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Zenful warrior

Zenful warrior

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Most of the time it's not what you do it's how you do it...

Well for one local Mixed Martial Arts fighter it's more about why he does it.

Tonight we tell you why a Minot man took the path of a violent career as a Professional MMA fighter.

"Mixed Martial Arts. The Country's fastest growing sport---it puts two people in a caged ring to see who's the better scrapper.

It sounds like a setting to create a world full of bullies or maybe a regressing back to ancient roman times--But for one Minot man, it's actually just the opposite.

(Ryan Stiles/Pro MMA Fighter) " I always wanted

Standing at 5'8" 135 pounds Ryan was always one of the little guys and that lead to several vulnerable moments---including a major encounter 10 years ago in his home state of Wisconsin.

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that lasted a decaded---then Ryan came to Minot with the airforce and picked up boxing---mu ty--JuDo and...

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and he's not---Undefeated as an MMA fighter both amatur and pro Ryan now retired from the airforce at the age of 24 instructs JuJitSu--molding other young minds and bodies on how to defend but not destroy...

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Pro Fighter---martial art insturctor and Spidermonkey---Ryan Stiles has moved from victum---punisher to anti bully advocate.....

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MMA to Ryan it's about elimating the world of Bullies..... "

Ryan's next pro fight is this weekend at Magic City Mayhem 3 in Minot at the Maysa Arena September 7th.

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