Sad news comes to us from Brazil: Jiu-jitsu legend Leandro Lo died after being shot in the head during a concert in Sao Paolo. Lo was 33 years old. According to the information coming in, Henrique Otávio Oliveira Velozo took the bottle from Lo's table, after which there was a conflict between them.
Lo took him down. After they were separated, Velozo came with a gun and shot Leonardo Lou in the head. There is a lot of success behind Lo. He was one of the best jiu jitsu fighters. There are numerous titles and successes behind him.
The death of Leonardo Lo was followed by reactions around the world. "The word legend is thrown around way too much in sports but it can't be thrown around enough when it comes to your name in Jiu Jitsu || Leandro Lo, My heart and prayers to your family my brother.
Rest easy my friend" - wrote Josh Thomson on Twitter.
Reactions to his death: The greatest Jiu Jitsu players ever.
John Gooden also reacted to Loo's death: "Saddened to hear about the tragic loss of Leandro Lo.
One of the greatest Jiu Jitsu players ever. Absolutely tragic. My condolences to his family and friends" Richie Torres is one of those who reacted to the death: "In utter shock to hear about the passing of Leonardo today.
The jiujitsu lost a giant. Am amazing athlete and jiujitsu mind. May God bless him and his family in this horrible time. #bjj #leonardoLo #prayforleonardosfamily"- Torres wrote on Twitter. There will be great sadness and emptiness after the departure of such a legend.
He gave a lot to sport and showed that it was his greatest love. He won 8 gold medals at the World Championship and 5 gold medals at the World Cup. Behind him are 4 gold medals in the Brazilian National Championship.