Small Minn. town new training ground for ultimate fighters

Frazee, Minn., which has a rich high school wrestling history, is becoming a center for mixed martial arts fighters, WDAY reports. Young wrestlers there are finding a smooth transition to one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S.
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Frazee, Minn., which has a rich high school wrestling history, is becoming a center for mixed martial arts fighters, WDAY reports. Young wrestlers there are finding a smooth transition to one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S.

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