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Eduardo Maiorino Dies of a Heart Attack at Age 33

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MMA fighter Eduardo Maiorino (3-8) passed away from an apparent heart attack at age 33, reports Aquidauana News.

Maiorino was at the home of one of his students, preparing to leave for a championship fight that was about 87 miles away. An autopsy is currently being prepared on the body.

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Maiorino fought almost completely out of Brazil, with his biggest bout being against current UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (15-1). Santos won the fight within 50 seconds via submission.

In his last fight, at Max Fight 13 in May, Maiorino lost in the first round to Geronimo dos Santos (32-14) by way of KO.

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Maiorino held several Brazilian heavyweight championships and K-1 titles.

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