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BestBuy Manager Pursues Vanier to Become MMA Pro

Written on September 07, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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To sustain his child's needs, Carey Vanier decided to be a full-time MMA fighter.

Carey Vanier will disregard Best Buy even if there are risks. The Bellator lightweight was interviewed for a promotion at the big-box retailer and suddenly realized he hadn’t taken any. He was always uncertain if his career would give evident money to his son.

And what kind of example would he set for his child?

“It got my head going,” he said. Not long enough when he decided to put both feet on the octagon he had watched his college buddy and future stable mate Roger Huerta as he enters the MMA stardom. He gave up the manager’s position to became a fighter.

“I was like, I can do this,” Vanier (8-3 MMA, 1-1 BFC) said.

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