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Michael Stets

  • joined Nov 27, 2010
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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Michael Stets is an MMA journalist/reporter and is also the host of the weekly podcast Darce Side Radio. Some of his work has been featured in Fightline.com, thefightnerd.com, mmadiehards.com, fullcontactfighter.com, and Fight! Magazine.
Stets has also been a featured guest on SiriusXM's Fight Club and Tapout Radio.
He graduated from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in 2009, completed an internship with SiriusXM NFL Radio, and began his radio career as an on air stringer/field reporter for WGHT Radio in Northern NJ.
He then left that station early in 2011 to embark on a career in covering MMA.
His favorite band is the Deftones, and he enjoys action and horror movies. He also trains in the grappling art of Sambo.
Follow him @Michael_Stets

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