The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Valerie Sanchez, 21, is a female mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who is majoring in public relations and entrepreneurship at DePaul.

Muay Thai, Taekwondo Champion Valerie Sanchez lends her talents at the Ray

Joe Martinez, Contributing Writer February 26, 2023

What do the titles student, teacher and national champion all have in common? They all belong to a martial artist from Maywood, Valerie Sanchez. Sanchez, 21, from Humboldt Park is a fighter majoring...

Bellator 288 sold out Wintrust Arena in the organization’s first trip to Chicago since 2019.

MMA is back in Chicago as Wintrust Arena hosts Bellator 288

Erik Uebelacker November 22, 2022

For the first time since 2019, a major MMA organization returned to Chicago. Bellator MMA, one of the premiere mixed martial arts promotions in the world, came to Wintrust Arena on Friday Nov. 18 for...

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