Meet the 11-year-old cancer survivor who inspired a UFC star
By Kirsten Fleming, New York Post
• Nov. 8, 2017
He made the kid a promise: He would make it to the UFC if Maple beat cancer. In 2013, about two years after they first met, Maple’s leukemia was declared in remission. Eighteen months later, Garbrandt made his UFC debut. By the end of 2016, he’d won the Bantamweight title.