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Friday, Oct 19, 2001

The October 2001 Issue Of Fcf Is Here!



The October 2001 issue of FCF is here!

FCF New Issue
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 &amp 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 the Defeating the Taller Opponent.

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…



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The October 2001 issue of FCF is here!

FCF New Issue
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 &amp 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 the Defeating the Taller Opponent.

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…


From the event’s promoter:


WFA logo
WHERE THE FIGHT CLUB MEETS THE NIGHT CLUB

WORLD FIGHTING ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL
LINE-UP FOR NOVEMBER 3RD CARD

THE WFA SIGNS WORLD CLASS ATHLETES TO EVENT PREMIERE


      LAS VEGAS (October 18, 2001) – The new World Fighting Alliance Mixed Martial Arts event is set to explode at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s The Joint this November 3rd in Las Vegas. The card will round out eight bouts featuring sixteen world-class fighters at the top of their game. The WFA is sanctioned by Nevada State Athletic Commissioner (NSAC) Marc Ratner.

      Highlighting the card this evening will be a Middleweight bout featuring Jermaine Andre, a fighter known for his powerful striking ability and power versus Ron Juhn, a ground fighter who is equally at home trading punches or taking his opponent down for a lesson in submission. Whether on the ground or on their feet, this match promises intense action from these tenacious opponents.

      Making WFA the most explosive event in Mixed Martial Arts this November 3rd are the following fighters:


Ron Jhun
"Machine Gun"
12-5-0
Waipahu, HI
  Vs.  
Jermaine Andre
"Bam Bam"
14-3-0
St. Louis, MI
 

Marvin Eastman
"The Beastman"
4-1-0
Las Vegas, NV
  Vs.  
Rich Franklin
13-0-0
Cincinnati, OH
 

Antonio McKee
"Mandingo"
12-2-0
Las Vegas, NV
  Vs.  
Jason Black
 
14-0-0
Davenport, IA
 

Frank Trigg
"TwinkleToes"
7-1-0
Los Angeles, CA
  Vs.  
LaVerne Clark
"Fists of Fury"
11-8-0
Davenport, IA
 

Tony DeSouza
 
4-1-0
Las Vegas, NV
  Vs.  
Chatt Lavendar
"The Punisher"
8-1-0
Spring City, TN
 

Shaolin
1-0-0
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  Vs.  
Charlie Kohler
9-1-1
San Diego, CA
 

Tiki
4-2-0
Huntington Beach, CA
  Vs.  
Paul Rodriguez
8-4-2
Orlando, FL
 

Alfonso Alcarez
"Alfie"
1-0-1
Las Vegas, NV
  Vs.  
Stephen Paling
"Bozo"
5-3-0
Waipahu, HI


For more information Contact:
WFA: Paula Romero (917) 842-9086
            or promero1@nyc.rr.com.
posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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