Aug/Sep 2007

MMA Wagering Explained

The exciting sport of mixed-martial arts is exploding in popularity, and so is interest in wagering on the fights. Until you try it, you have no idea how much having “action” on a fight can enhance the event – even if it’s only a few dollars at risk. While it is surprisingly easy to start [...]

Matt Serra: Living In The Moment

Matt Serra is in the moment. Those fifteen minutes of fame Warhol promised each of us? Serra’s stretching it. He’s ta ken the flash of his celebrity and frozen it. I’m waiting for him this afternoon at his Jiu-Jitsu academy in Hunt ington, New York. This is Long Island, where Serra was raised a nd [...]

Team Quest

About 50 miles north of San Diego on Highway 15, right in the middle of Southern California’s wine country, is a nondescript building next door to a ballet studio. This is Team Quest’s California MMA training center and on any given day you are likely to find several of the most talented fighters in the [...]

Rankings

OFFICIAL MMA Rankings The exclusive FIGHT! MMA world rankings are compiled through a survey of MMA professionals and journalists. For a fighter to be represented on the list he must have fought in a sanctioned professional MMA bout within the last 24 months at the weight class at which he is ranked. It is possible [...]

Being There

Screaming with glee and armed to the teeth with determination and sharpies, the fans rush by me after their next target. You might think the scene is a flock of pre-teen girls in pursuit of Justin Timberlake, but no… It’s friday afternoon and I’m being stampeded by grown men chasing down Joe Rogan. I think [...]

The Fight of His Life

He walked into his father’s place, looked him in the eye, and immediately knew his father was high on drugs. The fifteen-year-old told his dad he was leaving; he was going to Austin in hope of a better future. He waited for some reaction, anything. But none came. At his father’s apathy, Roger felt himself [...]

New Blood: Brought to you by MMAWeekly.com

In the exploding world of MMA, it’s sometimes hard for fans to notice some of the amazing fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. We’ve enlisted the experts at MMAWeekly.com to take you deep inside the sport, and present you with some of the newest names to watch.   Name: Gina [...]

Get to know the IFL

As everyone knows (at least I hope they know), I am the spokesman for the International Fight League (IFL). I host their show on MyNetworkTV, called IFL Battleground, with the beautiful Tiffany Fallon, and host International Fight League on FSN with the “voice of the IFL,” Kenny Rice. I got involved with the IFL because, [...]

Fighter Profile: Gabriel Gonzaga

Fighter: Gabriel Gonzaga Nickname: “Napao” (“Big Nose” in Portuguese) Height: 6’2 (188cm) Weight: 242lbs (110kg) Division: Heavyweight (205lbs – 265lbs) Hometown: Rio de Janeiro. Brazil Professional Record: 8 – 1 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw) Training Camp: Gabriel Gonzaga is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Wander Braga, and currently trains with Marco [...]

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