Archive: michigan

Apr 11, 2013 8:53 am

UFC Addresses Recent Amateur Fighter Death

At an unregulated amateur MMA event last week in Michigan, competitor Felix Pablo Elochukwu died in the match. There were no doctors on site and Elochukwu may have had an existing medical condition going into the fight. Regardless, the UFC had no involvement in this promotion nor do they carry responsibility for it. But at...

Apr 9, 2013 12:21 pm

Ontario Man Dies after MMA Fight in Michigan

Tragedy has struck the MMA world as news is now circulating that a thirty-five-year-old Ontario resident has passed away following his first amateur mixed martial arts bout in Port Huran, Michigan on Friday. Nigerian-born Pablo Elochukwu recently moved to Ontario in 2012 and was apparently very excited to compete in his first MMA bout. However,...