“We Are Fighting to End These Bandits” – UFC Stars React as MMA Fighter Takes Down Robber in Brazil

Published 01/26/2023, 8:45 AM EST

The MMA world is nothing short of heroic stories. The fighters go through struggles all their lives while learning the important skills and techniques of mixed martial arts. Sometimes these skills can even save lives. Moreover, the fans are unaware of the fighters using their skills for community benefit. However, they have seen a piece of heartwarming and heroic news on the internet related to a UFC fighter. The fans and fighters have also reacted to the news as the UFC fighter described the incident on his Instagram account.

Fans and fighters react to Felipe Colares taking down a robbery

Felipe Colares shared the news of him stopping a burglary in Brazil. The Brazilian was quite happy and proud of his actions as seen online. The fighter stated that he became 1% better owing to this incident. In a post by Inside Fighting, Felipe Colares commented, “we are fighting to end these bandits. thanks for the repost.”


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UFC and MMA fighters and fans reacted to the news of Felipe Colares on his Instagram post. UFC fighter Renato Moicano commented on his post, “The old man is already listening”. Furthermore, UFC flyweight and strawweight fighter Amanda Ribas also applauded the heroics of Colares.

There was applause from all over the UFC world. Thiago Santos also applauded the fighter as he took down the robbery.

The fighters from the MMA community greeted the Brazilian for his heroic efforts. Jonas Bilharinho and Geraldo Freitas wished the Brazilian for his heroics. Sheymon Moraes also praised Colares for taking down the robber.

However, the fans were in the opposite mood as they commented, “Bro he was a kid chill” and “Dude was tryna get something to eat and gets taken down by a millionaire. Life unfair sometimes”.

But there were some fans that applauded the UFC fighter as, “Well done, hopefully he learns more respect”

“I swear Brazilian fighters stay catching robbers”

“BJJ guys just walking round barefoot waiting for some sh*t to pop off”


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Colares shares the story of him stopping the burglary

The UFC fighter was well and truly been a savior for a woman who was allegedly assaulted on the beach of Bandeirantes playground. Furthermore, Colares also stated that he and his friends stopped the robber by using jiu-jitsu techniques since the criminal was unarmed.

Moreover, he continued that they recovered the stolen materials from the alleged robber. The UFC fighter also stated “We have one less robber on the street,” in his language in his Instagram post’s caption. However, he also stated that it is not recommended for people who do not have these skills to take this attitude.


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Faizan Mirza

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Faizan Mirza is a UFC Writer at Essentially Sports. He has had a keen eye on the UFC since 2015 and is a fan of Conor McGregor because of his attitude and charisma. Faizan had been following McGregor's ascent in the sport.

Edited By: Rohini Kottu