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SEALs now train like UFC fighters, but a lawmaker questions why

SEALs now train like UFC fighters, but a lawmaker questions why

Five years ago, Navy SEALs switched their close-combat training from a system they’d used for more than 20 years to a new mixed martial arts-style program, and a California lawmaker wants to know why.

In a memo to Defense Secretary Ash Carter yesterday, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., argued that the previous Close Quarters Defense program is superior to the MMA program…

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