For many poor children in the Dominican Republic, baseball offers a chance at a better life. Alex Garcia grew up playing the game, but his life changed when he found mixed martial arts. MMA gave Garcia the adrenaline rush he didn’t get from baseball, and he was hooked from his first fight. Now, he’s a UFC welterweight. This Saturday, he fights Mike “Quick” Swick at UFC 189 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. But Garcia could generate serious power with a bat. For proof of that, watch his December 2013 Octagon debut, and the vicious punches he threw ... Read the Full Article Here

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