City kickboxing Forbake died on suspicion of “coward punch” attack – MMA Sports

Former XFC middleweight champion Fau Vake has passed away. Vake, who has been in crisis since last Sunday, was only 25 years old.

Bake was injured after an attack on Simmons Street in central Auckland. Four men were arrested in connection with the incident. Initially, two of the four men were charged with general assault, one with two assaults intended to be injured, and the other with intentional and intentional injuries. it was done.

Three of those men are 29 years old. The other is 32 years old.

NZ Herald Report That further accusation will now be passed on to men. Police are now urging those who have witnessed the incident to come forward. “If you can help us with your inquiry, please contact the police at 105, citing file number 210516/8173,” said Geoff Baber, Senior Detective Sergeant, Auckland City CIB.

Police haven’t released details about what happened on Symmonds Street, but Vake is believed to have been the victim of a “cowardly punch” (also known as a sucker punch) while waiting for a taxi.

Vake coach Eugene Bareman and training partner Israel Adesanya Both talked to the media About the coward’s punch and hoping that such an attack would be subject to stricter penalties than New Zealand law currently allows.

“In the last decade, there have been numerous deaths from punches thrown when people weren’t looking,” Adesanya said. TVNZ.. “Given that these crimes are widely advertised, no one is stupid enough to think that there is no serious risk of death. There is no excuse. It should be considered an attempted murder or an attempted murder. “

In 2018, the New Zealand Parliament rejected a bill punishing cowards’ beatings with up to 20 years in prison. The bill was based on similar legislation that came into force in Australia’s New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria.

Since his death, City Kickboxing and many fighters from New Zealand have paid tribute to Vake. Among them are UFC champions Adesanya and Alex Volkanovski, UFC fighter Dan Hooker, Shane Young and Kai Kara France.

The fighters also shared a crowdfunding campaign designed to feed Vake’s family, including a 3-year-old daughter. At the time of writing this article, the campaign raised $ 34,282. You can donate to the campaign here.

– MMA Sports

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