MMA fighter, Diego Lopez, who I wrote about last year, will be fighting in New York City on March 23rd. An instructor at the Williamsburg Mixed Martial Arts Academy and part of Team Ricardo Almeida, Lopez is yet another plant-powered athlete who lives a vegan lifestyle. Follow Diego Lopez on Twitter: @DiegoLowpez
You can also have the opportunity to meet and interact with Lopez at the upcoming "Athletes & Plant Based Nutrition" talk in New York featuring Registered Dietician and TheDiscerningBrute.com contributor Matt Ruscigno. Lopez will be joined by several other vegan athletes. Fitness pro and 2012 Peta's Sexiest Vegan Next Door" Zachary Koval, Muay Thai Kickboxer Erin Red Grayson, and pilates instructor, personal trainer and dancer/choreographer Tracey Katof.