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Elgin native set for US Martial Arts Hall of Fame induction

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Elgin’s own Micah Ashby has been selected for induction into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame on July 16, Ashby informs the Courier.The induction ceremony, which is set to take place at the Hilton San Antonio Airport, will reportedly honor the 29-year-old under the category of “distinguished MMA fighter”.“It’s shocking and humbling,” said Ashby last week. “I never saw myself as being ‘Hall of Fame material’. ‘Legacy material’. For me, it immortalizes me. It cements my legacy and what I did, and it makes me see that everything I worked hard for definitely paid off in the end.”Ashby,

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