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December 2012

New Gear : January 2013

HAYABUSA The Gentleman’s Choice Tee When the world comes knocking at your door looking for a fight, let them know that they’re messing with the wrong “gentleman.” Made with 100% plush cotton and designed to fit you perfectly, this t-shirt…
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All Eyes on Her

In 2006, Arianny Celeste had no idea that a simple trot around the Octagon would change her life for- ever. Now, more than six years later, the dark-haired beauty has become the cover girl for the UFC and is popularly recognized as MMA’s…
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Demolition Warmup

Even the big boys take time to stretch. Although studies about the benefits of stretching are mixed, one of the biggest perks of stretching may be the actual enjoyment of the ritual—a few minutes dedicated to yourself to clear your mind…
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MMA 101 : January 2013

Pick your opponent apart with a jab to knee-pick combo. Rashad Evans averages 3.7 takedowns per 15 minutes in the cage, with a takedown accuracy level above 50 per- cent. The former Michigan State wrestler knows how to get the fight to the…
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Detox Your Diet

This January, put the kibosh on quick, processed foods by get- ting to work in the kitchen. Eating foods in their whole, unprocessed, unpackaged form is a surefire way to see improvements in energy, digestion, overall health, and body…
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Putting the Wheels in Motion

For many mixed martial artists, grinding gears on a bike is lessening the grind in the cage. The career of a mixed martial artist is defined by contact and how much of it the body can en- dure. Whether a fighter is being punched in…
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Going Under NYC

In New York, professional MMA is illegal, so fighters go underground to prove their mettle. More than 17,000 enthused fight fans packed Mon- treal’s Bell Center for UFC 154 and the return of national hero Georges St-Pierre to the Octagon.…
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Unrealistic Resolutions

We often set unrealistic goals for ourselves, especially around this time of year. These are some unequivocally unrealistic resolution suggestions I’d like to share with some of our fighting friends. JOHNNY HENDRICKS RESOLUTION: IMPROVE…
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The Juice is Loose

When he isn’t acting, Sons of Anarchy star Theo Rossi trains jiu-jitsu with Royce Gracie and prepares his California home for the apocalypse. But the Staten Island-native isn’t just about armbars and automatic weapons—he’s also director of…
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