Legions of MMA fighters and fans woke up in shock on Sunday morning when it was reported that former Team Quest co-owner and former Xtreme Couture coach Robert Follis had passed away.
According to a report from MMA Fighting, a spokesperson from the Clark County, Nevada coroners office has stated that Follis’ death has been determined to be a suicide.
Myra Fukuno is the longtime girlfriend of Follis and she is requesting that if anybody wants to share memories, photos, stories or videos of her late boyfriend, to send an email to [email protected]
Fukuno also wrote the following on Facebook, requesting that everybody give the family and friends of Follis time to grieve and heal:
“If you have a story about him or pictures you would like to share, please do so here so that all of us can may visit different parts of his life. If you would like to share something more privately, I’ve set up an email address that some family members will be able to access. Stories, photos, etc are welcome. We may not be able to respond, but please know that we will sort through them as part of our healing process. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Memorial service information will follow at a later time.”
Follis was only 48 years old at the time of his passing, but leaves a legacy with family, friends and the MMA community that will get remembered for a long time to come.