UFC fighter making a difference teaching others
Ray Rodriguez shows off some of his belts as he prepares for his next UFC fight in Las Vegas. SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio has a long boxing history but over the last two decades, more fighters and fans are taking up mixed martial arts. Ray Rodriguez, who was born in San Antonio but attended high school in Floresville, will be traveling to Las Vegas to compete in UFC Fight Night 187. “When we opened this academy, there wasn’t many martial arts in the South Side of San Antonio, jiu-jitsu specifically,” said Rodriguez. “To be able to be a professional fighter, to have this gym as well, it’s a beautiful thing.