MMA flyweight fighter Laura Gallardo donates to Project Youth

August 25, 2019 | Blog

August 22, 2019

Laura Gallardo, MMA flyweight fighter wins the women’s 125lb OC Fight Club title and donates proceeds to Project Youth OCBF.

Laura Gallardo formerly Laura Anderson, was born in Irapuato, Mexico. She holds a degree in psychology from Simon Fraser University in Canada and is working on her masters in functional nutrition. 

She is a two time All American collegiate wrestler and made Mexico’s national team. She made the USA grappling team where she won a gold medal at the world championships in Budapest Hungry. She is currently 8-0 as a mixed martial artist and the MMA flyweight champion.

On August 7, Laura presented to youth and families in Project Youth OCBF programs. Laura shared her life experiences and talked about how she has achieved her current success. She motivated youth to work hard and set goals. The youth and parents all enjoyed taking photos with Laura, viewed below.