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  • Kris Gastelum Case Study

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    The UFC travels to Long Island, New York on Saturday for a card headlined by a fighter who is ready risk it all for a win in his native state — a win that he has chased for quite some time. That fighter, No. 5 ranked middleweight and former title-holder Chris Weidman, will face rising star and No. 8 ranked middleweight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of the evening. Weidman has lost three straight fights, including a title defense against Luke Rockhold and loses to Yoel Romero and most recently

  • Personal Narrative: Am I CHEF

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    You will need to get sponsored and compete more fights. You will need to be networked and through sponsors that will make this much easier. You need to be unique. No one wants see another Georges St. Pierre, Conor McGregor, Anderson Silva, Ronda Rousey, or Diego Sanchez. They are all unique in their own way. GSP comes out to French rap, Conor walks out to Foggy Dew( Irish song) and Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G.. You need to maintain a healthy and good career. How many fights to stay

  • Fight Night 24 Thesis Statement

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    middleweight rankings. He’s coming off a first-round TKO and dismantling of Daniel Kelly in June. Prior to defeating Kelly, Brunson was on a two-fight losing skid with losses to interim champion Robert Whitaker and long-time champion Anderson Silva. The loss to Silva was highly controversial, as Brunson landed more

  • Holly Holm And Ronda Rousey's Battle Analysis

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    On Saturday, November 14th, 2015 Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey climbed in to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) cage and began what would come to be known as one of the greatest “underdog” matches in the twenty-first century. Everyone knew from the second this fight was scheduled that it would be legendary because going into the fight both amazing women were undefeated. That being said, Ronda Rousey had twelve straight wins, compared to Holly Holm’s lowly nine, in mixed martial arts that is

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Urbanization In Village By The Sea

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    In the novel “ Village By The Sea “ by Anita Desai tells the problem faced in Indian villagers which can be noticed from two characters, Hari and Lila. From the book we can experience the Indian culture and their way of life through the life faced by the characters. I feel that the book is distinctive and special in a way, as it alternates between the view of Hari and Lila. It also has an effect on the readers, when Hari goes to the city of Bombay and Lila is in the village of Thul. From these two

  • Poverty As Seen In Flavo's Home

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    Poverty as Seen in Favelas Presented in “Flavio’s Home”: Fighting For Survival What does it really mean to be poor? Does it mean that people don’t have enough money to buy new shoes when hundreds more lie in the closet? Or does it mean that there is not an enough form of payment to even get food to feed the family? Concepts and beliefs over poverty can differentiate depending on the social status of the individual, and sometimes, that person does not have an idea of what poverty even means simple

  • Poverty In Flavio's Home, By Gordon Parks

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    his 1990 autobiography, Voices in the Mirror, Gordon Parks, a lauded American photojournalist, reflects on a presumably meaningful work-related venture into the life of a pubescent boy and his family in a shanty ghetto in Rio de Janeiro. Flavio da Silva was selected as the headline of an article detailing the numerous inconveniences of poverty, which encouraged Life readers to reach into their pockets and finance Flavio’s departure from his hovel in the Catacumba favela in Brazil. When natural disasters

  • Fiscal Inequality In Venezuela

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    Due to fiscal irresponsibility of their populist leaders, Venezuela, Argentina and Ecuador are all currently in recession. In addition, corruption in all these countries has added to the demands for political change. When Hugo Chavez was elected president in 1998, he promised to eliminate inequality in Venezuela by spending oil revenues on massive social programs for poorest sectors of the society. It is indisputable that the lives of the poorest sectors in Venezuela had improved during his mandate

  • Controls In Brazil

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    Brazil is the largest country in South America and Latin American as well. Brazil’s economy is a conundrum because Brazil has been struggling with many economic issues. Back in the 2000s under President Luiz Inacio Brazil’s economy was booming. President Luiz Inacio changed many things in Brazil, and he made significant efforts to thrive Brazil’s economy. Under his presidency, between 2003 and 2009 the percentage of poverty fell down from 21% to 11% and the percentage of unemployment rate dropped

  • Essay about Cultural Conformity

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    By definition, discrimination is the cruel treatment towards a person of a specific group, according to his or her classification or status. For centuries, discrimination has been a big issue in many countries over race, socioeconomic status, appearance and ethnicity. Racism continues to exist primarily not only in the United States, but also in Europe and South America, with attempts to block minorities from any opportunities. In Rick Bragg’s memoir, All Over but the Shoutin, Bragg reveals the