The locker room of the South Broadway Athletic Club is all chisel and bruise. A dozen amateur mixed-martial-arts fighters cram the space with hulking, battle-scarred bodies; some perform pre-fight rituals while others ice the pulp left on their faces from the evening's earlier cage matches. The sweaty smell of testosterone wafts through the air as the gladiators unleash profanity-laced battle cries while marching out toward... More >>>
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Next month Madeline (with trainer Sid Gee) will step into a cage in front of 1,000 fans. For more images, visit MMA for Kids: A Family Story.