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Connie and Jeremy Umland of Verndale will both have nationally-televised Mixed Martial Arts fights in August. Connie fights Saturday at Northern Lights Casino in Walker. Jeremy competes Aug. 18 in Mesquite, Nev. Photo by Brian Hansel

MMA training proves good outlet for Umlands

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Jeremy and Connie Umland have three very important ties found in happy marriages - they have a family, they spend time together and they share a hobby.


The couple will be representing Wadena this month in two different nationally-televised Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) events. MMA combines the fighting arts of wrestling, boxing, kickboxing and ju-jitsu.

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