Friends of former UFC fighter, Javier “Showtime” Vazquez has started a GoFundMe page to help the fighter beat cancer. The page is looking to raise $35,000 (The page raised over $37,000 by the time of this article was posted). The funds will help Vazquez cover his medical bills and help him while he steps away from teaching at his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy.
Vazquez has been diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer. He had a tumor removed but still faces 6 months of chemotherapy treatment.
Vazquez retired from MMA in 2011.
To donate to help Vazquez, click the link here. https://www.gofundme.com/prof-javier-vasquez-cancer-relief
The MMA Takeover’s Staff would like to send our thoughts and prayers to Vazquez and his family at this difficult time.