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<ul><li><p>FIGHTERS MAGAZINE MAY/JUNE 2011 Page 1MARTIALARTSSHOWBRINGING MARTIAL ARTS TO LIFE THE NEC BIRMINGHAM7th &amp; 8th MAY 2011the</p><p>MAY/JUNE 2011 3.95</p><p>KICKBOXING - MUAY THAI - MMA - K-1 - BOXING</p><p>www. ghtersmag.co.uk</p><p>INSIDE...All The Latest News </p><p>&amp; Reviews From UFC,EFC, M-1 and More!</p><p>CAGE QUEENMonthly Coverageof Womens MMA </p><p>UCMMA 20Fists of Fire</p><p>2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE Of Full On Action At ONE Huge Event</p><p>Page 1</p><p>MAY/JUNE 2011 3.95</p><p>www. ghtersmag.co.ukwww. ghtersmag.co.uk</p><p>INSIDE...INSIDE...All The Latest News All The Latest News </p><p>&amp; Reviews From UFC,&amp; Reviews From UFC,EFC, M-1 and More!EFC, M-1 and More!</p><p>CAGE QUEENCAGE QUEENMonthly CoverageMonthly Coverageof Womens MMA of Womens MMA </p><p>UCMMA 20UCMMA 20Fists of FireFists of Fire</p><p>2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 1 CAGE 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs 1 CAGE 2 DAYS 14 hrs </p><p>Of Full On Action Of Full On Action 1 CAGE Of Full On Action 1 CAGE 1 CAGE Of Full On Action 1 CAGE 1 CAGE Of Full On Action 1 CAGE Of Full On Action At ONE Huge EventAt ONE Huge EventAt ONE Huge EventAt ONE Huge EventAt ONE Huge EventAt ONE Huge EventOf Full On Action At ONE Huge EventOf Full On Action Of Full On Action At ONE Huge EventOf Full On Action Of Full On Action At ONE Huge EventOf Full On Action Of Full On Action At ONE Huge EventOf Full On Action Of Full On Action At ONE Huge EventOf Full On Action At ONE Huge Event</p></li><li><p>Welcome back to another issue of the UKs best and ONLY Full Contact fighting magazine! This issue is once again packed full of great articles and features for your reading pleasure!This month sees the return of The Martial Arts Show Live at The NEC Birmingham over the weekend of May the 7th and 8th. After last years successful show our expectations are high and it looks already and with much higher in advanced ticket sales, this year will be much bigger and far better than last. Some of the names already confirmed include; Bob Sapp, Dave ODonnell, Mark Carling, Kash Gill, Ross Pearson, Ronnie Green, Kash the Flash Gill, Grant Waterman, Ernie Taylor, Silk Cummins, Shaun Boland, Michael Dicks, Pete Mercer and Nick Chapman to name but a few. We will have a ring and a cage that will feature some amazing fights and demonstrations including the UKMFs 4 Nations championships and a purse of 10,000 in prize money (to go to the lucky winners), A fight between Mr Olympia competitor (20 stone solid muscle man mountain) Ernie Taylor and Silk Cummins, Open Q&amp;A sessions with Bob Sapp, Ross Pearson and a whole army of other stars and guests.. </p><p>So what are you waiting for, make sure you go and buy your tickets now to avoid disappointment. Go to www.themartialartsshow.co.uk for tickets and a full run down of all that is taking place at the show plus more information.There has been lots going on in the news this past month and we have trawled through it all to bring the best of the headlines, from a pregnant fighter to the latest breaking stories from the UFC, weve got you well and truly covered. We also have a special invitation from none other than UC-MMA boss Dave ODonnell. If youve ever been watching an MMA bout and thought, I could do that, well now could be your chance as Dave is inviting any old Joe Blogs the chance to become Jimi Manuwa for a night and take part in UCMMAs newest venture, White Collar MMA, read on to find out how to get involved.Cassidy Phillips is a man with a vision, one to help MMA athletes become better and stronger. He tells us all about some of his innovative training equipment creations aimed at helping athletes recover from and prepare properly, for a gruelling bout inside the cage, and with names like Brock