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‘Sport helped me have a purpose’

The Mixed martial arts (MMA) allowed Sergio Cossio (22-8-1) redirect his life, discover his potential at the top of the cage and set himself great


The (MMA) allowed (22-8-1) redirect his life, discover his potential at the top of the cage and set himself great goals as a professional fighter.

“I have learned through blows, I was living for a long time among drugs, vices and many things, so I had the courage and strength and sport helped me to get out of that path and take a purpose in life and be someone”, spoke “Drako” Cossio, champion Light from , in an interview with RECORD.

“I want to compete in the best Suspenders of the world and represent Mexico at the top ”, he emphasized.

After making mistakes in his career due to his lack of professional training, in 2015 he moved away from the MMA after adding a losing streak and entered the vices. His family was essential for him to return to the sport with a greater hunger for success.

“We have been evolving, growing, improving and I have become one of the national figures and it has been due to hard work and perseverance. On LUX They opened the door for me one day, they gave me a chance and I took advantage of the opportunity a lot, I gave them everything and now I am champion”, Mentioned the Duranguense.

Cossio will make this Friday the first defense of his crown against (6-3) at LUX 016 to be held in the Pepsi Center of the Mexico City.

“I feel a lot of pride, a lot of honor, a lot of respect for my opponent and for all the people who are going to attend, I think they are going to have the best night of their lives. There will be adrenaline, there will be many bullets and many explosions, it will be a war that night, may the best man win and Long live Mexico bastards! ” Sergio, who is the favorite to go out with arms raised.

“It is not at all pressure, I know who I am, I know what I have done, I know where I am and where I am going and the truth is that I enjoy it a lot, the support of my people and all the attention. My people want to see me win and make a huge show, I work for that and that night is not going to be the exception, “he said.

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