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MAORI TELEVISION : Aaron Tau ready to take next step up in MMA

Aaron "Tauzemup" Tau is a Māori MMA fighter following the paths Dan Hooker, Shane Young and Kai-Kara France.

This month he will make his professional debut on one of the biggest fight nights in Auckland, fighting on one of the bouts on the King in the Ring event later this month. "Just to have the opportunity to be in the atmosphere that they create, I'm so grateful. Yeah it's a stepping stone for me. We'll go out there andshow them what we do, from there we'll let the coaches sort out what's coming next," he says. One of his coaches, is Dan Hooker, won the King in the Ring tournament in 2013.