The world of mixed martial arts was left in shock on May 1st, 2023, when former UFC fighter Felipe Colares tragically passed away at the young age of 29.
The Brazilian fighter was killed in a bus accident while returning home from training in Rio de Janeiro.
Colares was immediately taken to the hospital, but unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries during transit.
He held a professional MMA record of 11 victories and four defeats.
He made his debut in the sport back in 2013, winning his first eight fights.
The South American became the Jungle Fight featherweight champion in 2017.
He then began fighting under the UFC’s banner in 2019, starting out with a defeat to Geraldo de Freitas.
Colares bounced back with a win over Domingo Pilarte, before another loss at the hands of Montel Jackson.
Felipe Colares leaves behind his wife Jaqueline Colares and their six-month-old son.
While much has been written about Felipe’s life and career, many are wondering who Jaqueline Colares is and how she is coping with this heartbreaking loss.
Who is Jaqueline Colares?
Jaqueline Colares, formerly known as Jacqueline Amaral, is the wife of the late Brazilian UFC fighter, Felipe Colares.
According to her Instagram profile, she is a digital creator and goes by the handle “Jacqueline Amaral.”
With over 24,000 followers on Instagram, Jaqueline has built a sizeable following on social media, where she often shares her daily life, including her passion for fitness.
Aside from her social media presence, Jaqueline is also a Portuguese language teacher for public tenders.
She graduated in French Language at UNIFAP (Federal University of Amapá), postgraduate in Methodology for Teaching Portuguese Language and Literature, and also in Production of Didactic Material and Training of Mediators Reading.
Her educational background and experience have allowed her to carve out a successful career as a teacher, helping students to learn and excel in the Portuguese language.
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