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UFC MMA Exhibition in Albany

The UFC came to the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y. yesterday for the sole purpose of bringing a bit of education the folks at the state capital. Of course, for the 60 or so grade school kids assembled, it was less about getting MMA sanctioned in New York and more about learning some wrestling moves from Hall of Famer Matt Hughes. Present to assist the former welterweight champ were current UFC fighters Ryan LaFlare, Dennis Bermudez and Uriah Hall. Also present: a bunch of thrilled kids.

Afterwards, all the kids (and spectators) lined up to get autographs, with Hughes signing more than a few sets of headgear.

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