“I love fighting. I was born for it. I love being in the cage. When you go in the cage, people think that you go in there to beat people up. That’s not what I go in there for. I go in there to test myself, to me it’s a spiritual experience. I want to know about myself and I feel like the cage is the one place in the universe that you can’t lie to yourself.”
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5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT HELEN PERALTA
WHEN AND WHY DID YOU START IN MMA?
I started training on November 20th 2015 because I wanted to prove a point. I wanted to prove that I can be whoever I want and that we all have the power to recreate ourselves. Commitment being the only requirement.
WHAT WAS YOUR CAREER BEFORE FIGHTING? DO YOU STILL MAINTAIN THAT JOB?
Culinary Arts Instructor at a community college. I stopped teaching so that I could concentrate on training.
WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES AND INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF FIGHTING?
Gastronomy, traveling and learning new things.
WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON FIGHTING FOR INVICTA FC?
I’m thrilled. It is the most exciting thing I have ever been part of.
WHEN FIGHT FANS HEAR YOUR NAME, WHAT DO YOU WANT THEM TO THINK AND REMEMBER?
That they can be whoever they want and that their dream, whatever that maybe be, that it is possible.