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Justin Wren on JRE (Fight For the Forgotten)

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by MilesAbove, Aug 24, 2015.

  1. MilesAbove Steel Belt

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    This one just went up today. He's fighting Bellator 141 to raise awareness of his cause and passion. I know this technically shouldn't be in Heavies, but frankly it's such a strong cause that I hope that Mods allow it.
    http://www.water4.org/fightfortheforgotten
     
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  2. TheLionTamer Brown Belt

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    Liked this guy since he was on TUF. I was wondering what happened to him and the next thing I know there was a thread on here saying what he's been up to the last couple of years. Real interesting guy.
     
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    yesss, awesome! That one with Jeff Novitzky is a must see as well.
     
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    awesome video he posted a while back.

     
  5. MilesAbove Steel Belt

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    Quite an amazing story and he's a truly Good dude. The stories he has.... so many good ones and so many truly heartbreaking stories.
     
  6. Peteyandjia Saku Spring Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    No problem by me.

    Such a badass, and working for a great cause. Literally fighting to help suffering people in Africa. Give them the means to have clean water, and promoting their safety.

    I still remember when he was just the prospect from the HW TUF season, those years ago, then suddenly left MMA to live in Africa doing charity.

    Amazing guy, I wish him great luck. Will definitely be watching his fight(s)
     
  7. MilesAbove Steel Belt

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    100% man. Look for the art and graphics on his intro and banner. The team/company I work with is working hard to make sure it is worthy of "The Big Pygmy".

    edit: Also, just got the text that I'll be out at 141 to support him. *ultra-fist pump*
     
  8. The Talent I'm a great listener

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    I remember a few years ago he contracted a flesh-eating infection that attacked his mouth while in Africa. Dude is a warrior.
     
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  10. Rex Kwon Do ál-ḥámdúlílláh

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    He needs to take his talents to Mauritania next, fuck Bellator. Rampant slavery there.
     
  11. MilesAbove Steel Belt

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    I sent this to my boss when he told me, lol. Plus it's on my b-day.... so.... should be a good day.

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    Good guy Justin
     
  13. Momentosis King Whitebelt

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    Wren looked like he had a ton of potential on the TUF heavys.

    Will be interesting to see how he looks 5 years since.
     
  14. no fat chicks Worlds greatest poster

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    guys a beauty, big fan and really hope hes trained well for this fight.
     
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    it is your duty as a sherdogger to find a way to be noticed on camera and give a shoutout to the Heavies
     
  16. MilesAbove Steel Belt

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    Well I'm pretty sure I'll be more backstage or in the crowd (after seeing him prefight) and not a freaking cornerman.... but now it's a challenge, :icon_chee
     
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    great guy i really hope he wins
     
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    almost finished with the podcast, dude is awesome, good guys like him are rare so i hope he is super successful
     
  19. Snuc3315 avoiding the grave for a while

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    Hopefully he can take a break, relax, and get away for a bit from the rough life he was exposed to

    by training mma ......


    No, seriously
     
  20. Genki Sudo II Blue Steel Ferrari Le Tigre They're The Same Face! Banned

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    Awesome guy. Will be rooting for him and his endeavors for keeps. Always cringe worthy with Joe's off color jokes especially with the guy being so nice.
     

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