Over the last decade MMA has grown from a controversial gladiatorial sideshow into a billion dollar phenomenon eclipsing boxing as the dominant combat sport in the world. But far from Vegas, in gyms and low-rent arenas across America, the big lights are a dream as men fight to test their mettle, fortified with the mythic promise that any man can transform into a champion.

Tim Credeur Talks Cancer Scare

Tim Credeur has been out of action for over two years. Today – for the first time ever – he reveals why in this exclusive interview with