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Pizza and punches: Eddie Gordon's 'Ultimate Fighter' viewing party

MMA fighter Eddie Gordon, from Freeport, poses for

(Credit: James Escher)

In between the punching and kicking, perhaps try the Prince Edward mussels in a roasted garlic and lemon white wine sauce.

In the between the grappling and the backstories, maybe a slice of pizza and a few garlic knots.

Or just try whatever Eddie Gordon's serving at his "Ultimate Fighter" viewing party Wednesday night at Montana Brothers in Freeport.

“That’s my spot, I’ve been...

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Eddie Gordon on Season 19 of 'The Ultimate Fighter'

MMA light heavyweight Eddie Gordon, of Freeport, trains

(Credit: James Escher)

Freeport's Eddie Gordon, who trains with Ray Longo and Matt Serra, is among the 32 contestants on Season 19 of "The Ultimate Fighter."

The UFC announced the fighters on Tuesday. Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn will be the coaches and will fight one another at the live finale on July 6. The show has already completed filming.

The season will premiere Wednesday, April 16 at 10 p.m. on Fox...

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Freeport's Eddie Gordon wins at CFA 11

MMA fighter Eddie Gordon, from Freeport, poses for

(Credit: James Escher)

Transgender fighter Fallon Fox, a first in MMA, earned most if not all of the headlines leading into and following Friday night's Championship Fighting Alliance card in Coral Gables, Fla.

But earlier on that CFA 11 card was Freeport's Eddie Gordon, a former football player at Fordham.

The Serra-Longo trained fighter earned a second-round submission victory over Oscar Delgado in impressive...

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