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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.
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Claudionor Frontinelle, one of the fighters from Chute Boxe, was ecstatic after a first-round victory in a municipal stadium in Guarapuava, Brazil. He just knocked out his opponent—and knocked him out so bad, actually, that the guy literally didn't get up for about ten minutes. And when he did, he walked in the total wrong direction. At this moment, about 5,000 people were going nuts in the stadium.
–Writer John Falk

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