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What does it mean for a boy to become a man? Is it finishing high school, going to college, graduating and getting that perfect job? All while meeting the perfect mate and creating a family? By 20th century standards, that would be the plan. That was considered “right” and just …

Sometimes, being good just isn’t good enough. You have to be great. For the average person, good is sufficient, but for a real competitor, greatness must be achieved. Being a champion calls for so many different eccentricities that attribute to success. Heart. Discipline. Desire. Tireless work ethic. Composure. Integrity. The …

“Why do you fight?” The question every single fighter is asked ritually. Why would one want to have a combative instance with a relative stranger that has prepared themselves for 6-8 weeks to destroy you? Could it be emotional relief, the seduction of fame, or the pleasure of money? In …