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Renko Styranka

Renko has followed MMA since UFC 1 and saw UFC 7 live in Buffalo. He boxed, power lifted, and bought or rented every BJJ video he could get his hands on. Alas, he was never as tough as he thought he was. Few people are. Renko is the author of Char Broiled, a crime thriller set in Vancouver’s gang wars and starring mixed martial artist and Afghan war vet Char Sadao.

 

 

 

The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale Recap: Bonuses

The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale took place Saturday, December 3, in Las Vegas. Compared with the huge PPV events, these fights on free TV sound like they’re taking place in a pool hall or ballroom...