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February 2013

Crazy Training

By Luke Rockhold // Photos by Paul Thatcher Luke Rockhold gets his blood pumping with “Crazy” Bob Cook’s four-station circuit at American Kickboxing Academy. This circuit consists of one minute on the Airdyne bike, then one minute on…
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MMA 101 – Master the Kimura

Cesar Gracie pupil Nate Diaz, with the assistance of welterweight Luke Gamaza, shows readers how he counters a single-leg shot with one of his favorite submissions—the reverse ude-garami, which is also known as the kimura. 1) Nate stands…
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Supplement Savvy

From capsules and tablets to gels and powders, an athlete’s countertop can look more like a pharmacy than a kitchen. To sort through the insanity, we’ve got a breakdown of the 10 supplements than can help you reach your fitness goals of…
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Playing the Money Game

Major MMA promotions have a bigger broadcast footprint than ever. So why is tough for fighters to cash in on sponsors? “Is this Mark Gingrich?” the voice on the line politely asks. “Yes,” says Gingrich, who’s conferenced in a call that…
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The Force is Strong

Ring of Fire brought the action to Buckley Air Force Base for the inaugural Buckley MMA Fight Night. All too often, phrases like “this is going to be a war” and “preparing for battle” are carelessly thrown around to describe a mixed…
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St. Patty's Pub Crawl

You don’t have to be Irish to have a good time on March 17, but you stand a better chance if you choose your drinks wisely. FIGHT! asked some of MMA’s most experienced veterans for their advice on St. Patty’s Day elixers, so skip the green…
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American Me

For American Me’s lead singer Tony Tataje, keeping his music real means keeping it real in MMA. Tony Tataje has finally arrived at his apartment. It’s 9:30 p.m. on a blistering cold night in Portland, Oregon, and the tattooed…
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Girl Next Door

Stephanie Ann Cook Age: 23 Height: 5’6” Hometown:  Las Vegas, Nevada Twitter: @StephannC Instagram: Stephanncook How long have you been modeling? About six years, but the past few years have been awesome for me. I’m really getting my…
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