Former UFC fighter Maiquel Falcao was found with three critical stab wounds at 3am native time on Sunday morning exterior of a bar in his hometown of Pelotas, a metropolis within the south of Brazil which is round 80 miles from the Uruguayan border.
He was rushed to a close-by hospital however didn’t survive his accidents, based on GZH.
The Murder and Private Safety Police Station authority has launched an investigation into the incident.
Falcao appeared as soon as for the UFC, beating Gerald Harris by unanimous resolution at UFC 123 in Michigan in November 2010.
He was subsequently launched by the group after stories emerged that he had beforehand been arrested for an alleged assault of a girl exterior of a nightclub.
‘Huge Rig’ inked a take care of Bellator MMA two years later and was victorious within the promotion’s middleweight match in in Could 2012 – a victory which earned him a shot at then-Bellator 185lbs champion Alexander Shlemenko, dropping to the Russian fighter by second-round knockout.
He was later axed from the Bellator roster amid stories that he assaulted a girl and had develop into concerned in a road battle.
Falcao would develop into one thing of a blended martial arts journeyman in his latter profession, preventing in nations together with Serbia, India, Uzbekistan, Argentina and the Czech Republic, successful simply 5 of his final 17 fights.
His closing bout got here in Sochi, Russia in December 2019, when he was submitted by Sergey Romanov.
His profession did, nonetheless, see him acquire credible wins towards fighters corresponding to Igor Pokrajac, Jesse Taylor and Norman Paraisy.
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