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Warrensburg High School graduate Darin Rafferty instructs former schoolmate Lenny Baker in some subtle techniques in boxing at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu center in Ballston Spa. Baker was recently awarded a professional contract by Cage Fury Fighting Championships in mixed martial arts combat, based on his recent 58-second knockout in Bennington Vt. Rafferty, a Golden Gloves champion, serves as boxing coach for Baker, who is a 2001 NCAA Division III National Champion wrestler.

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Lenny Baker signs pro contract for mixed martial arts cage fights

Known to never back down from a challenge Warrensburgh High School graduate Lenny Baker has signed a professional fighting contract for caged mixed martial arts bouts. Locals know he's already won the 2001 NCAA National Wrestling Championship at 141 pounds. Now he's training with WCS 1994 grad Darin Rafferty to learn to throw devastating punches in preparation for his pro career.


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