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Fight Path: Despite homelessness, Legacy's Jonathan Harris found MMA success

  • 3 years ago
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After three amateur fights - themselves an accomplishment because of the winding road he took to reach his dream of mixed-martial-arts training - Jonathan Harris nearly had to quit the sport. It read news >>

Fight Path: Cage Warriors 68's Danny Roberts channels past aggression into MMA success

  • 10 months ago
  • 36 views
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Before his fights, after he has finished his training and gained the focus he discovered was important with his only professional loss, Danny Roberts travels to visit his mother. Filed under: Cage Wa read news >>

Fight Path: Run-in with former classmate drove Kevin Croom to MMA success

  • a year ago
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Kevin Croom was working one of his two jobs, this one the graveyard shift at a gas station, when a person walked in the door who would change his life.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie Tagged: Kevin read news >>

Fight Path: Guam sparked Robert Washington’s MMA career, but challenges were ahead

  • a year ago
  • 87 views
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After high school, Robert Washington found himself almost 7,400 miles from home in Guam while stationed with the U.S. Navy. It just so happened that the island had a strong MMA community even back in read news >>

Fight Path: After father's death, undefeated Mark Cherico ultimately found MMA

  • a year ago
  • 82 views
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From his upbringing in a small Italian community in Pittsburgh – complete with the smallish houses, mountains of food and family-run businesses – Mark Cherico was very familiar with support with no q read news >>

Fight Path: Like Brian Rogers, UVC 23's Joe Heiland found MMA after teaching

  • a year ago
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When Joe Heiland finished his college wrestling career, becoming the first member of his small-town family to graduate from college, he knew he wanted to keep competing. read news >>

Fight Path: Jessy Jess found MMA after childhood wanderlust, living in a van

  • a year ago
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As usual, the conversation about a fighter's life and background begins with a question about the beginning. For Australian fighter Jessy Jess, that meant growing up while "going around in a van with read news >>

Fight Path: Fighting businessman Luke Harris parlayed judo passion into MMA careers

  • 3 years ago
  • 98 views
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Six years ago, Luke Harris traveled to Brazil for an international judo tournament. He had participated in the sport since he was 8 years old, and it had been his passion, although he had started p read news >>

Fight Path: When local crime cut off boxing gym, Lucas Pimenta found MMA

  • 3 years ago
  • 198 views
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If things had continued as they were going when Lucas Pimenta was a 13-year-old living in Brazil, he might never have been drawn to mixed martial arts. He might be a boxer instead. Back then, Pime read news >>

Fight Path: With Carlson Gracie's seal of approval, Milton Vieira chasing MMA success

  • 3 years ago
  • 145 views
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When certain people talk, you make sure and listen. Carlson Gracie was one of those people. So when budding luta livre esportiva competitor Milton Vieira received Gracie's praise after a quick tes read news >>

Fight Path: Despite sporadic schedule, WSOF 19's Teddy Holder a first-round finisher

  • 5 days ago
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After several years away from MMA, continuing his education with an eye toward sports medicine, Teddy Holder, who returns Saturday at WSOF 19, was approached with an opportunity for a short-notice fi read news >>

Fight Path: Joaquin Buckley finds support from new family at Finney's MMA gym

  • 10 days ago
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When Joaquin Buckley left high school, he was ready to grow up quickly.Filed under: News read news >>

Fight Path: CES MMA 28's Andre Soukhamthath embraced MMA after son's rare disease

  • 19 days ago
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Andre Soukhamthath was barely out of high school when he was faced with a series of life-altering experiences that turned his expected path from soccer player to father to grieving father to fighter. read news >>

Fight Path: From 'The Sandlot' to Marines to Peru to pro MMA for Martin Davila

  • a month ago
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Martin Davila had already described his mother’s deportation to Peru, his enlistment in the Marines to find guidance in his life (and avoid being kicked out of his father’s house), his time in Iraq, read news >>

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