ONE Championship Rising Star Victoria Lee Dead at 18
Victoria Lee, sister of ONE Women's Atomweight Champion Angela Lee and ONE Welterweight and Lightweight Champion Christian Lee has passed away at the age of 18.
Victoria Lee, sister of ONE Women’s Atomweight Champion Angela Lee and ONE Welterweight and Lightweight Champion Christian Lee has passed away at the age of 18.
Victoria (nicknamed “The Prodigy”) who was 3-0 in her young career in MMA died on December 26, her sister Angela confirmed last Saturday. No cause of death has been revealed at this time.
“On December 26, 2022 our family experienced something no family should ever have to go through,” sand Victoria’s sister and fellow fighter Angela Lee. “It is incredibly difficult to say this… Our Victoria passed away.”
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She continued, “She has gone too soon and our family has been completely devastated since then. We miss her. More than anything in this world. Our family will never be the same. Life will never be the same. Victorial was the most beautiful soul who ever lived. She was the best little sister in the world. The best daughter, the best granddaughter and the best godma/aunty to Ava and Alia.”
“We miss you so much sis. More than you could ever realize. We’re all broken. Because a piece of you was in each of us and when you left, those pieces were ripped out of us. We will never be the same.”
“Each and every little thing makes me think of you. From the sun rays, to the sunset. You taught us to see the beauty in the simple things. You were our bright light. Our sunshine. And that will never change. You were perfect in every way. The best person I knew. The most beautiful girl, inside and out.”
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“We love you Victoria. I love you Sprout. Until the end of time.”
Victoria was scheduled to complete for ONE FC on Jan. 14 at ONE on Prime Video 6 against India’s Zeba Bano in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Lee had won her first three fights in the organization’s atomweight division (115 Pounds) by knockout and two by submission.
ONE Championship responded to the death of Lee with the following statement: “The ONE Championship team is devastated over the tragic passing of Victoria Lee. We send our most heartfelt condolences to her family and friends at this difficult time.”
Victoria was a popular rising star along with her older siblings Angela and Christian. A celebration of life has been scheduled for Victoria on January 22 in Hawaii.
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