Chad Mendes’ life has been one of competition. From an early age, the Northern California native forged his will to win on wrestling mats up and down “The Golden State,” honing the skills that would later bring him to a career in mixed martial arts. And while Mendes’ career as an amateur wrestler came with both success and setbacks, it also instilled a certain tenacity to get back into the fray when results didn’t fall his way.There may be a sense of rinse, wash, repeat in a life spent testing your will against that of another, but there is gold to be mined from ... Read the Full Article Here

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