dead at 33
Champion Leandro Lo
killed in Brazil
Jiu-Jitsu fighter Leandro Lo has been shot dead at a concert in Sao Paulo,
Brazil, according to reports
A lawyer for the
Brazilian jiu-jitsu world
champion confirmed his client, 33, had died
The killing allegedly occurred during a confrontation between Lo and
police officer Henrique Otávio Oliveira Veloz
Witnesses observe the suspect, Henrique Ottavio Oliveira Velozzo
, trying to grab a bottle from Lou's table, before Lou confronts him and takes him downstairs.
MMA Fighting reports that after the couple broke up,
Velozo reportedly pulled out a gun and shot Lo in the forehead.
Lo was dominant in the sport of Jiu-Jitsu since 2011
He won eight World Championships,
eight Pan American Championships and five World Cup gold medals.
His most recent title was the 2022 World Championship in California.
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