In this issue...
UFC 33: Victory in Vegas. Fans in attendance were treated to an unforgettable show, but PPV audiences saw only part of the show, due to technical/timing issues and all televised fights going the distance. Aaron Crecy reports live from Vegas.
In an exclusive interview with TOOL's Maynard James Keenan, Keenan discusses MMA and training with Rickson Gracie.
The Ultimate Interview: UFC President Dana White "shoots from the lip" in an exclusive, no holds barred pre-UFC 33 interview.
SHOOTO To The Top 8: fight action live from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
Hayato "MACH" Sakurai talks about his loss to Anderson Silva and his plans for the future.
Get to know "Pele" Landi in the huge interview by Eduardo Alonso.
Beasts from Brazil: Pride 16 live from Osaka, Japan.
We bring you down to the mats in Rio de Janeiro for the International Masters & Seniors of Jiu-Jitsu.
Don Frye returned to action in Pride-16, he talks with us in a candid interview before his fight with Gilbert Yvel.
We go back to Rio for Copa Cyclone, which made history in Brazil as the event united all Luta-Livre factions.
Fernando "Margarida" Pontes: meet the young man touted as "the new Rickson Gracie".
Chris Onzuka takes a look at HAMMA, the Hawaiian Association of Mixed Martial Arts, the newly formed group looking to regulate MMA in Hawaii.
Training and Fighting: Making the jump from part-time to full-time.
The Odds are Good Betting on Black: Jason Black has been piling up win after win on his way up the MMA ladder, get to know this rising MMA star.
There's also coverage of Gladiator Challenge 6 & RSF Circle of Truth II.
Pedro Rizzo BioFile: Learn all about the heavyweight contender, from his hobbies to his greatest and most painful moments.
Fight fans give their opinions on UFC 33, the first legal MMA event to be held in the fight capital of the world.
In our monthly columns...
In Matt Hume's techniques, Josh Barnett and Aaron Riley demonstrate a Cross Ankle Achilles Crush technique; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses Defeating the Taller Opponent.
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