MMA fighter dies after motorcycle crash in Italy

ONE Champion boxer Iuri Lapicus passed away Monday in Italy because of injuries endured in a bike collision recently, the promo validated with ESPN. He was 27.

” The ONE Champion group is sad over the unfortunate death of Iuri Lapicus,” the promo created in a declaration. “Our ideas as well as petitions head out to his liked ones at this tough time.”

According to Milano Today, Lapicus collapsed his motorcycle Friday right into an automobile driven by a 69-year-old female in northwest Milan as well as needed to be airlifted by means of helicopter to a health center in the city. Lapicus remained in a coma till Monday, per records.

Lapicus (14-2) was a previous ONE 185-pound title opposition. The Moldovan-born citizen of Italy contended versus previous UFC light-weight champ Eddie Alvarez in 2021, a spell that mosted likely to a no-contest because of strikes to the rear of the head. Lapicus battled most just recently last August, a loss toZebaztian Kadestam Prior to his newest stretch, Lapicus had actually begun his professional mixed martial arts occupation with 14 straight triumphes.

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