Wisconsin Life

Mixed Martial Arts Fighter

Clip: Season 7 Episode 11 | 3m 49s Video has closed captioning.

At 15, Felipe joined his Guatemalan immigrant father at his new home in the western Wisconsin town of Arcadia. Arriving in the dead of winter, speaking no English, Felipe faced a rough adjustment. By throwing himself into school activities, especially the wrestling team, he found a supportive team and the help he needed to thrive. His success continues as an undefeated mixed martial arts fighter.

Aired: 05/13/19

Rating: NR

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