Lafayette’s Dark Knight – Chris JeanBatiste – Headkicks Martial Arts & Fitness

August 6, 2019
by Jeffery Hoffmann

There’s a once kept secret now sweeping the nation that Louisiana natives have been privy to for some time now – Lafayette is a special place. Named after Marquis de Lafayette, a French aristocrat and military officer who fought alongside the colonists during the American Revolutionary war, the city of Lafayette maintains the fighting spirit and tradition of its namesake. Two current UFC champions hail from Lafayette – Heavyweight Daniel Cormier and Lightweight Dustin Poirier. To put that in perspective, a city with a population of 127,000 has spawned two current UFC world champions.

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