Lesnar and Vitor Belfort using some of his creations, this is a man worth listening to.If wrestling is your thing then check out pages 24-27 and 34-35 for all the latest gossip.Isobel Carnwath is back with her monthly column, Cage Queen. This month Isobel interviews Danielle The Curse West, one of the womens MMA scenes brightest prospects.We also have full reviews of some of last months best events including EFC, M-1, ISKA &amp; Worlds Collide.As this is a double month issue (due to the workload of the show) the next issue will go on sale on June the 23rd.So, until next month, enjoy your training and keep on fighting and I look forward to seeing you all at The Martia lArts Show Live this month at the NEC in Birmingham.Paul.cliftoncombat@aol.co.uk</p><p>Editorial </p><p>6 Newsline Domestic&amp;International</p><p>14 TheNeilAdamsSubmissionClinic</p><p> ByFergusDullaghan</p><p>16 TheMartialArtsShowLive ThePerfectRecipeForaPerfectMartial</p><p>ArtsExtravaganzaShowcase!</p><p>20 CassidyPhillips Itallstartswithtraining</p><p>22 JohnMaguire WhatsnextforTheOne?</p><p>24 MickieJames Puttingherhairontheline</p><p>28 EFC Thefighters</p><p>34 WrestlingNews May2011</p><p>36 KazuyukiMiyata Suplexesandopportunities</p><p>40 CageQueen DanielleTheCurseWest</p><p>44 RossPointon ThereturnofTheGladiator</p><p>46 UltimateChallengeUK UCMMA20:FistsofFire</p><p>48 NoMercy K1sRockyfuture</p><p>couldbeMMAsgain</p><p>52 EugeneFadiora TheSniperhashissightssetonabig2011</p><p>54 Hellboy ReachesouttoJapan</p><p>58 DaveOdonnell IamthedaddyofUKMMA!</p><p>62 EFC FightfortheFallen</p><p>66 M-1Challenge DamkovskyvsFigueroa</p><p>70 ISKAKickboxing HitsDerry</p><p>72 FightNightLive ThenewnameinmartialartsTV</p><p>76 WorldsCollide BlackBoxtheatreGalway</p><p>80 KickboxinghitsKidderminster</p><p>fightersmag.co.ukPUBLISHER/EDITOR IN CHIEF</p><p>Paul S. Cliftonpaul@martialartsinprint.com</p><p>SENIOR DESIGNERKevin ThompsonWEBMASTER</p><p>Nick HarleyADVERTISING/SALES EXECUTIVE</p><p>Jan Harley 0121-351-6930 fighters@btconnect.com</p><p>PHOTOGRAPHYCarrie Austin 07716266854IRISH MMA SUB EDITOR</p><p>Thomas McCulloughUK THAI SUB EDITOR</p><p>Dan Green UK MMA SUB EDITOR</p><p>Rob NutleyUK BJJ SUB EDITOR</p><p>Carl FisherUK KICKBOXING SUB EDITOR</p><p>Cris Janson-Piers UK BOXING SUB EDITORS</p><p>Luke Calvert, Mark Wilson SmithTHAI / KICKBOXING</p><p>Tony Myers, Shaun Boland, Paul Hennessy, Bob Spour, Neil Holden, Dean Sugden, Carl Emery</p><p>CONTRIBUTORSSteve Dileo, Bryan Levick, Fergus Dullaghan, </p><p>Ben Cartlidge, Teddy Galbally, Craig Bush, Rocki Sondhi, Tommy Thompson</p><p>HOW TO GET WORK PUBLISHEDDrop us an email at fighters@martialartsinprint.com or give the editorial team a call on 0121 351 6930</p><p>NEWS ITEMSFor all news related items, simply mark your envelope </p><p>FIGHTERS NEWSLINE and together with a photograph (if required) and a covering letter, send it to: FIGHTERS, </p><p>Head Office or E-Mail: fighters.news@btconnect.com</p><p>HEAD OFFICE:Unit 20, Maybrook Business Park, Maybrook Road, </p><p>Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 1BE. Tel: 0121 351 6930 E-Mail: fighters.magazine@btconnect.com</p><p>ADVERTISING DETAILSIf you would like to advertise in FIGHTERS email us at </p><p>fighters@martialartsinprint.com to obtain details, deadline dates and costs.</p><p>DISCLAIMERFIGHTERS is published by M.A. Publications Ltd, </p><p>Unit 20, Maybrook Business Park, Maybrook Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 1BE. The publishers </p><p>reserve the right to reject editorial and/or advertising material as they see fit. The Publishers accept no responsibility for the </p><p>return of unsolicited material. However, the Publishers will endeavour to return such matter providing that it is accompanied </p><p>by a stamped addressed envelope. Any material accepted by the Publishers shall be revised or altered should the Publisher deem it necessary to do so. The act of submitting manuscripts and/or materials shall be considered an express warranty that </p><p>such material is original and in no way infringes upon the rights of others. It is expressly forbidden for any part of the magazine </p><p>to be reported whatsoever without the permission of Editor / Publishers. The views or comments expressed in these pages </p><p>are not necessarily those of the editor or Publisher. Distribution by COMAG.