Yearly Archives

2012

UFC's Cung Le: Fighting for Classics

Cung Le's brand of dynamic san shou striking is now available in the octagon and on the silver screen. The former Strikeforce 185-pound titleholder shares with FIGHT! Magazine the secrets behind his success in his dueling high-profile…
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Great Expectations

Smaller than anticipated. That was my first thought walking into Alistair Overeem’s home in November 2010. Maybe it was the shrinking sensation the fog brought to everything in Leusden, Holland, the blackness of night, or the cramp to the…
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The Rise and Fall of Strikeforce

In early November 2012, after the cancellation of back-to-back events, Strikeforce announced their plans for a star studded return to the cage on January 12, 2013, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. Before the day…
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The Business of Being Blackzilian

The newest MMA powerhouse is home to some of the UFC’s biggest superstars and a business first manager who built the team with a little bit of risk and a lot of trust. UFC lightweight Abel Trujillo sits against the padded blue walls of the…
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Did You Know? : January 2013

THE SHOCKER During his UFC 154 weigh-in, Tom Lawlor assumed the identity of the Shockmaster, a short lived WCW pro wrestling personality of the 1990s who is regarded as one of the most epic gimmick failures in wrestling history. INTERIM…
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They Said That : January 2013

CALL WAITING “I haven’t even answered his phone call. I don’t hate him, but I just don’t want to talk to him right now.” —Dana White to mmaweekly.com, concerning Stephan Bonnar’s failed UFC 153 drug test. THERE WILL BE BLOOD “Every time I…
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Health Radar : January 2013

673 The average number of calories a 170-pound man burns during 60 minutes of vigorous exercise on an indoor rowing machine. An elite athlete like Che Mills can burn more than 1,000. For a fat-blasting, full-body cardio workout, try this…
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5 Minutes with Nate Marquardt

How was Christmas at the Marquardt household? This year, my family and my wife’s family all came over on Christmas Eve, so it was fun. Are you the kind of dad who spoils his kids rotten with gifts, or do they get clothes and books and…
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