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

  • 4 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

  • 2 years ago
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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

  • 2 years 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

  • 2 years ago
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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

  • 3 years ago
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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

  • 3 years 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

  • 3 years 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

  • 4 years ago
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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

  • 4 years ago
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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

  • 5 years ago
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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 >>

Dada 5000: 'I Died' in the Cage During Bellator Fight with Kimbo Slice

  • 4 months ago
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Dhafir Harris, better known as MMA fighter Dada 5000, was clinically dead at some point during his February fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149. That's according to Dada himself, who wrote in a We read news >>

Fight Path: Watching mom build back up helped inspire Sam Oropeza to MMA career

  • 9 months ago
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After Sam Oropeza finished his associate degree, moving from working on a power plant as a student to working at a New Jersey refinery, he got a taste of just how unpleasant the full-time working wor read news >>

Fight Path: How CES MMA 31's Greg Rebello has avoided the sport's wear and tear

  • 10 months ago
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By the time he was 21, Greg Rebello could tell that his hockey career was coming to an end. The CES MMA 31 fighter soon found MMA, but his transition came with a few surprises.Filed under: AXS TV Fig read news >>

Fight Path: Finding MMA steered Legacy FC 47's Chazz Walton away from military life

  • 10 months ago
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Once Chazz Walton finished high school, he tried college, but it didn’t take. Wondering what he would do next in his life, he considered the military. After he got in the gym and tasted MMA training, read news >>

Fight Path: WSOF 24's Louis Taylor uses MMA to work out of tough Chicago South Side

  • 10 months ago
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One night, after Louis Taylor took part in one of the regular service projects through his Chicago church, he found himself playing basketball in what was one of the rougher areas of the city. Then t read news >>

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