During our photo shoot for the cover story of the October 2012 issue of Black Belt, UFC light-heavyweight fighter Rashad Evans was kind enough to meet with a young MMA fan and answer a series of 10 questions on camera. Watch their entire conversation in this exclusive martial arts interview video! And be sure to pick up a copy of the October 2012 issue of Black Belt, scheduled for availability on newsstands starting August 21, 2012. Topics in the issue include more traditional Chinese exercises from Shaolin monk Wang Bo, five more female fighters who scare the editors, martial arts vs. bullying, how four Black Belt Hall of Fame members recently teamed up to make a film (Champions of the Deep), and the secrets of the American Taekwondo Association's success as the organization celebrates its 50th anniversary.


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