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Ultimate Fighter: A Mixed Martial Arts Superstar

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Ultimate Fighter: A Mixed Martial Arts Superstar

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Ultimate Fighter: A Mixed Martial Arts Superstar

Ultimate Fighter: A Mixed Martial Arts Superstar

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Mixed martial arts is brutal — competitors hit, kick and choke each other during competition. It's also hugely popular — so much so that CBS is televising some of the bouts in prime time. MMA fighter Jake Shields talks to reporter Nancy Mullane about the sport.