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Mixed Martial Arts Has A Drug Problem
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Mixed Martial Arts Has A Drug Problem

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Mixed Martial Arts Has A Drug Problem

Mixed Martial Arts Has A Drug Problem
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Though not an Olympic sport yet — by some measures — mixed martial arts has already overtaken boxing in popularity. Matches are raking in millions on Pay Per View, and CBS recently launched a Saturday Night Fights program. Unfortunately, the popular sport has developed a drug problem.

Tamara Keith reports for KQED.

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