Maximiliano Ulloa had an accident that paralyzed him from waist down. He still practices jiu jitsu. Max has always a positive outlook into everything and he is a great inspiration for all of us.
This year during the Worlds, there was a moment that let everyone present at the Walter Pyramid worried. At the middleweight semifinal match , Alan “Finfou” faced Otávio Sousa and after an omoplata attempt followed by an arm-bar by Otávio, Alan couldn’t get up and couldn’t feel his leg. Taken by ambulance to the hospital, Alan is recovering well. Check it out his interview below:
Level Ground Mixed Martial Arts is a Boston-based nonprofit organization that leverages mixed martial arts to unleash the strength, power, and ingenuity of urban youth so that they may fight for and seize their dreams
Check it out this blog post written by a Level Ground student.