PVT Mag 23: Who is the World's Top Heavyweight?

By Marcelo Alonso Oct 7, 2011
The 23rd edition of PVT Mag has been released, and its cover story centers on the UFC heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Junior "Cigano" dos Santos that headlines the first-ever UFC on Fox card on Nov. 12.

This fight, which promises to be one of the most anticipated, evenly-matched heavyweight fights in years, passes through a complete X-ray from PVT's journalists. In 24 full pages, PVT Mag 23 discusses how each fighter can take advantage and get the UFC crown.

PVT Mag analyzes the respective training camps of Velasquez and Cigano are analyzed, and Sherdog.com's Jordan Breen also weighs in on the fight, betting on a great battle.

Rorion Gracie with No Barriers

PVT Mag talks to UFC craetor Rorion Gracie, who isn't satisfied with MMA's direction. Talking exclusively with PVT Mag, Helio Gracie's older son criticized the current UFC and opines that the "best fighter isn't the UFC champion." He also affirms that his work with martial arts is just the beginning for him. Read and find out why.

Lens Wizard

No one has better memories from Pride than Susumu Nagao, who not only photographed every Pride show, but more than 70 UFC shows, being the only man to click the first 15 events from the promotion. One of the world's greatest MMA photographers gave PVT Mag some of his greatest shots, and in an interview reveals how UFC Rio made him recover the motivation to shoot MMA.

UFC 15, a Major Wrestling vs. Jiu-Jitsu Challenge

Recently PVT Mag featured a cover story, collecting the best Wrestling vs. Jiu-Jitsu fights in MMA history. This month, "Alonso's Relics" remembers UFC 15, where Randy Couture and Vitor Belfort first met, and Carlos Barreto was unexpectedly defeated by Dave Beneteau. These pages feature historical photos and Carlson Gracie's explanation of his athletes' failures: "One had too much sex, and the other ate too much."

Click here to read PVT Mag 23 for free.


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