Life in the Cage: Maine's Obsession with MMA

There’s a bit of initial awkwardness in this Jon Lemke interview. He’s reticent, the answers to questions coming short and guarded. But once you find some common ground—in this case, our shared military service—he warms up a little. The answers start flowing more freely. He’s open. Honest. Easy to get along with.

You almost forget he punches people in the face for a living.

Originally published in Bangor Metro magazine (April 2017). To read the full article, click here