February 2012 Archives - Fighter's Only

  • Behind The Scenes: The Hate Issue

    February 23, 2012

    Nick Peet, Editor, Fighters Only and Train Hard, Fight Easy ‘Hate is such a strong word, but I really don’t like you.’ To hate someone, to actually detest their mere presence, is something most human beings have unfortunately experienced at one time or another. Whether it was a school bully, a torturous PE teacher, your [...]

  • John Morgan: Bellator ready to shine bright

    February 23, 2012

    When Bellator Fighting Championships CEO and founder Bjorn Rebney launched his tournament-based MMA promotion in 2008, many MMA pundits saw the start-up company as just another organisation destined for failure. And yet, three-and-a-half years and 59 events later, the promotion appears firmly entrenched in the sport’s landscape. Where can the organisation go from here? Far, [...]

  • Behind The Scenes: The Japan Issue

    February 16, 2012

    Nick Peet, Editor, Fighters Only and Train Hard, Fight Easy Following the success of our Brazil Issue last year, which was one of the top selling Fighters Only editions of all time, it was only natural we would counterstrike early 2012 with a Japan version in the run up to the UFC’s return to the [...]


    February 9, 2012

    BRAZIL’S BOUNTY TO BLOSSOM IN 2012 Just a hunch, but 2012 could see more UFC champions from the cradle of MMA. The ‘Boys from Brazil’ continue to emerge as potential UFC kings. Innate hunger and desire, and the route from poverty made possible by the wider professionalisation of MMA, has created a conveyor belt of [...]