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Kassim Osgood – Staying Sharp

San Francisco 49ers Kassim Osgood uses capoeira to help find his edge on the field. San Francisco 49ers special team standout Kassim Osgood has one of the most physically grueling jobs in football. The three-time Pro Bowler is a…

Imagine Dragons Frontman Dan Reynolds

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds has the MMA vibe. Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds is a longtime mixed martial arts fan who always wanted to meet his MMA hero. Earlier this summer, he got his chance, but it wasn’t the…

Girl Next Door

Belinda Strange Age: 26 Height: 5’7” Hometown: Wichita Fall, TX Online: @Belinda_Strange Facebook.com/Belinda.strange.9 belindastrange.com What is your favorite thing about MMA? The rush you get while watching a fight. These fighters…

Pay-Per-Views and Paper Feuds

Bellator’s maiden voyage into the world of PPV is intriguing, if also a little doomed. There’s a great divide between the acronyms of MMA and PPV. It’s what sets the game’s greatest acronym—the UFC—apart from lesser organizations. The…

Snake Oil In the Cage – And Other MMA Gimmicks

If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. A small rubber bracelet with a hologram sticker can enhance your performance in the gym, in life, and in competition. It boosts power and agility, making it a critical training asset for…

Turn and Fight – Army Combatives in MMA

Army Combatives turns soldiers into fighters on the battlefield and in the cage. When Tim Kennedy found out he’d be making his Octagon debut against jiu-jitsu ace Roger Gracie, he asked himself who was best suited to help him get ready.…

Kris Letang – NHL Fit

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang trains with MMA’s best so he can beat the NHL’s best. Prior to Rory MacDonald’s December 2012 matchup with B.J. Penn, the UFC trekked to Montreal to film MacDonald’s preparation in a “Road to…

Music for the MMA Soul

Metal band DeathThrob spreads MMA awareness one note and lyric at a time. DeathThrob isn’t a group of individuals moonlighting as professional mixed martial artists, but the four musicians do practice in various fighting disciplines and…

Into the African Sands – Wrestling in Chad

FIGHT! Magazine’s nomadic journalist T.R. Foley follows his passion for wrestling to the center of Africa and into the sand pits of Chad. Photography By T.R. Foley On February 12, 2013, the executive board of the International Olympic…