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Bruno Cappellozza learns of his father’s death after winning the PFL title – MMA Sports

Hollywood, Florida-Wednesday was bittersweet for Brazilian heavyweights Bruno Cappellozza..

In the 2021 PFL Championship, Cappellozza (14-5) defeated Antederia (19-5) to reach his goal of becoming a heavyweight champion. Incredible round-trip battle It kept a distance. But shortly after hearing the judge record a match in his favor, making him the champion and receiving a $ 1 million prize, some tragic news came to light.

During the broadcast of the event, PFL commentator Sean O’Connell announced that the Kapperozza family had withheld news of their father’s death and kept them distracted before the fight. Shortly after leaving the cage, the news was revealed to the newly crowned champion.

Cappellozza’s father, Joan Cappellozza, died three days before the championship match at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Hours after the event, Cappelozza posted a photo with his father On Instagram, With a statement explaining his feelings.

“The happiest and saddest day of my life,” Cappelozza wrote in Portuguese. “I didn’t know I lost the most love and friends in my life. Thank you for everything that only God can explain. I love you beyond life. I am this human being. Thank you for telling me. “

Not surprisingly, Cappellozza did not attend the post-war press conference and his team. Told MMA junkie He will board the first flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil with his family on Thursday.


– MMA Sports

Bruno Cappellozza learns of his father’s death after winning the PFL title

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