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REWIND: Iranian Cage Fighter Gets Personal (VOA On Assignment Sept. 6)i
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September 06, 2013 12:54 PM
VOA Persian News Network reporter Tala Hadavi sits down with On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui to talk about her hour-long documentary on UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighter Reza "Mad Dog" Madadi. Tala followed the Iranian-Swedish mixed martial artist for a month, discovering a personal story as powerful as his punches -- a story that has since taken a serious turn. Don't miss our update at the end of the segment.

REWIND: Iranian Cage Fighter Gets Personal (VOA On Assignment Sept. 6)

Published September 06, 2013

VOA Persian News Network reporter Tala Hadavi sits down with On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui to talk about her hour-long documentary on UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighter Reza "Mad Dog" Madadi. Tala followed the Iranian-Swedish mixed martial artist for a month, discovering a personal story as powerful as his punches -- a story that has since taken a serious turn. Don't miss our update at the end of the segment.

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"Memories of the Berlin Wall"

"Muslims Praying in a Cathedral"

"How America's First Muslim Congressman Thinks We Should Fight the Islamic State"

"Sebastian Junger and 'The Last Patrol'"

 

That, plus Ebola Gamers, all in this week's episode of On Assignment.

 

 

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