On Monday, May 1, as he was traveling home from training in Rio de Janeiro, former UFC fighter Felipe Colares was struck and killed by a bus.
Luto no MMA O lutador Felipe “Cabocão” Colares morreu na manhã desta segunda-feira, no Rio de Janeiro, aos 29 anos de idade. O ex-UFC foi atropelado por um ônibus em Guaratiba, Zona Oeste da cidade, quando retornava de um treino
Colares was immediately sent to Rocha Faria Hospital after the accident, but he passed away in the car because of the seriousness of his wounds, according to the Globo Esporte report. Colares, who was only 29 years old, is survived by his wife and their six-month-old baby.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the deceased’s family and friends, who have been struggling with the loss of such an intelligent and compassionate individual.