</p><p>No part of this magazine may be produced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form without prior permission. </p><p>Fighters, may not be sold at more than the recomended retail price shown on the cover.</p><p>SUBSCRIPTION RATESTo take out a subscription to Fighters, just send your cheque for </p><p>the correct amount made payable to M.A. Publications ltd. to: Subscription Dept. Unit 20, Maybrook Business Park, </p><p>Maybrook Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 1BE. or telephone: 0121-351 6930</p><p>12 issues = UK @ 44.95 EUROPE @ 75 (Airmail) REST OF WORLD @ 90 (Airmail)</p><p>CONTENTS </p><p>Page 46 UCMMA 20: FISTS OF FIRE</p><p>Page FIGHTERS MAGAZINE MAY/JUNE 2011</p></li><li><p>Welcome back to another issue of the UKs best and ONLY Full Contact fighting magazine! This issue is once again packed full of great articles and features for your reading pleasure!This month sees the return of The Martial Arts Show Live at The NEC Birmingham over the weekend of May the 7th and 8th. After last years successful show our expectations are high and it looks already and with much higher in advanced ticket sales, this year will be much bigger and far better than last. Some of the names already confirmed include; Bob Sapp, Dave ODonnell, Mark Carling, Kash Gill, Ross Pearson, Ronnie Green, Kash the Flash Gill, Grant Waterman, Ernie Taylor, Silk Cummins, Shaun Boland, Michael Dicks, Pete Mercer and Nick Chapman to name but a few. We will have a ring and a cage that will feature some amazing fights and demonstrations including the UKMFs 4 Nations championships and a purse of 10,000 in prize money (to go to the lucky winners), A fight between Mr Olympia competitor (20 stone solid muscle man mountain) Ernie Taylor and Silk Cummins, Open Q&amp;A sessions with Bob Sapp, Ross Pearson and a whole army of other stars and guests.. </p><p>So what are you waiting for, make sure you go and buy your tickets now to avoid disappointment. Go to www.themartialartsshow.co.uk for tickets and a full run down of all that is taking place at the show plus more information.There has been lots going on in the news this past month and we have trawled through it all to bring the best of the headlines, from a pregnant fighter to the latest breaking stories from the UFC, weve got you well and truly covered. We also have a special invitation from none other than UC-MMA boss Dave ODonnell. If youve ever been watching an MMA bout and thought, I could do that, well now could be your chance as Dave is inviting any old Joe Blogs the chance to become Jimi Manuwa for a night and take part in UCMMAs newest venture, White Collar MMA, read on to find out how to get involved.Cassidy Phillips is a man with a vision, one to help MMA athletes become better and stronger. He tells us all about some of his innovative training equipment creations aimed at helping athletes recover from and prepare properly, for a gruelling bout inside the cage, and with names like Brock Lesnar and Vitor Belfort using some of his creations, this is a man worth listening to.If wrestling is your thing then check out pages 24-27 and 34-35 for all the latest gossip.Isobel Carnwath is back with her monthly column, Cage Queen. This month Isobel interviews Danielle The Curse West, one of the womens MMA scenes brightest prospects.We also have full reviews of some of last months best events including EFC, M-1, ISKA &amp; Worlds Collide.As this is a double month issue (due to the workload of the show) the next issue will go on sale on June the 23rd.So, until next month, enjoy your training and keep on fighting and I look forward to seeing you all at The Martia lArts Show Live this month at the NEC in Birmingham.Paul.cliftoncombat@aol.co.uk</p><p>Editorial </p><p>6 Newsline Domestic&amp;International</p><p>14 TheNeilAdamsSubmissionClinic</p><p> ByFergusDullaghan</p><p>16 TheMartialArtsShowLive ThePerfectRecipeForaPerfectMartial</p><p>ArtsExtravaganzaShowcase!