Former UFC fighter, Steven Ray, has set up a GoFundMe campaign – with the goal of reaching £100,000 to fund his daughter’s brain surgery.
Ray has been competing in MMA since 2010 and sports a 25-11 record. He is also known as a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete, who won a grappling match against Paddy Pimblett back in 2019.
“Braveheart” has competed in the UFC from 2015 to 2019 and is now a Professional Fighters League (PFL) fighter.
Recently, he shared heartbreaking news regarding his 7 year old daughter, Myla.
Myla has been diagnosed with the Cortical Dysplasia Type 2, which is a “cerebral developmental malformation that causes drug-resistant epilepsy”.
She requires urgent brain surgery:
Trying to raise funds for my daughter to get brain surgery.
Her story is on the page if anyone wants to read and/or share also if anyone can help & donate anything you can, it all helps.
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A number of prominent MMA figures have donated already. The top two donors so far have been the PFL, which donated £15,000, and UFC President Dana White, who donated £10,000.
Other top donors have been the MMA journalist Ariel Helwani, analyst and color commentator Laura Sanko, as well as the UFC featherweight athlete Shane Burgos.
The GoFundMe campaign’s link is: https://gofund.me/7a964e13
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