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Eric Morken, Echo Press Alexandria's Shawn Nelson posed for a picture at the Full Nelson Fight Club facilities on 6th Avenue as he gets ready to open the new gym in Alexandria on July 18.

Full Nelson Fight Club ready to open

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Alexandria's Shawn Nelson knows what it's like to struggle to find the money to afford a gym membership.

Now he is trying to do something about that. The 1997 graduate of Jefferson High School is diving head first into the opening of his Full Nelson Fight Club, a mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness gym he hopes will provide an affordable and convenient way for people of all ages to stay fit.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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