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Heavy hitters forced to suffer for their art

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  • Newspaper section: Sports
  • Writer: Dietrich Neu
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For typical professional athletes, when they dedicate their entire life to their craft, the words seem cliched and hollow. But when the same affirmation is uttered by a professional fighter, the sentiment almost seems understated. 

Adam Kayoom in action.

While other athletes spend hours throwing balls, swimming, riding horses and swinging racquets, fighters subject themselves to a daily torrent of pain and bodily harm that would be considered a horrific assault in any other circumstance.

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