MMA fighter Robin Van Roosmalen was rushed to hospital for emergency surgical procedure following a horror automotive crash that killed his sister.
Van Roosmalen, a former two-weight Glory kickboxing champion, was concerned in a collision in Nieuwegein, Netherlands.
In response to to Vechtsports, it left him hospitalised however his sister Melissa was tragically pronounced lifeless on the scene.
Native reviews say the 2 had been stopped on the shoulder of a freeway once they had been struck by a truck.
The motive force who hit Van Roosmalen’s automotive has been arrested.
Addressing his accidents on Instagram, the Dutchman confirmed his surgical procedure went effectively as he thanked followers for his or her condolences.
Glory, the place Van Roosmalen reigned as featherweight and light-weight champ, wrote: “The GLORY household is heartbroken to study of Melissa Van Roosmalen’s passing and significant accidents sustained to Robin Van Roosmalen in a automotive accident.
“We ship our deepest condolences to the Van Roosmalen household and their family members.”
Bellator told MMAJunkie in a press release: “We’re deeply saddened to study of the tragic accident involving Robin van Roosmalen and his sister earlier at present.
“Our ideas are with Robin and his complete household throughout this troublesome time.”
Van Roosmalen has over 60 skilled kickboxing bouts, competing for premier promotions reminiscent of Glory and Okay-1.
He has had two MMA fights, however is but to make his Bellator debut having penned a take care of them in 2019.