Yearly Archives

2008

The Abyss Stares Back

Frank Mir had an accident. Everyone knows about it; it’s old hat. When I ask Frank about it, I can see his eyes roll back in his head with boredom. “Another idiot with a pencil,” I can hear him think. He knows he has…
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Diamond In The Rough

For most working young models, a spokesmodel gig with RawVegas, MMAFix. com or Spike TV would be a dream come true, but for a seasoned pro like Andrea Tiede it’s just another day in the offi ce. This month we visit sin city to get a…
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Bisping Re-Mixed

Club DJs get used to hearing the same things over and over. They live on a steady diet of looped instrumentals and break beats, playing the same platters week after week. Michael Bisping is no different; the UFC middleweight made ends meet…
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Beauty Honor & Struggle

Beautiful People As you move south of the equator, so too does the focus of male sexual attention. Unlike the American cultural obsession with large breasts, Brazilian women pride themselves on the tone and shapeliness of their…
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Locked and Loaded

A year later, we check in with one of the fi rst beauties to grace both the pages of FIGHT! and the vaunted Octagon. Amber Nichole Miller gives us the low down on blast ing mortars in the Middle East, her bowling average, and the…
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Xtreme Couture Toronto

Most envision the great champions of combat sports emerging from the worst of conditions. Hellish ghettos in forgotten neighborhoods where the code of survival is kill or be killed; decrepit gyms where rusty equipment and peeling paint reek…
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Little Big Man

“You a wrestler?” A bizarre question even under normal circumstances. Miguel Torres takes it in stride. He hears it every time he takes his large WEC championship belt through airport security. “You a wrestler?”…
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Jake Shields

For the past 10 years, Jake Shields has earned respect among the hardcore MMA community by dominating opponents at smaller fi ght promotions around the globe. Recently, thanks to Elite XC’s television deal through CBS, he’s used…
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Through the Storm

The house sits at the end of a poorly kept dirt road in a neighborhood with no visible street signs. The gate is locked and I can hear several dogs barking behind it. It’s growing dark and I start to wonder if I am even in the right…
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