Local UFC fighter prepares for Abu Dhabi, readies himself for Fight Island match

Wisconsin based UFC fighter, Sam Alvey, who lives in Lake Elsinore, will face Da Un Jung Saturday, Oct. 25, at UFC 254. Valley News/Courtesy photo
It is no secret that the Temecula Valley has seen its fair share of professional fighters set up shop, especially when it comes to the UFC. One of the most prolific fighters to settle down in the area is Dan Henderson, who is one of the godfathers of the mixed martial arts world. At the time of his retirement after UFC 204, he was the oldest fighter on the UFC roster. Henderson is an owner of the Team Quest Fitness Gym located in Temecula, where on any given day you will almost certainly run into another great local UFC fighter, “Smile’n” Sam Alvey. Alvey is an American professional mixed martial artist, currently competing in the light heavyweight division of the UFC. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, Alvey has also formerly competed for Bellator, King of the Cag
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