Discussion

UFC fighter/ex-Marine Brian Stann honors 9/11

Updated: September 10, 2011, 3:10 PM ET
By Alex Prewitt

Brian Stann knows a thing or two about loss.

After all, the UFC fighter nicknamed "All American" served with the Marines in Iraq and won a Silver Star for his valor during Operation Matador in 2005. Before his third amateur fight, his cornerman received a phone call that one of their friends had been killed overseas. A little while later, the same cornerman was killed in Iraq.

Tragedy has since morphed into perspective, loss into opportunity. Though Stann sometimes thinks ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM