Combates Americas Featherweight Champion Bruno “Aquiles” Cannetti was shot within the chest in Argentina after two people tried to steal his motorcycle, native media reported. In response to the outlet, the Argentine, 29, was ambushed by two armed robbers when he was driving via Lanus, a metropolis south of Buenas Aires, on Could 30.
Cannetti parked his bike to ship a textual content message to his brother, UFC bantamweight fighter Guido “Ninja” Cannetti, in addition to his coach when two people bought out of a Chevrolet and demanded that the featherweight champion hand over the keys to his motorcycle.
In response to the outlet’s report, Aquiles briefly forgot the place his keys have been and the thugs turned nervous. One tried to punch Cannetti, which prompted him to combat again. One of many robbers then pulled out a gun and Aquiles ran for canopy. The person opened hearth on the featherweight champion, and he was hit within the chest and grazed within the abdomen, the outlet reported.
The thugs then fled the scene with Cannetti’s cellphone earlier than his coach and Ninja arrived. Cannetti was transported to a neighborhood hospital the place they eliminated a 22-caliber bullet from his chest. After receiving therapy, Aquiles has been launched from the hospital. His brother Guido stated to Infobae, “He’s advantageous… He was fortunate that no bullet entered a delicate spot and didn’t have an effect on his organs.”
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Ninja Shared a Video of Cannetti on the Hospital on Instagram
A video of Cannetti talking with a physician at an Argentinian hospital was shared by Ninja. Within the video, Aquiles has a visual chest wound. Right here is the video:
Within the Instagram caption, Ninja’s account of the incident mirrored the native media outlet’s. He stated that the criminals needed to steal Aquiles’ motorbike, and when the featherweight champion might discover his keys to the bike, they shot at him. He stated that one bullet grazed his brother’s abdomen, however the different bullet hit Cannetti within the chest and was embedded in his sternum.
Cannetti Is a 9-6 Skilled Blended Martial Arts Fighter
Aquiles has been competing as an expert combined martial artist for over 10 years, and his report presently sits at 9-6, with 4 wins by KO or TKO, one by submission and 4 by resolution. Cannetti gained the Combates Americas featherweight title on August 23, 2019, when he toppled Andres Quintana by unanimous resolution. Cannetti had been knocked out by Quintana eight months prior.
You possibly can watch Cannetti’s championship-winning efficiency under: