I dropped by Resurrection Fighting Alliance 9 on August 16 in Carson, California, to watch my friend Chris Spang fight and to check out emerging MMA talent.
As opposed to most other sports, in MMA elite fighters mentor up-and-comers. Eddie Bravo coaching student Alan Jouban.
Styles make fights: Muay Thai (Jouban) v. Boxing (Spang).
It was a fence-to-fence brawl.
At 1:23 of the third round, Jouban dropped Spang with relentless elbows.
Training camp pays off.
A win is often more emotional than a loss.
A shot from the tunnel.
The legendary Pat Miletich commentating for AXS TV.
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