Potts Shares Cage Time With Cancer Patient

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At FightStar 7 on the 31st of May, former EFC Africa Heavy Weight Champion and now South Africa’s own UFC fighter, Ruan “Fangzz” Potts climbed into the cage to give his support to a boy who beat the biggest fight of all against Cancer.

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Cameron Marius Smith is a ten year old boy who won the fight against Cancer and through FightStar a small dream of his was made true at FightStar 7 where he was able to meet his favourite fighter of all time and hero, Ruan “Fangzz” Potts.
President of FightStar Pietro Cignoli also joined them in the cage handing over some FightStar memorabilia over to Cameron. Shortly before Cameron and Ruan were then joined by a few more fighters from the biggest promotion in Africa, EFC Africa.

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Martin Van Staden made his way to the cage not only to greet the young fighter but to call all the kids that were in attendance at FightStar 7 into the cage aswell handing out Pitbull Energy Caps to each of them before they all posed for a group photo.

“Our matchmaker Grant Oliff said that there was this young warrior who had beaten cancer and he had invited him and his friends as our VIP guests at FightStar 7.” Said FightStar President Pietro Cignoli, ” I had heard that this youngster was a massive  MMA Fan as well as a Ruan Potts fan, so we invited Ruan Potts to meet the young man. It was the highlight of his evening. Ruan Potts is a true gentleman, always giving back to his fans.”

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More than just parents were smiling from that point on of the night and FightStar once again puts a glimmer of hope into the eyes of not only amateur fighters looking to make it into the big time, but into supporters that are battling their own fights each and every day.

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