In this issue...
Pride 20: Armed and Ready - Live report from Yokohama, Japan.
HOOKnSHOOT Revolution makes history with an all-women's MMA card.
Royce Gracie speaks out in a huge interview.
SuperBrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights knocks 'em out in Hawaii.
Grapplers Quest returns to New Jersey with a star-studded 8-man Absolute submission tournament.
Mass Destruction 7 - Fight action in Massachusetts.
Scandal: The UFC Championship ranks have been rocked by scandal and we speak with Matt Hume, Josh Barnett and Dana White to get their thoughts on the issues involved.
Former UFC Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver speaks out on his split from the UFC.
Claudio Coelho is the boxing coach to practically all of the top MMA fighters in Brazil. We take a look at the man who trains everyone from the Gracies to Marco Ruas to the Top Team.
In this month's SHOOTO Report, we review some of the best fights from the March SHOOTO events.
Keeping the Faith in MMA takes a look at Matt Hume, Ray Cooper, Ron Jhun, Dennis Hallman, and Josh Barnett and how their strong religious beliefs mesh with their fight careers.
CBJJO vs. CBJJ:: There is a new BJJ Federation in town and the conflict is growing in Brazil. We speak with the heads of both federations as well as some of the top BJJ players to get the inside story.
In the second part of his article on Periodization, Former AMC Pankration strength & conditioning coach Mark Ginther discusses Anatomical Adaptation.
Mark Kerr BioFile: learn all about "The Specimen", everything from his most painful fighting moment (his first loss to Fujita) to his funniest fighting memory (Kerr was on hand to personally witness Gary Goodridge's "Nutcracker Suite" against "The Pedro").
Fight fans give their opinions on the controversial stoppage in the Elvis Sinosic vs. Evan Tanner fight at UFC 36.
In our monthly columns...
In Matt Hume's techniques, Matt Hume and Aaron Crecy demonstrate Correct Heel Hook Positioning and Grip; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses Closing the Distance.
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