Vera determined to put on a show for his hometown fans

Marlon Vera of Ecuador kicks Douglas Silva de Andrade of Brazil in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Mangueirinho Arena on February 03, 2018 in Belem, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)” align=”center” />It’s not a UFC world championship. But it’s better, as far as Marlon Vera is concerned, to see his seven-year-old daughter Ana Paula finally beginning to smile. Plagued by the rare neurological condition Moebius syndrome, which left Ana Paula unable to smile, Vera and his family have spent several years raising the money fo … Read the Full Article Here
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Cejudo: DJ is human, anything can happen

In April 2016, Henry Cejudo had it all figured out, and he was about to let UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson know about it.“My mindset was not only am I gonna beat this guy, but I’m just gonna drag him through the mud,” Cejudo said of his first meeting with Johnson at UFC 197 in Las Vegas. “I’m gonna show people my skills, my strength and my will. I’m gonna use it upon him.”It didn’t play out like that on fight night, and in less than three minutes, Johnson had a TKO victory and his eighth successful title defense, and Cejudo had his fir … Read the Full Article Here
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