In this issue…
Two King Of The Cages for the price of one! KOTC made history at the Soboba Casino in Cali with their first women’s MMA match and then traveled to Reno for KOTC 16: Sudden Impact Keith Mills went along to bring you the action
Ring Of Combat: Champion kickboxer and promoter brings his MMA/Thai boxing/Kickboxing show to the next level at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut
Francisco Filho: Get to know Brazil’s top striker
K-1 World Grand Prix Semifinals: Phase II hits Japan’s Saitama Super Arena and Michael Afromowitz brings you all the action
Inside Outside the Lines: Get the skinny on ESPN’s hour-long MMA documentary
MMA in New York? Not likely anytime soon. Jim Genia looks into the history of the ban, why the Big Apple is lagging behind in the effort to sanction the fast-growing sport, and why things seem to be getting worse instead of better
CBJJO Brazilian National Championship: Delson and Terere Impress Mintauro at the first CBJJO Jiu-Jitsu Cup in Rio de Janeiro
Meet fighter/promoter/trainer Lee Hasdell, Godfather of UK MMA
This month’s SHOOTO Report covers shows in Europe, the U.S. and Japan
Reality Fighting 2 smashes into the Jersey Shore
Warriors Quest 8 live from beautiful Hawaii
We preview some of November’s shows: WFA 3 and the huge UFC 40 with fight by fight breakdowns
Grapplers Quest 2002 Worlds packed ‘em in and choked ‘em out in Bayonne, NJ
From Montreal to British Columbia, Canada pumps out some MMA action at UCC 11 and World Freestyle Fighting Championships 3
In his continuing series on Periodization, Former AMC Pankration strength & conditioning coach Mark Ginther brings us his Periodization of Endurance Part 2: Training the Energy Systems.
Sean Sherk BioFile: learn all about the welterweight contender, everything from his funniest fighting memory (attempting a front flip after winning a fight and kneeing himself in the face) to his musical tastes to his favorite fighters to watch.
Fight fans give their opinions on their favorite fight promotions.
In our monthly columns…
In Matt Hume‘s techniques, Matt Hume & Trevor Jackson demonstrate a Double-V Arm Lock; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses Spar Hard – Fight Hard.
Every issue of Full Contact Fighter is jam-packed with fight news from the U.S. to Brazil to Japan. FCF travels the globe to bring the fights to you. Get yours today! Available at Tower Records stores around the world or by subscription…