A few links from our friends to help those last few hours of the work week fly by.

FIGHT! Life: Dan Hardy talks about training with Shaolin monks in a castle near the Mongolian desert, kinda like how Bruce Wayne trained to become Batman | FIGHT! Magazine

Forrest Griffin talks writing, fighting, fans and fecal matter | Cage Potato

Grappling with issues: Can Jake Shields dethrone GSP? Why is Ken Shamrock still fighting? Brock Lesnar, biggest star in UFC history? | Five Ounces of Pain

Lloyd Irvin stopped a serial killer and he didn’t even know it | Middle Easy

Create-a-Caption contest: Kimbo Slice “Let’s Trade Cornbread Recipes” | Watch Kalib Run

The truth about losing | MMA Fighting

For Brian Stann, it’s about the journey | Heavy

Was the Danny Green vs. Paul Griggs boxing match fixed? | MMA Scraps

Five “Must Watch” fights this August | LowKick

Mark Munoz Says ‘Let’s Do It’ to Okami, Talks Training with Anderson Silva | Versus’ MMA Beat