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Strike two: Promoter gears up amateur 'team' MMA

Updated: November 3, 2009, 5:12 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

MMA is a "team sport" for only the duration of a training camp: Once you're tying up with someone, the idea that you've got three guys in jerseys in your corner means squat. (Unless they're carrying a stretcher.)

The International Fight League learned this lesson painfully, and at considerable cost. Promoter Roy Englebrecht is either altogether unaware of that organization's implosion or very stubborn. His Professional Mixed Martial Arts League (PMMAL, also known ...

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