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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 during one of the fights in Guarapuava. The Chute Boxe fighter is about to do a stomp right on the face of the guy on the bottom. The other guy is obviously trying to protect himself by putting his legs up. This technique is now banned in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, though it is permitted in some competitions and used to be the signature move of Chute Boxe. It doesn't look too sophisticated, because it's not.
–Writer John Falk

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