For those who don’t know, Tara LaRosa, arguably the best pound-for-pound female mixed martial arts fighter on the planet, recently lost a loved one in Iraq:
Elizalde earned the coveted Green Beret in 2005 and was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a member of the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula. Survived by his daughter, Sydney Grace of Klamath Falls, Ore., he was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and the Meritorious Service Medal.
Her story is gut-wrenching and deeply upsetting. If you’re a member of The UnderGround, send her some love.
More info on LaRosa here.
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