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Friday, November 13, 2009

HDNet's "Inside MMA" Goes To An MMA Event In Iraq

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Episode goes behind-the-scenes to catch soldiers as they train in mixed martial arts - and for war - and dissects past and future fight promotions - Friday, November 13 at 9:00 p.m. ET

DALLAS (November 13, 2009) On this Friday's "Inside MMA" Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten are joined by Fabricio Werdum and Jeff Curran who discuss their fights at last week's STRIKEFORCE event. Werdum reveals why he wants to be the next man to face Fedor, the panel recaps STRIKEFORCE and looks ahead to UFC 105, including the fight between Randy Couture and Brandon Vera. Werdum also reveals who he will be fighting next.

"Kruck's Korner" takes an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the first mixed martial arts event held in an active warzone. The event was a fight for the troops, by the troops which took place in Mosul, Iraq. It was organized to boost morale among the troops stationed in Iraq; a ring was built by the soldiers for their peers who had trained in gyms when not on patrol in the warzone.

Tune in Friday to the #1 MMA News show on television at 9:00 p.m. ET, then stay tuned for the 2009 U.S. Army Combatives Championships as the best combatants in the U.S. Army take part in the grueling four day tournament to determine the strongest fighter in the Army - immediately following "Inside MMA" at 10:00 p.m. ET.

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