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An MMA Oscars party where Putin pal Steven Seagal, not Meryl Streep, is the guest of honor

An MMA Oscars party where Putin pal Steven Seagal, not Meryl Streep, is the guest of honor

In an Oscar season saturated with repetitive red carpet affairs, one black-tie event stood out from the rest in the lead-up to Sunday’s ceremony — the only awards party where Steven Seagal was the guest of honor and mixed martial arts fighters brawled in the center of a ballroom between courses of a lavish four-course dinner.

The first SMASH Global Pre-Oscar Gala, a charity awards fete celebrating MMA and action movies, also was the only Oscars week bash in Hollywood in which Academy Award nominee

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