On December 16, the news of Orlando Sanchez AKA The Big O, BJJ Legend, or the Cuban Tree Stump’s death was confirmed. It has been revealed that the jiu-jitsu fighter died unexpectedly.
Orlando has been showcasing his talent for a long time and it has helped him gain a number of followers who even supported him on social media.
WHO WAS ORLANDO SANCHEZ?
Orlando was an American-born jiu-jitsu black belt. He trained under José “Zé Radiola” Olímpio and managed to create a name for himself as he competed with others.
His achievements did not stop there as he went on to win an ADCC World title in 2015. His win helped him become one of the most-known people in the ultra-heavyweights category.
As per the outlet, jiu-jitsu helped Orlando overcome his drug dependence, His dedication allowed him to earn a black belt in four years.
Since then, he had been quite active on social media as he shared his journey with his followers.
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The news of Orlando’s death was confirmed by his friends and colleagues who had worked with him over the years. They were quick to remember him by sharing posts on Instagram.
The news of Orlando’s death came as a shock to everyone and people were quick to express their sadness on Twitter. Several people looked back at some of the fond memories they had of the fighter.
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