15 Dec '11, 12pm

Radeem Rahman, S'pore's first pro MMA fighter, is optimistic about the growth of the sport here @ONEFCMMA @EvolveMMA

Radeem Rahman, S'pore's first pro MMA fighter, is optimistic about the growth of the sport here @ONEFCMMA @EvolveMMA

However, Radeem's win was marred by unhappy murmurs that his size was an unfair advantage over his smaller opponent. Radeem wants to set the the record straight, "In MMA, it's all about your weight, not your size. You will compete with an opponent in the same weight category," he says, "For ONE FC, the weigh-in was open to the public and it was conducted 24 hours before the fight. Hundreds of fans came to watch both my opponent and I qualify for the same weight category." Training and actually fighting were two different challenges, admits Radeem. " During training, we usually focus on techniques and strategies in the cage, but in a match, a small mistake can change the game completely. Training is about looking at things that need work on, and situations where I can escape or submit. In a match, you have to think and react fast, and that’s where the trainings come in to h...

Full article: http://www.menshealth.com.sg/guy-wisdom/mh-interview-rade...

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Interview with conservation legend George Schaller

Interview with conservation legend George Schaller

news.mongabay.com 13 Dec '11, 5pm

Interview with conservation legend George Schaller By Shubhobroto Ghosh, special to mongabay.com December 13, 2011 Dr Geor...