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For Arjan Bhullar, combat sports are not so much of a decision as they are life itself, breathed into him through the winds of the past. There’s no alternative when your family has its own akhara, a wrestling dojo. When your first steps are on its mats, when you grow up in a household packed with more than 20 people, when your dad is a decorated wrestler, when your warrior roots go back thousands of miles and hundreds of years, it becomes a part of you—an indispensable piece of your being, same as an organ.

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The ghosts of Gila River Arena still roar to life for Justin Gaethje, memories alive and well and as vibrant as the desert sun.

The venue located deep in the heart of Glendale, Ariz., which will play host to UFC on FOX 29 on April 14, went by a different name when Gaethje first strode through its halls in 2004. Back then, when Gaethje first learned what it meant for champions to struggle and overcome and strive for greatness on the grandest stage, the building went by a simpler name:

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