MMA Fighter Fau Vake Dies After Senseless Attack!
The MMA community is in mourning this week after Fau Vake lost his life as a result of injuries suffered in an alleged assault. He was 25.
Fau is alive and still fighting!!!
Please please pray for him ? pic.twitter.com/vIzzmqkeuI
— Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) May 18, 2021
CelebnSports247.com reports that Fau Vake death was confirmed in a statement from City Kickboxing, according to The New Zealand Herald.
The statement reads:
It is with inexplicable sadness almost seven days to the hour after his hospital admission, Fau’s fight to find his way back to us ended. At this tragic time, the Vake family and City Kickboxing ask for time to grieve and reflect on the loss of Fau – a father, a son, and a much-loved brother to us all. We will speak when the time is right to ensure Fau’s loss is not forgotten, but for now please respect our privacy.
It was reported but the site that the amateur MMA fighter out of famed City Kickboxing in New Zealand had been on life support after being critically injured in an incident the week prior. The reports add that four men are facing charges in connection with the attack on Vake. Two men are charged with common assault. A third man faces two counts of assaulting with intent to injure, and a fourth is charged with wounding with intent and injuring with intent.
— Coach Sunz (@Coachsunz) May 22, 2021
He leaves behind a 3-year-old daughter.