Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Gastón Bolanos started Muay Thai at the age of 10 and has been doing it ever since. He fights and trains out of Combat Sports Academy (CSA) in Dublin, CA. His amateur record is 23-3-1 and now 8-0 as a professional with 7 knockouts, 5 of them by spinning back elbow knockouts. He is a multiple amateur champion (US/ South American/California) and now a pro WMC (World Muay Thai Council) South American Champion at 140 pounds.
What drives your passion for MMA?
I'm driven by always getting better and becoming the best I can be every single day I train.
My anthem song is __________.
“Light it Up” by Diplo.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
To not take anything too seriously and to enjoy every day as if it were my last.
If I weren’t an Muay Thai/MMA fighter, I would be a...
Pick 5 adjectives that describe you best.
Hardworking, driven, outgoing, funny, focused.
What is your favorite Zevia flavor?
Mmmmm, I love all Zevia flavors but Grape and Cream Soda are the best :)
What is your greatest fear?
My greatest fear is to not perform to the best of my abilities.
What’s your dream travel destination?
Indonesia and Thailand.