MMA can change a life

Updated: April 2, 2013

More and more, we are learning the positive effects mixed martial arts can have on a person.

MMA is more than a sporting event or competition for many, In fact, mma is a way of life such the case for Garrett Holeve.

The 23-year-old has down syndrome, but that has and never stopped him from competing in the sport. He recently had his first fight in Florida.

ESPN documented his journey to the ring for his first fight.

Watch the entire segment below.