Yates inks pro deal

Central grad signs on with World Series of Fighting

As his father, Steve, watches, mixed martial arts fighter Andrew Yates, whose nickname is “The Golden Boy,” signs a professional contract with the World Series of Fighting on Monday at Buffalo Wild Wings. Yates graduated from Central High School and began his career in a cage built in the garage of his family’s Fruita home. He now lives in Las Vegas, where, according to his website, he has been fighting with the Wand Fight Team while working as a personal trainer and coach at Wand Fight Gym.



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As his father, Steve, watches, mixed martial arts fighter Andrew Yates, whose nickname is “The Golden Boy,” signs a professional contract with the World Series of Fighting on Monday at Buffalo Wild Wings. Yates graduated from Central High School and began his career in a cage built in the garage of his family’s Fruita home. He now lives in Las Vegas, where, according to his website, he has been fighting with the Wand Fight Team while working as a personal trainer and coach at Wand Fight Gym.

It wasn’t that long ago that professional mixed martial arts fighter Andrew Yates was thinking about quitting a sport he had been dominant in since he was at Central High…




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