Sergio Da Silva, a fighter who competed for both Bellator and Cage Fury Championships, has passed away.
Da Silva passed away late last week. The news was first reported by MyMMANews and subsequently confirmed by Da Silva's longtime friend Jared Gordon. The fighter will be laid to rest Sunday in New York City, according to Gordon.
Sad news in the MMA community today as I am learning of the passing of Sergio Da Silva. "The Savage" fought for promotions such as Bellator, CFFC, CES, Ring of Combat, and others. He was just 34 years of age.— Eric Kowal - MyMMANews.com (@MyMMANews) December 18, 2020
(Insert generic post for mental illness/addiction and other various reasons for why all your friends die and wish they had reached out first) fuck this world. Love you Sergio https://t.co/9F6u6kVRoQ— Jared Gordon (@JFlashGordonMMA) December 18, 2020
Flying to NY right now to put @thesavage125 to rest tomorrow. One of my best friends ever. 2020 blows...— Jared Gordon (@JFlashGordonMMA) December 20, 2020
Love you guys— Sergio DaSilva (@thesavage125) December 16, 2020
Da Silva was most recently in the news in 2017 when he was convicted of third-degree robbery. The case was particularly notable due to the support Da Silva received from famed Gambino crime boss John Gotti Jr.
Details as to the circumstances of his passing have been withheld due to privacy concerns.