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Fighter Relies on God’s Grace Card

MMA fighter Patrick Hutton battled drug and alcohol addiction outside the cage until he relied on Jesus to be his satisfaction. Read Transcript


I GO IN SAYING I AM GOING

TO WIN.

HE IS GOING IN SAYING HE IS

GOING TO WIN.

SECOND STINKS.

REPORTER: PATRICK BAM-BAM

HUTTON HAS ALWAYS WANTED TO BE

THE BEST NO MATTER WHAT SPORT HE

PLAYS.

BASEBALL, FOOTBALL,

BASKETBALL, BOXING, CROSS

COUNTRY, ANYTHING, I LOVE TO

COMPETE.

IF WE THUMB WRESTLE, AND I LOSE,

I AM GOING TO BE MAD.

REPORTER: PATRICK WAS A KID

THAT LOVED TO SPAR WITH KIDS IN

THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

I AM NOT A MEAN PERSON, I

LIKE TO HIT.

REPORTER: HE WAS DISCIPLINED

IN COLLEGE.

HE KNEW THAT WAS WHAT IT TOOK TO

BE THE BEST.

CREDITE A LOT OF

TO DISCIPLINING SPORTS TO

COACHES.

REPORTER: AFTER COLLEGE HE

LANDED A GOOD JOB.

HE HAD TIME ON HIS HANDS AND

MONEY TO SPEND.

LIMOUSINES, VIP AT THE CLUBS,

BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, PROFESSIONAL

BIG TIME ATHLETES, DRINKING,

DRUGS, A LOT OF WOMEN.

THOUSAND DOLLAR TABS.

LIVING LIKE A ROCK STAR.

REPORTER: HE ACTED LIKE HE

WAS ONE.

HE BEGAN COMPETING

PROFESSIONALLY IN MIXED MARTIAL

ARTS AND BIG BAR TABS AND ALL

THE MONEY HE COULD SPEND.

I WAS OUT OF CONTROL COCAINE,

I DID IT IN FRONT OF MY BABY

BROTHER I WOULD NEVER HURT.

HE TOLD MY OLDER BROTHER.

HE SAID SOMETHING THAT MADE ME

MAD.

I THREW IT IN THE TOILET AND I

REMEMBER CUSSING AND SCREAMING.

REPORTER: PATRICK KNEW THINGS

NEEDED TO CHANGE.

I HAVE DONE THE PARTY SCENE

TO CHURCH.

REPORTER: NOT JUST ONE

CHURCH, BUT HIS ONE IDOL, GEORGE

FOREMAN.

GOD USES HIM AS A TOOL AND

USED HIM TO GET ME IN THE

CHURCH.

REPORTER: PATRICK REALIZED HE

NEEDED TO GIVE HIS LIFE TO

CHRIST.

DEEP DOWN IN MY HEART I

WANTED TO BE A BETTER PERSON TO

BE A BETTER CHRISTIAN.

JESUS CHRIST, SON OF GOD, HE

DIED FOR ALL MY SINS.

HE IS THE REASON I AM HERE.

COMPETES R: PATRICK

DISCIPLINE AND

WORKS WITH AUTISTIC

CHILDREN.

I GET THE WORST OF THE WORST

BEHAVIOR OF KIDS.

THAT IS NOT GOOD.

KIDS THAT WANT TO BE FIGHTERS --

I THINK MY JOB IS TO HELP AS

MANY PEOPLE AS I CAN THE BEST

WAY I CAN.

REPORTER: HE BELIEVES THE

ONLY WAY HE CAN DO THAT IS

THROUGH JESUS CHRIST.

A

SOME OF THE THINGS JESUS DID,

HE WAS LOVING, CARING,

FORGIVING.

HE WAS HONEST.

HE WALKED A PERFECT WALK SO I

COULD MAKE MISTAKES AND LEARN

AND DO BETTER.

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