Brazilian MMA fighter Felipe Colares tragically passes away, leaving the fighting community in shock. Read about his career, victories, and untimely demise.
Brazilian mixed martial artist Felipe Colares tragically passed away on Monday, leaving the fighting community in shock. The announcement of his untimely demise was made by ARES Fighting Championship, the organization with which he had most recently competed.
Felipe Colares, a native of Macapa, Brazil, had an impressive professional career that began in 2013. With a record of 11-4, including two knockouts and six submissions, he quickly made a name for himself in the MMA world. His rise to prominence in Brazil culminated in winning the Jungle Fight featherweight title in 2017.
In 2019, Colares made his highly anticipated debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Over the course of his six fights in the promotion, he showcased his skills and determination, earning victories over notable opponents such as Domingo Pilarte and Luke Sanders.
Tragically, his last fight took a devastating turn. At ARES FC 12 in February, Colares secured a victory by submitting Alioune Nahaye with a rear-naked choke. However, little did anyone know that it would be his final triumph inside the octagon.
The passing of Felipe Colares has sent shockwaves throughout the MMA community. Fans, fellow fighters, and organizations have expressed their condolences and paid tribute to the talented athlete. Colares will be remembered for his passion, dedication, and contributions to the sport.
|ARES FC 12||Alioune Nahaye||Win||Rear-Naked Choke|
|UFC Fight Night||Luke Sanders||Win||Decision (Unanimous)|
|UFC Fight Night||Domingo Pilarte||Win||Decision (Unanimous)|
The MMA world mourns the loss of a talented warrior. Felipe Colares will forever be remembered as a true champion who left an indelible mark on the sport he loved.