American fighter Isaiah Chapman, lightweight champion of the mixed martial arts organization Bellator, was found dead near his home.
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This was reported by journalist David Mackini in Twitter. After some time, this information was confirmed by Bellator match maker Rich Chow.
The 30-year-old fighter was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound on the evening of April 8, where he later died.
On a professional level, Chapman won nine victories and suffered four defeats. The athlete held the last fight in 2019, losing to Patrick Mix at the Bellator 232 tournament.
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