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Yan Cabral mugged in Rio de Janeiro

Written on October 12, 2013 by Hector

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Yan Cabral was robbed at gunpoint two days after his successful UFC debut in Barueri, Brazil

, a roster from the second season of TUF Brazil was robbed by two men in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro. The robbery happened in Marques de Abrantes street, a couple of blocks away from Nova Uniao training center.  Cabral said that a man pointed a gun at him and took away his money a few moments after he left the bank. He was supposed to use the money as payment for his coach and manager, Andre Pederneiras.

“I went to the bank to get the money to pay Pederneiras but when I was entering the gym a guy pointed a gun to my face and took my money.” says Cabral.

Cabral made his first UFC appearance in the recently held , two days before the robbery incident. He was successful in his debut with a unanimous decision win over .

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