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October 26, 2013
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Perseverance pays off for J.D. Adie

Just last month, J.D. Adie posted a first-round victory in his Mixed Martial Arts debut in Reno.

The performance was noteworthy for Adie, who at age 36 borders on being an MMA senior citizen. Make no mistake about it, however, perseverance and dedication have carried the Carson Valley a long way these past seven years. For starters, Adie is convinced he is in the best physical shape of his life and it all started with his chance introduction to Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

“You know, 10 years ago, I weighed 340 pounds and I did nothing for exercise at all,” Adie said. …

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