Sean Bates' goal has always been to be the best fighter he can be. He constantly pushes himself to the limit, trying to be the best human he can be. Starting at 12 years old, it has been his constant focus. As a first-generation American, he is passionate about supporting his family and giving back to those who struggled to get him here so he could live his dream. He's always had the heart and strength not to quit. He's sparred the best and worked around some of the best, including Buddy McGirt, Speedy Gonzalez, and Ricky Funez.