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MMA fighter Dan Kiser faces a long road to recovery after sustaining an injury in a Detroit Lakes bout. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Mixed martial arts fighter has long road to recover from traumatic brain injury

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It’s been three months to the day since mixed martial arts champion Dan “The King” Kiser suffered a traumatic brain injury during a fight at Detroit Lakes’ Kent Freeman Arena on May 24.


Since then, Kiser has been fighting a battle of a very different sort: The struggle to regain full use of his faculties.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454