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Lil Nog presents big test for Bader

Updated: September 24, 2010, 11:20 AM ET
By Jason Langendorf | For ESPN.com

Ryan Bader is asked the experience question, and he gives it the sort of polite and level-headed consideration that might seem surprising coming from a 27-year-old whose job it is to pummel those who challenge him.

He is properly respectful of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, his opponent in Saturday's UFC 119 co-main event at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, and he acknowledges the Brazilian's lengthier résumé. He's aware of the perception of an experience gap. And then he knocks down ...

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