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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.

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.

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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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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.

Alex Silivus - Reporter

Alex is an accomplished professor in the area of Physics and Chemistry. In addition to his academic and family responsiblities, he covers Kansas City MMA for Knuckle Junkies.

Jordan Dowdy - Reporter

A professional fighter with a winning record, Jordan brings a special insight to Knuckle Junkies. In addition to an overall knowledge of MMA, Jordan is also an expert on nurition and weight cutting.

Follow Jordan on Twitter at @JordanDowdy


Matt McDonald - Web Design

Jason Carr - Reporter

Aaron Holmes - Cage-side Results

Chris Whatley - Cage-side Results

Mark Frazier - Interviews

Erion Zekthi - Interviews

David Cormier - Reporter