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China’s ‘Monkey King’ in center stage

FIGHT NIGHT:The 20-year-old from Tianjin who trained in the Shaolin Temple is to face Vince ‘Vandetta’ Morales tonight in the UFC’s first fight card to be held in Beijing

AFP, BEIJING

He believes China’s rich history in martial arts has the country — and its fighters — well positioned as MMA continues to take hold.

“We have the history in China,” Song said. “This is only the beginning.”

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