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  June 2012

  • Two-weight WBO champ Ricky Burns exclusively invites us to training camp
  • UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum on his evolution as an MMA fighter
  • We analyse the psychology behind risk taking, from Brad Pickett to Floyd Jr
  • Kelly Pavlik reveals his battles outside the ring and his rise back to the top
  • Strikeforce star Roger Gracie shows us his favourite jiu-jitsu submission
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Roger Gracie

The Strikeforce light-heavyweight on how he transitioned from BJJ to MMA

14

Bulletin

The latest news and research in exercise and nutrition

16

The Circuit

Brendan Chaplin shows us how to get a full-body workout with only dumbbells

18

Panel

The ability to take a punch is discussed by our experts

38

Kelly Pavlik

The former champ catalogues his fall and how he is battling back to the top

44

Demian Maia

This months My Body subject reveals the secrets of his strength

47

Nicola Adams

The female flyweight boxer and Olympic hopeful answers your questions

48

Fabricio Werdum

The BJJ maestro explains why you need a well-rounded game to succeed in MMA

20

Royce Gracie

The pioneer of mixed martial arts tells us how he conquered all before him in the cage

26

Mind Games

From Money to One Punch, we explore ways to stack the odds in your favour

32

Fight Science

The questions of how much weight we should load and when we should load it are never easy ones

52

Fight Camp

Underdog-turned-king Ricky Burns

60

Grudge drills

Sound ground-and-pound advice

64

Tibbses Tutorials

ODonnell helps you go 12 rounds

70

Estima BJJ series

Part one: passing the guard

79

Expert columns

Mackie Shilstone and Jon Chaimberg

83

Energy gels

Vital training ingredient or expensive fad? We lay out all the best options

86

Fuel economy

Robert Ferguson on beating the scales in nine easy steps

88

Bunch of fives

With a gradual release of energy and low in calories, berries are useful fruits

89

Reviews

Kre-Alkalyne and MultiPowers 50% protein bar come under the spotlight

91

New products

The latest equipment to hit the market is given the once-over

94

Rash guards

No one likes abrasions, so we look at avoiding them

96

My Style

Part MMA fighter, part rock star, Eddie Bravo tells us whats cool right now

98

Final Bell

Australian IBF champion Daniel Geale on winning away from home and more

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