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Issue 84

Issue 84
December 7th 2011

He’s beaten legends, claimed UFC gold and is widely considered to be the best lightweight fighter on the planet, but Frankie Edgar is far from satisfied. In an exclusive, in-depth interview with Fighters Only, ‘The Answer’ shares his view on his position in the rankings. “I do think I’m the best lightweight in the world. For some media and some other fans and stuff, they may feel differently. But I’m confident. I’m comfortable saying, I’m the best in the world.’” Edgar also talks openly about his desire to fight in New York, being a family man and a potential move to featherweight. Only in this month’s Fighters Only.

Plus! The hard working fighters who have careers outside the Octagon. FO speaks with Brian Stann, Shane Carwin and others to find out why these dedicated warriors won’t quit their day jobs. Also! We bring you a close look at the rapidly growing world of Asian MMA, from the Muay Thai masters of Thailand to the fight-obsessed fans of the Philippines.

Also featured: Guest columnist Molly Qerim, co-host of the Fighters Only World MMA Awards Fighter Cribs: UFC legend Tito Ortiz shows us his favourite tools and toys Interviews with Terry Etim, Gilbert Melendez, John Maguire and ‘Gorgeous’ George Garcia

Plus: Develop explosive power with our thunderous medicine ball workout Reach your goals with the help of FO’s resident sport psychologist Bring sexy back, in Fight Like Yoshihiro Akiyama

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