January 2013 MMA Life

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 the face, defending a leg lock, or sprawling to avoid [...]

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. The crowd was deafening, the gate and pay-per-view buys were massive, and the fighter payroll [...]

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 CAMPAIGN STRATEGY It is hard to argue Johny Hendricks’ place as the number one contender to GSP’s long-held welterweight belt. With [...]

Far East Expansion

The UFC made its MMA debut in China for UFC on Fuel TV 6 in November, and FIGHT!’s one-man roving reporter John Morgan hopped planes, trains, and automo- biles to provide you with his first-hand account. I hate to admit it, but I’m still not exactly sure whether or not I’ve been to China. The [...]

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