MMA: The Story Behind the Fighting

Published 08/03 2013 10:23PM

Updated 08/03 2013 11:23PM

Athletes are often viewed as role-models, people we look up to.

For many MMA fans, today was a chance to learn from one the sport's best.

Paul Buentello was hosting a workshop at Premier Martial Arts, a gym located in Abilene. The class gave fans an opportunity to receive tips from Buentello, who has been in the industry for more than 15 years.

The former "King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion" says he's had to make a lot of sacrifices throughout the years, and that if he had to start all over, he wouldn't. However, he is thankful for all the lessons he's learned throughout the years.

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