Maiquel Falcao has suffered a heart attack

According to, newly signed Bellator fighter and former UFC fighter Maiquel Falcao suffered a heart attack during training over the weekend. Falcao fought Gerald Harris back at UFC 123 and was scheduled to fight against Alessio Sakara at UFC Live: Sanchez Kampmann but had to withdraw due to injury. In May he was released fromt he UFC and recently signed with Bellator.

According to and his manager, Marcelo Brigadeiro:

“Maiquel is still on the Intensive Care Unit and might stay there for few more days, when he’ll go through a catheterization. He’s lucid and improving fast.”

Glad to hear he is improving and wishes him a full recovery. [source]

Published on November 23, 2011 at 6:17 pm
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