Evan Velez - Road to the UFC
Organized by: Evan Velez
Evan is a 29 year old Professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter, who was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. He has competed in various forms of Martial Arts since the age of 4. He holds a Black Belt with the World Oyama Karate Organization. He competed as captain for the Herbert H. Lehman high school and Hunter College wrestling teams. He has also represented the USA internationally with the New York Athletic Club. As a fighter, he is currently one of the top Flyweights in the Northeast with a record of 7-3 and has recently been on the UFC's radar. His journey now takes him across the country so that he can continue to train full time and put himself in the best position to get into the UFC and be one of the top Flyweight fighters in the world. He will be training with Team Oyama in Irvine, CA. Donations will cover training expenses along the way. Those of you that know him, know how much he has sacrificed and how close he is to making it. Thank you all for your support! Are you #TeamVelez?
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