Veteran UFC referee releases heartfelt statement on Joao Carvalho’s death

By bjpenndotcom - April 12, 2016

The MMA community had heavy hearts this morning as it was revealed that MMA fighter Joao Carvalho had passed away after suffering a TKO loss during his fight with Charlie Ward in Ireland.

In the wake of Carvalho’s death, veteran referee Marc Goddard released a heartfelt statement through his Facebook page regarding the incident, as well as the general safety of MMA fighters.

It is with utter sadness and a heavy heart that the news of a young man Joao Carvalho who had fought this past weekend…

Posted by Marc Goddard on Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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