It’s quite unfortunate there are individuals who were dealt the wrong cards by being born with that extra chromosome, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make their dreams come true.
Isaac ‘The Shermanator’ Marquez was born with Down Syndrome, but his condition did not deter him from pursuing his passion in mixed martial arts, with a dream of stepping inside The Octagon to get a chance to prove his mettle.
That day finally came when veteran UFC fighter Diego Sanchez signed up for an exhibition fight against Marquez at the Jackson-Wink ‘Fight Night 2’ event held at Isleta Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. And despite his considerable advantage, ‘The Nightmare’ was no match for ‘The Shermanator’ and soon tapped out of an arm bar to let Marquez win the match.
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