Merging Vets + Players empowers veterans who serve in combat zones and former elite athletes to live a life full of pride and purpose while re-establishing a sense of relevance, dignity and value in the world with both a healthy body and healthy mind.
On April 18th, Paramount Network and Bellator MMA partnered with nice n-profit group Merging Vets & Players (MVP) to host an MMA training and mentoring event at POW! gym in Chicago in advance of Bellator 198.
The afternoon consisted of both physical and mental challenges as the veterans and athletes trained in MMA style and then debriefed to discuss some of the particular challenges veterans and professional athletes face as they transition into civilian life.
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