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Greg Hardy to pursue MMA career

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Controversial free-agent defensive end Greg Hardy is putting his NFL career on hold in order to pursue a career in mixed martial arts, according to MMAFighting.com. "I'm very focused and excited to start my MMA career," Hardy said in a statement to the website. "I'm going to do this the right way, I can assure you of that." He has been training for several months and several promotions have already showed interest, despite Hardy not having extensive background in MMA, according to the report. Hardy, 28, was arrested on Sept. 26 in Richardson, Texas on a cocaine possession charge. He was released from custody on $5,000 bond the next day. He was pulled over for failure to signal a left turn, and a search of his vehicle revealed what police said was cocaine and an item containing marijuana remnants, according to police documents. He had six sacks in 12 games for the Dallas Cowboys in 2015 after missing the first four games of the...
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