Former UFC fighter Felipe Colares passes away at 29

Former UFC fighter Felipe Colares passes away at 29
Published on May 5, 2023, 12:45:16 PM

Former UFC fighter Felipe Colares passed away after being hit by a bus at the age of 29

On his way home from training in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Colares was struck by a bus on Monday morning.

According to his coach Rodrigo Babi, the MMA fighter was rushed to Hospital Rocha Faria in Campo Grande but passed away before arriving there.

Between 2019 and 2022, the former featherweight champion of Jungle Fight went 2-4 in the UFC, winning over Domingo Pilarte and Luke Sanders.

After losing to Chris Gutierrez and Chase Hooper, he left the organisation.

Eight months after the birth of his first kid Rhavi, "Caboco" fought for for the first time after his UFC release under the Ares FC banner and choked out Alioune Nahaye in Paris, France, to improve to 11-4 in MMA.

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