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HITMAN: 'I see the fight ending violently' Print E-mail
Written by Ben Pherson   
Saturday, 13 May 2017 20:31

Dan "The Hitman" Moret has been a fixture on the Minnesota fight scene since 2009, and the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy product is set to return Friday night after being knocked out for the first time in his successful career.

Moret is looking to bounce back following his title-fight setback against Raoni Barcellos. He was scheduled to face Ashkan Morvari, but Morvari recently pulled out due to injury. Stepping up in his place is fellow ATT of Savage standout Brandon Jenkins. This showdown is set to take place at 155 pounds.

Moret, who's a Mankato native, has moved around a bit for this fight camp. But he's ready for the next step in his career, and that starts Friday night at LFA 12. Moret's showdown with Jenkins will air on live television via AXS-TV. The main card starts at 8 p.m. Tickets still are available for the show online at cagetix.com.

We caught up with Moret this week to find out how he's preparing for the matchup with Jenkins.

You had been scheduled to fight Ashkan Morvari on Friday, but Morvari pulled out recently, reportedly due to a rib injury. What are your thoughts on that injury and the last-minute switch?

MORET: Ashkan has always seemed like a good guy to me, so I'm sure the injury is severe enough for him to feel he can not fight. Rib injuries are tough because there is not

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