July 2012 Quick Hits

Did You Know?

COOL KNOWLEDGE FROM THE WORLD OF MMA HOT THESPIAN ACTION Two-time FIGHT! centerfold and Bellator ring card girl Jade Bryce scored a recurring role on the upcoming season of Dexter. NUMB3R CRUNCHING 11: Wins by Cody McKenzie via guillotine 75: Minutes Gilbert Melendez and Josh Thomson have fought each other. 910: Days between Mike Swick’s [...]

They Said That

VERBAL JAMBALAYA BROCK SUPPORTER “I think he [Brock Lesnar] defi nitely should be [in the UFC Hall of Fame]. Anybody who’s been in there and won the title, whether it was four fights or six fights or whatever, I think he made a huge impact in our sport. I think he brought that whole WWE [...]

Health Radar

WE’RE NOT DOCTORS, WE JUST PLAY ONE ON TV. GOING BRAZILIAN NUTS While taking supplemental selenium—a powerful antioxidant that combats the damage that free radicals cause in the body—can be a great way to ensure you get adequate amounts, it’s not entirely necessary to add another pill to your vitamin regimen. Brazil nuts include as [...]

5 Minutes with Martin Kampmann

Your two latest victories over Thiago Alves and Jake Ellenberger have come after you’ve been hurt or dropped. Do you require the sight of your own blood before you bring your best game? Yeah, recently, I’ve had to get beat up a little bit before I start beating back. It’s something I have to work [...]

New Gear

YOU CAN’T PUT A PRICE TAG ON HAPPINESS 1. BELLATOR MMA ONSLAUGHT for XboX and PS3 You’re probably familiar with the other big MMA game on the market, but you may not know that Bellator is set to launch its own game as well. True to form, Bellator: MMA Onslaught promises MMA action with a [...]

Behind the Fight

As one of Dominick Cruz’s coaches on The Ultimate Fighter Live, BJJ black belt Lloyd Irvin brought his specialized coaching system not only to Team Cruz…but to the fi ght fans who tuned in from all over the globe. As head of Team Lloyd Irvin (U.S. Jiu-Jistu Team) and owner of Lloyd Irvin Martial Arts [...]

Judgement Day

A new breed of fighter is ensuring that the sport of MMA continues to evolve, but there’s also a new breed of judge—and Ricardo Almeida is leading the way. You don’t need to earn a third-degree black belt from Renzo Gracie to become an MMA judge—but if offi cials were required to do so, controversial [...]

A+ Competitor

Minnesota native Rachel Olson isn’t afraid of being in the spotlight. The 23-year-old aspiring pro bikini competitor and ring card girl spends her free time in the gym when she’s not keeping MMA fans entertained with her trips around the cage. FIGHT! shined its spotlight on her for the day, and we’re positive you’ll be [...]

They Said That

VERBAL JAMBALAYA LIGHTWEIGHT LOVE “Congrats to my dude @EdAlvarezFight. Doesn’t get better than that.” —Frankie Edgar on Twitter after Eddie Alvarez’s TKOvictory over Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66. SNIPER SNIPPETS “I bleed, and I hate judges.” —Tim Kennedy to FIGHT! Magazine on the best lessons he’s learned insidethe cage. IMMORTAL OUTLOOK “There were a couple [...]

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