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  May 2012

  • UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos on his lethal knockout punch
  • We talk exclusively to Mike Tyson about KO power and intimidation in the ring
  • We ask the top 40 trainers in boxing and MMA who is the world's best coach
  • We explore the pros and cons of the paleo diet for the modern MMA fighter
  • Carl Froch invites us to training camp with coach Robert McCracken
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11

Mike Alvarado

The unbeaten light-welterweight charts his journey from the mat to the ring

14

Bulletin

The latest news and research in exercise and nutrition

16

The Circuit

Sometimes we all need to hit the bar...then stick some plates on it and train

19

Panel

Its nature v nurture as our experts discuss methods of developing power

44

Junior dos Santos

The nicest guy youll ever meet outside the cage talks about smashing rivals inside it and why Overeem will fall

50

Matty Askin

The cuiserweight boxer is undefeated, has icon Ricky Hatton behind him and a physique to be proud of

52

Jake Ellenberger

Think he started his sporting life as a wrestler? Think again as the big-hitting UFC welterweight talks to FF

20

The Power List

We name the worlds top fight trainers as voted for by their peers

28

Fitness Challenge

Michael Grundy returns as an MMA fighter but finds the test has changed too

34

Fight Science

How genetics testing is being used in the combat sports arena

38

Forging Iron

Mike Tyson and his ex-trainer Teddy Atlas reveal the legends knockout secrets

56

Fight Camp

Britains top p4p boxer, Carl Froch

62

Grudge drills

Honing the right cross and lead uppercut

68

Tibbses Tutorials

Mitchell demonstrates counter-punching

74

Mackie Shilstone

Capitalise on a wounded foe

75

Jon Chaimberg

Developing power endurance

77

Creatine

What it does, why we need it and where to obtain it

80

Power sources

The top five nutritional ports of call to put more snap in your strikes

81

Reviews

Two supplements and an energy bar are tried and tested

82

Against the grain

We outline the paleo diet and its benefits to ascertain if its right for fighters

87

News and reviews

We preview the Nike+ FuelBand and review four products

90

Power tools

The essential and desirable pieces of kit for building and maintaining power

94

My Style

Strikeforce middleweight Robbie Lawler on rap, Jordans and diamond accessorising

98

Final Bell

Submission specialist Paul Sass reveals his post-fight routine

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