UFC star Cynthia Calvillo launched a GoFundMe campaign to help her friend and professional mixed martial artist Maria Favela fight lymphatic cancer. The campaign was set up to raise funds for the incredibly high medical bills for Ms. Favela and her family. As a dedicated athlete, Favela was never financially or mentally prepared for this kind of fight, but now seeks the support of the MMA community to emerge victorious.
Favelas have spent their entire lives preparing for battle in cages. But fighting cancer is a different kind of fight and it takes a lot of strength, courage and resilience. But favelas aren’t the only ones in this fight. The MMA community has shown her outpouring of support for her, with many martial artists and fans alike donating to her GoFundMe campaign to cover her medical bills.
In her own words, Favela said:my life depends on it. I ask for your support in order to win this battle of my life. I need all the help I can to get my hands up.Favela’s determination and fighting spirit are inspiring, and the MMA community is united to help her win.
If you would like to help Maria Favela in her fight against lymphatic cancer, you can donate through the GoFundMe campaign launched by Cynthia Calvillo. To donate, visit the GoFundMe page (https://www.gofundme.com/f/vn3b6u-help-maria-beat-cancer) and click the “Donate Now” button. You will be prompted to enter your donation amount and enter your payment information. For Maria to cover her medical bills and win this battle, her amount, big or small, makes all the difference.
It’s not often that we see professional athletes stepping away from their job, hurt and in need of support. However, in this case, the MMA community has shown that they are not only contestants in a cage, but also a family that cares about each other. Favela’s battle with cancer is not hers alone. It’s a battle in which we can all participate and help her win.
The GoFundMe campaign started by Cynthia Calvillo to support Maria Favela fighting lymphatic cancer is an inspiring example of the MMA community coming together to support their own communities. Her fighting spirit and her determination in Favela have touched the hearts of many, and the outpouring of support she has received is a testament to the strength and resilience of the MMA community. Let’s all work together to help Maria Favela win this battle and secure her victory.