This story is the first in a two-part series about local MMA fighter Shawn Woodyard. Check back next week for the second part. Warning: This story includes some adult language.
Growing up as an outsider, Shawn Woodyard needed to find his way to fit in. Sometimes it takes more than one try to get it right.
Born in Ohio, Woodyard moved to Danville at age 12. At age 14, Woodyard moved to Marion County.