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  August 2012

  • UFC featherweight champ Joe Aldo reveals what makes him the best
  • WBC light heavyweight king 'Bad' Chad Mendes on his journey to the top
  • Four boxing and MMA titleholders tell us their top training meals
  • We ask Olympic champions what it takes to take home the gold
  • Amir Khan answers the in-depth questions of the Fighting Fit readers
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11

Steve O Meare

A former footballer, now a boxing champ, explains his fighting journey

14

Bulletin

The latest news and research in exercise and nutrition

18

The Circuit

Christian Vila begins a new series on working out with kettlebells

20

Panel

Thinking like a champion and acting like one, inside and outside the ring or cage

36

Jose Aldo

The UFC featherweight title-holder on his unflinching will to win

46

Amir Khan

The superstar answers your questions and we meet his new S&C coach

50

Chad Dawson

Legend-beater Bad Chad on his reunion with trainer John Scully

54

Tom Kong Watson

BAMMAs middleweight ruler lays out his intensive training regime

22

Olympic heroes

Our experts have been plucked from a range of demanding sports out outline to you the technical, tactical and physical preparation that makes them winners

30

Fitness Challenge

The ultimate athletic test returns and it is no more forgiving. Karate king Jason Baird steps up to the plate and aims to topple leader Michael Grundy

56

Fight Camp

The gym housing two British champions

62

Grudge drills

Carwin shows us slipping and angles

66

Estima BJJ series

Aggression from the half guard

70

Why weights?

Their use in boxing by the Ingle team

76

Expert columns

Mackie Shilstone and Jon Chaimberg

79

Meal replacements

They may be quick and convenient but are they the right solution for you?

82

Tropical fruit

We list five beneficial examples of these tasty natural foods

84

Champion food

The favourite nutrition sources of four title-holders are analysed

86

Your questions

Freddy Brown provides the answers your training requires

89

New products

From sleep managers to reaction balls, we have got it covered

92

The war chest

UFC king Benson Hendersons S&C guru Jarret Aki unveils his pivotal arsenal

96

My style

Light-heavy monarch Jimi Manuwa on the importance of looking good

98

Final Bell

IBF champ Tavouris Cloud on hunger, guns and chasing chickens

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