Who is Felipe Colares?
Felipe Colares was a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competed in the Bantamweight division, most notably in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was born on March 31, 1994, and began training in judo at the age of seven. At 15, he added Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Taekwondo, and Muay Thai to his skillset.
On May 1, 2023, Colares died tragically in a traffic collision at the age of 29. He was reportedly hit by a bus while returning from his gym in Rio de Janeiro. His coach Rodrigo Balbi informed Combate that Colares was rescued by the fire department but passed away on the way to Hospital Rocha Faria in Campo Grande.
Felipe Colares Cause of Death
Felipe Colares, a former UFC fighter, passed away at the age of 29 on Monday. According to his coach Rodrigo Balbi, Colares was hit by a bus in Rio de Janeiro while returning from a training session on Monday morning. He received medical attention from first responders at the scene, but unfortunately, he passed away while being transported to a local hospital.
The incident occurred in the Guaratibo neighborhood as Colares was on his way home from training. He suffered multiple injuries and was taken to Rocha Faria hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries en route. Brazilian media outlet Combate reported the tragic news.
Felipe Colares Death
Felipe Colares, a former UFC fighter, passed away tragically at the age of 29 on May 1, 2023, after being hit by a bus in Brazil. The incident occurred as Colares was returning from his morning training at Team Nogueira in the western part of Rio de Janeiro. According to reports, he was run over by a bus and sustained multiple injuries.
Firefighters arrived at the scene and rushed him to Rocha Faria Hospital, but unfortunately, he passed away on the way. Colares had just finished a training session before the accident happened. His teammate, Kleydson Rodrigues, confirmed the devastating news to Sherdog reporter Christian Stein later that day.
Former Ufc Star Felipe Colares Dead at 29
Felipe Colares, a former UFC fighter, has passed away at the age of 29 after being hit by a bus in Brazil. According to his coach Rodrigo Balbi, Colares was returning from training in Rio de Janeiro when the incident occurred on Avenida das Américas. The MMA fighter was rushed to the hospital but passed away from his injuries en route. Colares is survived by his wife Jaqueline and their 10-month-old son.
During his professional MMA career, Colares achieved a record of 10-4. He competed six times for UFC between 2019 and 2022, with a 2-4 record in the competition. His last UFC fight was in May 2022 at UFC Fight Night, where he suffered a loss via KO/TKO to Chase Hooper. Colares’ last fight was in February 2023 at Ares FC 12 in Paris, where he won by a choke-out submission in the first round against Alioune Nahaye.
How Did Felipe Colares Die?
Felipe Colares, a Brazilian MMA fighter, passed away after being hit by a vehicle while returning from training in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. According to Globo, the Fire Department responded quickly and provided medical assistance to Colares, but he was in a critical condition and unfortunately passed away while being transported to the hospital.
Despite being rushed to Hospital Rocha Faria in Campo Grande, he died before reaching the hospital, as confirmed by his coach, Rodrigo Babi. The news of Colares’ passing was confirmed by his cousin, Selma Cunha, who shared a heartfelt message on Facebook expressing her deep sorrow.Colares, who was nicknamed Cabocao, is survived by his wife Jaqueline and their 10-month-old son. He had a professional MMA record of 11 wins and four losses.
Felipe Colares Obituary
Felipe Colares, a Brazilian MMA fighter, passed away on May 1st, 2023, following a traffic accident. Colares’ death has sent shockwaves through the MMA community, and he will be deeply missed. He returned to the sport in February 2023 under the Ares FC banner and won his fight against Alioune Nahaye in Paris, France, bringing his MMA record to 11 wins and four losses.
Colares was a former Jungle Fight featherweight champion, and during his time in the UFC between 2019 and 2022, he had two wins and four losses. He had victories over Domingo Pilarte and Luke Sanders, but left the promotion after losing to Chris Gutierrez and Chase Hooper.
According to Combate, Felipe is survived by his wife, Jaqueline, and a 6-month-old son named Rhavi. The news of Colares’ untimely passing has left his family and loved ones devastated. The MMA community has been sharing condolences and prayers to support his family and close friends during this difficult time.
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