American mixed martial arts fighter Isaiah Chapman was shot outside his home in Akron, Ohio. This was reported on Twitter April 8 by journalist David McKinney.
After a while, the information was confirmed by the match-maker Bellator Rich Chow, RT specifies.
Police came to the scene after reports of gunfire. They found a 30-year-old athlete with several gunshot wounds. He was hospitalized, but there was no way to save him. The medics found him dead. The alleged killer, the fighter remains at large.
Chapman has a professional career since 2012. On a professional level, Chapman won nine victories and suffered four defeats. Chapman’s last fight was in 2019, when he lost to Patrick Meeks at Bellator 232.