Homecoming parade for UFC champs Holloway and Medeiros
By Cindy Ellen Russell
June 10, 2017
UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway (front) and UFC welterweight contender Yancy Medeiros made their way to the football field of their alma mater, Waianae High School, for a meet and greet with fans on Saturday.
A homecoming parade in honor of UFC champions Max Holloway and Yancy Medeiros was held on Saturday in Waianae to celebrate their recent victories at the UFC 212 held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The "Parade of Champions" began at Nanakuli and ended at Waianae High School, the alma mater of the two mixed martial arts fighters.
A meet and greet paina was then held on the football field where proclamations were presented, an autograph session was held along with live music and food. Pictured are two semis with platforms for Holloway and Medeiros during the parade along Farrington Highway.
Stepping out from the curb to get a photo of the approaching parade is Phil Damo.
Fans donning umbrellas while waiting for the parade along Farrington Highway in Waianae.
UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway signs a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) flag for a fan.
City council member Kymberly Marcos Pine presents a proclamation to Holloway and Medeiros.
Fans cheer during the parade along Farrington Highway.
UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway cruises past as fans cheered on along Farrington Highway.
At left, UFC Welterweight contender Yancy Medeiros. At right, UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway.