Last Updated on November 13, 2023, 10:03 am
A fatal car accident on Interstate 26 claims the life of a well-known MMA fighter, Jacob McClintock.
Jacob McClintock, a well-known figure in the Mixed Martial Arts world, has tragically died in a fatal car accident in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, November 11, 2023. He was 35 years old. He was a welterweight MMA fighter who made his mark in the Bellator Championships.
Who was Jacob McClintock?
Jacob McClintock was born in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 25, 1988. He was a professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter fondly known as ‘Tick Tock.’ He held an impressive record of ten wins and three losses, four wins by knockout (TKO) and six by submission. He was introduced to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at 13 and held a brown belt. By age 15, he had won tournaments in the United States.
He was a proud three-time U.S. National Champion, one-time Pan-American Champion, and won a bronze medal in the 2007 World Championship. He has made noteworthy contributions to sport in Bellator Championships.
He also trained young fighters. He would train them not only physically but also mentally. He would offer free of charge training to those who were struggling financially.
He would always encourage them, which meant a great deal in the lives of those struggling with mental health. He cared deeply for those around him and was a loyal, generous friend.
He is also a beloved son and has a daughter named Madison, who was his whole world.
What happened to Jacob McClintock?
He was involved in a car accident on Interstate 26 in Charleston, South Carolina. The details of the tragic accident that claimed his life are still emerging. The specifics of the accident, such as the cause of the accident and other vehicles’ involvement, have not been learned. His sudden, untimely death has left his family and friends aggrieved and the MMA community grappling with shock and sadness.
A GoFundMe has been established
A GoFundMe page has been organized to raise funds for his family to bring his remains back to his home state, Arizona, for a proper funeral and burial so that his mother, Patricia, and daughter, Madison, could bid their final farewell to him. The remaining funds will go to his daughter’s college funds. The Goal has been set at 20,000 dollars; so far, only 646 dollars have been raised. We humbly request on behalf of the grieving family to generously donate to the fundraiser so the family can bring his remains home and rest him in peace.
The community has shown overwhelming support, expressed condolences, and paid tributes to honor his memory. They have showered the family with prayers. We sincerely hope that the kind community will not let the family go through this challenging time alone and will donate generously to the fundraiser so that the family can rest him in peace with dignity and grace.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends. May he rest in peace.
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