Former ONE Championship Contender Iuri Lapicus Dies at 27
By FCF Staff
ONE Championship has confirmed that former contender, Iuri Lapicus, has died at the age of 27.
Recently, it was reported that the fighter had been involved in a motorcycle crash in Italy, which left Lapicus in a coma. Lapicus reportedly died on Monday.
The ONE Championship team is heartbroken over the tragic passing of Iuri Lapicus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones at this difficult time. Rest in peace, Iuri. pic.twitter.com/jBASYOOlbV
— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) March 21, 2023
Lapicus (14-2) won his first 14 bouts, before being stopped by Christian Lee in October, 2020. The fighter, who was born in Moldova, made his pro debut in 2014.