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Geane Herrera, a former MMA fighter who briefly competed in the UFC and fought in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, tragically passed away at the age of 33. The BKFC confirmed his death in a post on social media, revealing that he died in a motorcycle accident in Florida. Following his death, a GoFundMe was set up in his name to help cover his funeral expenses. The fundraising page described Herrera as a dedicated athlete with big dreams who was full of life and left a mark on everyone he met. He leaves behind a 16-year-old son, a 3-month pregnant girlfriend, as well as other family members who deeply loved and will miss him.

Herrera, also known as ‘La Pulga’, made his UFC debut in August 2015 at UFC Fight Night 73, where he suffered a loss via unanimous decision. Just three months later, he bounced back with a win over Joby Sanchez via technical knockout. He went on to compete in Absolute Championship Berkut in 2018 before making his BKFC debut in July 2021, where he claimed victory over Abdiel Velazquez. According to the GoFundMe page, Herrera was a hard worker who took on odd jobs to support his family and make a difference in his community.

Described as a hustler, Herrera was determined to provide for his children and family. Coming from an immigrant family, he wanted to make a difference and bring pride to his Colombian-American community. The fundraising page highlighted Herrera’s passion, love for life, and his big dreams. His family shared his story to ensure that people knew what kind of person he was – an incredible individual who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Herrera’s death is a devastating loss for his family, friends, and the fighting community. His untimely passing serves as a reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing every moment. The outpouring of support on the GoFundMe page illustrates the impact he had on those around him and how he will be remembered for his dedication, resilience, and the positive influence he had on others. Herrera’s legacy as a fighter and a person will live on in the hearts and minds of those who had the privilege of knowing him.

Despite his brief career in the UFC and BKFC, Herrera made a lasting impression on those who crossed his path. His determination, work ethic, and commitment to his family were evident in everything he did. As the fighting world mourns his loss, it is clear that Herrera’s memory will endure through the stories shared by his loved ones and the impact he had on the lives of those he touched. May he rest in peace, knowing that he made a difference in the lives of many and will be fondly remembered for his spirit and resilience.

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