

1BILLION + The estimated worth of the UFC LIKE FATHER LIKE SON 5-foot-9, 132-pound Ryan Shamrock, the 18-year-old son of UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock, made a victorious MMA debut on Aug. 25 at a show promoted by Ken Shamrock…
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Did You Know

DID YOU KNOW? C00L KNOWLEDGE FROM THE WORLD OF MMA 2004 The last time that Anderson Silva saw a fight go to round three. KNOCKOUT STRIKEOUT UFC 76, entitled “Knockout”, had 9 fights on the card… none of which…
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