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George Roop has come a long way from his out-of-control youth in Tucson. The UFC bantamweight tells the story of a particularly outrageous run-in with the law while he was still a juvenile. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Will Brooks talks about his youth, his first loss, his legacy, and much more before his Bellator interim lightweight title clash against Michael Chandler at Bellator 120 on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Over the past half-century or so, no shorthand symbol for The Youth of Today is better understood than one Bart Simpson. During one episode of The Simpsons, Bart is caught committing some schoolyard prank and must meet his principal for disciplinary activities at 4:30 in the morning. His response to the punishment: “There’s a 4:30 in the morning now?” Indeed there is, even if most kids (and adults) aren’t overly familiar with it. That drives right to the heart of what makes Aaron Pico so unusual read news >>

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Mitch Gagnon hopes to build the type of win streak that will justify a title shot in the UFC’s bantamweight division. But the 29-year-old fighter admits he’s been somewhat restricted from making a name for himself outside his native Canada.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

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Cage Warriors Fight Night 11 is set for April 18 at King Hussein Youth City Boxing Arena in Amman, Jordan. The most talked about fight on this card is the one featuring Flyweights Phill "Billy" Harris (22 - 12 - 0) going up against undefeated Russian prospect Kurban "Python" Gadzhiev (6 - 0 - 0). Harris just signed an exclusive fight fight deal with Cage Warriors after being released from the UFC. His debut in the promotion comes just two weeks after being signed. read news >>

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After a shy youth, in part thanks to bullying in school. Christina Tatnell’s life got a big change thanks to the first MMA fight she saw. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie Tagged: Christina Tatnell, Justin Martin, Kelly Anundson read news >>

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Bellator's Bessette stayed positive in the face of insurmountable odds as a child -- he approaches his fighting career the same way. read news >>

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On Tuesday's new edition of "UFC Ultimate Insider" on FUEL TV, UFC on FOX 8 headliner John Moraga discussed his troubled youth and how wrestling, and ultimately MMA, got him on the right track. read news >>

  • a year ago
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If Eduard Folayang is feeling any pressure ahead of his third One Fighting Championship appearance, he certainly isn’t showing it. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Rudy Bears faces arguably the biggest test of his MMA career on Friday. But considering an upbringing filled with run-ins with the law, Bears' fight against Paul Daley might seem easy in comparison. Bears faces Daley in the co-main event of Bellator 72, which takes place at USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. But it's the memory of some near-misses in his past that keep him pushing forward now in the sport. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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One day as a youth in his native New York City, Jay Hieron had finally had enough of being picked on. "I was going into high school, and I was like 'I'm done with this. It's time to grow up and turn into a man,'" Hieron recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "I took action. ... I joined my (high school) wrestling team. "I was fascinated by it. It was crazy. I fell in love with the sport. That's what got me through high school. That's what got me to this point today. That step I took in my read news >>

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