Monthly Archives

May 2012

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 fi ghters on the verge of making it…
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Lunge Ahead

Build your legs and lungs. Lunges are great lower-body exercises for improving speed and increasing punching power. The exercise is also a staple for many wrestlers who are trying to improve the explosiveness of their penetration step on…
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MMA 101

This month, five-time Mundials Champion and four-time ADCC Champion Marcelo Garcia shows us two ways to counter the single-leg shot. This is a two-part technique that can be used when your opponent shoots a single-leg or grabs one during…
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Hot Weather Hydration

Whether you take your training outdoors to hit the trails or stay inside to hit the bag, don’t let the summer heat take a toll on your performance—stay hydrated. Proper hydration should always be a priority for fighters, and it’s…
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Behind the Fight

GSP’s striking coach, Firas Zahabi. gives us some insight into what it takes to build a champion. On the shortlist of highly sought after MMA trainers, Firas Zahabi is one of the names at the top. The Montreal-based guru operates out of…
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From the Cage to the Stage

Mixed martial artists are punching and kicking their way onto today’s music video landscape. Nearly three years ago, five-piece metal band Shadows Fall entered the Affliction Training Center in Seal Beach, California, and started rocking…
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The Year of the Rousey

The Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion is taking MMA by storm. What is it that makes a star in mixed martial arts? Is it an undefeated record or a 15-fight winning streak? Is it the ability to trash talk like Ric Flair or make…
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FIGHT! Girl Search

Brittany Elizabeth Age: 24 Height: 5’7” Hometown: Manhattan, Kansas Facebook: facebook.com/pages/BrittanyElizabeth/267126256663490 Twitter: @brittelizabeth2 Why do you want to be a FIGHT! girl? I love MMA—it’s really intriguing to me,…
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