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ONE Championship contender Iuri Lapicus dead at 27 following car accident


Iuri Lapicus, a two-division standout in ONE Championship, has actually passed away. He was 27 years of ages. Mixed martial arts Fighting verified the news with ONE authorities, who launched the following declaration: The ONE Championship group is sad over the terrible death of Iuri Lapicus. Our ideas and prayers head out to his enjoyed ones at this hard time. Authorities likewise verified that Lapicus’ death was because of an automobile mishap. The news was initially reported by Sherdog.com, who linked the mishap to a newspaper article from MilanToday. According to that report, Lapicus passed away after lapsing into a coma after a motorbike crash in Milan, Italy, this previous weekend. The Moldovan fighter lost control of the bike and hit another lorry. Lapicus (14-2, 1 NC) completed at both light-weight and welterweight for ONE, most just recently losing by first-round knockout to Zebaztian Kadestam in a welterweight bout at ONE on Prime Video 1 this previous August. Prior to that go up in weight, Lapicus had actually formerly entered the cage with previous UFC and Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, two-division champ Christian Lee, and previous ONE champ Marat Gafurov. He started his professional profession with 14 successive success, consisting of wins over Gafurov and Shannon Wiratchai. Kickboxing star Giorgio Petrosyan, a training partner of Lapicus’, shared a picture of the 2 on Instagram grieving his good friend’s death. Damon Martin added to this report.

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