</p><p>20 CassidyPhillips Itallstartswithtraining</p><p>22 JohnMaguire WhatsnextforTheOne?</p><p>24 MickieJames Puttingherhairontheline</p><p>28 EFC Thefighters</p><p>34 WrestlingNews May2011</p><p>36 KazuyukiMiyata Suplexesandopportunities</p><p>40 CageQueen DanielleTheCurseWest</p><p>44 RossPointon ThereturnofTheGladiator</p><p>46 UltimateChallengeUK UCMMA20:FistsofFire</p><p>48 NoMercy K1sRockyfuture</p><p>couldbeMMAsgain</p><p>52 EugeneFadiora TheSniperhashissightssetonabig2011</p><p>54 Hellboy ReachesouttoJapan</p><p>58 DaveOdonnell IamthedaddyofUKMMA!</p><p>62 EFC FightfortheFallen</p><p>66 M-1Challenge DamkovskyvsFigueroa</p><p>70 ISKAKickboxing HitsDerry</p><p>72 FightNightLive ThenewnameinmartialartsTV</p><p>76 WorldsCollide BlackBoxtheatreGalway</p><p>80 KickboxinghitsKidderminster</p><p>fightersmag.co.ukPUBLISHER/EDITOR IN CHIEF</p><p>Paul S. Cliftonpaul@martialartsinprint.com</p><p>SENIOR DESIGNERKevin ThompsonWEBMASTER</p><p>Nick HarleyADVERTISING/SALES EXECUTIVE</p><p>Jan Harley 0121-351-6930 fighters@btconnect.com</p><p>PHOTOGRAPHYCarrie Austin 07716266854IRISH MMA SUB EDITOR</p><p>Thomas McCulloughUK THAI SUB EDITOR</p><p>Dan Green UK MMA SUB EDITOR</p><p>Rob NutleyUK BJJ SUB EDITOR</p><p>Carl FisherUK KICKBOXING SUB EDITOR</p><p>Cris Janson-Piers UK BOXING SUB EDITORS</p><p>Luke Calvert, Mark Wilson SmithTHAI / KICKBOXING</p><p>Tony Myers, Shaun Boland, Paul Hennessy, Bob Spour, Neil Holden, Dean Sugden, Carl Emery</p><p>CONTRIBUTORSSteve Dileo, Bryan Levick, Fergus Dullaghan, </p><p>Ben Cartlidge, Teddy Galbally, Craig Bush, Rocki Sondhi, Tommy Thompson</p><p>HOW TO GET WORK PUBLISHEDDrop us an email at fighters@martialartsinprint.com or give the editorial team a call on 0121 351 6930</p><p>NEWS ITEMSFor all news related items, simply mark your envelope </p><p>FIGHTERS NEWSLINE and together with a photograph (if required) and a covering letter, send it to: FIGHTERS, </p><p>Head Office or E-Mail: fighters.news@btconnect.com</p><p>HEAD OFFICE:Unit 20, Maybrook Business Park, Maybrook Road, </p><p>Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 1BE. Tel: 0121 351 6930 E-Mail: fighters.magazine@btconnect.com</p><p>ADVERTISING DETAILSIf you would like to advertise in FIGHTERS email us at </p><p>fighters@martialartsinprint.com to obtain details, deadline dates and costs.</p><p>DISCLAIMERFIGHTERS is published by M.A. Publications Ltd, </p><p>Unit 20, Maybrook Business Park, Maybrook Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 1BE. The publishers </p><p>reserve the right to reject editorial and/or advertising material as they see fit. The Publishers accept no responsibility for the </p><p>return of unsolicited material. However, the Publishers will endeavour to return such matter providing that it is accompanied </p><p>by a stamped addressed envelope. Any material accepted by the Publishers shall be revised or altered should the Publisher deem it necessary to do so. The act of submitting manuscripts and/or materials shall be considered an express warranty that </p><p>such material is original and in no way infringes upon the rights of others. It is expressly forbidden for any part of the magazine </p><p>to be reported whatsoever without the permission of Editor / Publishers. The views or comments expressed in these pages </p><p>are not necessarily tho...</p></li></ul>