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MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: Fight Mafia members to compete at Alexandria

Members of the Brainerd Lakes Fight Mafia will be fighting at Alexandria on Friday, Aug. 24.

Fighters from the Fight Mafia will include Travis Sykes, Matthew Thurstin, Chase Kelm, Jessie Hartman, Jordan Thurstin and Gary Granholm.

The Alexandria fight card may be viewed at

On Sept. 15, several Brainerd fighters will compete on the Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Royalty Fighting Entertainment card Sept. 15.

Brainerd fighters on the Grand Casino card will be Jake Immel, Gary Granholm, Jordan Thurstin, Branden Cluever, Matt Thurstin, Loren Jones, Chase Kelm and Travis Sykes.

The Grand Casino card is at

Tickets for Royalty Fighting Entertainment’s upcoming Grand Casino are available at the Fight Mafia or by calling ( 218) 330-9160.

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