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    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — It’s been 196 days since Alexandre Pereira Silva was hospitalized after attempting to make weight for his professional MMA debut at Shooto Brazil 80.

    Now, his recovery is being viewed by family and doctors as a miracle.

    The 21-year-old fighter defeated Marcos Silva in his amateur debut as a lightweight in May 2017 and was set to face the same opponent at 145 pounds...

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