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Knuckle Up #378: The Turning: Slowly Rediscovering What MMA Has to Do to Save Itself

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Literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to a very, very slow thaw over what's become of MMA, why, a way out [all drug tests, all the time] and a discovery that the UFC is suggesting the same. Plus: a live interview with amateur MMA prospect HECTOR "EL MATADOR" FAJARDO.

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In Round #378 KNUCKLE UP host and regular customer EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "Slice 'Em"] works on a cure for the malaise, ennui and anomie connected to last weeks' fiascoes and this weeks' meh-ness as he reasons his way to possibly the eventual return of MMA joy, belief in product and overwhelming and lasting sense that whatever war is being fought behind the scenes ceases making the work in front of the scenes stink so much.

Plus: a suggestion for constant and continuel testing, even though drugs should be decriminalized and oh yeah, the discovery of Hitler's past presence in South America post-WW2.

In other words: KNUCKLE UP, the way you ordered it.

Eugene S. Robinson host of Knuckle Up and author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking [Harper Collins], A LONG SLOW SCREW [Robotic Boot] and a play called THE INIMITABLE SOUNDS OF LOVE; A THREESOME IN FOUR ACTS [Southern] also sings for a band called OXBOW and appeared in Bill Cosby's Leonard Part 6 (and yes, a Cosby story is in the works), a Miller Genuine Draft commercial, and had his own TV show in Germany called? "The Eugene Robinson Show."

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