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Mayorga moves to MMA ... uh-huh

Updated: September 22, 2009, 2:48 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Media manipulation is nothing new: Remember Floyd Mayweather Jr. floating the idea of fighting in an MMA bout a few years ago? Remember Floyd Mayweather Jr. actually stepping into the cage? Me neither. Now comes word that puffing pugilist Ricardo Mayorga wants to try his hand in a ring that allows kicks and submissions.

"I am a fighter by nature, I learned to fight on the streets of Nicaragua before I learned to box," Mayorga said at a press conference Monday in Miami. "For many years, ...

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