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Maxi Oyarzabal, boxing and MMA coach: “I started as a hobby and everything went away”

In a special edition of Knockout9 about the Mixed martial arts (MMA), we chat with Maxi Oyarzabal, boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) coach and co


In a special edition of Knockout9 about the Mixed martial arts (MMA), we chat with Maxi Oyarzabal, boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) coach and coachwho spoke about his dreams, aspirations and how his interest in the sport began.

When I started, we were 17 years old with my brother. We had returned from traveling, we lived in Uruguay. We used to surf there when we were little. We came to Buenos Aires and we were looking for a sport that could replace that. We really liked combat sports. We tried MMA, taekwondo, jiu-jitsu, muay thai“, He highlighted in the report hand in hand with the fighter Horacio “the ninja” Enrique.

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I thought about making a career long after I had already started in all this. It started out more as a hobby and it grew, half forming alone. After, I did the physical education teacher. And, in a moment, I realized that helping or teaching my classmates felt comfortable. More so than I am as a competitor “; he added about his beginnings in the sports environment.

The full interview in the video.