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August 2011

5 Minutes With Kenny Florian

You’re a UFC fighter, gym owner, ESPN analyst, and constant Twitterer (@kennyflorian)—how much free time do you have each day? Not a whole lot. I have time between my training sessions to rest and decompress a little bit. I’m not really…
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They Said That

VERBAL JAMBALAYA GUARDIAN ANGEL “I’m so cool that my swagger has sideburns & a mustache, on a side note, it also pays child support.” —Miguel Torres on Twitter. PRODIGIOUS COJONES “When your chi is down, you feel weak, and I’m sure…
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Did You Know?

COOL KNOWLEDGE FROM THE WORLD OF MMA VOLUNTEERED INFO Mixed martial artists who have spent some of their formidable years growing up in the great state of Tennessee include Quinton Jackson (Memphis), Mike Pyle (Dresden), Muhammed Lawal…
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The Battle of New Orleans

Haw, haw, haw—the UFC finally makes a return to “The Big Easy.” New Orleans is a pride-filled American city that is back on its feet…and that’s just where Dana White wants the fans in Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Sept. 17 for UFC…
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Health Radar

WE’RE NOT DOCTORS, WE JUST PLAY ONE ON TV. LIBEL LABELS Even if a Nutrition Facts label states “zero trans fats,” check the ingredient list. There can still be ½ gram of trans fat per serving with that claim. Find it hiding under the…
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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…
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Take a Position

Is wrestling ruining MMA? Long before there was modern MMA, there was wrestling, and despite the rapidly increasing popularity of MMA and jiu-jitsu, the most popular combat sport offered by high schools and colleges is still wrestling.…
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