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Brazil: When It Hurts 
The mission: Infiltrate the birthplace of ultimate fighting—with your girlfriend.
The objective: Gain the heart of a fighter without losing your dignity.
Text by John Falk  Photographs by Cia de Foto

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This is me in the main Chute Boxe school in Curritiba, Brazil. It's the Saturday morning before the fight in Guarapuava. I came in for a little morning workout and ended up wailing on the heavy bag to the point where I felt like I was going to puke. Here I'm just absolutely drenched and sucking in air.
–Writer John Falk

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