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August 2012

Drive to the Finish

Rory MacDonald is not the next Georges St-Pierre — he’s the first Rory MacDonald, and it’s his mission to show you what that means. Rory MacDonald lives upstairs. He warns that it’s about 60 steps to his apartment. Once up to it, he…
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The New Phalanx

Some of MMA’s most talented fighters are training under the guidance of Milwaukee-bred, Spartan-obsessed Duke Roufus. The small, yellow sign welcoming fighters to Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, sits beneath the awning of the TCF…
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They Said That | Verbal Jambalaya

He's Not Joshing “I think every MMA promotion in the world needs a guy like me. The UFC needs people who can not only fight, but also are able to capture the audience’s attention and expand that market. Nobody can fill that void like I…
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Health Radar

Wide Load Use a wide grip on the chin-up bar to beef up your back muscles. Wide-grip chin-ups take some of the strain off of your biceps and force your lats to pull the load. To perform wide-grip chin-ups, grab the bar with your hands…
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5 Minutes With Mike Swick

How many text messages did you get after your Knockout of the Night performance against DaMarques Johnson on UFC on Fox 4? That was the most feedback I’ve ever gotten for any fight in my career—Twitter, text messages, emails, phone…
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New Gear

You Can't Put a Price Tag on Happiness 1. Roots of Fight USA Wrestling Tee It’s a good time to be a wrestling fan—Team U.S.A. came home from the London Games with two golds and one bronze in freestyle wrestling. Show the mat-men your…
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Behind the Fight

Former power lifter and pro mixed martial artist Mike Dolce knows about making the cut. The author of Three Weeks to Shredded and The Dolce Diet: Living Lean has found a compelling niche in the MMA world—working with fighters to help them…
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Adrenaline Rush

Dani Nardi moves at her own speed—fast. When the 28-year-old, black-haired beauty isn’t throwing hands at Roufusport MMA Academy, she’s got her foot on the pedal, finger on the trigger, and eyes on the prize. Your Twitter profi le says:…
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