'Cut Me, Mick,' Legendary Cutman Talks Myths, Realities Of Combat Sports

Las Vegas is one of the premiere locations for boxing and mixed martial arts. Some of the biggest names in the sport have held their title bouts here.  

So it makes sense that Vegas is also home to many of the people working behind the scenes who make those fights come to life. 

Jacob Duran is one of those people. Though you might not know his name, in the world of boxing and mixed martial arts, he’s a legend. He’s known as a cutman, and he is so well-known for his craft, he’s played himself in six movies, including Rocky Balboa and Creed.

He’s known as Stitch. 

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Jacob "Stitch" Duran, cutman 

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