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Art Davie

Entrepreneur Art Davie, Author of Is This Legal? The Inside Story of The First UFC From The Man Who Created It, Talks About His Book, More

It is possible you would never have heard the names Randy Couture, Chuck Lidell, Ken Shamrock, Tito Ortiz, Dan Severn or Royce Gracie, along with so many others, if it were not for Art Davie. It can also be said that Mixed Martial Arts might not have reached the mainstream in America without him. For years, the entrepreneur imagined putting on a tournament of the best fighters in the world, bringing together men of all backgrounds from a variety of martial arts traditions including boxing and even sumo wrestling.

By becoming a student at the school of the legendary Brazilian jiu-jitsu family, the Gracies, and befriending them, Art was able to convince them that his notion of a best of the best fighters tournament would put their fighting style on the map.

Everything came together on November 12th, 1993, in Denver, Colorado, when the first UFC was held. This coming weekend, 21 years after it all began, Mr. Davie will be inducted into the Legends of MMA Hall of Fame in Reno, Nevada.

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I am the Author of Me! A Poem

My goodness, my God, life is hard! Well, is it? Can it be? Or is that just how life is for me? Perhaps, it is all in our

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Lo que será, bueno será

En los negocios, las ventas, en particular, pueden ser bastante difíciles. Dicho esto, tenga en cuenta lo siguiente: En medio de lo que podría parecer como el fracaso, mantener

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Democratic Contender for North Carolina’s Third Congressional District, Marshall Adame, Talks Social Issues, Economics and Leadership

A few days ago, we spoke with Walter B. Jones, Jr. the incumbent Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from the Third District of North

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Midterm Elections Tuesday! Congressman Walter B. Jones of North Carolina Discusses America’s Financial Challenges, Rand Paul for Prez in 2016, Debt Ceiling, Unseating Speaker of the House John Bohener, Mitt Romney and Chris Christie Good Old Boys Club, More

With the 2016 midterm elections just days away, there has been speculation that the Republicans might gain the majority in the United States Senate, as well as maintaining

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What Will Be, Will Be Good; a Poem

In the midst of turbulence and all that goes on, double down on life. It’s worth it. When you scream inside and cry visible and invisible tears remember,

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Surviving Success

In business, you often hear people discussing how to survive failure. This is no small matter. Imagine investing considerable money, sometimes a life’s fortune, into a particular venture

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Small Steps; a Poem

I’m on the edge; I mean it. Time ticking by; I feel it. Regrets, I am filled with them. I turn to all directions, which way to move?

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Ed Klein, NY Times Bestselling Author of Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. The Obamas, Talks About His List Topping Book

In mid July, NY Times bestselling author Ed Klein’s latest Clinton themed book entitled Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas rose to the top of the NY

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Thinking and Not Thinking in the Context of Action Leading to Something Meaningful or Not – A Reflection

I opened the door. I stepped forward. I was nowhere. Was this obliteration? Had I ceased to exist? Where was I? Stop! If I could question where I

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