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Former UIU Wrestling Champion tries MMA

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Every night of the week- at Roc Gym in Waterloo..is mixed martial arts training night.

Travis Eggers who is new to the sport of m-m-a is training along side the veterans. But Eggers is no rookie to combat sports.

A long time wrestler--- Travis Eggers won a state title at MFL Mar Mac high school---and a Division 2 national championship at Upper Iowa in 2010.

Now six years later--- after getting married and having his first child-- Travis Eggers got the itch to compete again. And at several months of training with Russ O'Connell--- Eggers will make his m-m-a debut at the VFC fight night Saturday at the 5 Sullivan Brothers Convention Center.

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