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New York fighter portrait project

Portrait of UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, from

(Credit: Photo by Rick Wenner)

I came across a pretty cool portrait photo of UFC middleweight Costas Philippou over the weekend by Rick Wenner. Turns out there's more to it than just a nice photo.

It's part of a series of portraits done by Wenner, who wanted to show his support for legalizing mixed martial arts in New York. 

"My concept was to photograph as many MMA fighters and show a different side of...

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