Cat Zingano celebrates her victory over Raquel Pennington at Invicta FC 3. Credit: Esther Lin-Invicta FC

Mauricio Zingano passes away

According to reports, Mauricio Zingano, Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor and husband to Cat Zingano, passed away last night. Although there have been rumors of the details of Mauricio’s passing away, there has been no official statement from Cat.

Mauricio also had a brief career in MMA, having a record of 2-0-1. He is survived by his wife and son.

Fans have been pouring out their love and support for the Zingano family since the announcement. Longtime MMA manager Sam Wilson has started a fund for Cat and her son. If you would like to make a donation, follow the link to the GoFundMe site.


Cage Pages would like to send prayers and good thoughts Zingano’s family and friends.

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