Marine MP and MMA champ break down the fighting in ‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’

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Feb 4, 2020 5:23 PM PST
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Marine MP and MMA champ break down the fighting in ‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’

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How realistic is the combat in “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back?” To find out, we went to veteran owned and operated Military Muscle Gym …

How realistic is the combat in "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back?" To find out, we went to veteran owned and operated Military Muscle Gym in Davie, Florida, where owner Kelsey De Santis — a Marine Corps MP turned martial arts trainer — and MMA star Anthony "Rumble" Johnson broke down the weapon strategy, positioning and disarmament techniques from the film.


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