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UFC's Cat Zingano issues statement on her husband's death
Jan 14, 2014 - 2:15:45 PM
UFC's Cat Zingano issues statement on her husband's death
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By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief

Tragedy struck top UFC women's contender Cat Zingano Monday night, as her husband unexpectedly took his life in Colorado. She has released a brief statement via her management, unedited below:

"Late yesterday evening I learned that my husband and soul mate of seven years, Mauricio Zingano, has passed away.

My life has changed irrevocably. I am shocked and deeply saddened. Thankfully, my family and friends are coming together to provide the support I need. I am grateful for them, as I know there are many difficult days ahead.

I also very much appreciate the outpour of support from the jiu jitsu and mixed martial arts world. My husband was well known and respected in this close-knit community and I know he would appreciate everyone’s thoughts and prayers, as do I.

At this time, I respectfully ask everyone to give me privacy as I gather with relatives and friends. Again, I give thanks to all for the kind words and support.

Sincerely,
Cat Zingano"




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