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Knuckle Junkies Team

Brett Auten - Editor in Chief

Brett has over 15 years of journalism experience and has covered prep sports in St. Louis for over 10 years. He brings a newcomers enthusiasm to Knuckle Junkies.

Matt Frazier - Online Editor

Matt has been a martial arts enthusiast ever since he threw his first round kick. His passion really took hold when he witnessed Royce Gracie tear through the early UFC. Now he has given up being a fan of all the other major sports and focuses completely on MMA. He brings his enthusiasm for the sport to Knuckle Junkies.

Jim Range - Photography

Jim Range has quickly become one of the premiere action sports photographers in the midwest. His passion for Mixed Martial Arts is rivaled only by his need to perfect his art.

You can see more of Jim's work at his personal website:

Jerry Chavez - Photography

Jerry is the premiere fight photographer in Kansas City. With a sixth sense for nailing the perfect shot, Chavo is well respected among his peers.

You can see more of Jerry's work at his personal website:

Debo - Media Personality

Debo embodies the passion for MMA that drives Knuckle Junkies to bring you the best in local MMA coverage. Debo has a ton of experience working in the media including work on KFNS, KTXY in Columbia, and many other regional radio stations.

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Sara Levin - Photography

Sara worked for many years as the photographer for USA Wrestling. Now she's back home and working for us, and we're lucky to have her.

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Matt McDonald - Web Design

Jordan Dowdy - Reporter

Jason Carr - Reporter

Alex Silvius - Reporter, Physicist

Aaron Holmes - Cage-side Results

Chris Whatley - Cage-side Results

Mark Frazier - Interviews

Erion Zekthi - Interviews

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